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Baked Stuffed Apples with Peanut Butter Granola

Baked Stuffed Apples with Peanut Butter Granola ~ a tasty breakfast, snack, or dessert! | FiveHeartHome.com

Sweet and tender baked apples that have been stuffed with a mixture of granola and peanut butter make a perfect breakfast, snack, or dessert! Today I bring you a post that I had originally planned on sharing next month, since apples are a rather autumn-like ingredient and, well…at the moment, we’re still smack dab in the middle of a blazing hot August. I’ll get to that backstory in a moment. But first, let’s discuss this recipe, shall we? If you’ve {Read More}



S’mores Dip

S'mores Dip ~ melted chocolate and toasty marshmallows bake up in a skillet; scoop up with graham crackers for a perfect party dessert! | FiveHeartHome.com

S’mores Dip — loaded with melted chocolate and toasty marshmallows — is sure to be the hit of your next party! After just a few minutes in the oven, serve it with graham crackers and watch it disappear. Happy National S’mores Day, everyone! If there was ever a food recognition day that I can wholeheartedly embrace, it would be this one. Because, let’s face it…who doesn’t love s’mores?! I mean, it doesn’t get any better than silky, melted chocolate and {Read More}



Strawberry Banana Popsicles

Strawberry Banana Popsicles ~ creamy, natural ice pops made with pureed fruit and a touch of vanilla yogurt | FiveHeartHome.com

Sweet strawberry and creamy banana purées are layered in cute and tasty popsicles for a refreshing summertime treat! If given a choice, my kids would happily wolf down a popsicle every single day of the summer. And I honestly don’t mind, because popsicles can make pretty good, healthy snacks when assembled with the right ingredients. So that’s what I’ve got for you today! And let me just tell you…every time I make them, these Strawberry Banana Popsicles are a huge {Read More}



No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies ~ come together in minutes...no need to turn on the oven! | FiveHeartHome.com

Yummy no-bake cookies — featuring chewy oatmeal, creamy peanut butter, and chunks and swirls of chocolate — come together in mere minutes with no need to turn on the oven! Well, summer is officially in full swing, and across much of the country, temps are nice and boiling. I don’t know about you, but about the last thing I want to do on a hot summer day is turn on my oven and burden my already-taxed air conditioner. So instead, {Read More}



Zucchini Fudge Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze {or} Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Fudge Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze {OR} Chocolate Zucchini Bread ~ so moist and decadent, nobody will guess that it's hiding a pound of zucchini and whole wheat flour! | FiveHeartHome.com

Zucchini Fudge Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze is so moist and decadent, nobody will ever guess that it’s made with a pound of zucchini and 100% whole wheat flour! Bake it in loaf pans instead for Chocolate Zucchini Bread. I promised y’all one last zucchini recipe this season, and today I’m going to deliver in a BIG way. Say hello to Zucchini Fudge Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze! Or if that’s too indulgent, you can instead decide to bake up {Read More}



Lemon Cooler Cookies

Lemon Cooler Cookies | FiveHeartHome.com for UncommonDesignsOnline.com

Soft, puffy Lemon Coolers are bursting with lemon juice, lemon zest, & real butter and coated in lemon-infused powdered sugar, making them the perfect summertime cookies! Okay, friends…I’m going to date myself with this one. Today’s recipe was inspired by a discontinued, boxed cookie that was popular in the 70s, 80s, and early 90s. Who remembers Lemon Coolers in all of their crunchy, sweet and tangy, powdered sugary glory? While my mom didn’t treat us to store-bought cookies all that {Read More}



Blueberry Buttermilk Sherbet

Blueberry Buttermilk Sherbet ~ four simple ingredients combine in this sweet and creamy frozen treat | FiveHeartHome.com

A purée of fresh or frozen blueberries is blended with buttermilk, sugar, and vanilla for a sweet and creamy sherbet that makes a refreshing summer treat! Well, I’m probably going to jinx us by even talking about it, but so far, Texas has been experiencing a relatively mild summer. As in, the projected temps this week are in the high 80s/low 90s! Yes, it’s humid, and yes, we had a fun little summer thunderstorm last week that wreaked a bit {Read More}



Easy Strawberry Cream Cheese Pastries

Easy Strawberry Cream Cheese Pastries ~ made with crescent roll dough and fresh sliced strawberries | FiveHeartHome.com

