Almond Butter Breakfast Cookies

I have been wanting to finish up a jar of almond butter that has been sitting in the back of the kitchen cabinet for a while now! Both kids have not really embraced almond butter as much as I would¬†like them to! Sylvester likes to dip apple slices into almond butter mixed with honey once […]

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ROSEMARY PERSIMMON DAQUIRI

Fuyu persimmon is such a perfect fall fruit . Looking very much like tiny pumpkins they taste so delicious eaten hard or scooped out with a spoon when they are super ripe and soft. Why would I want to make a drink out of this fruit if it tastes so awesome by itself? ¬†Well, don’t […]

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Milk and Oreo Rice Krispy Squares

Do I have to really convince you that milk and Oreos are great together? Adding Rice Krispy treats to the equation just sounded too good to resist myself from whipping up a batch. Perfect for the kids after school along with a tall glass of milk ! Ingredients: 14 Oreo sandwich cookies 4 cups Rice […]

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S’mores Chocolate Lava Cake

We had a nice family trip to Las Vegas the week after Christmas ! Some gambling (translates to losing ) , nice dinners followed by walks on the freezing strip. Sylvester had a great time enjoying various desserts and one that stood out for him was a S’mores lava cake . Guess what ? Here […]

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Fig-Walnut-Mascarpone Cake

I picked up a locally made fig-walnut bar at a farmers market and it had only two ingredients . Can you guess? The flavors complimented each other so well. Though this cake has 1/2 cup of almond liquor it would certainly be not boozy ! (Did I disappoint anyone?) Ingredients: 1 cup sliced dried calimyrna […]

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