Apple Tart

For Christmas this year, my Mom hadn’t planned on having a dessert. Since I am giving up excess processed sugars for my New Year’s resolution (no more sugary drinks or desserts… yikes!), I insisted that we have dessert on Christmas. We decided to go with a recipe that my Mom makes all of the time, the classic apple tart. This tart is easy to make and so delicious, definitely one to try!


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Published in: on December 28, 2010 at 8:37 am  Leave a Comment  
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Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake w/ Gingerbread Crust

To add to the holiday festivities, I decided to make something with gingerbread. I sat around for a while trying to think what else I could do with gingerbread other than make cookies or a house. Eventually, I decided on gingerbread cheesecake. I had never made homemade cheesecake before, but am very proud of the outcome. I used fat-free cream cheese too, which makes this dessert pretty healthy as far as desserts go!


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Published in: on December 22, 2010 at 12:46 pm  Comments (2)  
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Holiday Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel Sticks

It’s almost Christmas, which means sweets and treats. I wanted to give a few of my good friends something homemade for the holidays and found this little gift idea. They are fairly simple to make and make great presents, not to mention they taste amazing!


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Published in: on December 21, 2010 at 8:25 am  Comments (1)  
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Tiramisu

Tiramisu is the perfect easy “fancy” dessert. It doesn’t take long to put together, but will impress your guests. Be careful not to add too much rum, or else you will have a really boozy tasting dessert. Also, remember that this has espresso in it, which means lots of caffeine.


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Published in: on December 9, 2010 at 10:31 am  Leave a Comment  
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