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Almond Butter Buckeyes

Almond Butter Buckeyes

Buckeyes are a traditional holiday candy in the Midwest, and growing up they were one of my favorite candies.  Resembling an amped-up peanut butter cup, the peanut butter filling is partially dipped into chocolate to look like the nuts of the buckeye tree.  I have always found them to be irresistible, but the traditional recipes […]

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Short Ribs with Brussels Sprouts

Whole30: Day 15

Breakfast today was a repeat of yesterday, but today I was (fortunately) not feeling ill when I ate.  A little red banana and some sliced strawberries, topped with a clump of almond butter.  I know that looks like brown sugar but it is coarsely-ground almond butter. For our lunch I sliced some bratwurst from US […]

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Vanilla Almond Fudge

Vanilla Almond Fudge

I associate fudge with the holidays and with tourist traps, and honestly, regular fudge is not my favorite thing.  Having sampled a lot of “famous” fudge around tourist areas, I pretty much always find it unbelievably, cloyingly sweet.  Then I discovered “fudge” made from coconut butter, and I make six or seven variations of this […]

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Curried Almond Palmiers

Curried Almond Palmiers

Palmiers are those delicate puff-pastry butterflies that are sweet, flaky, and make it seem like they should be really low calorie.  If you start with some frozen puff pastry (and I always do) you can make a wide variety of fast, easy, appetizers or desserts that look like you worked all day in the kitchen.  […]

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