Category Archives: chocolate

3 Ingredient Nutella

I remember when nutella wasn’t readily available on the shelf of every grocery store in town. My sister, the francophile, discovered it when she went to France as a foreign exchange student. She came back raving about nutella on croissants … Continue reading

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Choco-Nut Drops Take Two

I’ve already posted a recipe for Choco Nut Drops. But, I got a question on that post wondering if they could be made somehow without the peanut flour. I get substitution questions often, and while I always try to offer … Continue reading

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SRC: Adventures in Dinner – Panna Cotta

It’s that time again – time for another edition of Secret Recipe Club. SRC is a virtual food blogger secret Santa party. All the participants are secretly assigned another blog to explore. We’re to select a recipe to make or … Continue reading

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Kiddo Quickie – Double Chocolate Peanut Flour Cookies

Saturday night I was tucking the kiddo into bed and telling him that I was going to bake cookies to take with while cheering on friends at Ironman Wisconsin. The conversation went something like this: Kiddo: What kind of cookies, … Continue reading

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Banana Brownies (nut-free, grain-free, vegan, sugar-free)

Despite the fact that these brownies are typically considered the kiddo’s favorite, this is how this morning’s conversation went… Kiddo: “These are nummy! Best brownies I’ve ever had. Awesome!…. You know what would make these even better? Peanut butter.” Me: … Continue reading

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SRC: Banana Cake (365 Days of Baking)

Have you heard about the Secret Recipe Club? It’s a monthly food blogger event where each blogger is secretly assigned another blog from which to draw inspiration. There are so many participants that posts actually go out three times a … Continue reading

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Vegan Soy-Free French Silk Pie

My mom’s birthday was last weekend. She recently discovered that she can’t eat dairy. (Big shock – she’s my mom, after all.) I wanted to make something for her for her birthday, and one of her favorites is French Silk … Continue reading

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Triple Chocolate Cherry Pie (The Raw Pie Challenge)

I’ve been in a rut. Stuck. I’ve been making the same handful of things over and over, spending the least amount of time in the kitchen as possible. Living on giant bowls of fresh sweet cherries and big shredded cabbage … Continue reading

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Almost Elvis Cookies (vegan, grain-free)

“Mom, Elvis is that guy with a front-butt, right?” “Well, you’re thinking of Tortelvis. But, close – he was the famous singer.” “So, what do cookies have to do with Elvis, Mom?” “Well, when Elvis got famous and rich, he … Continue reading

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Raw Cake Pop Challenge

When Nicole and Lisa posted a raw cake pop challenge, and it just so happened to fall during April in the Raw, I knew I had to join in the…um…fun. Yes, that’s what it’s been. Fun. Well. Sort of. Let’s … Continue reading

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