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This Slow Cooker Double Hot Chocolate is thick and creamy and is perfect for a cool fall evening or winter's night. With a combination of Silk Chocolate Soymilk, half-and-half, sweetened condensed milk, and marshmallow cream, this warm beverage is a guilty indulgence you won't want to stop drinking!
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5-Minute Pizza Crust

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With just a few minutes and two ingredients, you can have this 5-Minute Pizza Crust on the pizza pan and ready for baking! This is the perfect way to make weeknights extra special - and stress free! Let's face it: weeknights are busy, amIright?  Even if you don't have kids, chances are you have a million things going at any one time.  And if you do have kids...well, if you're like me, you haven't had a free moment since the minute they were born. But there's no reason you can't have {semi-} homemade pizza on a weeknight.  I'll be honest: this whole wheat pizza crust is still my … {click for more...}

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Cake Batter Blondie Bars

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These Cake Batter Blondie Bars are filled with cake batter flavor, without the use of a cake mix.  And you can't go wrong with any dessert that is packed with sprinkles! You guys.  These bars are the best things ever.  Ever. They are straight out of my bloggy BFF Dorothy's cookbook, Dessert Mash-Ups.  You read Dorothy's blog, Crazy For Crust, right?  Hers was one of the first blogs I started reading on a regular basis when I started my own blog, and Dorothy was one of the first blogger friends I made.  Seems weird, right?  That you can make these invisible internet friends who … {click for more...}

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Classic Pumpkin Pie

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When the holidays roll around, there is just nothing like a Classic Pumpkin Pie.  Even better - it's super simple to prepare and is always a hit at the table.  With just 15 minutes of prep time, your holiday planning just got off to a quick start!  I think sometimes food bloggers sometimes get so focused on creating the next newest and biggest twist on the original that we often forget about the basics.  The classics.  The good old staples that many home cooks want to make. I'm just as guilty as the next blogger.  But as I started to think about what I want to make for the holidays, … {click for more...}

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Slow Cooker Double Hot Chocolate

This Slow Cooker Double Hot Chocolate is thick and creamy and is perfect for a cool fall evening or winter's night. With a combination of Silk Chocolate Soymilk, half-and-half, sweetened condensed milk, and marshmallow cream, this warm beverage is a guilty indulgence you won't want to stop drinking!

This Slow Cooker Double Hot Chocolate is thick and creamy and is perfect for a cool fall evening or winter's night.  With a combination of Silk Chocolate Soymilk, half-and-half, sweetened condensed milk, and marshmallow cream, this warm beverage is a guilty indulgence you won't want to stop drinking! I know, I know.  I just shared a warm beverage last week - my Salted Caramel Apple Cider is definitely a fall favorite around my house.  But as we edge closer to the holiday season {seriously, Thanksgiving is just over a month away, and that means breaking out the Christmas decorations - … {click for more...}

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Reese’s Pieces No Fail Fudge

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In just a few short minutes {no candy thermometer needed!} you can have this Reese's Pieces No Fail Fudge chilling and ready to go! You know what I'm doing today? Completely destroying my diet - and maybe yours, too, if you decide to make this super duper easy Reese's Pieces No Fail Fudge. When I say no fail - that's just what I mean. There's no candy thermometer involved here, no bringing the candy mixture to a certain temperature. None of those pesky candy-making tools.  We're just stirring a few ingredients together and letting them simmer for about 5 minutes.  The hardest part … {click for more...}

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Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

This Slow Cooker Enchilada Soup combines all of your favorite chicken enchilada flavors: Tex-Mex spiced chicken, sauteed peppers and onions, and lots of gooey cheese - without all the fuss!

This Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup combines all of your favorite chicken enchilada flavors: Tex-Mex spiced chicken, sauteed peppers and onions, and lots of gooey cheese - without all the fuss!  Just throw the ingredients in your slow cooker, and in just a few hours you'll have a comforting, hearty dinner on the table. There is nothing I like better than hearty soups in the fall - unless it's a hearty soup that requires basically no effort on my part and is ready and waiting for me when I get home from work. A soup like this Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup. It's no secret … {click for more...}

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Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake

Surprisingly easy to make and truly delicious, this Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake is the ultimate in fall dessert decadence! Believe me, you'll want this cake on your holiday table!

Surprisingly easy to make and truly delicious, this Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake is the ultimate in fall dessert decadence!  Believe me, you'll want this cake on your holiday table! So, I'm probably the last blogger in the big, bad internet world to taste a gooey butter cake.  I'd heard of them, sure, but it was sort of like the poke cake - I didn't quite get what all of the fuss was until I tried it. Now I'm worried that there's no going back; that I'm going to be trying a different flavor of gooey butter cake every week and eating my way to a gazillion pounds.  Maybe not a bad way to … {click for more...}

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Sugar Cream Pie

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Sugar Cream Pie is sweet and creamy and is accented with the rich flavors of vanilla and nutmeg.  It's the perfect fall pie, and it is so easy to make! Sugar Cream Pie: also known as Hoosier Pie. Also known as Saturday Night Pie. And also known as Crazy Good Pie. Actually, this pie is most commonly known as Hoosier Pie, because it's the state pie of Indiana. Less well-known is my grandfather's name for it: Saturday Night Pie.  My mom tells me that's what her father's family called it when he was growing up.  My great-grandmother made a lot of fruit pies, and with the … {click for more...}

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Salted Caramel Apple Cider

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This Salted Caramel Apple Cider is the perfect way to warm up on cool fall nights.  With just a few ingredients and 10 minutes, you'll be sipping your way to fall flavors in no time! I'm typically a coffee drinker.  Ask anyone who's within a 50-foot radius of me in the mornings.  Until I get that first hit of early morning joe, it's pretty much a wise idea to keep your distance. But when fall rolls around, you can usually find me drinking warm mugs of one beverage or another all day long.  And since I don't like drinking high-octane caffeine in the evenings, I often switch to … {click for more...}

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

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With a blend of chocolate, pumpkin, and fall spices, this Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread is a must for your fall baking list! You guys.  You guys.  If you're a pumpkin bread fan, you've got to make this bread.  I mean, you really, seriously, have to make it {and then bring me a loaf, please}. No lie, I've made this bread twice in the last week.  The first time I made it, I scarfed down nearly half the loaf completely on my own in just a couple of days.  Then, because I was disgusted with myself for eating so much of it, I packed up the second half and sent it home with my … {click for more...}

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