Why on earth add spice to brownies? As I mentioned I've been craving brownies and chocolate like a feign lately. I've been guilty of eating half a pan and wondering where it went. Adding spice is a magical thing- it suppresses the appetite. A little spice in my chocolate helps me from over indulging. Spicy food can help us feel fuller longer AND rev up the metabolism! If adding a little spice can help me enjoy 1 or 2 brownies instead of 3 or 5 brownies then it's worth a try! So then the question became- why not add spice to my brownies?
Warning: this is filled with "1st world problems" 😂 I have a lot of kitchen gadgets. A well stocked kitchen is an odd thing I pride myself in. If someone, anyone, wanted to come cook in my kitchen- I like to believe they would have any tool they needed to make a great meal, to … Continue reading 2 years. Over 1000 smoothies and shakes and a Creamy Protein Banana Icecream recipe
Sometimes I'm a good friend. Sometimes I'm not. This past Tuesday I was a really sh***y friend to my best friend. My husband's birthday was Tuesday and guys... I forgot about it. It was in the back of my mind but for some reason it was not a priority. I didn't make it a priority. … Continue reading That time I was a sh***y friend
A delicious, nutritious, chocolate pudding with a surprise ingredient. It's my new addiction!
gluten free, dairy free, and paleo friendly 4, 3, 2, 1 custard.
When someone tells you that you cannot have something, it usually makes you want it more. At least that's how it works for me. I have never had a huge sweet tooth but it is there. However, since I found out about celiac disease, my sweet tooth has grown. I want baked pastries. I want … Continue reading GF and Vegan Golden Jam Cookies
There is a lot of friction at our dining room table when it comes to dessert; I enjoy super decadent bites of something and Damir enjoys slightly sweet plates of something. We differ in what we think an acceptable amount of sweets is and to what level of sweetness a treat should be. Our dessert … Continue reading A dessert we can all agree on at home: No Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake
It shouldn't come as a surprise that I LOVE Halloween. To celebrate I made some frightening cookies! Okay, these cookies are not frightening at all and I know they wouldn't scare anyone. But they are frightening delicious and tragically sad when they are all gone. You will be surprised how quickly they disappear when you … Continue reading Frightening good Halloween cookies with hazlenut spread, oreos and peanut butter
This past weekend was my hubs birthday, along with the rest of the worlds birthday. Seriously what is up with the month September? I feel like this weekend alone I sent over 20 birthday texts and facebook messages. I guess parents found creative ways to stay warm in the winters back in the day. 🙂 … Continue reading A Birthday Weekend and Pecan Crumble Banana Bread and Muffins Recipe
Right now the grocery stores have $.99 strawberries and blueberries in my area. This is honestly the best news ever for a fruit snacker like me. As mentioned before, freezing fruit is always a great idea when it goes on mega sale. I stock up, fill freezer bags and have smoothies all winter long. When … Continue reading Something Red, something White, something Blue and all of it Delicious