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Homemade Caramel Sauce and Caramel Apples

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Let me start by saying I love caramel sauce.  You can put it on so many things… ice cream, apples, brownies, cheesecake and just about any other fruit.  This time of year caramel apples are the perfect dessert, whether you’re just making one for a night in or a whole bunch for a Halloween party.  You can dress them up any way you want to, plus they are super quick and easy to make. I started looking for recipes for a homemade caramel sauce since I have never made one before.  I quickly found out that there was a ton of […]

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Caramel Apple Popcorn

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In celebration of fall, I decided to whip up a tasty treat this weekend – Caramel Apple Popcorn. Oh my, I can’t begin to tell you how good this was! I’m a big fan of anything caramel and I also absolutely love flavored popcorn. This is the type of snack that once you start; it’s so hard to stop. My main ingredient in this addicting treat was coconut oil. This was substituted in place of butter and definitely increases the flavor of the ingredients. I used coconut oil for the homemade caramel and also when making my apple chips. Now, […]

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Cocoa Pebbles Crispy Treats

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Rise Crispy Treats have always been my fiancé’s favorite, especially the chocolate ones. The other night he got this ridiculous craving for chocolatey treats and guess who had to go to the grocery store at 9 p.m. to whip up something good – me! I decided that I would go about a different way to making these treats, getting a different brand of cereal and making the base with coconut oil instead of butter. I prefer to use this healthy fat in all my recipes now, especially when I’m baking. For any recipe, you simply swap out butter or oil […]

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