Desserts

A close up of one large date square. A small dinner plate in the background holds several other date squares.
Desserts, Gluten free

Canadian date squares

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Canadian date squares are a sweet treat made of cooked dates and a crumbly oatmeal topping. They are commonly enjoyed with a cup of coffee or as a snack food. Date squares can easily be made gluten-free. They are snapped up in a flash at every gathering I bring them […]

 
A large portion of peach crisp is topped with vanilla ice-cream. Fresh peaches are in the background.
Desserts, Gluten free

Old fashioned peach crisp

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Summer would not be complete without a fresh fruit crisp. This old-fashioned peach crisp with cinnamon, oats and pecans is delicious served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream. Each summer we highly anticipate the sweet peaches our little backyard peach tree produces. This old-fashioned peach crisp is a tasty […]

 
A very colorful unicorn birthday cake on a white platter.
Desserts, Kid's favorites

How to make a unicorn birthday cake

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Do you have a tween that loves all things sparkly, unicorn-themed and magical? Then I guarantee she’ll love this colorful unicorn birthday cake! With this step-by-step process, you too can create a magical unicorn-themed birthday. Cheers to rainbows, sparkles and unicorns! This post contains affiliate links. See policy for disclosure. […]

 
A jar of lemon curd with a teaspoon in the center. Two small lemon tarts with raspberries in the center.
Desserts

Lemon curd

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Lusciously tart and creamy lemon curd is easier to make than you might think. This lemony curd can be used to make tarts such as these lemon curd and raspberry tartlets or as a filling for cupcakes and birthday cakes. There are so many ways to enjoy this fresh and […]

 
A plate pile high with gluten-free pumpkin spice donuts. Half are covered in a confectioner's sugar glaze.
Desserts, Gluten free

Gluten free pumpkin spice donuts

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These gluten-free pumpkin spice donuts are a delicious treat for fall. They’re like a moist morsel of cake with the flavors of pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice. I made a batch of these for breakfast on the weekend. That delicious scent of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger was so enticing as […]

 
A round plate of gluten free avocado brownies. One is being held up to show the chocolate chips.
Desserts, Gluten free

Avocado brownies

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The avocado is an impressive fruit that boasts a long list of health benefits. In this avocado brownie recipe, avocado is used as a healthier fat in place of butter. Not only do these rich and chocolatey avocado brownies taste great, they are also a treat you can feel good […]

 
Glasses filled with cherry and blueberry fools dessert. It shows the layers of cream and fruit.
Desserts, Holiday favorites

Cherry and blueberry fools

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Cherry and blueberry fools are an easy and pretty dessert for fourth of July or summertime fun. It’s Northwest cherry season! Fresh cherries are everywhere at the local farmer’s markets. Cherry and blueberry fools are a sweet, creamy dessert that uses fresh seasonal fruit, whipped cream and Greek yogurt. Serve […]