Effortless Pecan Sandies

Pecan Sandies

Last week was Pecan Sandy Day. I had planned to share these with you at that time; however, life got in the way and I’m running a little late. I suppose I could always wait until the next Pecan Sandy Day but that would be torture for all of us. Since I’m temporarily living in […]

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New Food Photos Posted (April Week 2)

June 24: National Pralines Day

Happy National Pecan Day … It’s that time again, time to update our Monthly Food Photo Contest. Every week, I like to feature the newest submissions that have posted and provide an update as to the top three images, so far, as voted by our readers. This post highlights all the food photos that have been […]

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Whole Wheat Pecan Shortbread

Whole Wheat Pecan Shortbread

I love shortbread. All the rich, buttery, crumbly goodness that just melts in your mouth. I could eat it all year round but really try to imbibe only around the holidays because of the high fat content and carb count. This recipe uses a lower carb sugar substitute and whole wheat flour so I may feel a […]

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Oatmeal Raisin Pecan Cookies

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Happy National Cookie Day! Cookies are probably my most favorite thing to make. I get to bake, which has a lot of science, and I get to eat yummy stuff with portion control built right in. You should see all the cookie pics that I’ve taken but have never gotten around to posting … It’s […]

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Food Story: Raquel & Soft Pecan Cookies

Pecans

Happy National Pecan Cookie Day! In celebration of this fabulous food holiday, today, we have a great food story from one of my newest foodie friends … Raquel from Organized Island. Hi everyone! I am Raquel from Organized Island. I am so excited to be here at Food Stories today. Did you know that September […]

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Veggie Fries

Veggie Fries

Today is National Pecan Pie Day; however, I was unsuccessful at low carbing the dish :-(   This is unfortunate because pecan pie is probably my husband’s most favorite dessert of all time. I have never attempted to de-carb the holy grail of Thanksgiving treats and now I know why … it’s so hard. You […]

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German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Cake

Today is National German Chocolate Cake Day! According to Fast Company, German chocolate cake has nothing to do with Germany. It’s actually named for Samuel German, an employee at Baker’s Chocolate Company who, in 1852, invented a new kind of sweet baking chocolate. In his day, most chocolate was far less sweet than the bars […]

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Pecans

Pecans

National Pecan Day is always celebrated on April 14th. Pecans are very healthy and pack a nutritional wallop compared to some other foods. A one ounce serving (about 19 pecan halves) has about 190 calories, 20g fat (the good kind), 4 carbs (minus three for helpful dietary fiber), and 3g protein. They are high in […]

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