Baked Beans for Canning! THM E, Sugar-free, Gluten Free

Baked beans are a long standing tradition at barbecues, picnics and potlucks. In the off canning season I will pressure can quarts of baked beans to have on hand for the summer months. Homemade baked beans are so much better than bought and you can control what you put in them.

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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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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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