Category Archive: Sweet Treats

gingered watermelon popsicles - www.scalingbackblog.com
August 14

Gingered watermelon popsicles

   There is nothing better on a hot day than a super refreshing fruity popsicle.  It’s been so hot here in Portland this summer that the unthinkable has happened, I’ve lost my appetite for ice cream.  

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black and blue cobbler, a super simple summertime delight - scalingbackblog.com
July 17

Black and blue cobbler

Cooking in the summer seems almost effortless.  The farmers market is brimming with fragrant, perfectly ripened fruit just begging to be eaten.  

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chocolate chip angel food cake - www.scalingbackblog.com
June 19

Chocolate chip angel food cake

Baking for others increases my self worth.  What can I say except that I love to please people and the best way I’ve found to do that is to bake for them.  

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Greek yogurt strawberry cupcakes - www.scalingbackblog.com
June 11

Greek yogurt strawberry cupcakes

It is officially strawberry season.  I have been eating them every chance I get because there is nothing to compare to local, sweet, red to the core strawberries.  

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vegan baked carrot cake oatmeal - www.scalingbackblog.com
May 30

Vegan carrot cake baked oatmeal

I have a birthday weekend coming up and I have to say that I’m at the age where I’m just not that into the festivities.  

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almond joy energy bites - these vegan energy bites are the perfect post workout snack! - www.scalingbackblog.com
May 16

Almond joy energy bites

Having a little something to snack on when the urge hits can really help you stay on track when you are trying to eat healthier.  

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boozy blackberry popsicles - www.scalingbackblog.com
April 15

Boozy blackberry crush popsicles

I am not a drinker.  At all.  I actually am really allergic to alcohol and have never managed more than a glass of wine in my life.  

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pear hazelnut galette - www.scalingbackblog.com
April 3

Hazelnut pear galette

  I have to admit that I am not much of a pie person.  My husband and son aren’t into fruit based desserts and the thought of me having to eat an entire pie is not a good idea.  

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Thai spiced coconut granola bars - www.scalingbackblog.com
March 28

Thai spiced coconut granola bars

I promised you a recipe utilizing the Thai peanut butter we made the other day.  I’ve been enjoying just eating the peanut butter by the spoonful but I wanted to find a way to enjoy it in some of my favorite recipes.  

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Spicy Thai Peanut Butter - loaded with lemongrass, ginger, lime, honey, coconut and sriracha this isn't like any peanut butter you've ever tasted! - www.scalingbackblog.com
March 26

Spicy Thai Peanut Butter

Snacking when you are trying to watch your weight can always be a challenge.  I love to grab a few pretzels and a spoonful of peanut butter when I need a little pick me up.  

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