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Apple Pie Bites

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Happy Thanksgiving! The time to spend with family and friends is finally here. With all the family gatherings come enormous amounts of food, which I was busy preparing yesterday. For those of you who may still be scrambling to find a last minute dessert, these apple pie bites are just the answer. You only need two main ingredients and the prep time is less than 20 minutes. For these mini desserts, you can choose any type of apple. Some of you may prefer red and some green – it’s totally your call. Instead of using traditional butter, I used coconut […]

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Celebrate National Pecan Pie Day!

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While out to dinners in New York City for the Summer Fancy Food Show, one of our main contemplations each night was what to order for dessert. As funny as it may sound, three women with a sweet tooth can definitely lead to some indecisiveness. On our last night out, Michelle saw pecan pie on the menu and thought that would hit the spot! I have never tried pecan pie, so I was in on seeing what this dessert was all about. Let me tell you, from my first bite I was hooked. The warm caramel tasting center with candied […]

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Top 10 Baking Uses for Coconut Oil

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As a surprisingly healthy and delicious alternative to vegetable oil, butter, and margarine, all-natural Kelapo extra virgin coconut oil can be used to enhance any recipe, from savory to sweet and everything in between. Our 10 favorite ideas for using coconut oil for baking: Coconut oil makes a rich and flaky pie crust when used instead of butter or shortening. Use coconut oil to grease cake pans, cookie sheets, and muffin tins to easily remove baked goods from the pan. Combine a tablespoon of coconut oil with 3oz melted chocolate and pour over ice cream or profiteroles for an all-natural […]

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