Double Chocolate Mousse Parfaits

This post is being sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The holidays are coming, and so are all the family dinners, cocktail parties, and holiday shindigs. I love this time of year and all the opportunities to entertain and mingle with our friends and family. And, let's be honest who can resist all the yummy treats that start to show up this time of year! Speaking of treats, these delicious double chocolate mousse parfaits definitely need to be a part of … [Read more...]

Easy New Year’s Eve Party Appetizers

Are you staying in to ring in the New Year? Even if you don't have big party plans this New Year's Eve you can make the evening extraordinary and get your 2016 celebration off to a rocking start with our easy southern inspired New Year's Eve Party Appetizers. These memorable appetizers will have guest partying past midnight and you are going to love how easy they are to prepare with just a few off our favorite New Year's Eve party essentials.  This year we are hosting a small get together to … [Read more...]

Mini Pecan Brie Bites

Can you believe it's time to ring in a new year?  We think 2015 was an incredible year full of exciting opportunities and lots and lots of extraordinary memories. We can't wait to see what 2016 has in store, but one thing is certain we plan to start it off on a sweet note with these delicious Mini Pecan Brie Bites! We are planning to stay in this year for New Year's Eve, but that doesn't mean we won't be celebrating in style.  And we all know the key to a great celebration is fabulous food! … [Read more...]

Mini Pumpkin Tassies

Being the host for Thanksgiving is no small undertaking, but when you plan ahead with fuss free, make-ahead crowd favorites you'll breeze through the big day. And nothing is sweeter than ending the big meal on a high note with memorable desserts.  Impress your guest with these mini Pumpkin Tassies, a stunning bite sized morsel that will have you're friends and family raving about Thanksgiving long after it is over! Traditions are a big part of Thanksgiving, especially when it comes to food. … [Read more...]

Chocolate Avocado Truffles

I love chocolate.  I love avocados.  But, I would have NEVER thought to pair those two ingredients to make a rich, decedent dessert that is not only delicious but healthier for you too!  You absolutely have to make these Chocolate Avocado Truffles, they are SO good! My kids school recently hosted a Healthy Recipe Video Challenge and of course my daughter wanted to enter because she wanted to defend her winning title from last year.  You may remember that she created a fun breakfast recipe … [Read more...]

Conversation Heart Parfaits

This dessert is definitely something to talk about!  That's right these Conversation Heart Parfaits are easy to make, just in time for a sweet Valentine's Day treat everyone in your family will love. Did you know that these sweet little confections were first invented in 1866 and have been one of the best selling candies for Valentine's Day ever since?  Even if you aren't a big fan of these little candies I bet you can recall digging through a box trying to find the perfect saying to … [Read more...]

Summer Berry Mousse Tarts

Summer desserts should be light and refreshing and these cool Summer Berry Mousse Tarts are just what you need to beat the summer heat! These mini desserts are a refreshing finale to any meal and a guaranteed crowd pleaser. The other day while my mom and I were running errands we were talking about desserts for an upcoming dinner party and she suggested I revamp one of our favorites from the family recipe file.  My parents used to own a catering business and my mom makes the best desserts! … [Read more...]