No Churn Lavender Ice Cream #SpringSweetsWeek

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #SpringSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to help in the creation of the #SpringSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.  Be sure to check the bottom of this post for more spring recipes and a chance to win some great prizes!

With a creamy, sweet, slightly floral flavor, no churn lavender ice cream is both easy and delicious.  Perfect for a spring dessert or snack! With a creamy, sweet, slightly floral flavor, no churn lavender ice cream is both easy and delicious.  Perfect for a spring dessert or snack!

If you’ve never made no churn ice cream before, you’ve got to give it a try.  It’s revolutionized making ice cream at home–and for good reason.  No cook, no churn, no special equipment!  And did I mention it’s delicious?  Read more


Lemon White Chocolate Mini Cheesecakes #SpringSweetsWeek

These Lemon White Chocolate Mini Cheesecakes have a creamy lightness & bright lemon tang for a fun & special dessert. Gluten-free option! These Lemon White Chocolate Mini Cheesecakes have a creamy lightness & bright lemon tang for a fun & special dessert. Gluten-free option!

This post and giveaway (below) is sponsored in conjunction with #SpringSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to help in the creation of the #SpringSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.   

I love mini-desserts! With servings that are (more or less) bite-sized, you can eat more variety! Plus, they are totally cute!  

And with spring celebrations coming up, these Lemon White Chocolate Mini Cheesecakes are perfect for holiday brunches like Easter or Mother’s Day.  Or garden parties or a light dessert anytime. Yes, we all hope entertaining will return as more Covid vaccinations roll out!  Read more



Seafood Pasta Puttanesca

A heartier version of a classic, Seafood Pasta Puttanesca is flavored with capers, olives, & a hint of spice. Plus amazing seafood.A heartier version of a classic, Seafood Pasta Puttanesca is flavored with capers, olives, & a hint of spice. Plus amazing seafood.

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you make a purchase after clicking on a link and entering my code, I may earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. This enables me to continue to bring you free recipes such as this one. So, thanks!  I was given seafood for purposes of this review but all opinions are genuine.

I’ve always loved a good puttanesca sauce. You can’t get much more flavorful than the combo with tomatoes, crushed red pepper, capers and anchovies. Legend has it that “ladies of the evening” used to prepare the tasty dish to lure in customers with the aroma. 

But the recipe has a downside. It is very light and sometimes you want a heartier meal. Maybe some… protein? Which is how I decided to enhance it with seafood.     Read more


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