Category Archive: Occasional Indulgence

Every now and then we need to indulge to satisfy our cravings, then we can return to healthy eating

Jan 27

Dark Chocolate Whoopie Pies

These whoopie pies are so moist with a deep dark chocolate flavor. The marshmallow filling is smooth and creamy. Once in awhile it’s nice to indulge in a really good dessert. This was on the top of my list.  Enjoy these with a big glass of cold milk. It’s fun to make with the kids. Bake a …

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Jan 19

Extra Fudgy Dark and White Chocolate Zebra Brownies

I called these Zebra Brownies for obvious reasons. The white chocolate drizzle adds a great contrast against the dark chocolate and in taste with the richness of the dark chocolate in these delectable brownies. Bake a batch today, see how easy this recipe is using a brownie mix while still having these taste homemade by just adding …

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Dec 19

Chocolate Truffle Pretzels with Slivered Almonds

If you have been on our blog before, you know we have a few different variations of these little square pretzels topped with chocolate of some kind. By now you must have figured out how much I love to make these. It’s the perfect treat. Sweet and salty yumminess in one bite. This time around, …

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Dec 18

Last Minute Quick and Easy 3 Ingredient Christmas Cookies

If you are looking for the easiest cookie recipe, this is the one for you. With only 3 ingredients and a few simple steps, you have the most delicious cookie that will be devoured as soon as you serve them. This is a fun and crafty project for the kiddies. My son and I made a bunch of these last year …

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Oct 04

Frosted Chocolate Wacky Cake

You have probably heard of this cake before. It has a few names like, wacky, crazy or depression cake. From what I heard, it originated around the depression when eggs, milk and other dairy products were hard to come by.  It’s one of the easiest recipes around. Can be made right in the baking pan …

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Oct 03

Grandma Ruthie’s Famous Noodle Kugel/Pudding

I feel blessed to have my mom Ruthie in my life. She’s turning 90 years old in two months. My dad and mom have been married for 71 years, and he’s turning 92 in a few months. They live up in Rhode Island just around the corner from my sister Rhonda and my niece Wendy …

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Oct 02

Easy Pumpkin Pie Dump Cake

This cake is really  easy to throw together at the last minute. Love using cake mixes when rushed for time. This moist and delectable cake is just delicious and it really does taste like pumpkin pie in a cake form. Kind of a magical cake that has a layer of pumpkin pie and the other …

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Sep 28

Candy Bar Pretzel Brownies

This is a great recipe when you have candy that’s leftover from Halloween, Christmas or any occasion. Why not dump it into a brownie batter? Well, that’s exactly what I did this past weekend. My son went to a birthday party and had a bunch of Hugs and small bags of pretzels. I add whatever …

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Aug 16

Extra Easy Baked Lasagna

I like easy recipes. Especially during hectic weeknights. I’m not ashamed to admit it. When I find a really easy recipe or come up with one, I’m especially happy to share it so everyone can add the recipe to their collection. This one is a family favorite and I make it all different ways due to the wonderful creation …

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Jul 20

Lemon Lush Cake with Floating Blueberries

Regina came across this moist and delicious cake recipe and turned it into a delectable lemony lush with lots of bursting blueberries. She was going to a party and doubled the recipe.  This recipe is the original. If you are going to double, use an 9 X 13 pan.  Enjoy a nice big piece. YUM!  

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