Raspberry Almond Mini Cakes

When you have lost your Mother, Mother Day takes on a new meaning. Raspberry Almond Mini Cakes are in honor of my Mother, who loved to bake and adored sweets.

Raspberry Almond Mini Cakes

Mothers Day was and will always be sad without my Mother. Nothing in the world prepares you for that loss. Brunch was our chosen celebration. I would make breakfast casseroles, fresh fruit, and of course, something sweet. Continue reading “Raspberry Almond Mini Cakes”

Lemon Meringue Thumbprint Cookies

If you like lemon meringue pie, you will love Lemon Meringue Thumbprint Cookies. Light crispy cookies with an almond crunch. Filled with lemon curd and topped with a delicious sweet meringue.

Lemon Meringue Thumbprint Cookies

Once Spring has arrived light, and fresh is the word of the day. Spring has shown is pretty head a few times, but Mother Nature keeps turning around pointing her finger and saying “and another thing!” The last few days here have been cold and ugly.

Lemon Meringue Thumbprint Cookies

Lemon Meringue Thumbprint Cookies will lighten up the dreariest day. Easy to make, delicious to eat!!

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Skinny – Caramel Frappuccino

The following is a repost of what is becoming one of our most popular recipes. After a 2015 trip to the nearest Starbucks, which was at the time almost 50 miles away we did a calorie re-make of one of our favorite drinks Caramel Frappuccino. Behold…… Skinny – Caramel Frappuccino !

Today we have a Starbucks less than a mile away, but they kept all the calories in our favorite drinks 🙄 we still enjoy the real deal but we also enjoy this recipe, and we hope you do too!!

PS….updated picture too!!!
Skinny Caramel Frappuccino

This post is gonna be a real quickie……Starbucks is the bomb for coffee……well, at least Tim and I think so. One of our favorites is the Caramel Frappuccino………but with a Grande coming in at about 380 calories……… yikes! Talk about drinking your calories.

When I saw the recipe for Skinny – Caramel Frappuccino from Averie Cooks, and it boasts only 50 calories…….we were in!!

We tried it yesterday, as a light dessert after our Grilled Spaghetti and Cheese Sandwich, which was not light, but excellent! Continue reading “Skinny – Caramel Frappuccino”