Carrot Cake Greek Yogurt Cheesecake Parfaits {can be gluten free}

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Layers of your favorite carrot cake (mine happens to be flour less, gluten free, and filled with raisins and walnuts) and a creamy, tangy Greek yogurt no-bake cheesecake filling create a light and whimsical dessert perfect for springtime holidays in these Carrot Cake Greek Yogurt Cheesecake Parfaits. Carrot Cake Greek Yogurt Cheesecake Parfaits {can be gluten… 

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85 Desserts for Easter & Spring

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I don’t know about you, but I have no idea what kind of tasty treat to make for our Easter dessert table. Lemon, carrot or strawberry? Coconut, chocolate, or Peeps? Cookies, cake, cupcakes, bars, parfaits? Luckily my Tasty Sweets contributor Nancy rounded up 85 Desserts for Easter and Spring. 85 Desserts for Easter and Spring

Gluten-Free Deep Dish Carrot Cakes for Two for #SundaySupper

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#SundaySupper and Dixie Crystals Sugar are celebrating the arrival of warmer, sunnier days with a wonderful collection of Springtime Sweets. And speaking of warmth and sun (and food and desserts!) we are also announcing your chance to win a ticket to the Food & Wine Conference, plus a whole lot more! Would you like moist, tender… 

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Milky Way Simply Caramel Flourless Chocolate Cake Roll {#EatMoreBites #shop}

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Disclosure: I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. Are you looking for a new dessert to bring to your Easter gathering? Have I got one for you! Light whipped cream is studded with MILKY… 

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Flourless Peanut Butter Cup Swirl Brownies & #chocPBday #giveaway

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Today may just be the BEST. DAY. EVER. A group of over 30 bloggers has declared today Chocolate Peanut Butter Day! And what am I serving? How about a pan of rich, fudgy brownies swirled with peanut butter and dotted with chunks of peanut butter cups? It’s double the chocolate, double the peanut butter, and… 

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{healthier} Glazed Mexican Chocolate Popcorn

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Planning a movie date night in with your sweetie? Need a crunchy, sweet snack that had a bit of chocolate and just a little kick to spice things up? And as an added bonus, it’s healthy, whole grains, gluten free, and can easily be made vegan. Get ready to dig in to a (guilt-free) bowl… 

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Gluten-Free Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookies for Two

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If you love a soft and chewy, rich and buttery chocolate chip cookie fresh out of the oven, but don’t want four dozen of them sitting around all week, then you have to make these Gluten-Free Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookies for Two. Made simply with almond meal and oat flour (just oatmeal ground to… 

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Nutella Brownie Cheesecake No-Churn Ice Cream

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Nutella and crumbled brownies swirled in ripples of chocolate goodness through a cheesecake ice cream base that doesn’t require an ice cream maker. All of the sweetest people in your life will love a scoop (or three) of Nutella Brownie Cheesecake No-Churn Ice Cream. Nutella Brownie Cheesecake No-Churn Ice Cream

Flourless Nutella Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

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Is your Valentine a chocolate lover? Or cheesecake lover? Or Nutella lover? Or all three? Whether you need to eat gluten free or not, the only “special” ingredient you need is almond flour. So anyone can enjoy the rich, fudgy, marbled goodness in these Flourless Nutella Cheesecake Swirl Brownies. Flourless Nutella Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

Homemade Mexican Mocha Hot Chocolate

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If you are like me, and you like a little bit of coffee with your cup of sweet, creamy, chocolaty goodness (as opposed to a “real” cuppa joe), or you are stuck in the polar vortex and want something to warm you up inside and out, you’ll love wrapping your hands around a steamy mug… 

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My Christmas Cookie Platter 2013 PLUS 10 More Cookie Roundups

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Every year, our Christmas Eve dessert table pretty much consists of one thing… COOKIES! So whether you are doing some last-minute baking, are looking for an activity to do with your kids while they are on winter break, or just want to pin some inspiration for next year, here is my 2013 Christmas Cookie Platter… 

