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Raspberry Pretzel Dessert, low sugar

During the Holidays there are a lot of tempting treats and desserts around.  I was inspired to make this lower sugar, less “Weight Watcher point” dessert recently so that I had a healthier option at Thanksgiving.  I’ve made layered desserts similarly with full sugar and fat that included strawberries, but this year is different.  I […]

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Baked Apple & Pear Strudel

So you may have noticed that I haven’t been posting as many recipes lately.  Trust me, I’ve still been cooking, but have had to reallocate some of my extra time to be the winemakers assistant!  Bill and I have been very busy with the progression of Wandering Cellars and have had a lot going on […]

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“Lighter” Orange Cupcakes

I was hosting a couple of gatherings last weekend and wanted to serve dessert.  Since we’re trying to cut back a bit, getting ready for swimsuit season I had to put some thought into this!  It was our daughter in law Bri’s birthday – so we had to have cake!  I went with cupcakes because […]

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limoncello Recipe

Limoncello is an Italian lemon liqueur mainly produced in Southern Italy, especially in the region around the Gulf of Naples, the Sorrentine Peninsula and the coast of Amalfi, and islands of Procida, Ischia, and Capri. It is also produced in Abruzzo, Basilicata, Apulia, Sicily, Sardinia, Menton in France, and the Maltese island of Gozo. Although […]

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Baked Apples with Sweet Brandy Sauce and Blue Cheese

So I was hosting a dinner party last weekend and wondering what I could serve as a healthier option dessert.  I love apple season and really wonder why we save the crisps, and pies for fall?  A baked apple is one of the easiest healthy desserts to make.  Leaving out the crust actually can be […]

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