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Skittles Cheese Balls – Sweet and Sour Super Bowl Cheese Ball Recipes

Are you looking for a Super Bowl recipe that will tempt your sweet tooth? These two versions of Skittles cheese balls are easy to prepare and use both sweet and sour Skittles candy as their topping. It’s that time of the year!  I love it when the Super Bowl rolls around each year. My daughter …

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10 Tips for Hosting a Cookie Exchange

A cookie exchange is not just for Christmas.  Halloween, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s day and Easter are also popular times for cookie exchanges. This type of party is a fun way to swap your favorite cookie recipes. December 22 is recognized each year as National Cookie Exchange Day. To celebrate the day, let’s get some tips that …

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins with a Creamy Cheesecake Center

These chocolate peanut butter muffins have a creamy cheesecake peanut butter center surrounded by a delicious chocolate outside. Have them for breakfast, or for dessert. Just have them! Did you know that there is a National Muffin Day? It’s celebrated on February 20 each year. Let’s celebrate by making muffins with another favorite taste in …

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Blueberry Energy Bites – Great Breakfast or Snack Treat

I love energy bites. They are jam packed with wholesome ingredients and give you a burst of energy just when you need it.  These delicious Blueberry Energy Bites have a tasty icing drizzle for a bit of extra sweetness. The energy balls are great for a fast breakfast, or as a nutritious snack. I also …

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Banana Nut Breakfast Bars – Healthy Grab and Go Slices

I love banana nut muffins (or any kind of muffins for that matter.)   This recipe for banana nut breakfast bars gives you the home made taste of banana muffins but in a tasty bar recipe instead. If you are looking for a quick, on the go breakfast recipe that you can grab on a busy …

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Almond Butter Balls – No Bake Paleo Bites with Whole30 Adjustments

Loaded with almond butter, dates and cocoa powder, these nutritious almond butter balls are a quick pick me up, and make a nice addition to a healthy protein packed breakfast. The no bake Paleo bites (with Whole30 adjustments) are super easy to make and have a lovely sweet taste but have no added sugar. I …

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Orange Cheesecake Bars – Creamsicle Slice Recipe with Orange Ganache

This recipe for orange cheesecake bars reminds me a bit of the frozen Creamsicle bars that I used to love when I was a kid. These delicious dessert bars are the perfect addition to your collection of cheesecake recipes. The tasty recipe is a cross between a cheesecake and sugar cookies, delightfully flavored and baked …

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Walnut Crescent Cookies – Vanilla Crescent Roll Cookie Recipe

These walnut crescent cookies are very delicate and tasty.  The texture is light and fluffy and the flavor has a lovely hint of vanilla and cinnamon. Bring some to your holiday cookie swap and wait for rave reviews. The holidays are just around the corner and that always gets me thinking of making cookies. I …

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Pumpkin Spice Cookies – No Bake Gluten Free Pumpkin Cookies

In case you didn’t notice it, fall is on the way. On social media that means months of everything pumpkin! Today’s pumpkin recipe are these delicious pumpkin spice cookies. They are sweetened with pure maple syrup and contain gluten free oats for a clean eating treat. Making these pumpkin spice cookies Pumpkin spice is something …

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Oreo Bonbons – Cookies and Cream Candy Recipe

What do you make when you can’t decide between a cookie and some candy? Why get the flavors of both in one dessert, of course! These Oreo bonbons are a cookies and cream candy recipe that will delight your family and friends. This sweet confectionery treat makes a delicious Christmas bonbon, but why wait until …

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Dessert Table Ideas – 16 Tips to Make your Next Party a Success

Putting together a great looking table for desserts and sweets is not as hard as you might think. These easy dessert table ideas will rock your next party. Do you have an upcoming occasion where you will be serving special desserts?  Many get togethers, such as wedding and baby showers, mother’s day teas, charity events …

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Old Fashioned Candy Recipes – 20+ Candy Ideas to Tempt Your Sweet Tooth

Do you have memories of spending time with grandma making sweet treats? These old fashioned candy recipes will take you right back to those days! The holidays are a popular time for homemade candy recipes but, truth be told, I enjoy making it all year round! Of course, you can just go to your favorite …

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Keep those Resolutions Going with these Healthy Recipes and Meal Plan

New Year’s Day may be a thing of the past for you, but its easy to keep those New Year’s resolutions going with one of these healthy recipes. They are tasty, easy and perfect for losing weight. We all have the best of intentions when we make New Year’s resolutions for eating healthy on January …

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No Bake Peanut Butter Balls with Chocolate & Coconut – 3 WW Points

These no bake peanut butter balls make a great snack or light dessert. Honey, coconut and dark chocolate chips add a nice bite of sweetness and crunch to this delightful treat.  Looking for a post workout snack that is healthy and still tastes amazing?  Try these home made peanut butter coconut balls.  They are super …

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Red Velvet Cheesecake Truffles

There could not be any more perfect cheesecake recipe for Valentine’s day or Christmas than these delicious and pretty Red Velvet Cheesecake Truffles.  The combination of the deep red center and the white chocolate topping, drizzled with light red trails of sweetness is the perfect treat to share with a loved on for your special …

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Strawberry Buttercream Cupcakes – The Perfect Sweet Treat

These strawberry buttercream cupcakes use these two of my favorite flavors flavors and are the perfect dessert to tempt your loved one, (and yourself) on Valentine’s day (or any day for that matter!). I love the taste of chocolate and strawberries. It’s decadent, but also fresh tasting and the two flavors just really seem to compliment …

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Amish Food is the Epitome of Real Home Style Cooking

Traditional Amish food is very simple and something that we associate with the group today. We think of it as comfort food.  It usually has simple, plain ingredients. Where are Amish people living in the US? The Amish people are found in the United States in several rural areas, but primarily around Ohio and Pennsylvania, …

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Buckeye Fudge – a Holiday Favorite

This tasty buckeye fudge is a wonderful mix of peanut butter fudge with a rich chocolate layer. It has all the flavor of Buckeye balls but is so much easier to make. What are buckeye balls? One holiday sweet treat that seems to appear every year about this time is a buckeye ball.  This traditional favorite …

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Royal Icing For Gingerbread Houses with Just 3 Ingredients!

I love making Gingerbread houses for the holidays and a great starts with a recipe for the perfect Royal icing.  It makes the house easy to put together and tastes great, to boot. Gingerbread houses are so much fun to make.  We have a different one every year in our house. It is a tradition …

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Chocolate Cherry Macaroons – Only 4 WW Points!

These chocolate cherry macaroons have a light and crunchy coconut and egg white base that is topped with a maraschino cherry and drizzled with rich, dark chocolate. Chocolates and cherries – I can’t think of anything that goes better together.  If you love this taste too, be sure to check out my chocolate cherry bundt …

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Holiday Kiss Cookies – A Festive Treat for Christmas

These holiday kiss cookies are an adaptation of a peanut butter version that my sister used to make for Christmas dessert but these are for those who don’t care for peanut butter.  (WHO ARE YOU ANYWAY??)  These holiday kiss cookies are perfect for your annual cookie swap. During the normal part of the year, I …

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No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites (3 WW Freestyle Points!)

These no bake chocolate peanut butter energy bites are full of flavor and have only 3 WW Freestyle points in each bite. They are easy to make, low in sugar and have a rich creamy chocolate peanut butter taste.   I love making energy balls.  Their high fiber and protein ingredients help to keep you full and …

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