14 Decadently Delicious Chocolate Recipes for Your Valentine

History says that the one and only St. Valentine was not a patron of true lovey dovey things. This however doesn't mean that we can't embrace this sweet holiday with all our hearts! If you love chocolate then this holiday is probably among your favorite. All things cacao become the...

Brownie Peanut Butter Muffin Top Cookies

  I know. That’s a really long name for something that’s shaped like a cookie, puffs up like a muffin top & has crumb characteristics of a brownie. Let’s not hesitate any longer. You need to bake these Brownie Peanut Butter Muffin Top Cookies. Now.   I think in some circles these...

Cocoa Hearts Dip

I think y’all love cheese as much as I do, right? I recently opened my mailbox to find the cookbook Great Balls of Cheese by Michelle Buffardi ~ which is like the coolest thing ever! Dips can be sweet or savory. As soon as I saw this recipe I knew...

Homemade Whipped Cream! Vanilla, Chocolate & Strawberry

Around here we adore whipped cream. Fluffy pillows of heavenly delight. Although I create light & healthy recipes, I use dollops of slightly sweetened whipped cream often. A little goes a long way. We add it to our oatmeal in the morning. We enjoy it on our pies, parfaits, cakes,...

Chocolate Lovers Skinny Milkshake

Can I tell you a little secret? It was virtually dark outside when I took these photos. I was determined to satisfy a BIG chocolate craving and shoot some quick photos for this post. Both needs were met. Thankfully the pictures look sunny, bright and happy with the last glimmer...

Chocolate Oatmeal Pudding Breakfast Cake

The hardest thing about this recipe was finding a name for it. This was supposed to be pancakes, obviously this did not turn into pancakes. Not even close. This is a kind of pudding cake, with the texture of a flourless chocolate torte, yet with the oats it is more...

Gluten Free Chocolate Vanilla Muffin-Cakes

There she is Lady Liberty. Perched on a muffin with a coconut dress. Standing tall to honor peace and freedom. Today we all reflect on a day where our world was vandalized. Today we come together to remember, heal, hug and love. It has been a decade since the horrific 9-11...

Happy Post: Cookies

Cookies= Happy, yes? Recently I saw a movie simply titled Happy at the Mountain Film festival in Telluride. Can you say the word happy without smiling? Go ahead and try it. I bet a grin will grace your lips. This movie was very important. It focused on finding universal truths....

Chocolate Cookie Breakfast Cereal – Gluten Free

It is evident that we should not be eating chocolate cookies for breakfast. Except when we are making homemade cookie cereal from scratch with pure and healthy whole food ingredients. Do not fear, even though the name is suggestive of a cereal I would never purchase at a store, I stayed...

Chocolate Crepes with Cherry Jam and Ricotta Cheese

[donotprint] With so much cherry going on these days I simply had to create a recipe using everyone’s favorite Summer fruit. I recently purchased a few pints ofBing & Rainier Cherries at Whole Foods. While many were enjoyed out of hand….most were added to these crepes in the form of...