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Strawberry Virgin Mojitos

Strawberry Virgin Mojitos (“Mini-Jitos”)

Need some great Strawberry Virgin Mojitos? We’ve got some for you, and we call them “Mini-jitos.”  These non-alcoholic, kid-friendly drinks are light, fruity, and refreshing. Plus, there’s muddling. There’s not enough muddling in our day-to-day routines, in our opinion. These really remind me about my favorite orangina drinks, I love them so much that i […]

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Breakfast Cookies

Molasses-Peanut Butter Breakfast Cookies

Who eats breakfast….cookies? Well, some people do. On the face of it, it sounds decadent. But if you really think about it, it’s not so bad. In fact, it’s better than most of today’s breakfast offerings. The rationale goes something like… whole oats, eggs, raisins, brown sugar = reasonably good for you. And oatmeal cookies […]

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cookie stamp

Personalized Cookies with a Cookie Stamp

Want to make the ultimate personalized cookie? Use a cookie stamp. With this stamp (and with the right cookie recipe), you can tailor your cookie to say whatever you want.   Of course this gadget is especially useful during the holidays. It’s a time when 1) You’re making lots of cookies; and 2) You want […]

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Apple Surprise Cake

Apple Surprise Cake with Hidden Rose Apples

We love a good surprise. And this Apple Surprise Cake has not one but two great surprises. First, you slice into it and you see a heart. And the heart turns out to be…an apple?… that’s red?!?! Yes! It’s all thanks to Hidden Rose Apples and some cookie-cutter trickery. Hidden Rose Apples Hidden Rose Apples, […]

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sweet potato bun bowl

Sweet Potato Buns

Sweet potato buns – How can you resist serving something with such a cute name at your Thanksgiving table? We often make potato buns with regular white potatoes. However, when we saw these gorgeous organic baby garnet yams from Melissa’s, we knew we were going to want to use them for anything and everything. And […]

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blackberry beet brownies

Blackberry Beet Brownies

We’re just going to come out and say it – These Blackberry Beet Brownies are among the best brownies we’ve ever had. (At the very least, they’re right up there with the Kale Brownies and the Lentil Brownies.) But we want to make another thing clear: We don’t seek out ways to hide vegetables in […]

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