Desserts


Desserts

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Dessert Recipes

Pear Crisp

Pear Crisp

Pear crisp is a classic dessert that is both easy to make and fairly healthy. It's a great way to use up ripe pears. The filling is made with fresh pears, brown sugar, and spices, and the topping is made with oats, flour, brown sugar, and walnuts. It's easy to prepare...

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Classic Italian Olive Oil Cake

Classic Italian Olive Oil Cake

Olive oil helps create a lovely moist cake with a crispy coating. Classic Italian Olive Oil Cake is wonderful served with mixed fresh berries and a little whipped cream. We used Grand Marnier liqueur in this recipe to add a hint of orange flavor. You can use any...

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies – A Sweet Treat

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies – A Sweet Treat

Sometimes after dinner I want a little sweetie. But when I'm trying to lose weight on the Mediterranean diet, I don't want a big luscious dessert like gelato or tiramisu. An oatmeal raisin cookie or two really hits the spot. These cookies are not diet cookies; they...

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Spice Cake With Chocolate Frosting

Spice Cake With Chocolate Frosting

At this time of year we like to bake with spices. This spice cake with chocolate frosting is one of our family's favorites. It's basically a Yorkshire Parkin but we add chocolate frosting to make it similar to a cake we remember from childhood. A local Philadelphia...

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Chocolate Brownies Full of Love

Chocolate Brownies Full of Love

We love chocolate. And we love brownies. We made these chocolate brownies using a heart-shaped mold to show our love. Now you may be thinking how are chocolate brownies on the Mediterranean diet? Well, that’s part of the reason we call this website “Mostly”...

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Rustic Peach Pie – A Summer Favorite

Rustic Peach Pie – A Summer Favorite

Southern New Jersey is known for its delicious peaches. This year has been a particularly brilliant crop. The weather has been perfect, and the peaches are simply delectable. You can buy them by the peck, half-peck, or individually at the local farm market. I have so...

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The Mediterranean diet is all about gorgeous, seasonal food shared with family and friends. As Federico Fellini once said, “Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” So come join us for a little magic and lots of pasta.