chocolate dipped coconut macaroons
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Chocolate-Dipped Easy Coconut Macaroons

I did something this weekend that I haven't done in years. I baked with white sugar. Gasp! I know. I debated if I should even post this recipe here because it will literally be THE only one that calls for it. Blasphemy! Buuuuuut, I felt like I had to share these easy coconut macaroons... because… Continue reading Chocolate-Dipped Easy Coconut Macaroons

pumpkin pie bars
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Pumpkin Pie Bars

I'm keeping this short and sweet today (just like these pumpkin pie bars) because these guys speak for themselves. I mean, just look at them... OK, I know, not the most photogenic. What these pumpkin pie bars lack in photo-worthiness they make up for in taste. Did I mention they have chocolate chips in them,… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Bars

dairy-free orange creamsicles
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Dairy-Free Orange Creamsicles

You know when you eat something you remember from your childhood it immediately takes you right back to where you were, and even how you felt? That's what it was like when I tried this dairy-free orange creamsicle recipe for the first time. Of course the ones from back when I was a kid were not dairy-free.… Continue reading Dairy-Free Orange Creamsicles

dairy free ice cream
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The Ice Cream You Can Eat for Dinner

My kids ask for ice cream for dinner all the time. Finally I got tired of saying no... "OK, let's make ice cream!".... Banana ice cream! Pick your battles, right? This is one I'm happy to lose. Because nutritionally it beats just about anything else they'd choose. And we can skip the whole part where… Continue reading The Ice Cream You Can Eat for Dinner

homemade superfood dark chocolate
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A Superfood Dark Chocolate That’s Better and Healthier Than Anything at the Store

This homemade superfood dark chocolate is made with way better for you ingredients and NO refined sugar. Because, let's face it. Chocolate is inevitable. But here's my philosophy on chocolate: if you're gonna do it, eat the good stuff. Like, you could just snag a Hershey's Kiss from the candy jar... but why waste it… Continue reading A Superfood Dark Chocolate That’s Better and Healthier Than Anything at the Store

pumpkin almond butter dip
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Pumpkin Almond Butter Dip and Pumpkin Week on Facebook

Calling all pumpkin lovers.... drop that pumpkin spice latte (for real, do you know what's in that cup?!) and listen up. Do you want a real pumpkin fix? You see, there's a big difference between "pumpkin-flavored" and the real deal. So this week I'm sharing my all time favorite pumpkin recipes and treats made with real… Continue reading Pumpkin Almond Butter Dip and Pumpkin Week on Facebook

coconut berry parfait
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4th of July Berry & Coconut Yogurt Parfait

I couldn’t let one of my favorite holidays go by without making something festive to contribute to the red, white and blue section of the blogosphere. This little treat is almost too simple to warrant a recipe or a post but really isn’t simple just what you need on a holiday that’s all about being outside… Continue reading 4th of July Berry & Coconut Yogurt Parfait

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Almond Butter Cups

There's something about rainy days that makes me want to hide in my house and play in the kitchen. Anyone else? A few weeks ago we got a real soaker on a Sunday and inspiration struck I saw these on Pinterest. I'd been wanting to make homemade Reese's (with a few tweaks) for awhile and here was my… Continue reading Almond Butter Cups

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Vanilla, Cinnamon & Nutmeg-Spiced Hot Milk

Hot milk... there's got to be a better name for this. Blech. This is so not just hot milk. It's wrap-yourself-up-in-a-blanket-on-the-couch-and-stare-at-the-christmas-tree [milk]. It's not  cocoa; it's not cider. But they got together and had a love child, this would be it. If anyone has a more succinct way of expressing that, I'm all ears. Leave… Continue reading Vanilla, Cinnamon & Nutmeg-Spiced Hot Milk