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Chai Tea Abominable Snow Buddies for #SundaySupper

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#SundaySupper is definitely in the holiday spirit this week, with an entire menu of recipes inspired by our favorite seasonal movies, TV shows and songs. One of my favorites this time of year is the classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and what could be better than curling up to watch everyone’s favorite band of Christmas… 

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Key Lime Pie Muddy Buddies – December Improv Challenge

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We’re back for another Improv Challenge, and I love that instead of going with something stereotypically “late December”, like eggnog or peppermint or gingerbread, we are all whipping up recipes using Lime & White Chocolate! I decided to make pie. Only a whole lot easier. All the flavor of the classic Key Lime Pie in… 

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Dark Chocolate Orange Ricotta Tart with Honey Almond Crust for #ChristmasWeek and a #CakeBossBaking #Giveaway

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Welcome to Day #6 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita’s Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you have been enjoying this fabulous event. Tune… 

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Dough Truffles for #ChristmasWeek

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Welcome to Day #4 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita’s Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each… 

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White Chocolate Cranberry Cashew Oatmeal Cookies for the #FBCookieSwap

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Wait, wait, wait, let’s edit that title up there a bit. Today we reveal our recipes for the Food Blogger Cookie Swap, and if I am going to reveal the full name of the cookies I made, it’s Flourless Browned Butter White Chocolate Cranberry Cashew Oatmeal Cookies. Crisp and chewy oatmeal cookies studded with white… 

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Flourless Nutella Marshmallow Cloud Cookie Cups for #ChristmasWeek

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Welcome to Day #2 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita’s Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each… 

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Flourless Peanut Butter Nutella S’Mores for #ChristmasWeek

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Welcome to Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita’s Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting today,… 

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Waldorf Fruit Salad

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Whether you need something a little lighter for your Christmas morning breakfast, or just want something to go along with your waffles or overnight French toast or breakfast casseroles, Waldorf Fruit Salad is a sweet and juicy mixture of seasonal fruits lightly coated with a honey Greek yogurt “dressing” and some toasted walnuts for crunch.

{flourless} Double PB Peanut Butter Cup Blossom Cookies – Guest Post at One Creative Mommy

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Heidi over at One Creative Mommy has been very busy substitute teaching during an already crazy time of year, so I am happy to be guest posting for her today.  Speaking of busy, with the holidays coming up faster than we all care to admit, I thought I would bring you an easy and super-yummy… 

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Orange & Cardamom Coco-Doodles (Coconutty Snickerdoodles) – November #ImprovChallenge

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We’re back for another Improv Challenge, and this month stretched my culinary horizons to use an ingredient I’ve never cooked or baked with before.  We are all whipping up recipes using Orange and Cardamom.  For some reason, when I thought about these two ingredients, my mind immediately settled on cookies.  So today I am bringing… 

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Maple Walnut Sweet Potato Hummus and a Vitamix #Giveaway

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You saw it in The Bug’s lunchbox on Facebook.  I gave you a sneak peek on Instagram.  Everyone’s been clamoring for it.  And no, I’m not talking about the free blender (though more on that in a minute).  It’s a sweet and savory autumn twist on everyone’s favorite, perfect for lunch or a snack.  It’s Maple… 

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{flourless} Fluffernutter Thumbprint Cookies for #CookieWeek

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#CookieWeek continues with these super peanut-buttery (because they are made without flour), tender, slightly crumbly thumbprint cookies.  And why fill the little thumbprint with jam when you can fill it with…  MARSHMALLOWS?!  Your kids and the kid inside of you will absolutely love these {flourless} Fluffernutter Thumbprint Cookies!

Chocolate Chip Sugar Cookie Bars with Peanut Butter Frosting for #CookieWeek

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The Bug loves cookies.  The Bug loves chocolate.  The Bug loves peanut butter.  The Bug also has no attention span.  So for Mama Monday and the kickoff of #CookieWeek, the perfect recipe for he and I to make together – Chocolate Chip Sugar Cookie Bars with Peanut Butter Frosting!