tilapia scampi spaghetti and a giveaway!

tilapia scampi spaghetti | The Baking Fairy

Happy Sunday! Is it really already Sunday? Yikes. This summer has been flying by! Between work and summer school, I have basically only a month left until “real” school is back in full swing. Sob, cry, saaaaad. To cheer you {me} up, I made a delicious, summery dinner that feels like it belongs in an Italian restaurant! I received a new sponsorship offer a couple of weeks ago from Healthy Solutions Spice Blends and I was beyond excited to work with them. I love using marinade mixes and spice mixes in my cooking, and I love that this company’s products are all free of fillers, preservatives, and MSGs, and most are low sugar and low sodium, meaning they are perfect for a healthy lifestyle! I got to pick 4 flavors to test out of their total 16 mixes, and, guess what? They are giving away 4 MORE packs to one of my readers! Scroll to the bottom of the post to find out how to enter. :)

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tilapia scampi pasta | The Baking Fairy

tilapia scampi spaghetti and a giveaway!

Happy Sunday! Is it really already Sunday? Yikes. This summer has been flying by! Between work and summer school, I have basically only a month left until “real” school is back in full swing. Sob, cry, saaaaad. To cheer you {me} up, I made a delicious, summery dinner that feels like it belongs in an… 

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berry panna cotta | The Baking Fairy

berry panna cotta

I am so excited to be sharing this recipe today! Panna Cotta is a mostly unknown recipe here in the States, but it’s super popular in Italy! I wouldn’t say I used to eat it ALL the time when I lived there, but I definitely have some fond memories of enjoying this dessert when I… 

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blueberry peach almond tart | The Baking Fairy

blueberry peach almond tart {gluten-free}

So, yesterday I went to class at the crack of dawn, and when I was done, my boss told me she wouldn’t need me for another couple of hours. Sooo I went home. And made this. Because when you’re me, every bit of extra time is spent cooking! This tart is so super easy and… 

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nutella cookie ice cream sandwiches | The Baking Fairy

nutella cookie ice cream sandwiches

I have made you the most delicious, scrumptious, summery treat today! Soft, chewy cookies swirled with Nutella, and stuffed with ice cream. Yes, please! These are soOoOoooOo good. Nutella is a daily staple in this household, and being an Italian household, we always have a minimum of three Costco-sized jars in the pantry at all… 

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grilled vegetable panini | The Baking Fairy

grilled vegetable panini

Happy Friday! If you’re reading this, it means I survived the first week of my accelerated summer Anatomy & Physiology course { but just barely }. Man, it’s been rough! I have been studying literally 24/7, but at least I get a 3-day weekend! To celebrate, I made this ridiculously easy, supremely delicious, Panera-inspired panini…. 

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patriotic cake roll | The Baking Fairy

patriotic cake roll

Today { as it happens every single year… on every single holiday }, it dawned on me that I was only two days away from the 4th of July. So I figured I better bake something up! I was brainstorming forever, because it seemed like every single good or creative patriotic recipe had  already been… 

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