Cleochatra’s Ultimate Cheesecake

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No sugar added pie cherries FTW Cheesecake. It's been the one dessert that's so decadent that I seek it wherever I go. Around my house, cheesecake is the birthday cake of champions. Even in its natural state, it's worth the carbohydrates, but … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake

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Cheesecake with optional whipped cream and sugar free candy What can I say? I wanted a peanut butter cup in the form of a cheesecake. Hey you. You dropped your cheesecake in my peanut butter cup (how I miss the 70's)... This gourmet cheesecake … [Read more...]

Sweetened Condensed Milk #2

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Thick and convincing, to the eye and taste buds. OK, so it's a little late for the holidays. Still, many a recipe calls for sweetened, condensed milk. Even if you could emulate the flavor, how to get that consistency? It's easier than one might … [Read more...]

Low carb Fortune Cookies

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These sweet little treats mean good fortune for your waistline No Chinese feast is complete without fortune cookies! These tantalizing mini-bites are a fun addition to beat the doldrums from any day. These are not gluten-free, but they are … [Read more...]

Mock Apple Danish Spread

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The apple doesn't fall far from the jicama tree (Jicama is a tuber) I am serious. I have been in the kitchen today because I have a jicama I wanted to try out. So I pick up this vegetable root about the size of a softball on steroids from the big … [Read more...]

Halloween Jell-o Type Wigglers

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Healthy jiggly treats lurk in your cupboard Halloween is king, wending its way on the backs of crispy leaves skipping down the street. Whether you are a little kid or a big kid at heart, this recipe will have your ghouls and zombies begging for … [Read more...]

Fruit Kebabs

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Pictured: Another fun, colorful way to use fruit: The fruit pizza. These bright, fun, healthy kebabs are all about the presentation. Served with cottage cheese or yogurt, you can assure yourself something as fresh and fun as you are, you adorable … [Read more...]

Quick Chocolate Syrup

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Perfect with this bacon shake! Need a chocolate syrup or drizzle in a snap for your iced coffees, lates, or for chocolate milk? If the syrup sits at room temp, it may harden. If this happens, add a titch more water, reheat, stir, and pour. … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Fruit Glaze

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Regardless the reason or the season, this fruit glaze performs dutifully, for fruit kebabs, fruit pizza, or wherever fresh fruit could use a low-carb lift. Lemon juice serves its dual purpose as a light flavor, coupled with its non-browning … [Read more...]

Cream Puffs

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Oopsietwins to the rescue! Form of--dessert! If a low-carb cream puff was invented in a forest and dropped on the ground, would there be a collective groan even if I was the only one there to drop it? It's still broiling outside, and refreshment … [Read more...]

Fresh Whipped Cream

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Fresh whipped cream takes the cake for this delicious pumpkin cheesecake. This simple recipe takes more patience than skill. Make sure you get those nice, stiff peaks! … [Read more...]

Chocolate Glaze

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This recipe is incredibly easy and decadent! Try on any recipe where you need a little something special. This recipe is gluten free and largely sugar free, depending on your chocolate used. … [Read more...]

Flan

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The flan looks better in the ramekin. Trust me on this one. … [Read more...]

Mini Angel Food Cakes

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Note to self: Pictures are Good. Don't forget pictures. Top: Crepes with Angel food cake. As you can see, the recipe is exactly the same for the two items, but look at the difference! I'm happy to report that they were a hit! Middle: Angel Food Cake … [Read more...]

Pizzelles and Cannoli

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Pictures by babydollseas. Top: Pizzelles as they appear post-baking; Middle: Cannoli with edges dipped in pistachios; Bottom: Nothing says loving from the Pizzelle maker like cannoli. … [Read more...]