Desserts

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Old Fashioned Snowball Cookies

December 17, 2014

A holiday favorite! These Old Fashioned Snowball Cookies are a must to add to your Christmas cookie list. Making these Old Fashioned Snowball Cookies is truly one of my fondest memories of my childhood Christmas traditions. I made these cookies with my mother each year and I felt like such a big girl rolling the […]

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Raspberry Pecan Pinwheel Cookies

December 12, 2014

These Raspberry Pecan Pinwheel Cookies are very easy to make. Two added ingredients turn a sugar cookie into a more gourmet looking treat. INGREDIENTS These yummy Raspberry Pecan Pinwheel Cookies have been made by Nanna Anna every year as long as I can remember. Every year she bakes and bakes and bakes and gives us […]

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Oreo Balls Recipe

December 7, 2014

This Oreo Balls Recipe is simple but scrumptious. 3 ingredients is all you need. Take them to any party and they will be a favorite for sure. My daughter and I have been treat making girls this weekend.  Here is another simple yet delicious treat to make for the Holiday’s (or anytime else, to be […]

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Simple Peppermint Bark Recipe

December 5, 2014

Yippee!!  It’s that time of year!  Time to make all of my favorite Holiday goodies!  And share them with you of course. This peppermint bark is by far the easiest that I make. All it is is melted bars of semi-sweet and white chocolate (I recommend Ghirardelli) and crushed candy canes.  I place 3-4 candy […]

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No-Bake Almond Butter Pie

November 17, 2014

Holiday indulging is quickly sneaking upon us. But, there are ways to indulge without the guilt and it has been my quest this year to make as many healthy desserts as I can. I can’t wait to continue and share them all with you so we can all satisfy our little sweet teeth together without […]

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45 Mouthwatering Cheesecake Recipes

November 8, 2014

Oh, I love cheesecake! That and Carrot Cake run a close race for me. If only I could come up with a completely “clean” cheesecake so I would eat it more often. Making it with 1/3 less fat cream cheese does help but if I’m going indulge, I’m going to indulge. It’s a 20 percent-er. […]

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Mini Pumpkin Pies

October 31, 2014

Miss Sophie’s creation this week is Mini Pumpkin Pies!  She has been thinking about making her favorite scrumptious dessert since the very first thought of Fall approaching.  It becomes all things pumpkin remember! They will be so adorable to serve to your guests at Thanksgiving dinner.  Or just make them on a normal Saturday afternoon […]

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Snickerdoodle Cookies

October 24, 2014

This week I broke down and made a completely non “clean” recipe for my kids.  It’s that 20% rule remember?  80% Clean eating and 20% indulge a little.  I definitely like to live a little too. My daughter, aka “the Pinterest lover”, has been salivating over all the goodies she has seen on Pinterest and […]

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Simple Homemade Caramel

October 10, 2014

With our plethara of apples from our apple picking lately, my daughter has been asking for some yummy caramel dipping sauce to dip her apple slices in.  Is there anything much better?  But unfortunately, all the store bought versions I saw were loaded with high fructose and other yuck. So, Pinterest to the rescue!  I […]

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15 Fun Halloween Treats

October 6, 2014

Are you planning a Halloween Party for your friends or classroom? If so, you will love all these fabulous ideas that kids will absolutely go crazy over. All of these look super easy too. Zombie Eyeballs Pretzels from Princess Pinky Girl Pumpkin Patch Munch from This Silly Girls Life Pumpkin Rice Krispies Treats {gluten free} […]

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Healthy Molasses Raisin Oat Muffins

October 3, 2014

I have a confession.  I am a molasses lover!  There I said it.  I could literally eat it by the spoonful.   I know some of you may have just cringed a little at that thought. My love goes way back to Sunday’s at my Grandmother’s house.  Those Sunday dinners always included fresh homemade biscuits.  My […]

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20 Mouthwatering Apple Recipes

September 29, 2014

In addition to the yummy to my tummy Easy Healthy Apple Crisp I posted about last week, I wanted to share with you all these other fabulous apple recipes I have found. Cinnamon Sugar Apple Chips from One Sweet Appetite Apple Zucchini Healthy Snacks from The Melrose Family Apple Praline Bread from Manila Spoon Slow […]

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Easy Healthy Apple Crisp

September 24, 2014

Does anyone crave apple crisp when the Fall weather comes around.  This weekend we went on our 1st apple picking day of the season.  We are so lucky to live in a town with three really nice apple orchards and have made it a family tradition to go apple picking on one of the first […]

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Scrumptious Pumpkin Dessert Recipes

September 18, 2014

I love the feeling of Fall in the air that we have had lately.  I get in the cozy mood so quick.  Fires in the fireplace, sweatshirts, fuzzy socks…..ahhh.   And the smells!  My daughter got out our new Bath & Body Works free sample candle “Leaf” and lit it this morning.  It makes me want […]

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Inside-Out Carrot Cake Muffins

September 15, 2014

One of my favorite desserts growing up was my Grandmother’s Carrot Cake.  Oh who am I kidding, it’s still one of my favorites!  I had a strange craving this week for it so I decided to try to “clean” it up and make it a little fun too.  I have seen pictures of inside-out muffins […]

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