Category Archives: Sweet Treats

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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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National Cookie Day and Link up

This Sunday is National Cookie Day!  These little treats have been around for centuries!  The word cookie comes from the Dutch word, “koekie”, which means little cake.  Most of the original cookies weren’t as sweet as our modern versions because sugar … Continue reading

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7 Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Thanksgiving is nearly here!!  I’m starting to gather ideas and recipes so I can plan our menu.  Here are some that might help you do the same!  Even one for the kids – ____________________________

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Fig Tarts – Celebration of Fig Week

The first week of November is National Fig week – a celebration of the nutritious gems!  Packed with vitamin A, potassium and calcium, these sweet flowers, yes flowers, can be used in many ways!  The fig itself is actually the … Continue reading

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Homemade Applesauce

Easy and delicious – full of whole fruit goodness…

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Apple and Cheddar Galette

I love the flavor of apples and cheese together.  I’m one of those people that prefers a wedge of cheddar over whipped cream with my apple pie.  So, I thought, why not combine those flavors in pie itself?  And so … Continue reading

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