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Nutty Chocolate Protein Bars {Recipe ReDux}

Nutty Chocolate Protein Bars {Recipe ReDux}

Happy National Nut Day! (And no, I’m not talking about your crazy uncle or co-worker) In honor of this special day, The Recipe ReDux has challenged us to share a healthy nut-filled recipe. A moderate amount of nuts can add a…

Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Muffin Pies {Recipe ReDux}

Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Muffin Pies {Recipe ReDux}

When life doesn’t go as planned… Sometimes, things just don’t happen like you expected them to. Like that time some friends, my husband, and I ducked into a cafe in the middle of a snowstorm in Ankara, Turkey. It was…

Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Cookies {Recipe ReDux} (Paleo/Vegan)

Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Cookies {Recipe ReDux} (Paleo/Vegan)

What goes best with chocolate? PEANUT BUTTER!!!! This month’s Recipe ReDux theme challenged us to make something healthy with our favorite chocolate match, and well…chocolate and peanut butter are pretty much a match made in heaven if you ask me.…

Best Homemade Hot Chocolate

Best Homemade Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate and hot cocoa are not the same thing. What???? In America we use them interchangeably. I’ve never been to an American restaurant and seen both hot “chocolate” and hot “cocoa” on the menu. In Slovenia, they are considered…

Dark Chocolate Bark

Dark Chocolate Bark

I absolutely HATE wasting food. Seriously. The hubby makes fun of me because I will make really weird leftover combinations to use up the food we already have. Spaghetti pie? Tostada with any mixture of veggies that are starting to…

Dark Chocolate Covered Apricots {5 Ways}

Dark Chocolate Covered Apricots {5 Ways}

Somehow I ended up with several bags of dried apricots. I bought them once for this Mostarda recipe, then I bought them again for one of my favorite chicken recipes in the Power Foods Cookbook.  Then I bought them again…

Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

Peanut butter cups have always been a weakness of mine.  Here is a healthier version that you can make at home without all the sugar and extra ingredients that we really don’t need to be eating. Peanut allergies have become…

Hazelnut Chocolate Spread (Healthy Nutella!)

I practically grew up on Nutella. Peanut butter-Nutella sandwiches were eaten frequently in my house. My grandma always had it in the cabinet. My mom would let us eat it by the spoonful as a treat. Nutella was like a…