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Oct
14

Sweet Pumpkins for a Sweet Pumpkin

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Remember the days of bringing in birthday treats for class? Cupcakes, cookies, brownies – or in the case of a certain little guy with an October birthday – crispy rice pumpkins with eyes and Tootsie Roll tops. He inherited the “theme gene” from his mom, so of course, I was happy to deliver birthday pumpkins […]

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Feb
10

Sweets for the Sweet

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“Love means never having to say, ‘Sorry, there’s wheat flour in that.’” Ah, this fabulous and inspirational gluten-free dessert lineup had me at the first line. And then I took a look at the photos and recipes. Peanut Butter Marshmallow Sandwich Cookies Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Salted Butterscotch Filling Flourless Chocolate Mousse Cake Valentine Sugar […]

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Feb
09

Fab Feb: Blueberry Oatmeal Mini Muffins

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As part of our effort to make the entire month of February as fabulous as possible, I wanted to share an incredibly fast, easy and surprisingly healthy recipe for some fabulous Blueberry Oatmeal Mini Muffins. (Let’s see how many times I can say “fabulous” in this post!) I adapted these absolutely delicious mini muffins from […]

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Dec
28

Peppermint Bark

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I won’t lie – one of my favorite parts of the holiday season is the endless supply of treats. Whether it is the homemade cookies from friends or the addicting caramel corn from my aunt, I can rest easy knowing something will be always be around to satisfy my sweet tooth. However, with family in […]

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May
29

We’re Screaming for Open Nature Super Premium Ice Cream

By Jake Ferguson, Kim Bedwell and Amanda Frew With temperatures warming up, and the official start of summer just around the corner, aren’t we all screaming for ice cream? With a variety of flavors and novelties, the beauty of ice cream is that there is a sweet option for everyone. Whether it’s a treat for […]

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May
17

If Life Were a Bowl of Cherries…

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You’d want to make cherry cobbler, right? Well, you’re in luck. In honor of cherry season and National Cherry Cobbler Day (I did not make that up), we’re serving up this delicious taste of (almost) summer. Enjoy! Gluten-Free Grilled Summer Fruit Cobbler Ingredients 1 cup, plus 1 tablespoon Silvana’s Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour ¼ cup, plus […]

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Apr
10

Strawberry and Cashew Milk Smoothie

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Spring had definitely sprung during my recent visit to the Midtown Farmers Market, and with the warm midmorning air and sunshine, I couldn’t resist buying a flat of fresh, organic strawberries from Rodriguez Farms. An entire flat may seem like a lot to consume before my strawberries start growing fuzz, but I am a prolific […]

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Feb
06

No-Bake Oreo Truffles for Valentine’s Day

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Need an easy sweet-treat recipe for your sweetheart? Or maybe just for yourself? We’ve got you covered. Introducing: Oreo Truffles! Now, the last time I whipped these up, it was for a Sacfoodies gathering. Needless to say, the whole tray was gone in no time at all and I had several foodies ask me for […]

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Dec
22

CREAM Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwiches – Elk Grove Location Now Open

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A new CREAM has come to town! A fellow SacFoodie covered CREAM in Davis, so this new location opening gave me the perfect excuse to try it for myself and see how CREAM Elk Grove measured up! When I first heard about CREAM and their gourmet ice cream sandwiches, I immediately skimmed through my mental […]

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Dec
15

Soft Amish Sugar Cookies

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I love baking any time of the year, but there is something about baking around the holidays that is extra special. My 4-year-old has been begging to make Christmas cookies for weeks, so I wanted to find a recipe that would be simple enough for him to really help. I found this recipe on the […]

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