holiday desserts

Top Fourth of July Desserts

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With the Fourth of July coming up in less than a week now, I’m already brainstorming of what desserts to make. My husband and I always end up entertaining or going to a family event, in which case I most definitely don’t like to come empty handed. I’m a huge fan of baking, so I’ll always end up bring some sort of sweet or making 2-3 desserts for our own parties!With all of my recipes below, I stuck with my secret of swapping out butter for coconut oil. I have been a fan of using this healthy fat for years […]

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Holiday Cookie Swap

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‘Tis the season to be merry and bright! There is just something about the holidays that always puts me in a good mood. I think it is because everyone just seems happier than normal and people show more appreciation for others during this season. A holiday tradition that my family has started back up is baking cookies together, I love it. We used to do it all the time when my sisters and I were kids however we got older and grew out of the tradition. However, we have brought it back and I think that I especially enjoy this […]

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Winter Fancy Food Show: Peppermint Chocolate Melt

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We all love the taste of chocolate that simply melts in your mouth, that’s why this year at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco we teamed up with William Dean Chocolates. William Dean Chocolates are all pieces of artwork that are handcrafted! Plus, there are no preservatives in their chocolates! When we approached them about creating a chocolate specifically for us to hand out as samples, they told us about a special treat they create. This chocolate melt is something that is ONLY made for a friend as a favor. They started making these special chocolates when their […]

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