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30 Dec Pistachio Cranberry Orange Granola Bars with Greek Yogurt Drizzle

[caption id="attachment_83" align="alignleft" width="314"] Pistachio Orange Cranberry Granola Bars with Greek Yogurt Drizzle[/caption] Pistachio Cranberry Orange Granola Bars with Greek Yogurt Drizzle Ingredients for Granola Bars: 8 oz. Old fashioned rolled oats 5 oz Pistachios shelled 6 oz. Honey 1 ¾ oz. Light Brown Sugar 1 oz unsalted butter (plus more for...

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29 Dec NYE Treats: Strawberry Champagne Rainbow Cookies

[caption id="attachment_77" align="alignleft" width="314"] Strawberry Champagne Rainbow Bars[/caption] The traditional italian tri-color rainbow cookies with chocolate frosting were always one of my favorite treats growing up. In light of the upcoming New Year's Eve celebration, I've decided to add a bubbly twist to it. Taking the...

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28 Dec Lime Raspberry Bars

[caption id="attachment_63" align="alignleft" width="220"] Lime Raspberry Bar[/caption] Craving some citrus and missing the hot summer days, I decided to whip up some key lime bars with a raspberry whipped cream and candied lime peels. Ingredients for Candied Lime Peels: 2 cups granulated sugar (plus extra sugar for dusting) 1...

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26 Dec After Holiday Detox

[caption id="attachment_56" align="alignleft" width="300"] Mango Mint Detox[/caption] The past few days have been filled with sugar, sweets, and lots of food. My body has been craving a health kick! Today I'm sipping on a Mango Mint detox filled with sweet tropical flavors and healthy greens. Ingredients: 2 cups...

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26 Dec Salted Caramel Pretzel Thumbprints

[caption id="attachment_46" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sea Salt Carmel Pretzel Thumbprints[/caption] I am a huge fan of salty and sweet, one of my favorite sweets of all time is salted caramel. For the holidays I decided on making this recipe from the Food Network: Salted Caramel Pretzel Thumbprints....

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27 Nov Pistachio Cake with Mascarpone Filling

[caption id="attachment_49" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pistachio Cake with Mascarpone Filling[/caption] The rich flavor of pistachio makes it a versatile nut for both sweet and savory dishes. Here I am making a pistachio orange cake with a mascarpone filling. The recipe for the pistachio cake is a great...

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