Colorful Red, White and Blue Desserts for July 4th

Red, White & Blue Berry Yogurt Cake

Some people like to go crazy with red, white and blue decorations to celebrate the 4th of July, and while it is fun to go crazy with patriotic colors when decorating, the celebrations are still always about the food for me. Fortunately, the fresh fruits and veggies available during the summer mean that 4th of July meals are often just as colorful as the decor. ... Read More »

S’mores Mini Cheesecakes

S'mores Mini Cheesecakes

The combination of rich chocolate, gooey marshmallows and crispy graham crackers in s’mores is one of the most delicious food trios out there as far as I’m concerned. I’ll take any excuse to whip up a batch of s’mores and nearly always have the basic components on hand in my pantry. The bonus of having these things on hand is that I’m always ready to ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

The 4th of July is a holiday that is celebrated in many ways, but bold red, white and blue colors are typically featured to give everything from food to decorations a patriotic flair. These colorful desserts will get your 4th of July celebrations off right – and they’ll be just as memorable as that fireworks display! Henry Happened scraped up some Red, White and Blue ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Star Bundt Cake Pan

Nordic Ware Star Bundt Pan

Popsicles and ice cream are always welcome treats during hot weather, but they’re best for the times you’re eating at home. When you’re eating outdoors at a picnic or during a barbecue, you need a dessert that is a little bit sturdier, like a batch of brownies or a bundt cake. Nordic Ware’s Star Bundt Cake Pan is one way to ensure that your signature ... Read More »

Lemonade Icebox Cake

Lemonade Icebox Cake

Icebox cakes are an excellent summertime dessert because they require no baking – and, thus, don’t heat up your kitchen – and they are served cold, which makes them a delightfully cool treat on a hot afternoon. These “cakes” aren’t really cakes at all. Icebox cakes are layered desserts that typically have a cookie or graham cracker base to give it structure, since they’re not ... Read More »

Meringue Girls


Meringues are treats that are often underappreciated, pushed into the background to make way for cookies and other baked goods that are richer, heavier and more decadent. Meringues may be simple – made with just two basic ingredients – but their light, airy texture can be a wonderful change of pace from more overtly indulgent goodies. Meringue Girls aims to show readers that not only ... Read More »

Girl Scout Cookies Celebrate The World Cup

Girl Scouts World Cup

The World Cup is one of the most watched sporting events in the world, one that soccer fans go crazy for and even non-soccer fans can get excited about. Girl Scouts also got excited about the World Cup matches and put together a short and sweet video pitting Thin Mints against Samoas – the two most popular Girl Scout cookie flavors – in a very ... Read More »

Peanut Butter Swirled Banana Yogurt Pops

Peanut Butter Swirled Banana Yogurt Pops

A banana, honey and peanut butter sandwich was one of my favorite treats as a kid. It was a little too messy for me to take in my lunch when I went to school, but I often started out my weekend mornings with one of these slightly sticky treats. The salty richness of the peanut butter was perfect with sweet bananas and honey. These elements ... Read More »

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