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3 Ingredient Crispy Rice Fudge – Vegan

April 18, 2012
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Chocolate. Ahhhhh the splendor. Fudge?! On Family Fresh Cooking? Yes and it is vegan too. There is something about taking your favorite chocolate bar, adding something creamy (in this case light coconut milk) and making it a smooth and silky treat. The crispy brown rice cereal adds a nice crunch factor into your smooth chocolate bliss. […]

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Valentines Day Scharffen Berger Giveaway

January 20, 2011
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*This giveaway is now closed. Thanks for all your entries. Please stay tuned for more fun giveaways soon. Congrats to Kari H comment #101. Enjoy your Valentines Day & Scharffen Berger! With Valentine’s Day in just a few weeks I wanted to give you a little token of my love for you. I am so excited […]

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Maple Apple Pie Oat Bars

December 1, 2010
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In the spirit of crispy cool days & reflections on childhood visits to upstate NY apple farms I bring you my Maple Apple Pie Oat Bars. These are delightfully happy little treats that can be enjoyed any time at all. Made with old fashioned rolled oats, pure maple syrup, crispy fresh apples and warming spices […]

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How To: Simple & Creamy Chocolate Ganache

October 23, 2010
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I do not usually post on Saturday, but I have a BIG cake post on Monday. I figured I would whet your appetite with my favorite cake filling today. Chocolate ganache is more a method than anything else. The name Ganache implys fancy, but in reality it is one of the most simple to prepare […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Oat Muffins

September 10, 2010
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You guys really know how to make a gal feel special. Thanks so much for all the birthday tweets and well wishes yesterday. I am very excited to meet so many of you in a few weeks at BlogHer Food. I feel so blessed to have so many friends in my life. Happy dance to […]

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Watermelon Frozen Yogurt Popsicles

July 27, 2010
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Anyone out there remember Dannon Frozen Yogurt Pops from back in the 80′s? Or was it the 70′s? I think I am starting to date myself. Anyway, I used to love those frozen treats. They were different from anything else in the ice cream aisle. They were creamy, sweet, tangy and dreamy. They were the […]

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Dairy Free Peach Pudding

July 13, 2010
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Things this recipe has: sweet & juicy, ripe summer peaches, silky tofu, vanilla extract and stevia. Maple syrup, honey or agave would taste really good in here too. Things it doesn’t have: milk, cream or refined sugars. I went dairy free with this pudding because I wanted to try something new. I have read about […]

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Chocolate Ginger Truffles

January 29, 2010
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Tempted by Chocolate…..Sure why not? With Valentines day coming up in a few weeks I figured I would tempt you with some dark chocolate truffles.  These are rich and fabulous.  A little goes a long way.  Remember small indulgences with high quality ingredients keep us happy and satisfied.  Deprivation, BORING.  Small occasional indulgences with highly […]

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Cocoa Coconut Oat Parfait

January 19, 2010

Big news folks! It is National Oatmeal Month. Wow, who knew?? Around here it might as well be Oatmeal Month everyday! We heart our oats. I speak of the oat often. Oats are whole grain complex carbs that taste great and have loads of health benefits (see my post Oatmeal: The Basics for more on […]

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Skinny Homemade Frappuccino

November 17, 2009
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I love this coffee shake all year round.  It gives a little coffee buzz and of course you could also make it de-caf if you wish. This icy treat is reminiscent to everyone’s favorite Starbucks Frappuccino, but it is a heck of a lot cheaper and kinder to the waistline. You can make it in seconds […]

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Maple Ginger Whole Grain Scones

July 24, 2009

Scones are one of those indulgences that are simple to make and don’t need to be reserved for fancy tea parties.  You can bake a bunch and they can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for quite a few days as a grab and go snack (you might want to heat them under […]

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