Posts tagged ‘peanut butter’

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...

July 18th, 2012

PB & J Swirled Ice Cream

by Chrissy

This post is sponsored by got milk? in partnership with local California organizations that educate kids about the importance of proper nutrition and healthy lifestyle.

Growing up, milk was always a permanent fixture on the grocery list. My Mom could barely keep the stuff in the house. She would buy two gallons at a time and if we were lucky, that might last us into the next week.

My Momma had hungry mouths to feed and growing kids to nourish; … Read more...

February 6th, 2012

Peanut Butter Banana Pancakes

by Lauren


Peanut butter, banana and honey sandwiches are flawless.

Some prefer PB&J (eh hem, Chris) but I would much rather have crunchy peanut butter paired with sweet honey and banana squished between two pieces of grainy, toasted bread.

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Or, in a pancake! This might be my favorite pancake combo yet.

A large cup of Ghirardelli’s chocolate coffee is the perfect compliment.

Which gives me a genius idea…


Chocolate, peanut butter, banana pancakes anyone?!

Please add chocolate chips to these. …

January 29th, 2012

Birthday Peanut Butter Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

by Chrissy

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Happy Birthday Lauren!

You old lady, you.

Here have a cupcake.

Have two. Just not three. People will probably judge you if you had three cupcakes in one sitting. Not me, I would be cheering you on.

Although we are not big fans of the semi-homemade cuisine, we do appreciate a good batch of semi-homemade cupcakes from a box. Especially when they are doctored up like these ones.


Make cake mix. Add peanut butter to …