It's December 2nd, and if your Christmas tree isn't up yet---what are you waiting for?! I'm currently sitting here listening to Christmas music play through my stereo and looking at the lights glisten on my tree. I'm fully in the Christmas spirit, and that couldn't be more visible than if you step into my kitchen.… Continue reading Christmas Cookie Truffles
This time of year is the best for fruit. Pears, apples, citrus---they're all exceptionally sweet around this time every year. My grocery store even starts to carry the more exotic fruits like dragonfruit, star fruit, persimmon, and papaya. Pomegranate is fills the shelves. Fresh cut fruit trays are abundant.' It's the perfect time to make… Continue reading Sunflower Fruit Salad
There's a nip in the air, but the sun's warmth makes it better. A light beat pulsates in the distance. The smell of deep-fried foods wafts through the streets. Vibrant colors of oil pants can be seen in the distance. It's a spring rite of passage for Oklahoma City. The everlasting, annual event that marks… Continue reading Strawberries Newport
When I was a kid, my mom would go all out for my birthdays. I'm talking theme birthdays (Beauty & the Beast, Under the Sea, etc.) and all the decorations that come with it. She would also always make me a homemade birthday cake. They ranged from Chocolate fudge to my all-time favorite: strawberry. I… Continue reading Strawberry Brownies
Sugar OVERLOAD. I've probably had more sweets in the last week than I have all year. I can't wait to get back on keto at the beginning of the New Year, but for now I'm soaking up the holiday treats. This cookie cake I made for work on Monday is probably the sweetest thing I've… Continue reading Candy Cane Cookie Cake
Holiday puppy chow made easy and festive. Use your microwave to melt butter and chocolate and then go to town with sugar and sprinkles. There's also a secret ingredient lurking inside!
It has been a lazy weekend in the Welcher household. Since we had planned on being snowed in on Saturday, we had nothing in the works to get out of the house. Neither the snow nor the ice came but our plans were unwavering: stay on the couch, in our pajamas, for 24 hours or… Continue reading Cinnamon Roll Cake Balls