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Sweets for your Sweet! (Homemade Marshmallows)

Sweets for your Sweet! (Homemade Marshmallows)

A valentines re-run, originally published 2/10/2010 One of my favorite things to make during the holidays are marshmallows.  This year, I was busy taking care of a newborn and didn’t have time to indulge my candy-making yen. I thought it would be fun to do a Valentine’s day version.  These fluffy candy hearts are a great alternative to those store-bought message candies we’ve all gro…

Pecan Hazelnut Fudge Energy Bites

Pecan Hazelnut Fudge Energy Bites

Very delicious no-bake fudge bites. Absolutely easy to make, energizing, and not so easy to put down. Once you eat one…well…make it and you will find out! From the original site: While I am plugging away trying to make Sweet n’ Savory Life the absolute best that it can be, I wanted to share with you another recipe for truffles, bites, whatever you want to call them. Remember last time I couldn’t s…

Top cupcakes with fondant (valentine's version)

Top cupcakes with fondant (valentine’s version)

Many people are intimidated by fondant, but it’s really not that hard to make really lovely cupcakes with fondant and a few simple techniques.  Hello Naomi did this great tutorial on making these simple cupcake toppers, perfect for valentine’s day.  The technique could of course be used for all sorts of occasions– you’re only limited by your cookie cutters and your imaginati…

Pomegranate Cranberry Punch

Pomegranate Cranberry Punch

Pomegranate Cranberry Champagne Punch made with a fresh cranberry reduction, pomegranate juice and of course champagne! The perfect holiday drink! Get the Recipe: Pomegranate Cranberry Punch

Cranberry Pomegranate Mojito

Cranberry Pomegranate Mojito

Holiday Cranberry Pomegranate Mojito made with fresh mint, cranberry reduction, pomegranate juice and fresh lime. Get the Recipe: Cranberry Pomegranate Mojito

Ultra Thick and Chewy Ginger Sugar Cookies

Ultra Thick and Chewy Ginger Sugar Cookies

Ultra Thick and Chewy Ginger Sugar Cookies. The perfect combination of a sugar cookie and a ginger cookie all in one! Get the Recipe: Ultra Thick and Chewy Ginger Sugar Cookies

Paleo Pumpkin Bread

Paleo Pumpkin Bread

Fall is in the air and around here that means pumpkins. Here’s a paleo version of pumpkin bread, featured at WellATL, to get you in the spirit. From the original site: The challenge with pumpkin bread is to make sure it’s somewhat dense. With almond or nut flours, you’ll often end up with a version that is a little lighter and fluffier than the original. To get the texture (and taste) just right, I used co…

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars made with a homemade graham cracker and gingersnap crust. Topped with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon. It is the perfect dessert for fall! Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Spice Latte

A creamy latte made with real pumpkin, spices, and frothy milk. Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Latte

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse

I thought of many desert recipes for the Valentine’s Day but I myself never prefer to get into baking mess at the last minute of my romantic meal so Chocolate Mousse is perfect desert for me when you want to sit, relax and enjoy your desert rather than concentrating on your oven. Prepare Chocolate Mousse the day before, pop it into the fridge and simply serve after the dinner with fresh strawberries. Fr…

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