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Chocolate Covered Banana Pops Recipe

by Janelle 05.23.2011
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This weekend my Mom and I made Chocolate Banana Pops for a delicious and healthy summertime dessert. Not only are these pops easy and fun to make, but they are a fabulous way to get a chocolate fix while enjoying fruit at the same time! The pops can be served refrigerated or frozen for an […]

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Rachael Ray’s Chocolate “Pots de Creme” Cups with Whipped Cream

by Janelle 05.22.2011
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One of my favorite desserts my grandmother makes me is Rachael Ray’s Chocolate Cups with Whipped Cream. This recipe is so easy, yet totally elegant and delicious at the same time. The chocolate custard is served in demitasse cups and topped with a dollop of whipped cream and sprig of fresh mint, making it a […]

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Paula Deen’s Magical Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

by Janelle 05.14.2011
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Today I decided to make Paula Deen’s famous “Magical Peanut Butter Cookies.” Although Ms. Deen is known for her deliciously rich, butter and cream-filled, over-the-top creations, one of her most popular recipes (703 likes on facebook!) is actually good for you! What makes these cookies so magical is the fact that they are flourless, sugar-free, […]

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Jacques Torres’ Secret Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

by Janelle 05.11.2011
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Chocoholics from near and far have been flocking to Jacques Torres’ renowned chocolate shops in Manhattan’s TriBeCa and Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhoods for years — and for good reason. The French chocolatier gained famed while serving as the revered Pastry Chef at NYC’s Le Cirque restaurant and has been featured on numerous TV shows including PBS […]

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Low-Sugar and Whole Wheat Zucchini Muffins with Pecans

by Janelle 05.01.2011
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I just finished a batch of healthy and delicious whole wheat zucchini muffins. I found this recipe on one of my favorite cooking blogs, Kalyn’s Kitchen, and I just had to try it out for myself! Because it calls for Splenda and agave in place of regular sugar, these muffins are low-sugar and perfect for […]

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A Royal Groom’s Cake… Make William’s Favourite Cake For Yourself!

by Janelle 04.30.2011
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Foodies around the world rejoiced with the announcement of Prince William’s groom’s cake, made with McVitie’s Rich Tea Biscuits and chocolate. Although less popular in States, grooms’ cakes have been very popular in Britain since Victorian times – and for good reason! I was able to find the exact recipe used at the Royal Wedding, […]

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To Die For Blueberry Muffins

by Janelle 04.18.2011
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Everyone loves blueberry muffins. I am thrilled to share a recipe I received from my grandmother’s dear friend and neighbor for the most fluffy and moist blueberry muffins ever. Perfect for breakfast, an afternoon snack, or an anytime-of-day pick me-up, these easy-to-make muffins are the only recipe you’ll ever need. Bursting with blueberries, light, tender, […]

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Traditional Italian Easter Pie

by Janelle 04.12.2011
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My favorite dessert for the Easter holiday has always been Italian Easter Pie. An Italian tradition, Easter Pie is made by mixing cooked rice with fresh ricotta, eggs, sugar and toasted pine nuts and wrapping the mixture in layers of crispy, buttery phyllo. Orange zest is added to take the ricotta and rice mixture to […]

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Chic (Creme) Brulee French Toast

by Janelle 04.12.2011
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In honor of the Chic Brûlée, I had to blog about Crème Brûlée French Toast – a rich and satisfying dessert-like indulgence. My favorite recipe is from Gourmet Magazine and is so easy to prepare! The french toast can be prepared the night before and baked in the oven the next morning.

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Soft Anise Biscotti

by Janelle 02.03.2011
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You will love this recipe for an unexpected twist on traditional biscotti. Instead of a crunchy, crumbly cookie, these biscotti are soft, spongy, cake-like and light as a feather! Have one in the morning with your coffee and you’ll be hooked. Read more for my recipe…

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