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    Blueberry Lemon Yogurt Loaf

    This light loaf is the perfect addition to your Sunday morning coffee. It’s light, yet rich and lemony too! You could also add a blueberry compote with a scoop of ice cream and serve it for dessert! Yum, Yum! Preheat oven to 350 Degrees Ingredients 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder pinch of salt 1/2 granulated sugar 2 eggs 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup coconut oil zest of 1 large lemon (add more if you want a pucker!) 3/4 vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups greek yogurt 1 cup fresh blueberries (if using frozen, thaw before adding and drain out water) Grease a loaf pan and set aside. In…

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    Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

    These cookies are perfect for Valentine’s, Galentine’s, or any “tines” day! Cake-like, full of flavor, and fun to make, bet you can’t just eat one! Makes 20 cookies  Ingredients 1 1/3 cups flour 3 tbsp cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder  1/4 tsp baking soda  1/4 tsp salt 1/3 cup brown Sugar 1/3 cup white sugar  1/4 cup butter (room temperature)  2 eggs 2 1/2 tsp vanilla  1 tsp red food coloring  1/4 cup powdered sugar  In a bowl combine your dry ingredients; flour, cocoa powder, baking powder & salt. Give it a quick whisk and set aside. In a large bowl cream butter and sugar together with an electric…

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    Valentines Day Chocolate Drizzled Pretzels!

    These chocolate covered pretzels are so delicious, they add the perfect amount of savory and sweet, and are the perfect treat with a cup of coffee or tea!  Makes 16 Pretzels Ingredients 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips, melted 16 pretzel rods  Valentines day sprinkles  Place chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for 1 minutes at 50% power, remove from microwave and stir. The chocolate chips won’t be fully melted so continue to microwave on high in 10-15 second intervals, stirring in between until all chips are melted! Set aside.  Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat, lay 16 pretzel rods on the…

  • Fab Food & Drinks,  Fitness & Wellness

    “Healthy-ish” Peanut Butter Cups

    These “healthy-ish” Peanut butter cups are really tasty, loaded with protein and refined sugar-free these peanut butter cups are sure to please. These are a great snack with a cup of tea or perfect for the kids lunches!  Makes 6-8 Peanut Butter Cups Ingredients Chocolate Layer 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted 1/4 cup cocoa powder 3 tablespoons maple syrup 1/2 teaspoon vanilla In a mixing bowl, Mix together the coconut oil, cocoa powder, maple syrup and vanilla until combined. Layer into a square baking dish or muffin tin (since these are for valentines day you can use a heart shaped mold!). and place into the freezer for 15-20 minutes.  Peanut…

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    Rustic Cheesecake Bites

    These cheesecake bites are rustic and delicious! They’re lightened up so you can eat two or three and not feel guilty! They’re also not super sweet either, with just 1/4 cup brown sugar, you don’t have to worry about that sugar high. (wink wink) You can also make these ahead of time so they’re the perfect little bite for an afternoon tea or dessert with guests! Makes 30 mini cakes 1 1/4 cups crushed Graham Crackers 4 tablespoons butter, melted Preheat oven to 350 Line a mini muffin tin with mini cupcake liners. Put 1 package of Graham crackers into a Ziploc and whack with a wooden spoon to make crumbs! Mix…

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    Butterhorn Cookies

    I love the taste of Butterhorn cookies and have recently learned that they’re quite hard to find. I checked our local coffee shops, even Starbucks and Nordstrom cafe with no luck, so on a rainy Monday afternoon I decided to make my own, and I really liked the result (By liked the result I mean I ate 5 in the first 20 minutes of cooling!!)  Preheat oven to 350 2 cups flour  1 tsp. Salt 8 Tbsp Cold Butter (1 stick) 5 Tbsp. Cream Cheese (2.5 oz) 3/4 Cup Plain Greek Yogurt One Egg yolk Filling: 3/4 Cups Brown Sugar 1 Tsp. Cinnamon Mix flour, salt, Butter and Cream cheese…

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    Rustic Rhubarb Tart

    I recently was given fresh rhubarb from a friend and I’ll tell you what, I couldn’t get home fast enough to bake it into something scrumptious! Tart, sweet, and well downright delicious, this will have you sitting by the oven like a child on Christmas morning! Preheat oven to 375 degrees 1 package store-bought pie crust 4 Cups fresh rhubarb, sliced into 1/4″ slices 1 cup fresh strawberries, quartered 3 tbsp flour 1 tsp vanilla ½ cup of sugar  1/4 tsp orange zest 1/2  tsp cinnamon Slice rhubarb into 1/4 inch slices, place in mixing bowl, add sliced strawberries and mix with flour, vanilla, sugar, orange zest, and cinnamon. Set…

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    4th of July Oreo Pops!

    These Oreo pops are so fun and festive! Easy to make and even easier to eat! All you need is a bag of Oreos, some candy melts, and cake pop sticks! This treat is loved by kids and adults alike! 1 bag of Oreo cookies 1 bag white candy melts 1 bag red candy melts 1 bag blue candy melts cake pop sticks festive sprinkles Separate Oreos Heat candy melts in microwave in 30 second intervals until fully melted, keep stirring after each interval Add a little dollop of candy melt on the non-filling side of Oreo, add the stick and sandwich together with the filling side of the Oreo.…

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    Monster Cookies

    Monster cookies are truly the perfect cookie. Once you make the 'base' dough, you can really add anything you'd like. Have fun and make these cookies your own. They're the perfect companion for you afternoon cup of coffee or tea!