Try a new fruit in the form of an easy to make smoothie! … More Gooseberry Fruit Smoothie
A very berry smoothie to satisfy your cravings for a healthy sweet treat. … More Berry Smoothie
Everybody loves a parfait! A simple and tasty layered dessert perfect for any occasion. … More Lemon Pudding Parfait
Want a tangy, easy to make, no-bake treat to beat the heat? Well, look no further! … More Key Lime Ice Box Cake – #1 in Summer NO-BAKE SERIES
I’m pretty certain that I could eat this whole thing…no joke. … More Whole wheat & pecan mini skillet cookie
Blogging our summer travel adventures not only for you to discover, but for me to remember and keep forever. … More Independence Month
Berries, rhubarb, and pecans come together to create a soft, yummy, crumbly summer bar. Perfect with ice cream! … More Mixed Berry and Rhubarb Bars
This pie is full of fruit, pudding, graham cracker crust, and it’s low-cal, no-bake, and perfect for summer!… More Banana-Peach Smoothie Pie
Gingerbread pieces with gingerbread stars! You will be so delighted by these cookies that the only word to describe them just might be SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS!… More Gingerbread Stars
Pancakes = family. Pancakes = America. Pancakes = FREEDOM! … More Raspberry Pancake Pie
Reflecting on one year of having created irokthekitchen.com! Come, reflect with me … More One year later…
A slight twist on a classic recipe. You can’t resist these tart, delightful treats! … More Super Thick Lemon Bars
A flaky crust surrounds a pastry cream in this traditional dessert from the Basque region of France. The name is French and means simply, “Basque Cake.” In the Basque language, the cake is called “Etxeko biskotxa” or, “cake of the house”. … More French Cake (Gateau Basque)
These melt-in-your-mouth, soft, cake-like scones will leave you breathless with their fresh ingredients, and classic flavors. Not for the weak of heart…… More Lemon Poppyseed Scones
Yummy cheesecake and Meyer lemons come together for the perfect holiday dessert! … More Lemon-Lime Cheesecake Bars
What a perfect way to celebrate spring time with these tasty muffins! Serve for Easter brunch, or bring to church to share, or eat a whole basket by yourself! No one has to know…… More Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
Shamrocks are green. Aliens are green. Spring Time = green!!! St. Patrick’s Day = green! And so are these UFO cookies….enjoy ! … More Mint-Cocoa ‘UFO’ Cookies for St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patricks Day approaches and you need something to serve for dinner along side your corned beef and cabbage! How about a lovely, easy, and delicious Irish soda bread?… More Irish Soda Bread
This is the perfect recipe for succulent lemon meringue pie!… More Perfect Lemon Meringue Pie for Pi Day!
If you love quiche as half as much as I do, then this recipe is for you! Easy, beautiful, and a perfect any-occasion meal. … More Quiche “Lorraine”
Classic. Chewy. Kind of healthy… That’s oatmeal cookies for you ! This recipe is quick, easy, and fun! Oh, and it’s dairy-free!… More Dairy-Free Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Sprinkles! Cherries! Rainbows and unicorns and buttercream frosting, oh my! Try these perfect banana split cupcakes for a birthday party, or any occasion! … More Banana Split Birthday Cupcakes
Banana Bread Day is here and what a way to celebrate – with two epic recipes! … More Banana Bread Day
What better way to earn ‘Brownie Points’ with your Valentine than by serving dessert for breakfast!? … More Brownie Waffles with Berries on Top
What a better time to make cutout sugar cookies than Valentine’s weekend? Especially with pink frosting and sprinkles!… More Valentine Sugar Cookies
A tradition worth sacrificing your health for… Well, at least until tomorrow. … More French Beignets for Mardi Gras!
