Treat of the Week: Summer Paletas

summer paletas recipes

As the summer months continue, we will all begin looking for ways to beat the heat. Since childhood, I’ve had a love of popsicles, but it wasn’t until I moved to Texas that I realized how amazing popsicles could really be. Dotting neighborhoods throughout San Antonio are fruterias and palaterias, shops dedicated to selling fresh […]

Treat of the Week: Chocolate Cherry Trifle

chocolate cherry trifle recipe

You may not know this, but typically my articles are planned months in advance… and sometimes they are even produced and shot long before they appear here or elsewhere on the web. That is not the case with today’s offering. I made it, shot it, and ate it last night. I had originally planned to […]

Treat of the Week: Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Pops

strawberry cheesecake ice pops recipe

We’ve reached another weekend and another Treat of the Week article. If you haven’t used your popsicle mold in a while, now is the time to dig that thing out from the back of the cabinet and get ready to embrace summer. I can’t think of a better way to kick off the season than […]

Treat of the Week: Coconut Lime Panna Cotta Tartlettes

coconut lime panna cotta recipe

If last week’s treat was for me, then this one is for you. I feel as though I’ve neglected you all for the past month so consider this my peace offering. Beyond the fact that it is so darn cute, it is ridiculously tasty. Also, I got to work with key limes that rival kumquats […]

Treat of the Week: Lemon Lavender Pound Cake

The perfect treat is often just a few ingredients and an hour away. Such is the case with this week’s treat. It is so simple to make and the perfect accompaniment to breakfast or afternoon tea.  Lemon and lavender taste divine together and the sweet, tart icing adds a wonderful finishing touch. The cake is […]

Treat of the Week: Berry Wine Sherbet

berry wine sherbet recipe

OK, Nesters. I have a confession to make. I think I’m in love. Today’s Treat of the Week has got me head over heels this week. I have literally eaten every bite of it already. It is fresh berries meets ice cream meets wine. That, my friends, is a winning combination. Of course, I imagine […]

Treat of the Week: Fresh Fruit with Skinny Vanilla Custard Sauce

fresh fruit skinny vanilla custard sauce recipe

Spring is in the air and you know what that means… lots of fresh fruit and swimsuit season. But what’s a nester to do when you still want a little something sweet? I’ve got your shapely back with this week’s Treat of the Week. The fresh fruit is a no-brainer, loaded with vitamins and antioxidants, […]

Treat of the Week: Grasshopper Pie Dessert Cups

Happy Pie (pi or 3.14) Day! I hope your day is filled with all sorts of pie, sweet and savory. Start the day with a quiche florentine, maybe have a pulled pork empanada for lunch, pot pie for dinner, and finish it all off with a mile-high lemon meringue. That’s just my recommendation. Tweak it […]