All posts tagged: dessert

Sweets for Your Sweet: 6 Must-Do Desserts for Couples

We consulted our friends at Reserve again for this last post of their series. Do you and your significant other find yourselves planning meals around what’s for dessert? Whether you’re an expert on the sweet stuff or just appreciate a sugary treat, restaurants these days are upping their game when it comes to the grand finales of their incredible meals. Whatever your pleasure — pies, cakes, ice creams (or heck, even waffles!) — get ready to be blown away by these restaurants’ latest drool-worthy creations. New York City ABC Kitchen – Salted Caramel Ice Cream Sundae A mighty mountain of salted caramel ice Read More

Guilt-Free Chocolate Doughnuts

It’s almost Friday, and if you’re like us you use the weekend as an excuse to indulge. At Zola, we can’t pass up the opportunity to snack on a doughnut. It’s our sweet of choice. But today, we’re turning to our friends at POPSUGAR for a healthy take on a simple craving we can never be cured of. Yes, you heard that right – these are guilt-free doughnuts that taste amazing. Just maybe wait to tell your fiancé and friends what’s in them until after everyone has taken a bite… I know what you’re thinking. Chocolate frosted doughnuts on a health and fitness blog? They have to taste Read More

How Sweet It Is: Spring Dessert Recipes

Spring has sprung, and the shift has us craving a menu that’s fresh, fruity, and filled with flavor. With the abundance of seasonal produce now available at the farmer’s market, this is the ideal time to head to the kitchen, break out the KitchenAid, and bake the day away! We’ve rounded up some spring dessert recipes that are perfect for a party on the porch or just great to whip up for a night at home with your loved one. Passion Fruit-Coconut Bars Classic lemon bars get a tropical twist in this recipe for Passion Fruit-Coconut Bars. Simple and sweet, try cutting them into Read More

Warm Up With These Hot Chocolate Recipes

With the cold here to stay, we thought we’d warm you up with these hot chocolate recipes. Treat yourselves to recipes that put a twist on your classic cup of hot cocoa. Who knew hot chocolate could come in so many varieties?! French Vanilla Hot Chocolate A rich and creamy recipe you won’t be able to resist. Get the full recipe on Domestically Blissful. Cookies & Cream Frozen Hot Chocolate Even though it’s freezing outside, we figured we could make one exception to our “warm-only” rule for A Beautiful Mess’s Frozen Hot Chocolate. Healthy Vegan Hot Cocoa Don’t miss out on Read More

Friday Faves: Valentine’s Day Edition

We’ve got the Valentine’s Day spirit in full force here at Zola, so we thought we’d use this edition of Friday Faves to round up some of our favorite sweet treats and moments. Enjoy! Chocolate For All Occasions  Ginger Snap Crusted Chocolate Mousse Tarts, Salted Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes, No Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars… the list goes on and on. Who needs Valentine’s Day to indulge in these chocolatey treats – we’ll be enjoying them all year long. See more on Bell’Alimento. 14 Ways To Be Romantic #1: “Say I love you with actions.” Camille Styles is helping us get into the Valentine’s Read More

A Guide to Making the Cutest Ugly Christmas Sweater Cookies

Tis the season to get our baking on. But no holiday event is complete with an ugly Christmas sweater, don’t you agree? So why not combine our love of cookies and tacky knits with this adorable round-up of ugly Christmas sweater cookies from POPSUGAR Food. Arguably the most fun part of Christmas parties is pulling out your beloved ugly Christmas sweaters. The more puffs, decor, and sequined appliqués, the better. However, take things a step further by icing cookies, inspired by these notoriously bad Christmas sweater designs. Gaudy snowmen? Check. Bright, blazing Christmas trees? Check. Naughty or nice? Check (the latter one). Read More

10 Cookies That Break the Baking Mold

Looking to change up your holiday baking routine? We’re sharing a handful of POPSUGAR Food’s unique cookie recipes, perfect for surprising your guests tastebuds. Celebrate the season with a handful of cookies that are anything but “break and bake.” Although you shouldn’t retire that classic sugar cookie recipe just yet, these 10 cookies combine the classic and the unexpected, with ingredients like matcha green tea, coconut, and even bacon. You might just find a new favorite. Mint, Peanut Butter, and Oatmeal Chip Cookie There’s a lot happening in this combo cookie recipe, including mint, peanut butter, M&M’s, oatmeal, and chocolate Read More