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Heavenly Cheesecake – Clean Eating

Fudgy Chocolate Brownie with Sweet Cherry Sauce – Clean Eating

Strawberry Coconut Crisp – Clean Eating

Strawberry Coconut Crisp By Cara Lyons Serves: 6 Hands-on time: 20 minutes Total time: 35 minutes INGREDIENTS: Neutral-flavored cooking spray (such as sunflower or grape seed) 1/2 cup rolled oats, divided 6 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut 1/4 cup finely chopped raw unsalted walnuts 1/4 cup Sucanat, divided 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil, melted 1 […]

Coconut Cream Pie – Clean Eating

Solita’s Best Pineapple Upside Down Cake – From Scratch All The Way!

When a box cake mix solution won’t do, and you want to make the entire cake from scratch, this is the recipe! After many great attempts with box mix, I wanted to come up with my own recipe from scratch. It was summertime and there were tons of beautiful pineapples on display at the local […]

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake – Box Mix Version

 I can’t believe I couldn’t find one recipe or even a photo of this cake! This is actually one of my favorite cakes of all time and is fun and easy to make. This cake can be made year round due to the availability of canned pineapple and jarred marichino cherries. I prefer this cake […]

Citrus Scented Port Flan

Background This recipe was the recommended dessert pairing for the Ancient Peaks – Merlot wine from the Sunset Wine Club. Although I am not normally a fan of flan, this was exceptional! For those who love flan, this is a richer, more fragrant version of the traditional flan you might have in restaurants. I make […]

Santa Clause Christmas Cake

Background I made this for a pot luck for work during Christmas 2012. I based this off the idea for the Dilbert the Turkey cake, only this time it was Santa! I created the head using Crayola Air Dry Foam Clay. I used a large straw to poke a whole at the bottom of the […]

Gita Make – Lightning McQueen Cake Using the Wilton Cake Pan – YouTube

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes Recipe –

The Back Story Shane was craving pumpkin spice cupcakes. After researching many options and finding pie pumpkins I knew it was time. This recipe is based off one that I saw on The items highlighted in pink indicate changes I made to the original recipe submitted by Javaru on I also think that the […]

Gita Makes: German Chocolate Cake

Watch Gita make German Chocolate Cake

White Layer Cake with Berries and Cream

Back Story Lil brother JERRY requested strawberry short cake for his birthday.  I wanted to deliver with a special white layer cake with berries and cream. I also wanted to send him home with a take away jar using an empty coconut oil jar and the left over pieces of cake. I have to add […]

Orange Chocolate Swirl Cookies with Candied Ginger Pieces – by Solita

Sour Cream Cheesecake Recipe – by Alton Brown

Background  I have made cheesecakes using many different receipes. This one is definitely a favorite among my family and friends. If you like a light textured cheesecake this recipe if for you! I first wrote down the recipe while watching Season 5- Episode 7 of “Good Eats : The Trouble with Cheesecake” where Alton Brown demonstrated the entire […]

Best Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe –

This red velvet cupcake recipe is my go-to favorite! I found it on I have made this recipe twice with consistent results. What makes this recipe so special is the silky, mousse like batter which results in incredi bly soft and flavorful cupcakes. Tip: Make sure that your eggs, butter are at room temperature before preparing. It makes […]

Orange Cupcake Recipe

For my cousin’s birthday, I wanted to make a special orange cupcake with a cream cheese frosting. I started by checking out and was disappointed that most of the recipes called for a box of orange cake mix … isn’t that beside the point? I wanted to make something special for my cousin, something […]

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