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Grandma Bertha’s Rhubarb Pie

In Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson2 Comments

Grandma Bertha’s Rhubarb Pie is a family favorite passed down for generations in my family.  Bertha was my belly laughing German grandmother whose heart and  home  was filled with an abundance of love for family and friends, including her eight children and eighty-seven grandchildren, counting up to three generations while she was still on this earth.  That’s a lot of …

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Berries and Cream Sugar Cookie Pizza

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The fourth of July is upon us once again and if you are planning to host or attend an Independence day gathering with friends and family, Berries and Cream Sugar Cookie Pizza is the perfect dessert to make! This four-ingredient dessert is super easy to make and you can decorate it for the occasion using your favorite fruit combinations.  I …

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Berries and Cream Sugar Cookie Pie

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Berries and Cream Sugar Cookie Pie is a dessert I learned to make after buying my favorite round stonewear baking pan by Pampered Chef.  This pan is one of the most versatile cooking pieces I own and this recipe is one I often make with it. This gorgeous dessert is so simple to make and a definite crowd pleaser. Though …

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Gluten free – Dairy free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Family traditions are something I love to pass down to my kids. I grew up eating old-fashioned peanut butter cookies.  Both my mother and my grandmother made them in huge batches and stored them in large glass jars to keep them fresh. There was always a delicious treat waiting to enjoy any time of the day. Times have changed since I …

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It Begins at the Table Cookbook Sneak Peek: Lemon Zucchini Bread Recipe with Sweet Turmeric Glaze

In Dairy-free, Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson13 Comments

Lemon Zucchini Bread with sweet turmeric glaze is my version of my grandmother’s old classic zucchini bread recipe. Baked with most of the same delicious ingredients she used and infused with a delightful lemon flavor that takes my grandma’s method to the next level — topped with a sweet turmeric glaze for a touch of international flavor. Have you ever …

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Old-Fashioned Organic Homemade Apple Pie

In Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson4 Comments

When I think of homemade apple pie, I think of my mother. She had a way of creating magic with just a few swipes of a flour-dusted rolling pin over freshly kneaded dough, and an apple-filled pie crust topped with sugar, cinnamon, a sprinkle of nutmeg, and plenty of butter. Unapologetically, she swore off any suggestion of a pre-made, store-bought …

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Old Fashioned Molasses Cake Recipe (From 1942)

In Cookbook, Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson4 Comments

My Grandmother created some of the fondest memories of my childhood. She was a real-life Superwoman, a mother of eight, a farmer, a gardener, a cook, a housewife, an employee, and a beautiful Godly German woman who managed her way through the Great Depression while still giving a helping hand to strangers in need. Through her example, she has taught …

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Oven Fried BBQ Baked Chicken Wings

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Print Recipe Baked BBQ Chicken Wings (Oven Fried) Yum Forget deep frying your chicken wings and turn on the oven because you are about to get the same great taste of deep fried wings but healthier! Course Appetizer / Snack, Dinner, Entrees, Lunch Cuisine American Keyword baking Servings people Ingredients 12 chicken wings1 cup BBQ sauce Course Appetizer / Snack, …

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Lemon Cream Cheese Pake (Pie/Cake)

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At the risk of sounding like a food snob, this Lemon Cream Cheese Pake (Pie/Cake) , as I like to call it, breaks every one of my rules for recipes. Some of the ingredients are boxed rather than homemade and as delicious as it is, this dessert isn’t exactly a healthy option, though there could be worse. What I love …

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Gluten-free, Dairy-free Coconut Lemon Bars

In Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson8 Comments

Gluten-free, dairy-free Coconut Lemon Bars are lightly sweet, slightly sour, and make the perfect dessert to bring to your next party, backyard bbq, or enjoy at home when you are craving a little goodness. When I prepare desserts for my gatherings, I like to include a lemon flavored option since it’s always a welcomed offering for those who prefer a …