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Triple-Chocolate, Low -Fat, Whole Grain Cookies

Triple Choclolate, Low-Fat, Whole Grain Cookies

+722 The New Year often brings healthier resolutions.  Low-fat ones or Whole Grain ones – this Triple Chocolate treat has you covered.  It’s important to allow yourself some treats to avoid feeling deprived.  This recipe helps to lighten the caloric … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

+72 Coffee Cake.  That name is just way too misleading.  Call me crazy, but if it’s called ‘Coffee Cake’ why is it that the recipe usually never has coffee IN the cake?  Hmm?  Well, as a coffee fanatic, I just … Continue reading

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Chocolate Whole Wheat Empanadas (Vegan)

Chocolate Empanadas Vegan

+220 Oh…The joys of trying to eat healthy and still have some indulgences.  Out of the attempt to ‘have it both ways’ this recipe was born! Originally called “Sugar Pies” by my very southern, Appalachian born and bred, mother-in-law, I … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Blondies with Caramel Sauce

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+77 It’s rare that I get this excited about a dessert.  Seriously.  You can keep your brownies and chocolate …but if caramel is on the menu, it’s mine and I’m not likely to share. Just sayin’. (: That’s why I … Continue reading

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Upside Down Cranberry Cake

Upside Down Cranberry Cake

+69 I love some of the gorgeous, vibrant winter fruits, especially the vivid pomegranates and cranberries! They add so much beautiful color and flavor to dishes during a time of year when everything else is drab and dull. As a … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Lemon Mini-Bunt Cakes

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+153 Lemon is one of my favorite flavors for desserts.  In the winter it brightens the darker days and puts a smile on my lips.  I am the lone lemon aficionado in our home; or so I thought. I tried … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Boston Cream Cupcakes

Whole Wheat Boston Cream Cupcakes

+18 Seriously?  Is that possible?  Yes indeed!  A whole wheat cake mix is easy and tasty so why not enjoy both your cake and be able to eat it too! Since the other day was National Boston Cream Pie day … Continue reading

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Honey Nut Butter Cookies (Allergy Friendly)

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+11 Despite the name, these cookies can be made allergy-friendly (dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free) just by subbing the nut butter with sunflower butter!  So while the photos show almond butter, you can easily substitute Sunbutter (we like the Trader Joe’s brand)! … Continue reading

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Spelt Oatmeal Cookies

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+33 I like playing around with different whole grains other than just wheat.  This recipe combines two of my favorite grains: spelt and oats!  Spelt tastes a lot like white flour when used in recipes (try my spelt pie crust recipe … Continue reading

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Easy, Whole Grain Strawberry Short-Cake

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+10 Easy, Whole Grain Strawberry Short-Cake  Sliced/Soaked Strawberries Several hours or the day before having this dessert, you’ll want to slice and soak your strawberries. Start with a pint of fresh, ripe strawberries. Freshly picked are the best, but store … Continue reading

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