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Fudgy Chocolate Brownie Microwave Mugcake with Vanilla Glaze

This mugcake is for those times when you just have to have chocolate. And cake. Or brownies. And you need it all within 5 minutes. The mugcake is part rich chocolate...

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5-Calorie Raspberry Lime Margarita Fizz (non-alcoholic)

Sometimes we all need a little break in the middle of a busy week. This is my idea of breaktime. This 5-calorie, refreshing drink is made with sugar-free margarita mix and...

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No-Bake Samoas Cookie Granola Bars

One of my favorite Girl Scout Cookies are the classic Samoas. I can polish off a purple box in no time. From the chocolate-dipped undersides to the chewiness from the coconut,...

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Soft and Gooey Loaded Smores Bars

The flavors and texture of smores baked into bars is so much more practical than standing around a campfire. I’m sure you can relate. And who can resist super soft, chewy,...

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Weekend Things

Time for an installment of Weekend Things: 1. We’re moving in the next couple weeks. We’ve lived in this small urban condo (the photo makes it look spacious – it’s not)...

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Last Days of Summertime Favorite 30 Recipes

I can’t believe summer is winding down and fall is just around the corner. In Southern California, it’s usually warmer in September and October than it is in May and June,...

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Skinny Chocolate Peanut Butter Graham Fudge Pops

I used to love Fudgsicles when I was a kid, and got into the Low Fat and No-Sugar Added versions when I was in high school and college. They never tasted...

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One-Hour Sweet with Heat Tomato and Pepper Chutney

Summer’s bounty of fresh produce is such a wonderful gift. Usually. But if the season has been a little too bountiful, all at once, and you have more tomatoes than you...

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Peanut Butter-Swirled Cheesecake Bars with Brown Sugar-Graham Cracker Crust

I haven’t made cheesecake bars in over a year. I’m so glad I remedied that with these. They combine so many of my favorite dessert elements in one including a buttery,...

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Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Fluffernutter Cookies with Peanut Butter Buttercream

What’s a fluffernutter? If you have to ask, you have major eating to do to make up for lost time. Fluffer is marshmallows. Nutter is peanut butter. Two of my favorite...