Melissa’s Famous Cheesecake

I have just been informed that today is National Cheesecake Day!  So before you are tempted to head over to The Cheesecake Factory to indulge…please keep reading! One slice of Cheesecake from The Cheesecake Factory contains 450 Calories, 28 g of Fat, 43 g of Carbs and 7 grams of Protein. I am not necessarily worried about the fat,… 

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My Favorite Blueberry Recipes

I am on my last few pints of blueberries for the season and this makes me VERY SAD! I have been spoiled for the past few years to be able to pick fresh blueberries from my MIL’s bushes!  Nothing’s better than eating them right off the bush! (No, pesticides are used so don’t worry!) Here… 

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REAL Watermelon Jell-O

Summer is here!!  In Louisiana that means heat, humidity and Watermelons!!  Washington Parish has some of the sweetest! (Yes, Louisiana has parishes not counties… weird I know)! Watermelon is one of my favorites, and I always anxiously await its arrival every Summer! Unfortunately, I could eat my weight in watermelon, so I often skip out… 

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Flour-less Chocolate Torte (Nut-Free, Grain-Free, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free)

There has been a bit of confusion over a recipe I posted about 1 year ago.  It was actually a recipe that come about from 3 batches of broken ganache!  As the old saying goes, I made lemon-aide out of lemons!  Well, not only have I simplified the ganache recipe, but I have now simplifying the… 

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Grain-Free Cookie Cake (and why I don’t use artificial sweeteners)

This Cookie Cake is AMAZING!!!  In all honesty, I have never purchased a Cookie Cake at the mall.  I have in the past purchased a chocolate chip cookie but the thought of a mega cookie and all that sugar and carbs just puts me in a diabetic coma thinking about it! When I consume too… 

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Easy “Candied” Apples

I never was a fan of candied apples.  I always thought they were too sweet and I hated the candy part getting stuck in my teeth!  I like my version much better plus, I love peanut butter and chocolate together so this recipe is a win, win!   Also, no candy thermometer needed which makes… 

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