Strawberry Mojito Salsa

  Today in Pennsylvania is primary election day.  I don't like to talk about politics much on the blog, but it is the big news in the state for today.  Every Tuesday night my husband and I have been watching the primary election results.  We like to watch and see what the political pundits have to … [Read more...]

Strawberry Mint Lemonade

I just want it to feel like spring already! Here in Pennsylvania the weather has been awful.  It has been so cold this week and they are saying that there might be snow flurries this weekend.  What? It's April already, it's supposed to be warm so we can be outside, it's not supposed to snow! I think … [Read more...]

Thin Mint Icebox Cake

  It's that time of year again, Girl Scout cookie time.  I bought my boxes a few weeks ago.  I love to buy some boxes to eat and I always add a couple of boxes to bake with.  I was a Girl Scout until I was 15 years old, so I always like to support the girls.  I bought my cookies from a really cute … [Read more...]

Andes Chocolate Chip Cookies

With St. Patrick's Day right around the corner, I have been busy making some delicious chocolate and mint treats.  I always tend to think of chocolate and mint when it comes to St. Patrick's Day.  I am not really sure why, I think it is because of the green color of mint.  Either way chocolate mint … [Read more...]

Thin Mint Brownies

I have my last Girl Scout recipe for you and this one uses the most popular Girl Scout cookie, Thin Mints.  Thin Mints are not my favorite, but they are still very good and they are always a classic that I have to order.  Plus I always think that mint and chocolate go together really well.   This … [Read more...]

Mint Chocolate Chip Eggnog Float

One of my favorite drinks during the holidays is eggnog.  However, once I became lactose intolerant I couldn't have eggnog anymore.  I was so excited when I was at the store a couple of weeks ago and saw that they make dairy-free eggnog.  I picked up some and knew I had to make something with … [Read more...]

Mint Chocolate Frozen Pie Bars

Today I have another mint chocolate recipe for you.  This recipe came about because I decided I wanted to make grasshopper pie bars.  Then I thought that if I freeze them it would be like eating mint chocolate chip ice cream.  Before I became lactose intolerant, I used to eat a bowl of ice cream … [Read more...]

Chocolate Thin Mint Bread

 I have another Girl Scout cookie recipe for you today.  Thin Mints were the Girl Scout cookie I remember most as a kid.  My mom loved Thin Mints and she used to order about 6 boxes of them.  No joke we used to plow through them.  With 5 people in the house those 6 boxes never lasted very long.  I … [Read more...]

Mint Oreo Truffle Bark

With Valentine's Day over, I had to start thinking of recipes for the next holiday, St. Patrick's Day.  When I think of St. Patrick's Day, I always think of chocolate and mint.  I have no idea really where that association came from.  I am not sure if it is because mint is green and green is the … [Read more...]