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Do you have a lot of apples this fall season? Are you looking for a recipe that uses apples and wonderful spices to bring out the flavors? This is a delicious recipe that is great for the holidays with the apples and spices! A perfect fall dessert! I adapted this recipe from Diabetic Living. It …

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I love blueberries and especially their health benefits. This blueberry streusel bar was just so darn good! Of course I used fresh blueberries because I do not care for the messy frozen version – the blueberry juice is dangerous when thawed! The blueberries do need to be at room temperature so plan ahead since using …

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I keep telling myself that every day is one day closer to Spring and nicer weather! One day that will be true – hopefully once we get past St. Patrick’s Day the weather will settle down and stop snowing! As I write this it is snowing with a potential of two more inches! It was …

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It seems like a good idea to post another dessert recipe on this frigid winter day. In the Northeast our temperature with windchill is -27 fahrenheit, which is -32 celsius – it is darn cold! Even in the house you feel a slight coldness – even though the temperature is the same as always. But …

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To continue sharing the recipes from our Mother’s Day dinner that started with Braised Balsamic Chicken with Shallots and Creamed Peas with Caramelized Pearl Onions, we now have a dessert to share. To make it more fun, I made a series of bite-size desserts so everyone could try different bites and of course have more …

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It is almost St. Patrick’s Day and even though I am not a beer drinker I do like to make a couple of recipes using Guinness Beer! Today I made these fantastic Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes which has the wonderful flavor of Guinness Beer. They were super easy to make and only took 25-minutes to bake …

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Recipe moved to: No Bake Creamy Chocolate Banana Pie with Crushed Mint M&Ms Made With Dark Chocolate Please consider following us at our new Blog called Supper Plate for your favorite recipes from Realistic Cooking Ideas and many new recipes! We thank you for your continual support!

Recipe moved to: No Bake Double Layered Banana Pie with Pistachios and Chocolate Please consider following us at our new Blog called Supper Plate for your favorite recipes from Realistic Cooking Ideas and many new recipes! We thank you for your continual support!

Recipe moved to: No Bake Creamy Banana Pie with Toasted Coconut Please consider following us at our new Blog called Supper Plate for your favorite recipes from Realistic Cooking Ideas and many new recipes! We thank you for your continual support!

Can you believe it is a few weeks until Thanksgiving? It is always fun to try new recipes to determine what makes it to the finals! It is my version of a food tryout for the Thanksgiving menu! This recipe is similar to my Pumpkin Pie made with Fresh Pumpkin Puree except I had a …

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