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Double Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

These cookies were inspired by my Peanut Butter Cookie Cups.  A co-worker is a Peanut butter fanatic and thought that peanut butter buttercream on peanut butter cookies would be divine.  Topped with a mini reese's, these little bites are…
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Apricot & Brie Crostini with Golden Honey

Fun Fact: An ocean breeze and push your worries aside. My grandparents have a wonderful little house in Laguna Beach.  On Sunday we went there for dinner and I made these amazing little bites of goodness.  Good food + ocean breeze....…
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Butterfinger Caramel Corn

Life can be hard at times.  I haven't posted on the site in a while, and I apologize! Life happened last week.  And life got real.  My grandma, who is one of the strongest, cutest, funniest people of all time, passed away.   It still…
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Cinnamon Chip Snickerdoodles

Oh sweet cinnamon and sugar.  I feel that this pair comes through my house at least once a week.  Thank goodness for Costco Cinnamon tubs!  I have used the same snickerdoodle recipe for years, but I thought it was about time I mix it up. …
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Oatmeal & Dark Chocolate Chippers

Do you remember the days when you would come home from school and a fresh batch of cookies was being pulled out of the oven?  Yeah me neither.  That only happens in Toll House commercials, but it is a beautiful thought isn't it?  I try…
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Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Let me start off by saying GO USA!!!  I am loving these olympics and have been struggling with how late I am willing to stay up to catch all the good stuff.  And although I would love to only enjoy "American Food" throughout this 30th olympiad,…
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Creamsicle Cupcakes

Do you remember not so long ago when I made an Orange Creamsicle Cake? Do you remember me saying how ridiculously good it was?  Well when I had the chance to recreate it, I knew it was the perfect time to try out these cute little popsicles…
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Homemade Magic Shell

When I first saw that you could make your own magic shell I thought, blasphemy!   A hard chocolate coating makes everything better, especially ice cream.  So I thought I would give it a try.  It is pretty terrifying how easy it was, and…
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Cheddar and Black Pepper Biscuits

I had a new first yesterday!  I made biscuits for the first time.  It was suprisingly easy! I took lots of pictures so I instead of me rambling on about how to do it, just check it out... Cut that butter into that whole wheat flour/sugar/baking…
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Smashed Cauliflower Tots

Its Wednesday!! Here is a quick list of things to do to get you through this hump day. 1) Have a laugh. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ggBhH0yOiY 2) Be amazed at these talented sisters. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_aJHJdCHAo 3)…
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Stuffed Bell Peppers

When I think of a low carb meal, I tend to get a little sad.  I really like bread. But there are a few meals that can actually be super delicious without half a bagette and a stick of butter.  Stuffed Bell Peppers are delicious because…
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Cinnamon Sugar Candied Pecans

This recipe was once again inspired by my fathers love for pecans and cinnamon.  This love has now spread throughout the family and we all cannot get enough.  I found the recipe on Kevin and Amanda's Blog.  For her it is a Christmas treat…