Category Archive: Dessert

Paleo Almond Butter Breakfast Bread / Weigh In Week 8 of The 17 Day Diet

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I don’t follow a Paleo diet (think cave man food) but I have found that some of the Paleo diet recipes fit well into my food plan for lower carb days. When I spotted the Paleo Breakfast Bread recipe on Elana’s Pantry  I wanted to give it a try. I have made a few of her recipes and all have …

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Guilt Free Chocolate / 17 Days and Counting

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I fully intend to enjoy a little chocolate treat tomorrow on Valentine’s Day. It will be something “light” but yet deliciously chocolate. I use to be a big time chocolate lover, in fact I craved it at times. Chocolate was one of my food groups! That was when I only ate milk chocolate. Then I discovered dark …

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No-Bake Thumbprint Cookies Weight Watchers PP 3 / My Mini Herb Garden

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Daughter Katy saw this recipe on the Whole Foods web site and declared that she had to make them! The cookie base is much like a Larabar. Dates, oats, coconut and almond butter combine beautifully to create this slightly sticky, gooey, yummy concoction flavored with fresh orange juice and zest! A little cinnamon and nutmeg …

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Gourmet Caramel Nut & Chocolate Dipped Apples

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Since I didn’t make my Triple Treat Caramel Dipped Pretzels this year I decided to go with Gourmet Caramel Apples for gift giving. They present well, taste awesome and everyone loves them! These are so easy to make. Buy enough ingredients to make a double batch – you won’t want to give them all away. Seriously your family will be …

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From My Heart to Your Tummy – Homemade Holiday Goodies!

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Homemade holiday goodies are hard to beat and they bring good cheer to all who receive them. Who doesn’t enjoy something that is made with love and care? We all have our favorite cookies, bars and candy recipes that we go to when we want to create some good cheer. However; it’s really fun to step outside the box and …

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