Category Archives: Sweet Treats

Sourdough Monkey Bread

Ever had monkey bread? It’s that bread made of cinnamon sugar balls all cooked up together. But why is it called Monkey Bread? No one really seems to know. When I tried to find the answer I read things like … Continue reading

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Vegan No Churn Strawberry Ice Cream

Ice Cream. What says summer better? And on this summer solstice, I offer to you a delicious, dairy free ice cream made with delicious, fresh summer strawberries! It’s super easy and really refreshing!

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Chocolate Covered Frozen Bananas

I remember when I was a kid and dad would take us to Balboa Island. We’d cross on the ferry and drive down the main street. We always stopped at a little window (that’s the way I saw it) and … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Macarons

Tomorrow is Mardi Gras, French for Fat Tuesday. It is the day of preparation for the fasting for Ash Wednesday (which is Valentine’s day this year). The foods eaten are rich and full of fat and eggs and dairy – … Continue reading

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Lavender Shortbread Cookies

I love lavender and I love shortbread cookies.  So lets put them together!  Although they are not diet friendly, one of them (if you can stop there) is totally delicious!

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Annual Cookie Exchange Part III

Can you believe Christmas is next week? This will be our last party for this year, but all these cookies (and anymore you want to add) will stay on the Cookie Exchange page! Thank you to everyone that has shared! … Continue reading

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Annual Cookie Exchange Party – Part II

Let’s Keep These Cookies Coming! Are you ready to start baking those Christmas cookies?  I love to make a lot and share them with my neighbors and the people I work with – Not to mention my family loves them!  … Continue reading

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Annual Cookie Exchange Party!

Today is National Cookie Day! It’s time to start thinking about those Christmas cookies!  I love to make a lot and share them with my neighbors and the people I work with – Not to mention my family loves them!  … Continue reading

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Hot Drink And Treat Combinations For Winter

It’s that time of the year where we all want to climb into bed earlier.  When we get home from work, we instantly turn the heat up before anything.  The chill gets everywhere, into every nook and cranny.  Rather than … Continue reading

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Mini Pecan Tarts with Bourbon Caramel Sauce

Looking for something sweet but small?  How about mini pecan tarts with bourbon caramel sauce? At our family Thanksgiving, we all bring something to share.  And at Christmas, the entire meal is buffet appetizers.  These delicious little mini tarts fit … Continue reading

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