Salted Dark Chocolate Cookies {Grain-Free; Gluten-Free}

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Salted Dark Chocolate Cookies {Grain-Free; Gluten-Free}

I have a sketchy history with Halloween and costumes.

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Deluxe Cake Batter Fudge

Deluxe Cake Batter Fudge

I don’t know about you, but I’m a little hard-pressed to find a dessert that’s suitable for Easter outside of carrot cake, lemon bars, or orange chiffon cake. And of course all the cutesy little bunny and egg-topped cupcakes and cookies. There’s nothing wrong with any of those things (in fact, I die over a good slice of carrot cake!), but I don’t know…I like to mix things up a little. If you’re the same way, this fudge will definitely keep things interesting....

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Healthy Candy Apple Wedges {Paleo}

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How many of you will admit to sneaking some of your kid’s Halloween candy when no one is looking? I don’t have kids (yet!), but yeah, I’d be guilty as charged. It’s the stuff we won’t buy for ourselves, but if it’s just hanging around, it’s fair game. If you didn’t buy it for yourself, the calories don’t count, right? ;) I like to have healthier treats that will still satisfy a sweet tooth at the ready....

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Dark Chocolate Coconut Pudding {Paleo; Vegan}

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Today marks mine and Mike’s 8th wedding anniversary, which seems completely crazy to me. (Crazy that eight years have passed, not that we’ve stuck together that long. Although, maybe it is a little crazy since we were so young when we got married…who says kids can’t make good choices? Lol.) Anyway, people have been congratulating us all over the place for passing the “seven year itch”, so I’ll take our 8th anniversary as a really good omen. I don’t like PDAs (which includes PDAs on the blog!) so not to worry, I won’t get all mushy here. But I will tell you a little something […]...

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Dark Chocolate Espresso Cake {Happy New Year!}

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Ok, so I have to tell you right now: this cake has salad dressing in it. Don’t leave. I promise there’s a method to my madness. Have you ever had mayonnaise cake? If you have, this cake won’t seem so strange to you. Actually, my mom’s recipe for Crazy Cake (which I know just about every family has their own version of) calls for vinegar and oil – the two main components of vinaigrette – so using a vinaigrette-style salad dressing in a cake didn’t sound completely off the wall to me....

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Dark Chocolate-Coated Cranberry Cake Bites {7 Days of Festive Holiday Treats}

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I have a stock-pile of recipes building up. I’m not quite sure how that happened since I’ve been posting much more than normal lately, but I’m definitely not going to complain! However, I’ve noticed quite a few treat recipes that are fall-ish and/or perfect for festive holiday gatherings, and I wanted to get them all posted before this holiday season has come and gone....

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Autumnal Afternoon Tea

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A couple weeks ago I hosted a cozy afternoon tea with an autumnal flair. It was so much fun and there was talk of making it seasonal affair, which I think is a wonderful idea! I’m going to be sharing the recipes I made throughout the next month or so, but for now I’m going to let the photos do the talking....

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Unwinding with a Little Indulgence

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Bubble baths?  A good book?  Maybe wine or dark chocolate?  What’s your favorite way to unwind and indulge?  Getting in the kitchen without any prior agenda and just creating something with what I have on hand is my favorite way to decompress and unwind after a hard week or even just a long day.  And of course, chocolate is one of my favorite indulgences....

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Salted Butter Toffee Popcorn with Dark Chocolate and Toasted Almonds

Salted Butter Toffee Popcorn with Dark Chocolate and Toasted Almonds

Sometimes I get a recipe stuck in my head. For example, those Tuna Cakes I posted last time? Yeah…I’ve been eating them for lunch for two weeks straight. (Part of the reason is because they’re delicious, but if I’m being honest, it’s mostly because I’ve been super busy and they’re a quick and easy meal if I make a double batch and individually freeze them.) The week before, I had this salad for lunch six days straight....

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Time to Submit Your Christmas Recipes! (And Recipe for Dark Chocolate Eggnog Truffles)

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It’s time for your  All Through the Year Cheer Christmas recipe submissions!  (Can you believe that Christmas is less than a week away?!  Time flies when you’re having fun, I guess!  ;) )  Your recipes can be for anything that says Christmas to you, and you can submit as many recipes as you want.  To submit a recipe, just enter it in the MckLinky on this post (or email Brandy and I if you prefer).  The deadline to submit is tomorrow (12/20) at 9PM EST, which is when the MckLinky list will close.  Don’t forget, the winner will get a one year subscription to Cooking Light magazine!  Brandy and […]...

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