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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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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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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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