Frozen Chocolate Mocha Cheesecake – #CheesecakeoftheYear

Frozen Chocolate Mocha Cheesecake Recipe - Absolutely DELICIOUS Cheesecake

I’m a HUGE cheesecake lover. Whenever I go to a restaurant and there’s cheesecake on the dessert card, there’s no doubt that I will order it. I like every kind of cheesecake, from fruit to chocolate. I remember YEARS ago my mother made a Frozen Chocolate Mocha Cheesecake for my birthday. It looked really yummy, but the title “cheesecake” really turned me off. I kept asking her if it was going to taste like cheese. And wondered why someone would want to eat a cake made of cheese. Just sounded “icky”. She assured me that it didn’t taste like cheese. … {continue reading}

Delicious Spaghetti Dish with a Creamy Melt – #MemorableMelts

Spaghetti Dish with Kraft Shredded Cheese with a Touch of Philadelphia - #MemorableMelts

Have you heard about Kraft Canada’s latest new product: Kraft Shredded Cheese with a Touch of Philadelphia? Kraft Canada Kitchen Experts are constantly at work trying to make mealtime as easy as possible without putting deliciousness aside. The latest addition to the Kraft family won’t disappoint, their shredded cheese with the creaminess of Philadelphia cream cheese creates a melt that won’t be forgotten! It’s available in 3 delightful flavours: Creamy Mozza, Creamy Herb & Garlic, and Creamy Mexicana. We eat spaghetti at least once a week, however my daughters would eat it every night of the week if they could. … {continue reading}

Whipped Goodness – 10 Great Recipes – Food and Body

Whipped Goodness - 10 Recipes

Is there anything better than Whipped Cream? I love its texture and I love the taste! And even better, I came across some wonderful recipes for the body too! Yes that’s right, whipped body scrub, lip scrubs and even body wash! Isn’t that awesome? Whipped Goodness – 10 Great Recipes   Cream Cheese Whipped Cream from Living Better Together.   Chocolate Dipped Cherry Meringues from Lemons for Lulu.   Chocolate & Strawberry Kahlua Crepes with Kahlua Whipped Cream from Living Better Together.   Peppermint Chocolate Chip Milkshake from Your Homebased Mom.   Whipped Body Wash from The Grant Life.   … {continue reading}

Peanut Brittle Recipe – #12MonthsofMartha

Peanut Brittle Recipe

This month, through the 12 Months of Martha program, I received a variety of baking goodness. I received beautiful packaging for baked goods and as well as Martha Baking Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread Cookie Mix. I knew the Snowflakes Cello Treat Bags would be perfect for the peanut brittle I made. Peanut Brittle Recipe Ingredients: 1 cup of sugar 3/4 cup of white corn syrup 1/2 cup of water 1 cup of unsalted peanuts 1 tsp of butter 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt Instructions: – Line a 9”x13” baking pan with parchment paper. Make sure to have it over … {continue reading}

Refreshing Summer Salad


Refreshing Summer Salad ~ A few weeks back I shared a wonderful salad recipe perfect for hot summer days over at A Little Tipsy. It’s my favorite salad and figured you would probably like it too. :) After a hot and humid day I often don’t feel like cooking something complicated for supper. We usually throw something onto the BBQ and I make a salad to accompany whether we are grilling that day. My go to YUMMY and easy salad is this Spinach Salad with fresh berries drizzled with a Maple Vinaigrette. Refreshing Summer Salad Recipe Lets start by making … {continue reading}

Baked Apple Chips Recipe {A Little Tipsy}

Baked Apple Chips

Baked Apple Chips with A Little Tipsy ~ Hello there, I’m Michelle from A Little Tipsy where I share creative tips and ideas for moms on the go. I am really excited to be visiting on The DIY Dreamer and have a yummy recipe to share with you today! I think you will be surprised how very simple it is to make your very own apple chips getting rid of preservatives and other gunk that comes with the packaged ones. Baked Apple Chips Supplies: Apples Cinnamon Mini Cookie Cutter (optional) Knife Parchment Paper Cookie Sheet 1. Slice your apples into … {continue reading}

Honeydew Melon Jello {Whimsical Whimsies}

Honeydew Melon Jello

Honeydew Melon Jello with Christy from Whimsical Whimsies ~ The warmer months are here! And so is the need for refreshing treats for the kiddos after and in the middle of all those long hard days of playing outside. My kids love jello…but they do not like honeydew melon. I had just such a melon hanging around and thought one great way to get them to eat it is to make it into jello. Popsicles were also on the list of possible alternative measures of getting them to eat it, but at the time jello seemed like the way to … {continue reading}

Sweet Potato Muffins ~ Picky Eaters {Whimsical Whimsies}

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potato Muffins with Christy from Whimsical Whimsies ~ Do you have picky eaters? My three girls are usually very good about eating their veggies and definitely good about eating fruits. However, there are some that they will not eat no matter how hard I try. Sweet potatoes are one of those super good for you foods that my girls will not touch. I’ve tried many different ways of cooking and baking them. I’ve even tried sweet potato fries. You should have seen the misery they went through as they smothered them in ketchup and practically gagged them down. But … {continue reading}

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins ~ I was craving banana muffins last week, so when Gabrielle got back from school I asked her if she would like to make some for me us. We’ve made them together on several occasions, but this was the first time she was in charge and did most of the recipe all on her own. The few things I did were;  softened the butter in the microwave and I was in charge of the oven. Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins Makes about 12 Muffins Ingredients: 2/3 cup of butter 1 cup of sugar 2 eggs 2 medium … {continue reading}

Chocolate Cheesecake Bites – Breakfast in Bed with Chocolate Philly


Chocolate Cheesecake Bites ~ Who doesn’t dream of waking up to breakfast in bed? I know I do and it never happens. Well, it has happened to me a few times but it was after giving birth to my little ones and it was because I couldn’t get out of bed. Does that really count? Ummm, yeah.. I don’t think so. However I came up with a simple and DELICIOUS Breakfast in Bed for Queens. It all came together thanks to Kraft’s NEW Chocolate Philly. Now, you can’t tell me that doesn’t look yummy? I call them Chocolate Cheesecake Bites! … {continue reading}

Mini Pancakes {Toaster Pancakes}


Mini Pancakes are perfect for weekdays. Why? Because they are mini, they easily fit in your toaster to be reheated. Make them on Sunday and store them in the fridge or the freezer and you can eat pancakes everyday of the week. YUMMY! Mini Pancakes (Original Recipe) Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour 3 1/2 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp salt (the recipe calls for salt, but I don’t use any) 1 tbsp white sugar 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cups of milk (You can add more or less milk depending on how thin you like your batter) 1 … {continue reading}