Cobb Salad THMS, Sugar-free, Low-carb, Keto

Our family loves salads and this one is the tops! This Cobb Salad also gives a wonderful presentation at potlucks and picnics. Some of our children are not crazy of bleu cheese so I keep it to one side for those of us who do!

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Skillet Chocolate Fudge Cookie THM S, Sugar Free, Low Carb, Keto

What is better than a fudgy chocolate cookie? A giant fudgy chocolate cookie studded with chocolate chips and whipped cream that’s large enough to share with friends! This cookie is baked in a cast iron skillet and has crisp edges and a fudgy center. What could be better than that! Add a pot of hot coffee or tea and you are all set for a special time with your friends!

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Mint Chocolate Iced Latte THM-FP, SF, Low Carb, GF

Coffee is a favorite drink of mine as you probably can tell by now! This Mint Chocolate Iced Latte is delicious and so refreshing! You can’t go wrong paring these flavors together. The Latte in itself in is a FP but if you garnish it with whipped cream as pictured it is an S. I will often drink it without whipped cream but it is special to serve to guests with garnishes and my daughters think it need whipped cream, too!

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Fried Apples THM-E, Sugar-free, and Dairy-free option

Crisp, juicy apples in shades of green, yellow, and red are being picked in orchards these late summer days. Their flavors vary from tart to honey sweet. In our area freshly picked apples begin to appear at produce markets in late July and continue being picked until late October.  Fried apples are so easy to make and the Brown Sugar Sweetener caramelizes on them for a melt-in-your-mouth goodness. I was gifted Granny Smith Apples and the combination of tart/caramelized is so appealing.

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Strawberry Angel Food Cake, THM-S, Keto, Sugar and Gluten Free

Strawberries are one of my favorite berries. I think my family agrees with me because if I don’t hid them–I don’t get any! I always loved to bake Angel Food Cakes and this recipe was the first cake I made sugar and gluten free. This cake makes an impressive dessert when you add fresh berries and cream cheese filling. It would be embarrassing to tell you how quickly this platter was emptied at my house. My family loves it!!

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No-bake Fresh Peach Cheesecake THM-Crossover

If you are like me–you wish peach season would last longer. This fluffy cheesecake features peaches. Even better yet, it is a no-bake dessert so you don’t have to turn your oven on. The walnuts in the crust add a delightful crunch and pair with the smoothness of the filling. There are so many peaches varieties to pick from but my favorites for fresh eating are Red Haven, Sun High, and Contender. 

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Espresso Mousse THM-FP

Coffee, every day, any time, any way!! I enjoy coffee and desserts so why not combine the two into a light refreshing Mousse. Many desserts are full of fats and calories. This Espresso Mousse is full of flavor and protein but light in fats and calories. It is a tasty ending to a meal or for a bedtime snack. I garnished this Mousse with a scoop of fat-free Greek Yogurt flavored with THM vanilla extract and Gentle Sweet, Espresso Powder, and 12 Lily’s chocolate chips to keep it within the guidelines for a FP.

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Garlic and Chive No-knead Sourdough Bread THM-E

Chewy, crusty sourdough bread is more attainable than you think! This Garlic and Chive loaf can so easily be made in your own kitchen using minimal utensils. My daughters like to stir the dough together with a large spoon. It is that easy!! Any kind of fresh herb can be added to this loaf. A wonderful fragrance filled my kitchen while this loaf was being baked. A slice is so tasty with just a smear of butter and fresh herbs.

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