Flaky crescent roll dough is wrapped around a filling of cream cheese and fresh sliced strawberries in these quick and easy breakfast pastries. I have always had a fondness for cream cheese. Whether spread on a bagel as-is or jazzed up in a recipe to make it sweet or savory…if cream cheese is an ingredient, you can bet I’m going to inhale it! For example, when presented with a platter of pastries or kolaches (for those of you lucky enough {Read More}



Double Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream {Dairy-Free}

Double Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream ~ a delicious treat that can be made dairy-free | FiveHeartHome.com

This creamy chocolate ice cream is made with coconut milk and ribboned with flecks of semi-sweet chocolate for a decadent dessert that’s also dairy-free. I’m not gonna’ lie, folks…ice cream is right up there amongst my least favorite foods to photograph. In fact, this is a post that almost didn’t come to be because I just didn’t feel that these photos were up to par. But I decided that this recipe was just too good not to share, and even {Read More}



Blackberry Cobbler

Homemade Blackberry Cobbler ~ delicious served warm out of the oven with vanilla ice cream! | FiveHeartHome.com

This homemade blackberry cobbler is a simple, scrumptious dessert featuring plump, tart berries ribboning a layer of sweet, tender cake. And don’t forget the vanilla ice cream! I hope that everyone had a nice weekend! We had a pretty relaxing, low-key few days full of food and family. But just about the best part of all is that we got some rain! Texas is in a terrible drought right now, so we are overjoyed at every drop of precipitation, even {Read More}



White Chocolate Cheesecake Fruit Dip

White Chocolate Cheesecake Fruit Dip ~ quick to make and quicker to disappear, this will become your new favorite fruit dip! | FiveHeartHome.com

This delicious, creamy, White Chocolate Cheesecake Fruit Dip is quick to make and will be even quicker to disappear at your next party or get-together! Well, folks, the school year is winding down and summer is sneaking up on us! With that season will come plenty of opportunities for parties and playdates. I don’t know about you, but when I’m asked to contribute a dish to a potluck or get-together, I prefer to bring something that’s homemade yet quick and {Read More}



One-Minute Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

One-Minute Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake | FiveHeartHome.com

Moist chocolate cake with a molten peanut butter center bakes up in a microwaved mug in just one minute! Today I’m sharing the perfect treat for those days when you’re craving a little something sweet but there’s nary a cookie or cupcake or piece of candy in the house. Did you know that at any given moment, you are just a few short minutes away from straight-up, legitimate CAKE?! It’s true. As long as you’re stocked with a few pantry {Read More}



Sugar Cookie Bars with Chocolate Buttercream

Sugar Cookie Bars with Chocolate Buttercream ~ bars are quicker to make than individual cookies, and decadent frosting puts them over the top! | FiveHeartHome.com

Soft, buttery sugar cookies come together quickly in bar cookie form, and frosting them with decadent chocolate buttercream puts them over the top! Teacher Appreciation Week is upon us, and I signed up to bring a treat tomorrow for the Never Ending Dessert Bar (how good does that sound?!) in the teacher lounge. So you’ll never guess what I’m sharing on the blog today… I love love LOVE cookies — making them and eating them! But forming individual cookies and {Read More}



Orange Pound Cake Mini Loaves

Orange Pound Cake Mini Loaves ~ moist, buttery, and bursting with sunny citrus flavor! | FiveHeartHome.com

Buttery, moist pound cake is bursting with orange goodness in these citrus-infused mini loaves that taste like sunshine and will have you dreaming of summer! Y’all. I just got back from SNAP Conference to learn about building and improving this blog, and I’m still trying to process all of the amazing information I soaked in and all of the fabulous bloggers I met! I appreciate your patience over the past week or two as my blog schedule has been a {Read More}



Strawberry Graham Cheese Ball Bites

Strawberry Graham Cheese Ball Bites ~ cute little strawberry cheesecake balls rolled in graham cracker crumbs and skewered with a pretzel | FiveHeartHome.com

Mini cheeseballs taste like strawberry cheesecake in these cute little bites that are rolled in graham cracker crumbs and speared with pretzel sticks…perfect for serving up at your next party! Happy Friday, everyone…I hope you’ve all had a fantastic week! I’m having a blast at SNAP Conference right now, but I’m so excited to pop in today as a group of us celebrate a very special blogging friend, Cathy from Lemon Tree Dwelling, as she gets ready to welcome her {Read More}



Lemon & White Chocolate Tiramisu ~ Mason Jar Trifles

Lemon and White Chocolate Tiramisu Mason Jar Trifles ~ a quick and easy springtime dessert; cute and portable for picnics or parties | FiveHeartHome.com

