Beat The Freshman 15 With These Healthy Vegetarian Recipes

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If you are heading to college, you’ve probably heard of the Freshman 15– a term commonly used to describe the weight gain that many young adults experience as they learn to adjust to the challenges that campus life presents. The good news is that – with a little planning – you can avoid becoming a […]

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Healthy Frozen Treats That Help You Beat The Heat – DIY Tips & Recipes

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Popsicles Are A Popular Summertime Treat! There are few things as refreshing as a flavorful frozen treat on a sweltering summer day. Especially as the temperature soars into the 80s, 90s and beyond, who doesn’t look forward to a cool icy treat to beat the searing heat? Americans have had a long-standing love affair with […]

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Heart-Shaped Frittatas

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Heart-Shaped Frittatas Recipe Are you looking for a romantic way to celebrate your Valentine’s Day, anniversary, or another special occasion? Why not whip up a batch of these Heart-Shaped Frittatas for that special person in your life – or your entire family! A Frittata is an egg-based Italian dish that tastes similar to a quiche […]

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Chocolate Mint Truffle Torte

Chocolate Mint Torte

Happy WOYWW dear friends! This week – with the holidays just around the corner – I’ve been spending most of my spare time in the kitchen with Prince Charming, testing and perfecting new recipes! For fun, I thought I’d share one of our new recipes with you. The recipe is Fresh Mint Chocolate Truffle Torte. […]

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Flourless Chocolate Torte

Flourless Chocolate Torte by Create With Joy

When you’re in the mood for something sumptuous – when you want to create a romantic ambiance – when you want to combine smooth, rich chocolate with heartfelt romance – surprise your loved one with a decadently delicious heart-shaped Flourless Chocolate Torte! The recipe consists of two parts – the creation of the torte and the glaze. […]

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Guinness Brownies

Guinness Brownies

Are you looking for a moist and chewy brownie with a rich, dark chocolate taste? If so, I invite you to whip up a batch of Guinness Brownies! I normally don’t cook with beer, but this month, I stepped outside of my comfort zone and incorporated this secret ingredient into my recipe as part of […]

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Chocolate Pear Torte

Chocolate Pear Torte with Glazing

Hello friends – welcome to the Get Your Chef On Cooking Challenge, where 26 bloggers (including yours truly) will be sharing recipes featuring a secret ingredient – PEARS! The co-hosts and judges for the contest are Jen from Four Marrs and One Venus and Julie from White Lights On Wednesday. For this challenge, I created […]

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Brownie Bites

Brownie Bites

Are you in the mood for a sweet treat? Try these delicious Brownie Bites! They have a rich, chocolate taste and are perfect for when you want “just a bite” of something scrumptious! Ingredients 8 Squares Unsweetened Baking Chocolate 1 ½ Cups Butter 4 Cups Granulated Sugar 6 Eggs 2 Teaspoons Vanilla 1 ½ Cups […]

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Turkey Noodle Soup

Turkey Noodle Soup at Create WIth Joy

When I think of soup, I think of my Mom. My mother loves soups of all kind – from the healthiest of broths to the heartiest of stews. I have seen her happily order soup in her favorite restaurant on the hottest of summer days! When I learned that TidyMom and Dine and Dish were hosting […]

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