baking

17 gingerbread house fails that made the sugary housing market crash

Not every gingerbread house attempt turns out as sweet and pretty as the one above. Sometimes the sweet turns sour and you end up pouring icing over the wreckage and calling it a day. Not all of us are meant to be baked good architects (myself included!) but most of these are pretty hilarious in their chaos. Let’s revel in the holiday spirit of trying our best. It’s the thought that counts and it all tastes yummy in the end, right?

How to make wheat and dairy-free blender muffins

Sometimes nothing satisfies like a warm muffin. I love this recipe because not only is it dairy and wheat-free, it is also void of refined sugar and has just a trace of oil. Even better, you whip it all up in your blender!

My experience in amateur cake decorating: aka How to make easy birthday cakes

My experience in amateur cake decorating has been really positive. People don’t appear mad at my cakes (even if they are sometimes crooked). With a few hacks, you too can learn to make easy birthday cakes too…

Summer picnic recipes as seen on @offbeathome

3 picnic potluck recipes to win summer

Have you been invited to a bunch of summer picnics and need something really easy and portable to make ahead and take with you to share? These easy summer picnic potluck recipes are just the ticket. Pasta salad, easy refrigerator dough apps, and a summery dessert give you lots of options.

Easy breakfast recipes to serve a crowd as seen on @offbeathome #breakfast #recipes

3 easy breakfast recipes to serve a crowd

Having guests over is very unfun if you’re stuck cooking for a large crowd in the kitchen. I’m always looking for ways to make food ahead of time so I can get to more socializing and less stirring on the fly. Here are my go-to easy breakfast recipes to serve a crowd, emphasis on EASY. Let’s see what we’re serving up…

Whipped cream recipes as seen on @offbeathome

Whip it, whip it good: dreamy whipped cream recipes

Easy desserts are my favorite kind. And whipped cream recipes? The easiest of them all! Whether you’re just scooping some whipped topping from a tub or whipping up some homemade whipping cream, it’s all creamy, dreamy deliciousness. Here are three recipes that use whipped cream in awesome ways: on top of fruit, mixed into a mousse, and folded into a cheesecake-like monstrosity of yum. Let’s talk whipped cream recipes and three ways to whip it, whip it good.