• Bread

    Homemade Rolls

    This homemade rolls recipe is fool proof and easy to make. It doesn’t matter how you shape this dough. Round, crescent shaped, etc these rolls are soft and lightly sweet. These homemade rolls are great to dip in a warm soup or use as a sandwich bread. Activating the yeast: When the yeast is activated: Next, add the 1/3 c. softened butter, egg, 1 tsp. salt. Slowly, add in the flour. You’ll be using 3 3/4 c. flour total. Make sure not to add more than that. You’ll stop adding flour when you touch the dough and it doesn’t stick back on your fingers. Ready to roll out the dough: Get two cookie…

  • Bars

    Dark Chocolate and Coconut Bars

    These dark chocolate and coconut bars have everything I love in a treat! Most importantly, you can say it’s a healthy treat with the unsweetened coconut and dark chocolate. Firstly, get a 9×13 pan out and line with parchment or aluminum foil. Spray the inside with cooking spray if you use aluminum foil. Set the oven for 350 degrees. Recipe adapted From Sally from Sally’s Baking Addiction. If you love this dark chocolate and coconut bars, you’ll love my Blondie bars.

  • Bread

    Cinnamon Swirl Bread

    Who doesn’t love the sweet smell of cinnamon and sugar in the house? Cinnamon swirl bread is an easy recipe that will make everyone happy! Cinnamon Bread Step by Step: Recipe adapted from Taste of Home. If you love this bread, you will love my classic white bread.

  • Bars

    Energy Balls

    Energy balls are the perfect solution for a quick snack. These energy balls are great if you need a perk of energy and help you stay fuller longer. This is a favorite snack for my family and I. You can shape in two ways: Depending how you like this snack, you can make it into thin bars, thick bars, or shape them into a ball. Easy recipe with only a few ingredients: I usually buy these items at Costco because we use these ingredients so much. unsalted cashews pitted dates peanut butter (I use natural, no added sugar peanut butter) To make in bar form: To make in ball form: Tips for storage:…

  • Bread

    Classic White Bread

    This is a great recipe to try if your new or haven’t been successful in bread making. This easy white bread recipe is so soft, you’ll never buy bread again! Tips with working with yeast: The key is first, starting off with activated yeast. Warm water should be between 110-115 degrees. If the water is not warm enough, it will not activate the yeast. If its too hot, it will kill the yeast. I usually warm my water in the microwave in a microwaveable glass measuring cup. I’ve estimated time for warm water to be around 1 minute and 5 seconds give or take a few seconds or so. If the water feels…

  • Cookies

    Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

    Have you met anyone that doesn’t love a good homemade chocolate chip cookie? Chocolate chip cookies seem to make everyone happy. This chocolate chip cookies recipe is perfect if you love thick, soft, buttery cookies with lots of chocolate chips. Helpful Tricks For the Chocolate Chip Cookies: There are a few tricks that helps takes these cookies to a different level. Use room temperature unsalted butter (no need to have extra salt in the recipe) Cornstarch helps thicken and “lifts” up the cookie (without this, the cookies won’t be as thick) CHILLING the dough is mandatory This recipe is from Sally’s Baking Addiction. If you love this recipe, you’ll love my salted chocolate…

  • School Posts

    Week 8 Reflection: Ads

    I found a great website that talks about running ads for food site’s. It’s actually a site I already go to frequently. Neil Patel. He first talks about an effective ad is all about visual storytelling. My images will sell the ad more than any words I use. I know when I am looking for a recipe online, if the pictures don’t look amazing, I usually don’t take them that seriously. Another thing to take seriously are the colors I choose for the site/ad. I also need to decided on my brand’s personality. I have researched all the social media channels, and decided the first one I will tackle is Pinterest since it’s…

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    Week 7- Google Ads and Keywords

    With keyword searching, I started off with some of the first recipes I made. I looked up a few at a time with what I already thought was a good search term. I found some recipes like white bread and peanut butter cookies were too high in the competition field. They have been getting lost in the shuffle. Some of recipes I also have are too simple and not getting searches. One surprise I found was that even though I never baked anything gluten free, keto, low sugar, or sugar free, it constantly came up with the recipes, I currently made. It seems like keyword planner was telling me, “I know you said…

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    Week 6- Legal Structure

    One thing I really appreciated this week, was our discussion boards for this class. Discussing taxes and legal issues for businesses, overwhelms me. Reading what my other classmates wrote, what they found out, asking questions, and having other classmates give their advice back was very helpful. This week I did research on licenses and taxes for the state of Texas. (where I live.) I plan on going the sole proprietorship route for my business. I live in Texas, and business taxes are different than other states. Texas charges small business taxes as franchise taxes. This is different from a corporate income tax. Business taxes are low in Texas. There is no personal income…