Category Archive: Dessert

To Die For Cranberry Coconut Squares

That really is the name of this amazing dessert bar. It all starts with a buttery crust layered with a lemony filling and topped with tart cranberries and sweet coconut. What’s not to love? A small serving is all you need to be¬†satisfied¬†because each little square is bursting with flavor! This time of year I …

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Roasted Caramel – Glazed Cinnamon Apples

Even though I didn’t feel so great over the weekend we still managed to enjoy some really good eats. Food makes me happy – I don’t apologize for it either! Since I was playing couch potato for much of Saturday and my lap top was – well- on my lap (isn’t that why it’s called …

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Sorbet & Berries

Sometimes simple ideas turn out to be the best! We had guests for dinner last night and to make it easy on myself I served store bought sorbet with fresh berries and a plate of Lemon Coconut Bars. Two flavors of Sorbet are so much more fun than one. I went with strawberry and lemon. …

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Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream & Hiking Mount Tamalpais

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!

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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