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Coconut Water and Berry Popsicles

These Healthy and delicious popsicles are simple to eat and loaded with nutrition.  These were another creation that was made with input from Sue Chef.  Cool and refreshing, these frozen treats are perfect for a hot summer day, and there’s no guilt involved because they are made with fresh fruit, lemon juice, and coconut water.  If you want, you can add a little sugar, but if your berries are sweet enough, it’s completely unnecessary.  You begin by slicing your strawberries and mixing them, along with the blueberries with lemon juice and sugar or honey.  The addition of sugar or honey […]

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Berry Swirl Popsicles

These popsicles are easy to make, delicious, and they’re good for you, too.   All you need is your favorite fresh fruit, some yogurt, and  you’re ready to go.  Whip all of the ingredients together in your blender, pour it into popsicle molds,  and freeze.  Actually, there’s an extra step in there to get the swirl, but it’s not important right now. In a few short hours, you will have popsicles that are healthy enough to eat for breakfast.  You’d be okay feeding your children fruit and yogurt for breakfast, wouldn’t you?  Imagine their faces if you were to hand them […]

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Holiday Flag Poke Cake

I love making this cake for holidays, like memorial day and veterans day, and especially for the 4th of July.  It’s a simple process, and the kids can help with the decorating with very minimal help from Mom or Dad.  This method has been around since I was a kid, so I don’t know who should get credit for the idea.  The basic cake is a Poke Cake.First, bake a white, or yellow, cake, you can use a box mix or make it from scratch.  The choice is yours.  I listed a box mix in the instructions because it makes […]

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Desserts in a Jar–Strawberry Shortcake Trifle

I think it’s obvious that I have a problem.  Ever since I learned about salads in a jar, I have gone a bit crazy with them.  I’m not sure if there’s a support group for people with this problem, but I’m beginning to think that, perhaps, I might need to join.  Just this last week, I packed soup in one jar and salad in another and took them for lunch.  Do you think I have a problem?    I anxiously await your response. Today’s post is about dessert in a jar.  It all began with some snickerdoodle cookies that were getting […]