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5 Easy No Bake Recipes

No oven? No Problem!

We have collected 5 recipes for you that are easy and quick to make, and that don’t require you to use your oven.

Dessert and cake lovers will definitely enjoy these “no bake” recipes, and they’re ideal for you to make with your kids.

Here are 5 mouth-watering no bake recipes:

Vegan Chocolate Bars

These 3 ingredient chocolate bars are perfect recipe for dark chocolate lovers. With only three ingredients you can create a wonderful dessert by Sally’s Baking Addiction.

No Bake Recipe

Image courtesy of: Sally’s Baking Addiction [Read more…]

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Flambéed Desserts – New Year with a Bang

Flambeed desserts

Photo Credit: Ewen Roberts https://goo.gl/iixoDw

Firecrackers and fireworks are not the only way to welcome the New Year with a bang; apart from these, however, desserts can also express the same celebratory spirit.  Flambéed desserts are one of the best ways to do this.

Cherries Jubilee 

Auguste Escoffier is credited with inventing Cherries Jubilee, a flambéed dessert made of cherries and liqueur. This dish is said to have been prepared for the 1897 Jubilee celebrations of Queen Victoria.

Rachel Ray of the Food Network has an easy recipe for Cherries Jubilee. Her recipe calls for two cans of whole Bing cherries, a tablespoon each of sugar and cornstarch, ¼ cup of warmed cognac or kirsch, and vanilla ice cream. [Read more…]

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Sweet Foods and Saccharine Cocktails: Resisting the Irresistible

Sweet tooth - sweet foodsIt is not really surprising if you have a “sweet tooth” or loving desserts. It seems a huge fraction of the human population has that uncontrollable craving for desserts. Humans are inclined to like saccharine foods for a variety of reasons. Science tries to find a way to explain it.

In the article Why Did We Evolve a Taste for Sweetness? posted in Perfect Health Diet, Paul Jaminet points out what was shared by Seth Robert, which he heartily supports:

“… that food cravings are driven by nutritional deficiencies … which is why it’s so important for those seeking to lose weight to be well nourished … “Why do we like sweet foods?” His suggested answer was that the taste for sweetness encouraged Paleo man “to eat more fruit so that we will get enough Vitamin C.”

A WiseGeek article entitled What is a sweet tooth? says…

“… humans are predisposed to like sweet foods for a variety of reasons, some humans have even stronger sweet-liking genes, and others are conditioned to like sweets. [Read more…]

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