Lemon Lover’s Cupcakes for Two

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This recipe is perfect for when you want an over-the-top lemoncentric dessert… but just a little bit of it. Bright cupcakes flavored with lemon extract, zest and juice filled with creamy lemon curd, topped with rich cream cheese frosting and tangy candied lemon slices. But only 3 of them. (Ingredients measurements are also included for a full batch of 12 cupcakes.)

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Funfetti Cookies n Cream Fudge

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This rich, colorful fudge will take you only minutes to throw together. Sprinkles, Oreos and white chocolate… what more could you want? Perfect for a unique birthday treat or just for eating on any old day.

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Carrot Cake Muffins with Light Cream Cheese Frosting

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These nutrient-loaded, sweetly-frosted ‘muffins’ are the perfect excuse to have dessert for breakfast. Apple chunks, shredded carrot and whole wheat flour help you start your day off right. The sweetened Greek yogurt and cream cheese frosting tastes like a treat while still offering some low fat protein. Customize your muffins with optional add-ins like pineapple, coconut, nuts or chocolate chips.carrot-cake-muffins-with-light-cream-cheese-frosting-1

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Lucky Charms Cookies

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These cookies incorporate two of my favorite breakfast foods: Lucky Charms and chocolate! A typical chewy, buttery chocolate chip cookie recipe gets a twist with white chocolate and marshmallow-packed cereal. Just after baking, sprinkle with additional cereal for extra color and sugar.

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Instant Halloween Party

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Well, maybe instant isn’t the right word but these tips will help you throw together a cheap, fun Halloween party in 1 day. Though you may want to give your guests more notice than that. There aren’t that many components to a successful Halloween house party. Food, booze, music, decor, costume. We’ll go through them one by one and get you on your way to partying!

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Lazy Girl’s Guide to Staying Healthy w/a Sweet Tooth

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Let’s be real right now. It’s not even about the time commitment required to maintain a healthy lifestyle. It’s the effort. Why does it require some? Khloe Kardashian eliminated all dairy from her diet and lost 40 pounds in under a year… Whatever. All the celebrities ever are doing high-intensity workouts to prepare for their next big thing…. Good for them. Anne Hathaway’s on some kind of not a vegan anymore diet… Did Anne Hathaway even need to be on a diet? What is this? So how do all of us unimpressed little people not die of a heart attack at some point without losing our damn minds? Read on for some tips to maintaining a healthy mind and body in the face of absolutely no motivation to do anything ever.

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