Author Archives: brookecolleen

Pumpkin Coffee Creamer

When pumpkin lattes are released early each fall, I am the girl who is standing in the front of the line at the coffee shop. I love them! But they do have a fair amount of sugar, processed ingredients, and … Continue reading

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Chips and Dip … Revised

From book clubs to movie nights to prayer groups, I love inviting people to come into my home, drink wine and be together. While there is something profoundly delicious about the standard “chips and salsa” fare for such occassions, I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Coconut Ice Cream

When it comes to dessert , the taste really needs to be worth the calories. Therefore, my general rule is make dessert as decadent as possible, enjoy every spoonful, and be satisfied with a smaller portion.  Dairy ice cream, even … Continue reading

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Eggplant Caprese

As the cool spring sunshine gives way to a warmer summer blaze, the really good tomatoes are returning to us. The gritty, hard tomatoes in the winter are hardly satisfying, but those sweet juicy summertime tomatoes are just delicious! This … Continue reading

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Egg White and Sweet Potato Casserole

Finding the time and motivation to prepare a healthy breakfast every day is rather challenging, so I have become a huge fan of making frittatas and casseroles that will last for several days in a row. That way, I can … Continue reading

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Cara Cara Orange

This week, I discovered this crazy delicious citrus fruit called the Cara Cara Orange. Apparently, it does not actually have any grapefruit ancestry, but it has the most subtle grapefruit flavor while still being sweet and delicious. Basically, it rocked … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Mousse Dip

For some reason, the combination of peanut butter and chocolate is just magical. This recipe uses Vanilla yogurt as the sweet, creamy base for a peanut butter mousse. It works deliciously well with apples as a dipping sauce. Or, for … Continue reading

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