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How to Make Homemade Yogurt

Yogurt is a staple around our house – vanilla yogurt is one of the picky child’s favorite foods, and I’m a big fan of thick and creamy plain Greek yogurt. Yogurt is one of those foods that’s quite easy to make at home, but rarely attempted.  You don’t need a yogurt maker (although I think […]

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Valentine’s Day Potted Plant Ice-Cream Desserts

[editor note- Yeah, we’re late to publishing this for V-day, but it’s good any time!] Valentine’s Day is near. Say it with flowers, or how about making these fuss-free desserts to tease your the other half? Check out how easy it is to make these party treats in just 3 steps! Get the Recipe: Valentine’s […]

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Vanilla Almond Butter Bars

Creamy almond butter and vanilla are the inspiration for these no-bake bars. With only a handful of ingredients they’re quick, easy and perfect for satisfying a sweet tooth (not to mention they’re actually pretty healthy too). Ingredients: *1 cup creamy or chunky almond butter *1 cup of honey *2 cups of whole grain oats (either […]

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Vanilla Quark Cheesecake {Vanilla Quarktorte}

A gorgeous moorish Vanilla Quark Cheesecake {Vanilla Quarktorte} with Roasted Balsamic Strawberries offers a perfect boost to the senses! From the original site: Happy Mothers Day! Sorry I’ve been missing yet again and feel like I fell off blogland with life testing me at every level. A mothers life is tough, and know I am […]

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Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Refreshing strawberry frozen yogurt which is great for the season. It’s low on calories and great on flavour. Looks very pretty too. HAPPY SPRING!! From the original site: Spring is was until here three days ago, and then something happened. Before we could really immerse ourselves into it, we had a summer attack – almost […]

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French Apple Pie with Nutmeg Sauce

A Shabby Apple chic apron giveaway and a 1920’s recipe for a French Apple Pie with a Nutmeg sauce. From the original site: …The apron and the pie both very charming with a promise of retro charm. The pie from a cookbook {Appetite For America} that goes even further, a trail that chronicles ‘meaty‘ chunks […]

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White & Dark Choc Mousse with Strawberries

A great way to ring in the new year with White and Dark Chocolate Mousse with Strawberries! Delish! From the original site: For me, a fulfilling year, one with challenges galore {read pre-teen and teen challenges}, minutes disappearing into days, always a lack of time, yet always time for good food! Raising a toast to […]

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Dark Chocolate & Strawberry Mini Cloud Gateaus

Dark Chocolate & Strawberry Mini Cloud Gateaus. Can’t go wrong with dark chocolate and strawberries, a pairing made in heaven. From the original site: These were decadent and festive, almost a gateau celebration in themselves, so I am posting them for sweet Nellys Virtual Bridal Shower! I got in on the event a little late, […]

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12 Cookies of Christmas: Sugar cookies

The 11 days before Christmas are dedicated to cookies. At the end of the day you have to choose the best cookie recipe to treat Santa! So this is my first and favorite cookie recipe! Sugar cookie recipe: This sugar cookie recipe is very simple and yet delicious. It is cooked by my mom for […]

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Roasted Peach & Plum Ice Cream

A delicious, low cal ice cream. I love the depth of flavour that roasting fruit gets. Add a vanilla bean and it gets addictive. From the original site: This is one of those recipes lurking in my folder, adapted from a breathtakingly delicious looking post on Sips and Spoonfuls, devoured, yet for some reason it […]

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Vanilla Almond Frangipane Plum Tart

An easy & delicious tart.A crisp base paired with a vanilla almond frangipane and sweetly tart plums! Ground oats in the pastry worked well From the original site: It was one of those obsessive days, a ‘have to bake with plums’ sort of a day! Had a nice bag of pretty plums in the fridge, […]

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Stone Fruit Tea Cake

A Stone Fruit Tea Cake must be one of the best ways to use stone fruit in a cake this summer. From the original site: A Stone Fruit Tea Cake must be one of the best ways to use stone fruit in a cake this summer. Light enough to be a snack to satiate that […]

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Gateau Aux Pommes

A simple, comforting, unassuming apple cake, delicious and moist, with the promise of old world charm. From the original site: It’s like an old fashioned cake, almost crossing into a steamed pudding, and holds wonderful old world charm.   

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Cherry & Peach Oat Crumb Bars

Try these delicious crumb bars! They are flexible, use stone fruit, have oats and are delicious! From the original site: I think this is a great way to use stone fruit in a bake. Fruit and oats offer a great make ahead snack for summer, served chilled out of the fridge! These also make an […]

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Pebbly Beach Fruit Squares

Great Mothers Day cookies from Alice Medrich – her typical style, classic and comforting! From the original site: These squares reminded me of the good old days in the sweltering heat where we read books in shades of LARGE raintrees and tamarind trees, no fans, no conditioners, no frets, no worries.