Simple Chocolate Cupcakes

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I used to take requests on this site.  Then, I got married.  Now, I take dessert requests from my husband. Not that I actually listen to him half the time, but I do need him. I’m a die-hard lemon dessert lover, and chocolate? Well, I could take it or leave it.  (I know, the horror!)  If [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Red Hot Cinnamon Apple Cake

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Welcome to February!  February is for lovers, and I’m so happy it’s finally here! Valentine’s Day is a big deal around these parts, and I’ve got loads of cute desserts for two to share with you this year.  First up:  this spicy cinnamon apple cake.  I made a cinnamon cake in a 6″ round cake [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Dinner for Two: Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

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I feel like I’ve been doling out lots of sugar lately—sugar with a side of rich topped with decadent.  So, I’m sharing this awesome Caesar salad for two recipe with you. Exactly what makes it awesome is this:  my best friend Esther’s easy Caesar dressing. Since Esther is preggo, the dressing doesn’t contain raw eggs. [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Espresso Chip Pancakes

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Hey, Monday.  Let’s ease into this, mmk? Heidi has a line in her first cookbook about how some people need more than just coffee to get out of bed each morning.  She suggests adding chocolate to her espresso banana muffins.  That line really stuck with me, and I add chocolate to almost all of our [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Skillet Spanikopita {+giveaway}

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This is my favorite one-pan, easy skillet meal.  I adore Greek food, because I generally find it to be full of flavor and mostly healthy. Let’s get real for a second.  It’s no secret that I eat dessert daily, but I don’t battle my weight.  When I meet new people and they find out how [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Salami Chips + White Bean Dip

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There’s a new love in my life, and I want to introduce you to him.  He’s thin, satisfying, and rich. His name is Salami Chip.  He is everything I’ve ever wanted on an appetizer platter. I baked very thin slices of salami on a baking sheet for about 10 minutes.  The edges crisp up in [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Mixed Berry Mini Pavlovas

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Another dessert with berries? YES. Since my grocery store was sold out of broccoli (both fresh and frozen) and the baby spinach bin was empty too , I’m assuming you’re still on a health kick.  That’s fine, y’all, but seriously:  Valentine’s Day is coming up.  Get ready.  Your honey wants chocolate. Besides, calories are just [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Balsamic Berries and Cream

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You’re still doing the healthy thing, aren’t you?  How’s that going for you?  I will admit, I’m doing the healthy thing, too.  Since I bake and eat desserts year ’round, I had to learn moderation a long time ago.  And stick to it, too!  I have a few rules that help me along. One of [ Click to continue Reading! ]