Category Archive: Fruit

White Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies & A Very Berry Dessert

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Fresh berries are in season and they are juicy and sweet! I love all kinds of berries but strawberries are at the top of my list. They are perfect on their own but if you wish to take them to the next level, here is a lovely serving suggestion for you. For those of you …

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Gluten Free Banana Bread Pudding / A Rainy Hike

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Last week when I posted about the Chocolate Fudge Protein Muffin it appeared from your comments that I am not alone in enjoying single serving treats!  I love them because they are made from healthy ingredients, only take a few minutes to make and contain just enough sweetness to satisfy me with out sending me on a …

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Mock Apple Pie Ala-Mode / Weigh In Week 4

Mock Apple Pie Ala-Mode

I wanted something hot for breakfast the other morning but it was a lower carb day so oatmeal was not on my food plan. I didn’t want an egg for breakfast so I came up with this Mock hot apple pie Ala-mode and it was warm, satisfying and just the right amount of comfort to get my …

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Kefir Berry Smoothie with Flax Oil & The Quarry Trail Hike

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I am trying some new foods on The 17 Day Diet. For instance, Kefir (kee-fur) is something I hadn’t tried before. I didn’t even know what it was until I read about it on line. In simple terms, it is a fermented, probiotic, milk drink made with Kefir grains. Probiotics are friendly bacteria that live in your …

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When Life Gives You Lemons – Rejoice!

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If you have followed my blog for very long you know how much my daughter Katy and I love Meyer Lemons. Our neighbors are kind enough to share their bounty with us when they have more than they can eat. It’s not same as being able to walk into your own backyard and pick one …

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