It’s Super Bowl Sunday! What better way to celebrate a football game than with a special treat along side the wings, dips, drinks, and other yummy goodies that go well with the game of all games. … More Super Bowl Confetti Cupcakes
Soft. Crunchy. Chewy. Everything you want in a cookies exists HERE. … More Cookie Butter Pecan Pillows
Chocolate and zucchini come together to make the perfect brownie and muffin combo to beat the winter blues! … More Chocolate Zucchini Brownies AND Muffins
I know what you’re thinking–how can something that looks this tasty be Vegan!? The answer lies in this simple recipe! … More German Chocolate Cupcakes *Vegan/Dairy-Free
Wine? Pie?! If you’ve ever wanted to make homemade pop tarts with an adult twist, this is the recipe for you! … More Red Wine Blackberry Handpies
Delectable. Mouthwatering. Delish!
These words are exactly how I would describe these pillow-soft, cake-like, melt-in-your-mouth, amazing cookies. I made them last fall and they were a hit. You will too once you make them yourself! … More Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake Cookies
Caution: Death by pie lies ahead. You have been warned. Oh yes….You have been warned. Although this was a Thanksgiving pie, I chose not to post it during that time because I think it is ok to have pumpkin pie at any time of the year, not just Thanksgiving. But let this serve… More Maple-Bourbon Pumpkin Pie
Oh boy oh boy. This recipe really impressed even myself, and my husband, as it didn’t stick around in our house for too long. I kept swatting away hands from eating this tasty granola before I was able to shoot pictures of it. Food bloggers know the struggle is real. But seriously, I cannot… More Homemade Vegan Granola Cereal!
Greetings and happy new year! I don’t know about your resolutions, or if you even made any, but I vowed to revamp my kitchen in a totally fun way. So, taking to the infamous Pinterest, I set out to reorganize every drawer, every cabinet and every space in my kitchen that I possibly could. With… More A Kitchen Re-do…
Nothing screams summer like a warm, flaky, buttery scone, kissing your lips softly and tenderly like a warm, gentle breeze. … More Blueberry Lemon Scones!
Pears, along with herbs, are the perfect combination for a yummy twist on a classic favorite. … More Pear and Apple Pie
Turkey Pot Pie!? What is this madness? Feast your eyes…… More Pies! Pies! Pies! Just in time for the holidays.
Saffron Buns- delightful and dense bread to share during the longest nights of the year. … More Santa Lucia Buns- (Lussekatter)
A super easy breakfast for those on the go. With little time to prep, to make, and to eat, why choose cereal when these delightful eggy treats are so much better! Well, that is, if you like eggs… Since this was a last minute post, and not one that was strategically planned out, I apologize… More Baked Eggy Muffins
These muffins are a perfect baked good to bring to that anticipated holiday party, or for a grab-n-go breakfast or snack!… More Cranberry-Oat Muffins
October was full of adventures. I made my way up to Minneapolis/St. Paul to visit my friend Caroline, as well as to catch the famous Sally McKenney of sallysbakingaddiction.com on her first ever book tour! Caroline accompanied me to the Williams Sonoma at the Mall of America to wait in line to meet Sally! What… More Take a little trip.
Admittedly, the month of November was very busy as I was wrapping up my long term substitute assignment, and preparing music for the Christmas season (being a musician and all of course, it comes with the territory), which left me little time to blog. Apologies….apologies. That being said, I promise more posts in the month… More The end of a season… Goodbye Autumn.
This delightful, dense, almost bread-like Pumpkin cake is sure to impress! Try it yourself! … More PUMPKIN SPICE CAKE
A birthday cake worth making and eating of course! Who doesn’t like oreos? … More Devil’s Food & Oreo Birthday Cake!
This delectable breakfast cake will leave you craving fresh fruit all day long…Enjoy! … More Berry Peach Cobbler Breakfast CAKE!
Ever heard of a RED APRICOT? Well, now you have! They add fantastic bittersweet flavor to any quick bread recipe. … More Red Apricot Banana Bread with Lemon Icing. YUM!
These zucchini cookies are sure to help rid your kitchen of extra summer produce from your garden or farmer’s market! … More Zucchini season is here–so let us make cookies!