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kids and fruit, fresh fruit pies

Easy Fresh Fruit Pies

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

Holiday Cookies: Grandma’s Recipe Rocks the House!

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

Vanilla nut cookies, healthy cookies

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.

healthy desserts

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.

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.

healthy muffins, banana recipe

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.

Zemlovka-apple cinnamon bread pudding

Žemlovka: Baked Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Žemlovka may look hard to pronounce, but it’s easy to enjoy for anyone who fancies apple-cinnamon pies or bread pudding.

pudding cheese cake, healthy dessert, kid-friendly

Pudding Cottage Cheesecake with Fresh Fruit

The recipe for this cottage cheese pudding cake came from a favorite childhood pudding snack. It can also be made with a gluten-free crust.

Black bean brownies, Black bean recipe, health benefits of Black bean

Chocolate Black Bean Brownies with Coconut Chunks

This surprise ingredient yields a rich and subtle–and nutritious–treat that will not disappoint any dessert connoisseur.

easy homemade muffins, muffin recipe

Quick and Easy Whole Wheat Muffins with Fresh Fruit

These eggless whole wheat muffins might be the easiest dessert you’ll ever bake!

funny chocolate

Squeakers by the Dozen: Chocolate Mice!

Chocolate doesn’t have to be heart-shaped to be sweet: These merry mice make a great edible (and adorable) gift and are guaranteed to be the hit of any party.

Gluten free chocolate cake

Warm Flourless Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Cake

This dark chocolate cake will satisfy any chocolate craving; fresh fruit adds cool, tangy flavor.