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Chilled fruit salad with coconut water

Chilled Fruit Salad with Coconut

This easy recipe for a chilled fruit salad with coconut chips and coconut water is a sweet, crunchy, colorful way to get your kids excited about eating a variety of fruit.

Remembering Grandma: Apple Strudel and Mini Strudels

One way to make Mother’s Day special for your mom: Make one of Grandma’s specialties.

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Green Is the New Red for Valentine’s Day

Homemade dark chocolate hearts are a great way to say “I love you” without having to waste paper on the box. Happy green Valentine!

Holiday Cookies: Grandma’s Recipe Rocks the House!

A childhood favorite, Grandma’s honey-sweetened holiday cookies have become a new family tradition.

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Easy Vanilla Nut Cookies

For as long as I can remember, vanilla nut cookies were our family holiday staple regardless of the occasion. They always tasted delicious and never lasted too long on the table.

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Sunday Pound Cake with Cacao

This version of pound cake uses much less sugar and butter; adding cacao powder gives it a richer flavor–perfect for a Sunday coffee break.

Healthy Thanksgiving Feast Additions

Easy Pumpkin Pie with Granola Crust

This healthier version of the American classic has a whole grain granola-based crust. Because who doesn’t love pumpkin pie?

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Easy Fresh Fruit Pies

Fruit pies are a proven winner when it comes to getting kids to eat fresh fruit.

Luca’s First Birthday Chocolate Cake

Listen to your chocolate cravings; Everyone’s favorite flavor is actually good for you!

Buttermilk Banana Pancakes with Mango Filling

These sweet pancakes are a tropical fruit-filled twist on a breakfast classic.

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Homemade Pear Sauce: An Apple Alternative

Homemade pear sauce has a more subtle flavor than applesauce, makes an elegant addition to any food in need of sweet side and kids love it.

Tropical Rum Balls with Coconut

Seasonal celebrations call for festive treats like our coconut chocolate truffles or rum balls with dark Caribbean rum and fresh coconut. These no-bake desserts add instant warmth to any holiday party.

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10 Tips for Healthier Holiday Desserts

So you can have your cake…and keep the indulgence factor in check.

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Banana Chocolate Chip Oat Bread Muffins

Getting its sweetness from dark chocolate, bananas and a drop of honey, this easy-to-make recipe can be made as a flavor-packed bread or a dozen muffins.

Gluten-Free Almond Butter Blondies

Gluten-Free Almond Butter Blondies

This recipe using almond butter is not only gluten-free, it’s free of dairy and refined sugar. Our two-year-old taste tester gave it a “great big smile” rating.