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Almond Date Truffles (Vegan)

I have been in the kitchen non stop since before Thanksgiving. Baking, creating, cooking, organizing, and eating. After baking thousands of cookies, bars, making candy, and teacakes, for holiday gifting, believe it or not, I ran out of stuff. I still had several on my list that I could not neglect, yet the idea of […]

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Streusel Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Muffins

Sweet potatoes were not my responsibility this year, instead, I volunteered to make my stuffing, a shaved brussel sprout salad, cranberries, this tart, and mini-cranberry hand pies (recipe to come). While the tart was baking in the oven, I decided to roast the one sweet potato I had on hand and 3 purple beets. The […]

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Homemade Baked Granola Bars

The kids have been in school for a little over a month. In the beginning the lunch box fare was exciting, new, fresh, and savoured The honeymoon is over. I mean, really, how many chicken-quinoa meatballs with homemade marinara sauce can one eat? Taco meat with chips is “been there, done that”, and enough with […]

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A Rocky Road Tart + My 4th of July Round-Up!

Chocolate, almonds, and marshmallows are one of my all time favorite combinations.  Thus, I love, love, love a “rocky road” anything. My kids also love this combo. As well as anything with caramel, blueberry muffins, a fruit tart, any kind of cookie and  s’more.  S’mores = Summer. They could care less if it is made […]

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The Perfect Almond Joy

I think you all know how much I love my chocolate.  I don’t drink, I don’t smoke, I am not addicting to shopping, but I do confess to overindulging when it comes to chocolate.  I have always loved chocolate and I pretty much need it everyday.  I do admit to being addicted and it isn’t […]

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