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Chocolate Chip Cookies with Caramel and Pretzels

Want a fun little variation of a the traditional chocolate chip cookie? How about chocolate chip cookies with caramel and pretzels? Yeah, they are just as good as they sound. The caramels So, caramel bits are ideal. I think they are so great to use in baked goods. Unfortunately, we only had the regular caramels…

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Is there a better way to use zucchini than in a chocolate zucchini cake? I don’t think so either! With all the zucchini in there, it’s practically healthy too! Making the chocolate zucchini cake Start by grating your zucchini. You can also throw it in the food processor, that works as…

Cherry Vanilla Floats

Remember those Roasted Cherries I posted the other day? Well, aside from making a really great topping for a variety of dishes, they also have another purpose…. Cherry Vanilla Floats. This is such a great summer ice cream drink. Basics of construction I start with the roasted cherries. Blend them well in the food…

Roasted Cherries

I love cherries. I will take them in just about any form I can get them. Roasted Cherries are definitely one of my favorites! They are simple to make, you can make them in big batches, and store in the fridge for up to a week. Plus, roasting them is a really great way to…

Twice baked potatoes with broccoli

These twice baked potatoes are a slightly healthier version of the classic twice baked potato loaded with bacon….slightly. There is still plenty of cheese and butter, but the broccoli lightens it up just a bit! It is a little time consuming, but definitely worth the extra effort. Baking the potatoes Let’s…

Italian vegetable salad

I love pasta as much as the next person, and maybe even more than the average person, but sometimes I want an all veggie salad. This is where the ideas for my Italian Vegetable Salad was born. I wanted those Italian flavors, but wanted to keep it light! Plus. my track record recently has been…

Mandazi Recipe

African food is new for me. This Mandazi Recipe is actually the only African food I have ever made. There is a Global foods group on Instagram I am part of, to challenge myself as a foodie. This month’s challenge was African foods. It was great to do a little research and learn…

Rye pretzel buns

These Rye Pretzel Buns are great for any sandwich. I love using rye in my whole grain baked goods because I really love the flavor! Also, making the them into a pretzel bun is even better, it gives it that really chewy and yummy crust! I used these rye pretzel buns for teriyaki chicken burgers…

Green Goddess Sandwich

This Green Goddess Sandwich on whole grain bread is perfect. It is light and so healthy! The best meal on these hot summer days! It is loaded with tons of veggies, a slice of provolone and black pepper aoli slathered on the bread. I am telling you, this sandwich has it all! Bread options I…

Rustic Blueberry and Cherry Galette

Nothing says summer like PIE! Unfortunately, pie can take a really long time to make. What about a simple galette instead? Want to get even easier? How about a Rustic Blueberry and Cherry Galette? I love the term rustic. It frees you from the perfection constraints, which I really like! You can make this with…