Posts tagged ‘chocolate’

November 4th, 2013

Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins {with Cinnamon-Sugar Topping}

by Chrissy

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These little chocolaty pumpkin mini-muffin morsels are the perfect treat to feast on during the Fall season.

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They are healthy little bites, rolled in a thin blanket of sugar and cinnamon. If you’d like to make them less sweet and more breakfast-like, you can surely eat them without the butter/sugar topping…

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But, I believe in balance, and a little sweet topping won’t kill ya. Unless you eat the whole batch, which is possible once you get a taste :).

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October 25th, 2013

Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Cookies

by Chrissy

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These cakey, pumpkin, chocolate-laden cookies might be my favorite part of Fall!

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I’ve already made 3 batches. That’s like over 100 cookies. And I can grantee I’ve personally scarfed about 20 of them. Probably more, but that’s something I’m not willing to admit, until another batch is made.

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So far, this season has been super busy. But since these are so easy to make, they keep well for about a week (if they last that long), and they bring huge … 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

Chocolate Banana Frozen Yogurt Popsicles

by Lauren

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I’d been dying, literally dying, to make frozen yogurt popsicles. Ok maybe not dying, but I had a serious craving for them, and Chrissy just happened to win some popsicle molds. Then it was 80 degrees on a Saturday.

Naturally I kicked this craving by making these tasty pops and man, oh, man. So glad I did. These frozen desserts have been quite the treat around these parts.

Over-ripe bananas never get tossed in our house, they go straight to … Read more...

June 28th, 2013

Almond Butter, Coconut & Chocolate Chip Cookies {Gluten-free}

by Chrissy

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Did you catch our previously posted Chocolate & Coconut Almond Butter Spread? Didya?

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If you already whipped some up, and if by some miracle you have some left-over, here’s a great way to use it up so you don’t end up eating the rest of the jar by the spoonful…oops.

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Although we aren’t gluten-free, it’s fun to take on a challenge once in a while. A couple of our close friends are gluten-free so this is for you people. … Read more...