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Soft Ginger Chocolate Chip Cookies

  Trying to cram a chocolate chip cookie into a molasses tasting ginger cookie wasn’t so hard.  With Thanksgiving coming up next week, I wanted to get started on baking and I just love gingery-pumpkiny, molassesy kind of flavors.  I … Continue reading

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Cocoa Coconut Almond Cookies

These cookies came out awesome after two tries. The first time I made them, they were fantastic crispy cookies to have with tea or coffee, but my family thought they should be softer. I was perfectly happy with the former, … Continue reading

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The Optimum You Chocolate Chip Cake

The Optimum You Chocolate Chip Cake So did you know you can take your favorite chocolate chip cookies recipe and turn it into cake? I’m not talking about a chocolate chip cookie that’s the shape of a cake, I’m talking … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Chocolate Cookies

Gluten-Free, High Fiber, Antioxidants It arbitrary to eat something that doesn’t benefit your body somehow. I wish it was mandatory. Why hurt it? Make your own treats, don’t buy them. Beat the system and eat right Ingredients: 1/2 medium beet, … Continue reading

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Cranberry-Orange-Flax Muffins (wheat-free)

It’s cranberry season here in New England which means several cranberry festivals are going on and the bogs are getting cleared out. It also means I get stuck behind big trucks brimming with freshly picked cranberries. Sometimes when they take … Continue reading

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Frozen Hot Chocolate (vegan)

I wanted chocolate and I wanted it cold, but there is nothing inside me that says to go to a fast food restaurant to get it. Here is a local donut shop’s ingredient list for a frozen chocolate drink: Frozen … Continue reading

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Superior Carrot Cake with Cashew Coconut Frosting

I’ve put together what i like best about various carrot cake recipes I’ve tried, all into one, making it the most nutritious, yet moist and delicious that I could. If you’re like me you love the addition of pineapple, cinnamon, … Continue reading

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Creamy Vegan Hot Chocolate

On a cool night when everyone is asking for cocoa; sort of like on a hot night when everyone asks for ice cream, I do not like to give in to the store-bought treats. they are filled with denatured ingredients, … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Gingerbread

I crave this. It’s a good craving though with all those nourishing spices, healthy fats, and molasses. It’s rich and dark, moist and satisfying. This nighttime photo may not do it the justice it deserves. My daughter said it was the … Continue reading

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