Posts tagged ‘chocolate chip’

February 3rd, 2014

Brownie Cupcakes with Coconut Peanut Butter Frosting {and a Birthday!}

by Chrissy

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This past weekend we celebrated Lauren’s day of birth, with our favorite type of gathering: potluck food & plently o’wine with good friends.

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Thankfully, we are surrounded by great people who also have the same affinity for tasty wine and zesty food. We had a ton of yummy appetizers and dishes to go around, for seconds and thirds.

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We capped off the night playing darts and pool down at the local watering hole, followed by 2 AM breakfast burritos at … Read more...

October 2nd, 2013

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

by Chrissy

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Lauren is officially a Mrs.! She’s currently traveling Portugal and Spain on her honeymoon with her new husband, and when they return I’m sure that she will share beautiful pictures and memories, galore.

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I’ll just say that it was the most beautiful, perfect, love-filled day, and it was such an honor to be a part of it all, as her Maid of Honor.

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One of the really fun things that Lauren planned, was to have a cookie buffet, filled by … Read more...

August 13th, 2013

Pumpkin Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies {Gluten-free}

by Chrissy

Cookies for breakfast? The answer is YES. All day, everyday.

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Friends, I’ve been living it up and on total vacation mode these past two weeks.

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I adventured in Mammoth with Rob’s family–with wake boarding, fishing (we caught some rainbow trout!), hiking, and mountain biking–and then we headed up to LA for some time with my family–celebrating a birthday, and a Bon voyage, and venturing to the Getty Museum–our vacation was flush with fun activities and beautiful scenery. {Pics Below} Smile

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So, … Read more...

August 1st, 2013

Cakey Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies {+ coffee ice cream sandwich}

by Chrissy

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These cookies are soft, fluffy, and have just the perfect amount of banana flavor.
I’m not sure yet if they are more on the chocolate chip cookie gone healthy side, or more of the slice of banana bread gone unhealthy side.

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It doesn’t really matter because, regardless, I will eat 5 in one sitting. They are as light and cakey as air, and they seem to vanish by the handful.

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Just when we thought it couldn’t get any better we … Read more...

July 26th, 2013

{Mango & Chocolate Chip} Banana Bread

by Chrissy

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Mmmmm Mango.

Lately, I’ve been putting it in smoothies, Greek yogurt, and this chia seed pudding.

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Here’s another great way to usefully employ a perfectly ripe mango: throw it in some chocolate chip banana bread. Oh yea, that’s what’s up.

This bread turned out super moist, so flavorful, and it was a crowd pleaser.

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Truth be told, I was house-sitting in a huge house all by myself and needed something to do, since I couldn’t get to sleep. At … Read more...