Category Archives: Sweet Treats

No Churn Blueberry Ice Cream – low fat!

I love ice cream, but being on weight watchers I select very carefully.  I love the new trend with no churn ice creams and with blueberries ripe and ready, I thought I’d try a little lighter version.

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How to Bake the Perfect Cake

This post has been contributed –  All opinions are mine alone  Going along with our theme this week – techniques and tips – are you ready to bake a cake? There is a certain talent required to bake the perfect … Continue reading

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Gender Reveal Baby Shower Cake

This post has been contributed –  All opinions are mine alone  I love this new baby shower trend – finding creative ways to announce the baby’s gender to all your friends and family. While it might be fun to spend the … Continue reading

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Fresh Strawberry No Churn Ice Cream

Hood Strawberries are like the best of the best.  At the peak of the season they are large, juicy and sweet – but this is the very end and the berries are getting smaller.  I stopped and grabbed a half … Continue reading

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Margranita – a Grown up Dessert

I’ve seen a lot of Margarita popsicles these days, but I’m a slow eater and they melt on me.  And I love granita!  What is granita?  It’s sort of a snow-cone like ice cream.  It’s super easy to make and … Continue reading

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Churro Inspired Edible Dessert Cups

When I lived in Southern California we visited Baja on a regular basis.  One of my kids’ favorite treats were the churros you can by on the stands.  In case you don’t know what a churro is, it’s sort of … Continue reading

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Dessert Burrito

Check out this sweet burrito! It’s almost summer and I look forward to all those sweet summer fruits, especially the berries!  Here is a treat that can serve as dessert or even breakfast!  Its low in sugar and full of … Continue reading

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Banana “Ice Cream”

You craving something sweet and cold?  How about some totally vegan, totally fat free, totally delicious banana ice cream? Do I have your attention?

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Mardi Gras King Cake

King Cake is only available during Mardi Gras – a brioche style cake filled with cinnamon and sugar and decorated with the Mardi Gras colors.  What makes the cake special is the plastic baby that is baked inside.  The lucky … Continue reading

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Candied Buddha’s Hand

Buddha’s hand – a strange little fruit (click here to learn more) and keep reading to learn how to make this Candied Buddha’s Hand! And here is the recipe…

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