Pretty in Pink!

FLUFFY CRANBERRY SALAD Light, sweet-tart, and creamy…another way to enjoy those gorgeous cranberries! This salad has been on my Holiday tables for years and it’s always a hit. My mom made it one Thanksgiving and I fell in love.  She got it from her neighbor who had submitted it to their hometown cookbook – you…

Beautiful inside and out!

PECAN CHOCOLATE TORTE Cake: Vegetable Cooking Spray 1 cup broken pecans or walnuts 2 tablespoons flour Pinch of salt 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 4 eggs 3/4 cup Nature Sweet Crystals 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 cup sugar free hazelnut syrup Frosting: 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon…

Can you still find some cherries this summer? Here ya’ go…

CHOCOLATE CHERRY MOUSSE And Hallelujah, it’s no sugar added! Plump and gorgeous cherries luxuriating in a silky-smooth, not-too-sweet mousse. YES…this is whipped cream, BUT…a little goes a very long way – so no worries about budgeting it into your eating plan for the day.   ~~~~           2 ounces unsweetened solid…

A Lovely Shade of Green…

WATERGATE SALAD You remember this…it’s in every home-cook’s-favorite-recipe-compilation-cookbook ever published!  Been to every potluck, church supper, or family get-together…and, although it may not be ‘gourmet’, we secretly love it! I updated it just a little with some lime – and took out the usual Cool Whip for gorgously decadent, vanilla-scented, real whipped cream (Calm down!!…

Sweet Summer!

FRESH STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE PIE (ALMOST NO-BAKE!) Now, that is pretty darn gorgeous! Sometimes you want a decadent cheesecake without the trouble of baking one…this will do just fine, thank you. Try it with fresh blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, even nectarines or cherries.  Go crazy….you’ll be glad you did… ~~~~ . . One pastry pie crust, baked…