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Guilt Free Cheesecake (aka Greek Yogurt Cheesecake)

Guilt Free Cheesecake (aka Greek Yogurt Cheesecake) Cheesecake recipe from Eat Live Run Yield: 1 x 9 inch cheesecake Crust (low-sugar version) 1-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup coconut oil or butter, melted Crust (super sweet version) 1-1/4 cups Oreo cookie crumbs 1/4 cup coconut oil or butter, melted Cheesecake 2 cups plain Greek yogurt … Continue reading

No-Bake Chewy Coconut Haystacks

No-Bake Chewy Coconut Haystacks Adapted from: Free Coconut Recipes Yield: 20 2 tbsps butter 1/2 cup coconut oil (use just under 1/2 cup to avoid the oil pooling) 1/4 cup cocoa 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey 1/4 cup organic sugar dash of salt 2 tsp vanilla 2 cups shredded unsweetened coconut Melt oil, butter … Continue reading

“Healthier” Peanut Butter Cups

“Healthier” Peanut Butter Cups Adapted from Healthy Indulgences Yield: approx 14 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsps cocoa powder 3 tbsps coconut oil 3 tbsps natural peanut butter 3/4 tsp vanilla 5 to 6 tbsps pure maple syrup Heat cocoa powder, coconut oil, and peanut butter in a saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally until mixture … Continue reading

Black Bean and Chia Seed Brownies

Black Bean and Chia Seed Brownies From: City TV Yield: One 8 x 8 pan You won’t miss your regular brownies!! 1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added black beans, drained and rinsed 3 large eggs 1/3 cup buter 2 tbsp of chia seeds 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup  brown … Continue reading

Crazy Chocolate Cake

Crazy Chocolate Cake From: Steven and Chris 1-1/2 cups flour  1 cup sugar 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup canola oil 1 cup cold brewed coffee 2 tsps vanilla extract 1 1/2 tbsps cider vinegar Preheat the oven to 375F. Sift together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking … Continue reading

Ultimate Brownies

Ultimate Brownies Adapted from: Cupcakes, Cornish Hens & Children Brownies 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1 tsp vanilla 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 3/4 cup brown sugar 2 eggs Preheat oven to 350F. In a saucepan, melt butter and add cocoa, sugar and vanilla; blend well. Put flour in a mixing bowl and … Continue reading

Butter Tart Squares

Butter Tart Squares Adapted from: Canadian Living Base: 1 cup flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 1/2 cup butter Topping: 2 tbsp butter , melted 2 eggs 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 tbsp all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 pinch salt 1 cup raisins 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans Preheat oven … Continue reading

Easy Maple Pecan Pie (with even easier crust!)

Easy Maple Pecan Pie (with even easier crust!) Yield: 1 9-inch pie Crust: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons white sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons milk Preheat oven to 400F. Place all ingredients in 9-inch pie pan; stir together with fork. For a sweeter crust, add more sugar.Pat mixture … Continue reading

Chocolate Fancy

Chocolate Fancy Yield: One 8 x 8 pan; approximately 16 squares Base 1 cup margarine 2 tbsp cocoa 1/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp salt 2 cups graham wafer crumbs 1 cup flaked coconut Middle Layer 4 tbsp butter 1 tbsp milk (a little more if needed) 2 cups icing sugar, sifted … Continue reading

Cinnamon Buns with Cream Cheese Icing

Cinnamon Buns with Cream Cheese Icing Rolls: 1-1/4 yeast (1 pkg) 1 cup warm milk 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup melted butter or margarine 1 tsp salt 2 eggs 4 cups flour Filling: 1 cup brown sugar, packed 2-1/2 tbsps cinnamon 1/3 cup butter Icing: 7 tbsps butter or margarine, softened 1-1/2 cups icing sugar … Continue reading