Tag 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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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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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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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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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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