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Category Archives: Mini Veg

Cheesecake-filled Chocolate Easter Eggs

If you’re still looking for the perfect dessert for your Easter lunch – look no further. These sweet little chocolate eggs are filled with (no-bake) cheesecake and lemon curd and they come together so quickly and easily! They will be a huge hit – I promise! Learn how to make them on Hellobee here.

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Dinner Success: Easy South Indian Dhal

That thing about how babies may need to taste (and reject) something 6-12 times before really knowing if they like it or not really holds true for toddlers, and pre-schoolers as well. Tonight I was craving this delicious dhal so I decided to make it, even though, in the past, none of the children have [...]

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No-Bake Lemon Oreo Cheesecake (in a jar!)

It’s one of my best go-to recipes and I just found a way to make it even easier to make (and also cuter). Head on over to Hellobee and check out the recipe (and variations!) for my no-bake lemon cheesecake in cute little individual jars!

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Swedish Semlor – Sweet buns filled with almond paste and whipped cream

From just after New Years until Easter, we Swedes are all about our “semlor”. A semla is a sweet, cardomom-spiced bun filled with almond paste and whipped cream that we eat for lent. And the big day for them is tomorrow, on Fat Tuesday. These days  there are a ton of different versions available. We [...]

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Gingersnap Sandwiches with White Chocolate Filling

Little A’s birthday is coming up. Since he has a December birthday – the day before Lucia is celebrated here in Sweden – we always have a glögg (Swedish mulled wine) party for close family and his godparents on the big day. It’s traditional to serve gingersnaps and saffron buns with glögg, but since it’s [...]

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Black Bean Sweet Potato Burritos

It’s summertime now and the last thing we want is to spend hours in a hot kitchen making dinner (that our kids might not even eat anyway). These easy everyday burritos are a go-to dinner for us year-round, but they’re especially great for fresh light summer dinners. The kids love them and they are super [...]

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