valentines day desserts

Red Velvet Oreo Truffles

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It’s almost that time again – Valentine’s Day! With the much anticipated release of Red Velvet Oreos, I just had to make a dessert with these. Oreo truffles have always been a favorite of mine and you can’t disappoint my fiancé with any type of Oreo, so this clearly became the recipe I decided to make. I love Oreo truffles because they always come out absolutely delicious and take no time at all to make. Plus, I actually enjoy making these! Now when it comes to melting white chocolate, this process can be very temperamental. My secret ingredient for making […]

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No-Bake Vegan Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake

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The reason some people switch their diets to a vegan lifestyle vary from heath conscious or social conscious reasons. I feel like everyday I am reading about a new celebrity who chooses to live a vegan lifestyle or other health benefits of living a vegan lifestyle. While some people may think vegan foods are unflavorful or boring, but there are hundreds of recipes that don’t sacrifice on flavor. One of the recipes was in the latest issue of Vegan Health and Fitness: Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake. Boy does it sound delicious! A perfect Valentine’s Day, or any day, treat for your sweetie […]

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Red Velvet Cake Poppers

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With Valentine’s Day right around the coroner, I’m already brainstorming about what sweet treat to make that my boyfriend and I can indulge in. Because red is the color of love, I landed on red velvet – but instead of whipping up a traditional cake, I decided to go bite size. These “cake poppers” are just the right size to be devoured in one or two bites – how cute! I found the trick to getting a deep red color and the perfect texture was using coconut oil. To do this, simply replace the vegetable oil in this recipe for […]

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