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Dilemma Resolved: Dried Cherry, Almond & Black Pepper Biscotti Recipe

I mentioned in an earlier post on Chocolate Cherry Protein Balls that I love cookies. I don’t make them often, because I will eat them all, but also because there’s a frightening amount of sugar in every cookie recipe. Without the sugar, it’s really not a cookie. Unless, of course, it’s a biscotti! Traditionally, Italians don’t really use a lot of sugar in these little cookies, because they intended for them to be dipped in wine. An Italian biscotti just might be the answer to my cookie dilemma. I want something to satisfy a sweet tooth without all the sugar. Something to dip in a nice cup of tea in the evening with out any of the guilt. If you’ve ever felt like that, then by all means, read on.
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By on September 23, 2011 in Almond, Berries, Blog, Cherries, Dessert, Snack, Vegan, Vegetarian

Three Berry Scones with Apple Butter

I’m not a fussy baker. I’ll just put it out there. Making pastry drives me bonkers and anything that involves cutting cold butter into flour is rarely attempted in this house. Sometimes I’ll see the most amazing recipe, so I put my doubts behind me and plow forward. The result? 95% disappointing. I guess I just don’t have the technique.  So this little diddy was made this morning and it turned out lovely and I don’t even feel any guilt about eating them because the were so darn good. I whipped up a batch of apple butter while they were baking and treated myself to an amazing breakfast. I highly recommend you do the same!

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By on January 12, 2011 in Berries, Blog, Breakfast, Brunch, Main Ingredient, Recipes, Snack, Vegetarian

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