Pumpkin Pie Balls

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup oats 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 3 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice ¼ cup pumpkin seeds Directions: In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well Roll into 8 small balls Refrigerate until set (at least ...

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Mint Watermelon Summer Salad

Happy National Watermelon Day!  This Mint Watermelon Summer Salad is the perfect summer treat to satisfy your sweet tooth.  And by adding mint you turn an ordinary melon into a refreshing dessert. Ingredients: 2 cups chopped watermelon 1 tbs mint, finely chopped Directions: ...

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Banana Chocolate Sundae

Ingredients (yields two servings): 2 frozen bananas, chopped 1/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips 1 tbs chopped, roasted almonds Directions: Peel banana and chop into small chunks Freeze for at least 2 hours Microwave chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl for ~1 ...

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3 Guilt-Free Valentine’s Day Treats

You don’t need a Valentine to enjoy these sweet treats! But if you have one, just double the recipe! Enjoy and HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! Nutty Chocolate Covered Strawberries Ingredients: 3-4 tbs semi-sweet chocolate chips 4-5 strawberries 1 tbs chopped nuts (I used walnuts) ...

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Candied Pecans

Ingredients: 3 cups pecans 1/2 cup white sugar 1 tbs pumpkin spice 1 tbs cumin 1/4 cup cold water Directions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit Grease baking sheet In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients Spread pecans evenly on baking sheet ...

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Ginger Cranberry Chocolate Bark

  Ingredients: 1 bag (12 oz) chocolate chips (I used semi sweet!) 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/4-1/2 cup dried, crystallized ginger (chopped into small pieces) Directions: Line a 12×9 inch baking sheet with aluminum foil Microwave chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl for ...

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Guilt-Free Brownie Batter Bites

Ingredients: 1 tbs agave 3 tbs cocoa powder 1 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup pitted dried dates 1/4 cup coconut Directions: Blend walnuts in a food processor until finely ground Add cocoa powder, dates, coconut, and agave and pulse until ingredients are well-mixed ...

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Lemon Cupcakes with Avocado Frosting

Ingredients: Cupcakes 1 ½ cups whole wheat unbleached flour 1 cup all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 2 tsp baking soda 2 eggs ¾ cup sugar 1 tbs honey ½ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk ½ cup fat free vanilla Greek yogurt ...

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Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Check out my first cooking video to get step by step instructions  on how to make this recipe as well as another yummy avocado dish.   Ingredients: 2 avocados 3 tbs almond milk ¼ cup plus 1 tbs agave ¼ cup cocoa powder ...

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