Category Archive: Occasional Indulgence

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

Nov 14

Rustic Dutch Apple Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

This is a recipe I have been making for over 20 years. When I lived in Atlanta many years ago, I was invited to a dinner party with a few new friends the first week I arrived there. The hostess was the aunt of one of my friends. Her name was Emily and she was so warm …

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Oct 18

Raspberry French Toast Breakfast Casserole

So glad Regina found this delicious French toast recipe in the Food Network Magazine. She made a couple tweaks and her family loved it. Now, I make it for my family and they also love it. It’s a perfect occasional indulgence that I won’t feel guilty about enjoying every single bite of. Great for a Sunday brunch when company …

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Jul 19

Fudgy Marshmallow Covered Brownies

This recipe for brownies is a snap to throw together. Using a box brownie mix with a few add ins makes for a delectable brownie everyone will adore.  Nice and fudgy on the inside and gooey on top from the mini marshmallows. Somehow the marshmallows almost turn into a pudding like topping. Once in a while we …

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Jul 12

4 Simple Cake Mix Poke Cake Recipes

If you are like me and like easy-peasy recipes, these poke cakes are sure to become all-time favorite recipes to make over and over again. Using a cake mix seems to ensure a moist cake every time. Two of my food blogger friends Judith and Maria shared a poke cake recipe with me so now I’m sharing with all of you and a …

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Mar 15

Pantry Sugar Cookie Chocolate Chip Butterscotch Bars

These bars are a snap to make with pantry ingredients. By using a cookie mix, you save so much time not having to sift and measure flour and all the other ingreidents that go into baking cookies and bars. Don’t get me wrong, I love baking from scratch. But, sometimes we are in a rush …

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Mar 12

Copycat New York’s Famous Levain Bakery’s Chocolate Chip Cookies -My Way!

If you live in New York, you probably have heard of Levain Bakery. It’s a hot spot all over the city. They have a few locations where they sell the most outrageous cookies! If you don’t live in New York and planning a visit, be sure to check out one of their locations. I happen to live on …

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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 …

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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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