S’mores Oatmeal Cream Pies

A S’mores twist on a classic childhood treat! www.lemonsforlulu.com

A S’mores twist on a childhood favorite! I can vividly recall the first time I tried S’mores.  I was in the 4th grade and it was during the last week of school.  Our science teacher brought in all the fixins for s’more along with foil and plates.  We sat along a rolling hill on one side of the school.  We assembled our s’mores (leaving the top cracker off) and let the sun reflect off our foil lined plates and onto our individual milk … Continue reading →

Orange Scented Chocolate Chip Scones

Chocolate and orange are perfect together in these Orange scented chocolate chip scones! www.lemonsforlulu.com

Orange Scented Chocolate Chip Scones make an excellent breakfast or midday snack! Coffee or tea optional! Do you ever have one of those eerily quiet days?  Days where the phone doesn’t ring at all.  Days where the only emails you find in your inbox are from stores and daily deal sites.  Days where not one single person sends you a text. Do you ever days where UPS delivers to every house but yours and the mailman only has circulars and … Continue reading →

Chocolate Chip Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies and A Last Minute Christmas Shopping Giveaway!

Red velvet crinkle cookies with mini chips! www.lemonsforlulu.com

Sweet little red velvet crinkle cookies filled with mini chocolate chips!  Just in time for the holidays! “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”!  Unless you have more things to accomplish than time allows!  I looked at the calendar and it was December 1st, I blink and it’s December 17th!  Holy heck, did that happen? I still need a few gifts.  The gifts I HAVE, need to be wrapped.    I don’t … Continue reading →

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Muffins

Triple chocolate red velvet muffins! www.lemonsforlulu.com

These classically flavored red velvet muffins are made with three kinds of chocolate!  A simple addition to your holiday breakfast!    It’s time for red velvet!  I’m sure you’ve all been on the edge of your seats just waiting for the first red velvet recipe right?  Well here it is…. sort of.  I mean, the recipe itself is from the December issue of Cooking Light Magazine.  I spotted these triple chocolate muffins and new in an instant … Continue reading →

Hot For Cookie Ice Cream Pie

Hot For Cookie Ice Cream Pie

Need a simple, family pleasing dessert?  Then ice cream pie is for you! A chocolate chip cookie crust is topped with chocolate chip cookie homemade ice cream! Layers of hot fudge and caramel bring it all together!  Have you ever heard of  sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia.  No?  Neither have I.  Well, not the scientific name anyway.  I know this as "brain freeze".  And it stinks.  So does turning 40.  Because I think I developed an acute case … Continue reading →

Cherry Chip Donuts

Simple cherry flavored donuts with chocolate chips. www.lemonsforlulu.com

  Since I'm a food blogger, I thought I'd share some foodie facts about me: 1.  My favorite cuisine is Greek.  I guess since my parents were born and raised in Greece, that better be my favorite!  I don't have a least favorite. 2. My favorite food that I rarely get to eat is sushi.  My least favorite food that I make sure I never eat is liver and onions. 3. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE spicy food.  I'm not big on sweet and sour food. 4. … Continue reading →

Cookie Dough Truffle Cake Balls

Cookie Dough Truffle Cake Balls

Annnnnd...this week's Iron Chef Mom is at Growing Up Gabel. Head over there Tuesday to link up your favorite CINNAMON recipes! Not sure what Iron Chef Mom is? Click here for details.   I've developed a love for stuffed food.   It started as a tiny little seed a few months ago when I made cake batter bark brownies.    But now it's sort of a secret obsession. I blame Hayley, The Domestic Rebel and her out-of-bounds creations! … Continue reading →

Cinnamon Glazed Maple Donuts

Cinnamon Glazed Maple Donuts

    I had a very important discovery this weekend.  There are three things my family cannot live without (in no particular order) tv, internet and underwear. We moved out of our house on Thursday.  We all watched as the gigantic moving truck drove off with most of our beloved possessions.  The plan was to have everything delivered to the new house the very next day.  We'd be getting our furniture,  phone, cable, internet … Continue reading →

Chocolate Cupcakes with Strawberry Chip Buttercream

Chocolate Cupcakes with Strawberry Chip Buttercream

This chocolate cupcakes idea came to me at the strangest time, about 4:00 a.m.  Let me explain.  I a few nights ago, I went to bed anticipating a glorious nights sleep.  You know the kind where you wake up in the exact same position if you fell asleep in??  About 3:00 a.m, nature called.  I took care of business and went back to bed.  But I was too hot, so reluctantly I peeled back a layer of bedding ( I like to be snug).  Then I noticed the … Continue reading →