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Evolving strawberry ‘green cheese’ turtles

You start out with three pecans arranged just so, as if you were making up conventional caramel-chocolate turtles… Last time around, I subbed in melted mozzarella for the caramel and a spinach leaf for the chocolate. I liked my original … Continue reading

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Oatmeal pie, standing in for pecan

I made this a couple of weeks ago after spotting the recipe in a local cookbook, and my kids loved it — enough so that now they want me to make another one for Thanksgiving. The recipe is essentially the … Continue reading

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Flax seed ‘mug muffin’ experiment

I’m always intrigued by those cake-in-a-mug recipes but resist them for obvious reasons. Then yesterday I came across a “healthy breakfast mug muffin” attributed to Four-Hour Body author Tim Ferriss during an appearance on the “Dr. Oz” show. Naturally I … Continue reading

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Chocolate chip pumpkin cookies

These aren’t exactly like the ones I periodically ogle in the Kroger bakery department, but they push all the right buttons without inflicting as much damage — especially if you only bake up as many cookies as you plan to … Continue reading

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Guilt-free Valentine treat

My original plan was to streamline Grandma Decker’s cherry pie recipe. I got as far as a whole wheat-applesauce crust makeover, but couldn’t find tart cherries at the store. Here’s what I did find:  Great Value No Sugar Added Cherry … Continue reading

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Low-fat chocolate pumpkin brownies

When I asked the kids what we should take to Uncle Brent’s Super Bowl party, they all agreed: Chocolate-pumpkin brownies! This is one “diet” recipe the kids were excited about even before they began their Team Caylor weight-loss campaign. Made … Continue reading

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