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The Best Baking Secret

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I wish I was exaggerating the amount of times I tell people that my all-time favorite use for coconut oil is in baked goods. If you haven’t tried baking with coconut oil then let me tell you – you’re missing out! Coconut oil is a healthy fat which can be substituted in cooking or baking for butter or oil in any recipe. From my baking experience in the past, I would run into issues of cakes being dry, hard cookies that would crumble and breads just didn’t have the texture I wanted. Using coconut oil in my baked goods has […]

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Family-Friendly Dinner and Dessert

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Dinner is probably one of the hardest plans to plan for, at least in my household. Whenever I ask my husband what he wants for dinner it’s either an “I don’t know” or “It’s up to you”. It’s so very frustrating to hear that so I am always on the hunt for new recipes or new ways to create a delicious recipe. Previously, when I explained my frustrations to the office, Michelle could completely agreed with me. Can you imagine that, her fiancé is exactly like my husband, men! So we decided that together we would make a delicious dinner and dessert to […]

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Oreo Truffles with a White Chocolate Drizzle

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Last weekend I finished my competition so I decided to make a sweet treat to reward myself for all my hard work. I think that one sweet I missed the most was Oreo cookies. Anything Oreo always sounds delicious to me! I wanted to make dessert that was simple and took Oreos to another level. I found a recipe for Oreo Truffles that looked amazing…just the pictures got me hooked! I was so set on recreating this dessert and wanted to incorporate coconut oil into the process. When it comes to melting down chocolate, I like to use the old […]

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