This easy springtime version of tiramisu features soft lady fingers brushed with lemon syrup and layered in Mason jars with lemon curd and white chocolate cream, making them cute, portable, and perfect for picnics or parties! If you ask me, lemon is to spring what pumpkin is to autumn. I could happily eat both lemon and pumpkin all year long (not together, mind you), but seeing as how my brain relegates them to their stereotypical seasons, I have a hard {Read More}



Chocolate Bird’s Nest Cookies

Chocolate Bird's Nest Cookies ~ chocolate coconut macaroon nests topped with Peeps chicks and mini chocolate eggs | FiveHeartHome.com

Chewy chocolate coconut macaroons are shaped into bird’s nests and decorated with colorful Peeps chicks and candy-coated chocolate eggs for a festive Easter cookie or springtime treat! One of my favorite early signs of spring is the return of bird song. It might still be cold out, but if the birds are back, you know that the turning of the weather can’t be too far behind. When we lived at our last house, we had sparrows that built mud nests {Read More}



Carrot Cake Sandwich Cookies

Carrot Cake Sandwich Cookies ~ mini carrot cake whoopie pies filled with cream cheese frosting make an easy, hand-held Easter dessert | FiveHeartHome.com

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Cooking Light and Real Simple, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #FreshandFab http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Carrot cake-flavored cookies are sandwiched together with cream cheese frosting in these cute little whoopie pies, making them an easy-to-serve, hand-held dessert, perfect for a springtime get-together or Easter celebration! Now that we have officially entered spring, I officially have Easter on the brain. The weather is getting warmer, {Read More}



Frozen Orange Creamsicle Pie with a Pretzel Crust

Frozen Orange Creamsicle Pie with a Pretzel Crust | FiveHeartHome.com

A creamsicle-like orange filling is perfectly complemented by a sweet and salty pretzel crust in this delightful frozen pie that’s ideal for welcoming (or dreaming about) warmer weather! This Friday happens to be March 14 — or 3.14 — otherwise known as Pi Day. So since I’m a nerd to celebrate, I made you a pie! But this isn’t just any pie. Like many of you, I’m ready for to bid farewell to winter for good! Thus, I decided to {Read More}



{5-Minute, 5-Ingredient} Homemade Chocolate Syrup

{5-minute, 5-ingredient} Homemade Chocolate Syrup ~ quick and easy; perfect on ice cream or in chocolate milk; no additives like store bought brands | FiveHeartHome.com

Easy homemade chocolate syrup — made with five natural ingredients in about five minutes — is a scrumptious topping for ice cream and makes perfect chocolate milk, without the additives and preservatives found in many store bought brands. In case you haven’t noticed, lately I’ve been on quite a kick of making my own kitchen staples. In addition to various dry mixes for my pantry, I also like to stock my refrigerator with natural, homemade versions of what I used {Read More}



Classic Scottish Shortbread

Classic Scottish Shortbread | FiveHeartHome.com for LoveGrowsWild.com

Rich, buttery shortbread comes together with just five simple ingredients and is oven-ready in less than five minutes! Anyone who knows me (or has been following Five Heart Home for even a short while) has probably figured out that I love chocolate. But can I let you in on a little secret? There are certain desserts that I will actually choose over chocolate. {Cue gasps!} For example, if at a wedding reception, I’m given the choice between a slice of {Read More}



Leprechaun Bait ~ Chocolate Mint Cookie Bark

Leprechaun Bait ~ Chocolate Mint Cookie Bark with semisweet and white chocolate, Oreos, mint M&Ms, and mint chips | FiveHeartHome.com

This Chocolate Mint Cookie Bark — with its two layers of chocolate, Oreo chunks, mint chips, and mint M&Ms — is so festive and enticing that it can even double as Leprechaun Bait! People. It is almost MARCH. How the heck did that happen? And when did I become that person who bemoans how quickly time is passing each time a new holiday is upon us? Because I do find it quite shocking how much more rapidly each subsequent year {Read More}



Cherry Cheesecake Chocolate Cups ~ A Perfect Valentine’s Dessert!

