Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Energy Balls

Pumpkin-Spice-Chocolate-Chip-Energy-Balls-3-title.jpg

Your favorite fall flavors with little bursts of chocolate, all in a super quick, easy and portable snack that packs in so much healthy goodness, and is also gluten-free, nut-free, and can be made vegan. They won’t be around for long, so make sure you get your hand on some of these Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip… 

Read More »

Mini Banana Nutella Cheesecake Parfaits {#glutenfree option} for #SundaySupper

Mini-Banana-Nutella-Cheesecake-Parfaits-4-title.jpg

Whether it’s a tailgate or a cocktail party, we all love little bites, so #SundaySupper is here with Tantalizing Trays – appetizers, mini desserts, all kind of nibbles for any gathering. Rich chocolate hazelnut goodness perfectly paired with bits of banana, all lightened up with Greek yogurt and built in portion control, for a miniature… 

Read More »

{#GlutenFree optional} Toasted Marshmallow Brownie Batter Chunk No Churn Ice Cream for #IceCreamWeek

Toasted Marshmallow Brownie Batter Chunk No Churn Ice Cream 1 title

What’s better than licking the bowl? How about turning it into a frozen dessert swirled with gooey roasted marshmallows and filled with pieces of your favorite chocolate? And you can easily make it gluten free! Forget s’mores and make Toasted Marshmallow Brownie Batter Chunk No-Churn Ice Cream. {Gluten Free optional} Toasted Marshmallow Brownie Batter Chunk… 

Read More »

Flourless Chocolate Almond Coconut Ice Cream Sandwiches for #IceCreamWeek

Flourless Chocolate Almond Coconut Ice Cream Sandwiches 4 title

Experience the “joy” of a favorite candy bar in a frozen dessert form with yummy coconut gelato or sorbet or ice cream sandwiched between two fudgy, nutty cookies. For a frosty treat, it doesn’t get much better than Flourless Chocolate Almond Coconut Ice Cream Sandwiches. Flourless Chocolate Almond Coconut Ice Cream Sandwiches Welcome to Ice… 

Read More »

Nutella Swirl Toffee Crunch No Churn Ice Cream for #IceCreamWeek

Nutella Swirl Toffee Crunch No Churn Ice Cream 1 title

The creamiest ice cream, swirled with ribbons of chocolate hazelnut spread and studded with crunchy bits of toffee, and you don’t even need a ice cream maker. You are just five ingredients (and a few hours in the freezer, if you can wait) away from a scoop or three of Nutella Swirl Toffee Crunch No… 

Read More »

S’Mores Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups for #SundaySupper

Smores-Chocolate-Chip-Cookie-Cups-5-title.jpg

We are deep in the heart of BBQ Party season, so of course #SundaySupper had to join in the summer fun! I combined two classic desserts into one adorable little bite (that you can even make gluten-free!). So even if your barbecue only has a grill, don’t worry. There’s no campfire required for these S’Mores Chocolate… 

Read More »

Peanut Butter Golden Grahams Popcorn Bark

Peanut-Butter-Popcorn-Golden-Grahams-Bark-1-title.jpg

It’s Improv Challenge day for July, and for this month, it’s time to start singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” because we’ve got Popcorn & Peanuts! This snack mix may be a bit too sticky to bring out to a baseball game, but get yourself a bowl to munch (and a napkin) on while… 

Read More »

Very Berry Frosted Cheerios & Popcorn Snack Mix and #BigGCerealMovies #Giveaway

Very-Berry-Frosted-Cheerios-Popcorn-Snack-Mix-4-title.jpg

When you and the kids are curled up on the couch watching a movie, you need snacks. But you can still have movie night munchies that are a little healthier and give you the crunch you crave with just a bit of white chocolate indulgence, like this Very Berry Frosted Cheerios & Popcorn Snack Mix. Very… 

Read More »

Berry Cheesecake Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups {#glutenfree option} for #SundaySupper

