Category Archive: Dessert

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream & Hiking Mount Tamalpais

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This fresh strawberry ice cream recipe comes from my mom and it is fabulous! It does contain full fat whipping cream but the nutritional stats aren’t too bad all things considered. Once in a while a real indulgence is called for, don’t you think? This is hands down one of the best home made ice …

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Vanilla Frozen Yogurt & Grocery Card Winners!

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The ice cream maker has been humming at my house! Last week I made the Strawberry Coconut ice cream that was a big hit. This week I tried making vanilla frozen yogurt and it was also a success! There was an old post on 101 cookbooks blog that I took inspiration from. She used a …

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Strawberry Coconut Ice Cream

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Home made strawberry ice cream has been on my mind for weeks! I have a really awesome full fat recipe for it but since I’m in a weight loss mode I wanted to keep the fat and calories low. After a little Internet research I discovered that lite coconut milk can be used with fruit …

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Blueberry Pecan Cake

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Have you noticed that it’s blueberry season? The markets are filled with big, beautiful berries! They are delicious all on their own, sprinkled over some Greek yogurt, in your cereal bowl or take it to a whole new level by baking them in a cake. I’m talking about a cake with a moist crumb, sweet …

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Creamy Cheesecake and Weekend Recap

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In my last post I said if the cheesecake recipe for Hubby Tom’s birthday was awesome I would post it. It was everything I had hoped it would be and then some! Never before have I had a cheesecake not crack across the top so when I pulled it out of the oven I was …

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