Cherry Cheesecake Chocolate Cups by Five Heart Home for Love Grows Wild

Creamy, no-bake cherry cheesecake filling is piped into mini chocolate cups in this easy dessert that’s perfect for impressing your Valentine…or for making any ordinary day feel special! Okay, y’all…these little cuties have an impressive presentation that might lead one to assume that they require a lot of time and effort to whip up. But can I let you in on a little secret? They are actually totally easy to make! And as for how they taste? Divine. First, you {Read More}



Triple Chocolate Fudge Cookies

Triple Chocolate Fudge Cookies ~ intense chocolate flavor with chewy, gooey centers and two types of chocolate chips | FiveHeartHome.com

Chocoholics rejoice! These rich, intensely chocolatey cookies boast gooey, fudge-like interiors studded with two types of chocolate chips. If you like chocolate, then boy do I have a treat for you today! These cookies feature just about every form of chocolate conceivable. Cocoa powder? Check. Melted chocolate? Check. Chocolate chips? Check, check (two kinds!). Hmmm…perhaps in that case, these should have been called Quadruple Chocolate Fudge Cookies? No matter. They are deep, rich, moist, fudgey bites of chocolate heaven. And {Read More}



Chocolate Bread Pudding with Raspberry Sauce

Chocolate Bread Pudding with Raspberry Sauce ~ warm, decadent dessert for your favorite chocoholic! Recipe includes a variation for Kahlua Chocolate Bread Pudding | FiveHeartHome.com

In this decadent, Valentine’s Day-worthy dessert, bread cubes are soaked in a rich chocolate custard and layered with more chocolate before being baked and served warm with a drizzle of raspberry sauce. As we head into the homestretch of January, I think it’s high time for a Valentine’s Day-friendly recipe, wouldn’t you agree? And friends, today I have a good one for you. As if plain ol’ bread pudding wasn’t delicious enough, this one is infused with chocolate and accented {Read More}



Quinoa Pudding {with Coconut Milk & Maple Syrup}

Quinoa Pudding ~ dariy-free treat featuring superfoods quinoa and coconut milk; tastes like a cross between rice pudding and tapioca | {Five Heart Home}

Nutritious superfood quinoa is the star of this creamy, coconut milk-based pudding that tastes like a cross between rice pudding and tapioca. I’m quickly discovering that January is a month of multiple personalities when it comes to food blogging. First of all, after a holiday season filled with rich, indulgent foods, everyone is resolute to start off the year on a healthy foot. Thus, enter the lightened up, nutritious recipes. Then there’s the fact that January is one of the {Read More}



Christmas Cupcake Toppers {Using Nutter Butters}

Christmas Cupcake Toppers Using Nutter Butters (Snowman, Reindeer, and Santa) | {Five Heart Home}

Festive Christmas cupcake toppers are fun and easy to create using Nutter Butter cookies! I find it almost impossible to believe that we’re less than a week out from Christmas. My kids are wrapping up school this week, and (in between getting all of the presents wrapped) I’m looking forward to some enjoyable, leisurely days over the next couple of weeks getting in some of the holiday fun that we haven’t had time for up to this point: driving around {Read More}



Chocolate Chip Cookie Brittle {with Pecans & Coconut}

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brittle with Pecans and Coconut ~ crunchy like brittle but with the flavor of a chocolate chip cookie | {Five Heart Home}

A crispy chocolate chip cookie slab (studded with pecans and coconut) is broken into jagged pieces for a treat that has the crunch of brittle and the flavor of a chocolate chip cookie! Up until a few weeks ago, I had never heard of cookie brittle, and oh my word, y’all…where have I been? This stuff is divine. You just can’t beat a good ol’ chocolate chip cookie, and I must admit that my favorite chocolate chip cookies are soft {Read More}



Cinnamon Sugar Candied Pecans

Cinnamon Sugar Candied Pecans ~ great for snacking, salad topping, or holiday gift giving!| {Five Heart Home}

Toasty pecans with a crunchy, sweet, cinnamon-spiced coating are perfect for snacking, dressing up a salad, or holiday gift giving. Betcha’ can’t eat just one! I’ve never met a nut I didn’t like. But in Texas, pecans reign supreme, so that’s typically what I end up sprinkling over salads, incorporating into baked goods, or eating by the handful. And while they’re perfectly tasty plain and exceptionally excellent toasted, I do have a favorite way to eat pecans. Yup. You’re looking {Read More}



Chocolate Raspberry Shortbread Bars

Chocolate Raspberry Shortbread Bars ~ festive for the holidays or a family favorite all year round! | {Five Heart Home}

A buttery shortbread crust is topped with raspberry jam, chocolate chips, and more shortbread crumbs for decadent cookie bars that are sure to become a holiday tradition, as well as a year-round family favorite! So…I realize that my last post was a cookie recipe. And today I’m posting another one. But it’s December, and that means that I have Christmas cookies on the brain in the same way that I was pumpkin-obsessed from the months of September through November. So {Read More}