Easy Pizza Bake

If there’s ever a meal that everyone in the family can agree upon, it’s pizza. Warm, cheesy, gooey, and so good. Rather than just another average pizza night, I jazzed things up...


Chocolate Cupcakes with Cookies and Cream Frosting

Recently my daughter celebrated her eighth birthday. When I asked her what kind of treats she wanted to bring to school to celebrate with her classmates she said chocolate cupcakes. Sounds easy...


Baked Bagel French Toast with Maple Glaze

I’ve made my share of French toast. With Hawaiian bread, as French toast sticks, as muffins, with gingerbread, pumpkin, streusel topping, and peanut butter maple syrup. But using bagels is a first and it...


Easy Spinach and Tomato Frittata

I love making frittatas. Fast, easy, healthy, and they serve an alternate purpose. To use up the random produce odds and ends in my refrigerator crisper drawer. For this one I had...


Tagalongs Cookie Bars

I think that Girl Scout Tagalongs Cookies live in the shadows of Samoas and Thin Mints. But since I’ve already recreated fast, easy, DIY versions of both Samoas and Thin Mints, it’s...


Flour’s Famous Banana Bread

I love banana bread. A whole lot. I have over 30 different recipes for banana bread and dozens more for banana muffins and banana cakes. The Huffington-Post just linked to eight of my recipes in their...


Deep Dish Mixed Berry Skillet Pancake

I’d much rather bake my pancakes than flip them. Wouldn’t we all rather be sitting on the couch drinking coffee than babysitting pancakes on the stove. If you love thick stacks...


Apple Fritter Bread

I have fond childhood memories of devouring fried apple fritters from the local greasy-spoon bakery. What I wouldn’t give for one of those fritters now. Or for that kind of metabolism again....


Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

My cookbook Peanut Butter Comfort has 100+ recipes using peanut butter. And I have a compilation post with The 25 Best Caramel and Salted Caramel Recipes. So imagine my delight when I tried the new SKIPPY Peanut...


Fruit and Yogurt Smoothie

I love smoothies. They’re fast, easy, healthy, and refreshing. This one has just three ingredients but you’d never know it based on how creamy, smooth, and satisfying it is.