Category Archives: chocolate

Banana Peanut Butter Bites

“Mom! These melt in your mouth!” cried the swooning kiddo. I’ll take that as a sign. If you want a vegan version, check out my Almost Elvis cookies. Banana Peanut Butter Bites 1 very ripe banana 1/2 cup creamy peanut … Continue reading

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Passing a Plate of Chocolate Coconut Goodness

Let’s talk unsweetened chocolate. Growing up, my mom always had an orange box of Baker’s unsweetened chocolate in the cupboard. It was a crucial ingredient in brownies, cakes, my annual birthday chocolate torte, and my dad’s annual birthday whipped frosting. … Continue reading

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How “Natural” Is Your Peanut Butter?

Growing up, there were always 2 jars of peanut butter in the cupboard – one small jar of Skippy creamy, and one giant jar of Jif crunchy. I was a Jif girl. It wasn’t because I liked crunchy better than … Continue reading

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Non-Dairy Queen Ice Cream Cake (Take 2)

A long time ago, I posted a super simple dairy-free “Better than Dairy Queen” ice cream cake. The picture sucked, and it was barely a recipe at all. And, yet, it still continues to be one of my most popular … Continue reading

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SRC: Peanut Buddy Bars

It’s time for the Secret Recipe Club again. This month I was assigned A Spoonful of Thyme – a lovely blog with a variety of recipes. Of course, I’m a sucker for all things peanut butter and chocolate. So, this … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pumpkin Seed Flour Cookies

“Mom, you have to bake something for school. And, it has to be safe for FiFi.” That’s what my son told me when we talked about what he wanted for his birthday. I couldn’t be more proud of him for caring … Continue reading

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SRC: Chocolate Bananas Foster Ice Cream

After a brief intermission, we are back with our monthly installment of Secret Recipe Club – the food bloggers version of a secret Santa club, where each month we are secretly assigned a blog to cook or bake from and … Continue reading

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Coco-nut Pro Bars

Have you heard of Attune Foods? No? That’s okay. I hadn’t either until Amy of Simply Sugar and Gluten-Free asked me if I’d like to sample some of their products, and possibly incorporate them into a recipe or two, if … Continue reading

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SRC: Peanut Butter Nutella Cookies from Sweet and Savory Tooth

It’s Secret Recipe Club time again! This month I was introduced to Sweet and Savory Tooth, written by Heather – a stay-at-home mom and avid cookbook collector (not to mention Disney fanatic). For the first go-round with Heather’s recipe index, … Continue reading

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Nutella Truffles

I’m finding all sorts of fun things to do with my home made nutella. Today, the kiddo put a spoonful of it in hot almond milk. Instant nutella hot chocolate. That kid is a genius, I tell ya. Meanwhile, I … Continue reading

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