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Softbatch Cookie Butter Brown Sugar Cookies

I can’t believe I didn’t have a recipe for Cookie Butter cookies on my site. That’s fixed now. And there’s no butter and no white sugar in them. I’ve got umpteen...

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Fudgy Brownie Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwiches

I love fudgy brownies that are so rich that you just want to wash them down with a glass of milk. No milk needed here. There’s cookie dough ice cream instead....

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August 2013 Recipes

August went by in a blur, and in many ways the end of August usually marks the end of summer. However, given the heatwave in San Diego, summer is still going...

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20 Labor Day Party Recipes Not to Be Missed

Labor Day Weekend is the golden send-off to summer. Goodbye watermelon and ice cream. Hello apples and pumpkin. I’m always sad to see summer go. I could lie and say I...

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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,...