Banana Espresso Muffins

If a person like James who doesn’t like the taste of coffee can enjoy these morning muffins, then you can too. They’re very banana-y and even better with some walnuts on top. I would suggest increasing the amount of ground espresso in the muffins by a teaspoon or two to really taste that coffee flavor…

Fourth of July Desserts

Fireworks! BBQ! The day off from work! James and I spent the entire holiday eating, drinking, relaxing and recovering from a “food coma.” We went to a friends house for a BBQ to celebrate. They grilled delicious cilantro turkey burgers and bleu cheese hamburgers. There was a fabulous pasta salad made by a true California…

Cherry Espresso Walnut Brownies

An Emily original! Super easy and sadly, no photo. But let the ingredients lead you to create a delectable photo in your mind. Ingredients Boxed brownie mix (can you believe it?! 2 T. coffee grinds 1/4 cup dark chocolate shavings 1 cup fresh cherries, pitted, sliced 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Directions Preheat oven to box…