Archive | August, 2012

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Yes. Another post with chocolate….are you complaining? Hmm… didn’t think so! What can I say….I love making desserts and seeing that it is summer, ice cream was very fitting. Healthy ice cream is even more exciting. There is fat in it, but the majority of it comes from peanut butter, which is a healthy fat. […]

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No-Bake Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars-Gluten Free

What goes fabulous with chocolate? Peanut butter…cherries…orange…and ESPECIALLY mint. I used to love eating those girl scout thin mint cookies, but after doing some research, they are so unhealthy! They are full of artificial ingredients, oils, preservatives and not vegan. Not trying to knock the good girl scouts, because I believe everything in moderation, but […]

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Spicy Zucchini Pepper Soup

Without a doubt, my favorite vegetable is zucchini. You’ve probably notced I use it in a lot of my recipes. I love the subtle sweetness and versatility of it. My Stuffed Red Peppers With Zucchini Purée dish inspired this soup. The purée I made for the stuffed peppers was so delicious, I decided to make […]

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Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Bars (Gluten-free, Oil-free)

Pure. Cinnamon. Bliss. These bars are one of my favorite creations so far….I am an absolute cinnamon-obsessed individual. I love these bars in particular because they are very filling and crunchy and all that cinnamon. I LOVE cinnamon rolls, Cinnabon buns….well, really anything cinnamon. Cinnamon rolls are delicious, but not so healthy. I decided to create breakfast bars with […]

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Melon Berry Popsicles

It’s soooooo hot outside and my husband loves watermelon and I love strawberries. Keeping that in mind, I decided to make these popsicles with both flavors. They are really sweet and creamy, just what you need to cool off. Believe it or not, my husband actually said he’d prefer more strawberry and less watermelon! It’s […]

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Carrots or Candy?!

What could taste better and SMELL better than cinnamon and maple?? How about cinnamon, maple and a hint of sweet paprika smothered all over carrots! These are so easy to prepare and taste delicious…just like candy. To be honest though, I don’t know which I  like better…the taste or the smell. They smell that good. […]

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Sweet ‘N’ Spicy Asian Salad

This is a recipe I adapted from my mother. During my pregnancy (10 months ago) and the couple months following my daughter’s birth, I consumed a lot of it. I’ve never been huge on Asian flavors, except for the usual fried rice, but this sauce is just heavenly. It’s sweet, spicy and creamy. It’s ready […]

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Overwhelmed As A Newbie!

With my blog being less than 1 month old, I was overjoyed to receive this “Very Inspiring Blog Award” from Plant Based Diet Adventures! It took me a few days to get this together, in between all the cooking I do and taking care of my baby! My ultimate passion and desire is to reach […]

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Apple Cinnamon Pie Shake

I ran a bunch of errands today out in this dreadful Texas heat and decided I wanted something different than my typical smoothie. So, I created this apple cinnamon pie shake using coconut and almond milk. If you like apple and cinnamon, you will love this. It hit the spot and cooled me off! 3/4 […]

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Cookie Gift Wrap Idea For Less Than $10!!

“Double Chocolate Espresso Almond Cookies” Gift Idea Click here for the recipe This is an easy to make gift idea that anybody can do. All you need is a rectangular basket, some cellophane paper, a rubberband and some decorative ribbon. I got everything at Michael’s craft store. With coupons, it was all less than $10! I dare […]

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