Posts tagged "chocolate"
Chocolate Covered Clementines

Chocolate Covered Clementines

I am pretty excited Valentine’s Day is next week.  I will take any excuse to eat chocolate. I know chocolate covered strawberries are the classic at this time of the year, but these are better.  Clementines are a lot less expensive right now, they are fresh and super sweet and in season, and when you

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Vegan Hot Chocolate Mix

Vegan Hot Chocolate Mix

What I love maybe the most about this time of the year is snuggling up with hot beverages.  Hot tea, the occasional cup of coffee, and hot chocolate.  Oh hot chocolate.  Is there a more perfect drink? And I have been all about Christmas movies (it feels like my TV stays on ABC Family the

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Chocolate Pumpkin Pudding (vegan + gluten free)

Chocolate Pumpkin Pudding (vegan + gluten free)

Where pumpkin pie meets chocolate cream pie, but in 5 ingredients and done in about 5 minutes!!
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free, Vegan Option)

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free, Vegan Option)

Halloween is over, but I am not over the whole pumpkin thing yet.   Can we make a pact to eat as much pumpkin related foods until Thanksgiving?  By that time I assume we will be so sick of it that we can give them up cold turkey until next year. Speaking of Halloween, I

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Krispie Treats (vegan + gluten free)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Krispie Treats (vegan + gluten free)

I love holidays.  I love collecting fun little decorations that I get to haul out once a year and enjoy for a few months.  I almost always forget what I bought the previous year, and it’s like discovering things I love all over again.  It’s one of the reasons I love holidays so much. And,

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Gluten Free Chocolate Waffles

Gluten Free Chocolate Waffles

Remember how yesterday I mentioned how I ate some waffles this weekend and was in my happy place? Those waffles were totally chocolate.  These exact waffles in fact. This weekend felt like it was extra special.  It was a holiday weekend, the (sorta, unofficial) start of summer, and I just wanted to celebrate.  Which meant

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Homemade Reece’s Peanut Butter Cups

Homemade Reece’s Peanut Butter Cups

I had such a blast making these, but I think the best part was chowing down on them.  With just a few ingredients, and a playlist of monster-themed tunes, you too could be flaunting your kitchen skills with these fun candies!!! I had big plans to make several more homemade candies this year, but these

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Mocha Muffins

Mocha Muffins

If I was to tell you I have combined your coffee and oatmeal into a portable and healthy muffins that taste more like a brownie… would you be my friend forever?  If the answer is yes, prepare to be besties for life!  These muffins are serious business.  Like, amazing.  In fact, I think they resemble

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Cookie Dough Bites (Healthy & Vegan)

Cookie Dough Bites (Healthy & Vegan)

I have tried many times to make healthy chocolate chip cookies.  I was obsessed for a while with the idea that I could substitute dates in for brown sugar.  So far, I haven’t been able to perfect it, but what I came to realize was that it made for cookie dough that was totally ok

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Chocolate Covered Frozen Bananas

Chocolate Covered Frozen Bananas

Makes 12 treats I don’t feel like it’s a secret that I love Disney World… I also love the Renaissance Faire, and something these two wonderful places have in common?  Frozen, chocolate covered bananas on a stick.  So simple, but also so delicious and somehow magical.  Why have I never tried (before now) to make

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Gluten Free Brownie Cookies

Gluten Free Brownie Cookies

I have a thing for brownies.  And, strangely, I really only like the box variety.  I like the texture very much, and have not been able to replicate sans crazy ingredients.  But these cookies fill my heart with joy.  Are they the kind of thing you should munch on all day every day?  Probably not. 

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Chocolate Chip Mint Banana Ice Cream

Chocolate Chip Mint Banana Ice Cream

So if you have 5 minutes and a food processor or blender, you can be cooling down with this delicious sweet treat, lounging on the couch.  Perhaps diving into your favorite summer read?  It’s quickly become a favorite in our house. I think it will become a favorite in yours too.  Love at first bite!

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