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Top Valentine’s Day Treats and Gifts

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Here are some of our favorite Valentine’s Day recipes we have made in the past. Surprise your loved one tonight or just make a special treat for yourself to enjoy!   Red Velvet Cake Poppers – You can never go wrong with red velvet and these are small enough so you don’t cheat on your diet. Just eat one to satisfy your sugar craving or go ahead and splurge and eat them all! Red Velvet Oreo Truffles – Again, who can go wrong with red velvet, mix in some oreos and these are irresistible! Chocolate Raspberry Hearts […]

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Filet Mignons with Mushroom Sauce

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My husband and I hate fighting the crowds on Valentine’s Day. We usually make a romantic dinner at home and enjoy a good bottle of wine, and this year was no exception! We picked up some USDA Prime filets from our favorite local market and made this recipe, adapted from Saveur magazine. Enjoyed with a bottle of Freemark Abbey 2005 Cabernet, yum!   6 tbsp. butter, cut into small pieces 3 tbsp. extra-virgin coconut oil 4  8-oz. filets mignons (we did just two, but kept the amount of sauce the same) Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 […]

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