Pineapple Cheesecake Parfait

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Making a dessert to surprise your family and friends doesn't have to be super complicated. It doesn't have to take a lot of time. Making simple treats that take little time are my favorite thing to do- not because I don't want to spend the time creating things for them, but because I'd rather spend ...

Peach Dump Cake a la Mode

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With the dog days of summer comes more frequent opportunities to serve tasty, refreshing meals that delight the whole family. I don't know about you, but I am always up for finding new recipes to make, especially in the summer when I'm not in hyper planning and schedule mode and frequently have last minute everything to put ...

Lemon Berry Muddy Buddies

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The dog days of summer are here, and we're in full harvest mode with our gardens and fruits in Connecticut.  One of my favorite things in summer is a fresh squeezed, ice cold glass of lemonade...simple, sweet and oh so tart.  Pair some strawberry with that tart lemon and you've just about got the perfect ...

S’mores Popsicles

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I have 2 little ones that are more than a little obsessed with TruMoo and request it pretty much on a daily basis. I like to find new ways to use it and since it's been pretty hot outside frozen treats are the most requested treat. Luckily TruMoo translates perfectly into a frozen snack that keeps my ...

Chocolate Potato Chip Bark

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Sweet and salty. Who doesn't love that flavor combo? I'm generally a sweets girl, my sister C is a salty girl... hubby is also a salty guy. But sweet AND salty? We all love. So good.  This chocolate potato chip bark is a super quick-to-make, super simple recipe that will be done in no time ...

Shaun The Sheep Movie Marshmallows

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One of the perks of being a parent is being able to indulge yourself in childish things without being called out on it! You can play on the playground or eat an ice cream sundae for dinner or watch cartoons. You just need to be sure other kids are around, otherwise, people may look at ...

Patriotic Blue Velvet Brownies a la mode

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I'm all about fun holiday foods. They are just a lot of fun to create, share and enjoy. With summer comes hot weather and makes me wanting frozen goodies on holidays- with 4th of July coming up, I wanted to do something patriotic but with a little bit of a twist- using frozen custard in ...

Homemade Healthy Fruit Roll Ups

Homemade Healthy Fruit Roll Ups

We've been dealing with a lot of food allergies and sensitivities in our family and we're really working to remove processed foods from our day to day snacks and meals.  Healthy meals with fresh ingredients are fairly easy for us but snacks are a little more difficult.  Sometimes you just want a snack that is ...

Strawberry Banana Yogurt Pops

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Hot summer days are made for outdoors, lots of waterplay, and of course popsicles!! Instead of letting the store bought pops overload the kids with sugar they dont need take control of their summer snacking! Like these homemade Strawberry Banana Yogurt Pops.  Sweet, lip smacking, and surprisingly healthy the kids will still beg for more! ...

Berry Bramble Homemade Frozen Yogurt

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Looking for a delicious and healthy dessert to finish off a meal or serve as a midday snack to get you through the day? Make your own homemade frozen yogurt with a tasty berry flavored base topped off with a generous drizzle of chocolate- the combination is amazing!   Smooth and creamy, double smoothed, Aussie ...