Tag Archives: almonds

Nanaimo Bar Tart

Here’s a spin on the classic Nanaimo Bar that your family will love. These no-bake, three-layered bars are transformed into a low-carb, diabetic friendly tart. I made this delicious tart for my mom for Christmas dessert. She is a diabetic and … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Butter Crunch Candy

If you are looking for a great holiday gift idea, look no further! This buttery almond toffee is easy and delicious and makes the perfect homemade holiday gift. If you’ve never made candy, this one is super simple and incredibly delicious. You … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Granola Bars

My idea of a perfect weekend is going hiking with my husband and two dogs. We usually do a lot of hiking and camping during the summer and fall months, but since we moved to Peoria a few months ago we … Continue reading

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Coconut Almond Caramel Brownies

Rich, fudgy, deep dark chocolate brownie topped with a creamy caramel layer and sprinkled with chocolate chunks, toasted coconut and toasted almonds. It doesn’t get much better than this! These brownies have some of my favorite things-coconut, almonds, caramel and chocolate. Seriously, how … Continue reading

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Pear Crisp

Spiced pears topped with crunchy almond streusel and baked to bubbling perfection. The other night after dinner, Andrew expressed that he was craving some warm apple crisp for dessert. Apple crisp topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream have always been … Continue reading

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Fruit and Nut Granola Bites

Healthy, portable, and delicious granola bites packed with dried fruit, healthy nuts and seeds. They are the perfect for an on the go breakfast or afternoon snack. Just pop one of these granola bites in your mouth for an instant energy … Continue reading

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Raspberry Almond Blondies

Moist and chewy Raspberry Almond Blondies loaded with fresh raspberries and toasted almond slices. Looking for a show stopping dessert to bring to your next summer get together? Look no further! I picked up a few pints of plump raspberries at the farmers market … Continue reading

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Zucchini and Almond Pasta Salad

Looking for something to bring to a Memorial day cookout this weekend? Well I got you covered! This crowd pleasing summer time pasta salad is quick, easy and the excellent choice for pot lucks, cookouts and get togethers. Instead of … Continue reading

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Strawberry Spinach Salad

Spinach, toasted almonds, juicy strawberries and blue cheese are tossed together with a delicious balsamic vinegar dressing. The sensational dressing is made with raspberry balsamic vinegar, olive oil, sugar, minced onion, Worcestershire sauce, sesame seeds, paprika, and poppy seeds. It is then … Continue reading

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Overnight Honey-Almond Multigrain Oatmeal

I have been on quite an oatmeal kick lately. I eat oatmeal every morning and realized the breakfast that I eat every morning I have not been sharing with my readers. Why should I be keeping all of these delicious … Continue reading

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