Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Oats used to be a staple in my diet until I started eating gluten-free. Then sadly, I had to give them up. Now I’m using gluten-free oats and loving it. Oatmeal cookies are a favorite in my house and with this recipe they are absolutely scrumptious. I adapted this recipe from Erin at texanerin.com where…

Carrot – Zucchini Pecan Muffins

Carrot cake is a favorite at my house. It actually was my daughters choice for her wedding cake. Moist and rich and oh, the decadent cream cheese frosting…yum! This recipe is a healthy twist on the traditional and just as delicious. Cinnamon, ginger and honey add spicy sweetness your taste buds will love. Zucchini adds…

Double Chocolate Cookie

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day and what better way to celebrate, than with chocolate. Dark, rich chocolate and pecans all in a scrumptious, gooey cookie. This recipe is easy and delicious. The recipe calls for a lot of chocolate, but it is worth every bite. Be sure to eat them while they are warm…and share with…

A New Year Eve’s Treat…toasted maple pecans

Thank you all for following and visiting my blog. This has been the first year for “sweetly obsessed” and I have been blessed and inspired by friends and fellow bloggers . I’m looking forward to sharing my new cooking inspirations with you in 2017. Wishing you all a Happy and Joyous New Year. Roasted Maple…

Just a slice please… Pumpkin Pecan Streusel Pie continued

In my previous post Pumpkin Pecan Streusel Pie, I mentioned that I hadn’t tasted the pie yet because it was for dessert after Christmas Eve dinner. Well the tally is in and everyone loved it. It was rich and decadent and there wasn’t even any chocolate in it.  It’s a new holiday tradition in our…

Pumpkin Pecan Streusel Pie

This pie is my rendition of Pumpkin Pecan Streusel Torte by Once Upon A Chef.  I wanted to switch up the pie crust I use for pumpkin pie. When I stumbled upon this recipe it looked absolutely delicious and perfect for what I was looking for. We have been invited to have Christmas Eve dinner…

Apple Cranberry Pie with Ginger Pecan Crust

This little gem is a different take on my No-Bake Apple Pecan Tart. If you liked the no-bake tart you will love this rendition. The same delicious juicy apples and cranberries, just a new crust. The ginger and pecans give this pie the perfect accent of a rich, sweet and spicy flavor.  So if you’re looking…

Pumpkin Apple Loaf with Pecan Streusel Topping

Oh My Gosh…this recipe is so delicious. What a great combination, pumpkin, pecan and apple. Make it into a loaf or make into muffins. Keep them or share them. Either way they won’t last. This recipe is my new favorite. Light and fluffy, a hint of pumpkin and apple and the rich taste of pecans…yum…

Honey Date Loaf

Do you remember “date bars?” Back in the 60’s and 70’s you could buy these little treats, ready to be made, at the local grocery store. The brand was Betty Crocker or Pillsbury, I don’t quite remember. But they were so yummy.  As I was making them, I would eat the ingredients right out of…

Pumpkin Biscotti

  Yep more Pumpkin…and this one is “dunkin good.” Why not more pumpkin…it’s the season. This pumpkin biscotti is healthy, crisp and just yummy. After researching for the perfect recipe, I stumbled across this one from “Plated with Style.” The original recipe is Paleo, but I did a little tweaking and came up with my…

Maple-Pecan-Ginger Pumpkin Pie…perfect and easy!

Every so often when I ask my husband what he wants for desert he’ll say Pumpkin Pie. Actually I know he’s thinking of a Marie Calendar’s Razzleberry Pie. It’s his favorite. One day I’ll recreate a healthy version. But for now it’s Pumpkin Season. Pumpkin is not only for Thanksgiving, but it’s refreshing and healthy…

Pumpkin Pie Cookies

Tis’  the season for Pumpkin!  If you like pumpkin pie, this cookie will be on your baking list. These little cookies are easy, moist and surprisingly light. The sweet but spicy, pungent flavor of cinnamon and ginger will tantalize your taste buds and have you reaching for seconds or thirds. It’s the Holidays…invite some friends…

Apple Zucchini Loaf

Apple-Zucchini Loaf This apple-zucchini loaf is the perfect, delicate combination of a healthy sweet loaf. For added texture and crunch add some of your favorite nuts… be sure they’re roasted. I promise your house will permeate with the aroma of an apple – cinnamon heaven. Don’t forget to share… this loaf is a favorite. Apple-Zucchini Loaf Adapted…

No-Bake Apple Pecan Tart

This recipe was given to me by a nutritionist at “New Seasons Market.” When I was first diagnosed with gluten intolerance I met with her to learn about the gluten-free foods New Seasons offered. She gave me a packet of information and this recipe was in the packet. I felt like I had opened a box…

Almond Butter Crispy Treats

Confession time… as a mom I use to make the traditional rice crispy treats for my kids all the time. It was simple to make, fun and yummy. My kids and I loved the gooey cream from the melted marshmallows. It was like camping and roasting marshmallows, only over the stove. Which we did on occasion… shhh…

German Chocolate Brownie

November is a special month for my husband and I. It’s a month of celebration… our anniversary and my husband’s birthday. It’s a month of special treats for both of us. One of my husband’s favorite desserts is German Chocolate Cake. A few years back I went on line in search of the perfect, healthy…