Berry-Cheesecake-Chocolate-Chip-Cookie-Cups-3-title.jpg

Fourth of July, Canada Day, Bastille Day, or just the lazy, hazy days of summer, it’s time for a big #SundaySupper picnic. I’m bringing dessert – your favorite chocolate chip cookies (even gluten-free ones) as cupcake crusts capped with a Greek yogurt cheesecake topping hiding a bright red, juicy raspberry. Add a strawberry and blueberry… 

Read More »

Brownie Peanut Butter Mousse Parfaits for #FWCon @DixieCrystals Recipe Contest

Brownie-Peanut-Butter-Mousse-Parfaits-5-title.jpg

Layers of your favorite brownies (I have a couple of flour less, gluten-free options for you), light peanut butter mousse, rich chocolate fudge, and fluffy whipped cream, for a creamy, dreamy dessert that is pure heaven, sink a spoon into these Brownie Peanut Butter Mousse Parfaits. Brownie Peanut Butter Mousse Parfaits

“Funky Monkey” PB Ripple Chip Banana Ice Cream for #SundaySupper and #FWCon Recipe Contest

Funky Monkey PB Ripple Chip Banana Ice Cream 4 title

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Davidson’s Safest Choice Eggs. All opinions are my own. #SundaySupper and Davidson’s Safest Choice Eggs are celebrating the arrival of summertime with a menu of no-bake recipes. And hopefully these recipe will inspire you to create your own to enter the Safest Choice No-Bake Summer Recipe Contest for your chance to win a… 

Read More »

Gluten-Free Chocolate Hazelnut Crumb Cake for #BrunchWeek (#Giveaway)

Gluten-Free-Chocolate-Hazelnut-Crumb-Cake-2-title.jpg

There isn’t much better than the combination of chocolate and hazelnut, and you’ll find it all, plus a bit of crunch, a lot of flavor, and some drippy, gooey chocolaty glaze in this moist, tender and utterly decadent Gluten-Free Chocolate Hazelnut Crumb Cake. Welcome to the second annual brunch week hosted by Terri of Love and… 

Read More »

Happy Birthday {Healthier} Double Chocolate Chip Muffins with Greek Yogurt Cream Cheese Frosting

Chocolate Chip Cupcakes Muffins 3 title

Rich and chocolaty, but made with a few healthy ingredients, whether you want a slightly decadent breakfast or a slightly healthier treat, any kid (or adult) would love to celebrate with or just snack on Happy Birthday {Healthier} Double Chocolate Chip Muffins with Greek Yogurt Cream Cheese Frosting. Happy Birthday {Healthier} Double Chocolate Chip Muffins… 

Read More »

100+ Peanut Butter & Chocolate Dessert Recipes for The Bug’s Birthday

100+ Peanut Butter & Chocolate Desserts sq

The Bug is going to be 4 year old on Sunday! While he is a very good eater and loved fruits and veggies, like most kids, he especially loves deserts, especially when they have chocolate and peanut butter his faves! So in honor of his special day, Nancy, my Tasty Sweets contributor put together this… 

Read More »

Browned Butter Pecan Fudge Ripple No-Churn Ice Cream

Browned-Butter-Pecan-Fudge-Ripple-No-Churn-Ice-Cream-2-title.jpg

Nutty, buttery pecans scattered through a creamy ice cream base, swirled with ripples of chocolate fudge, and all of this is made without an ice-cream maker. Put a smile on everyone’s face, especially mom, when dessert is a big bowl of Browned Butter Pecan Fudge Ripple No-Churn Ice Cream. Browned Butter Pecan Fudge Ripple No-Churn Ice… 

Read More »

Five-Ingredient Double Chocolate Cherry Pistachio Energy Bars {copycat Lara Bars}

Double-Chocolate-Cherry-Pistachio-Energy-Bars-4-title.jpg

Chewy chocolaty-cherry bars, dotted with bits of pistachio and white chocolate, when you need an on-the-go, portable snack, or even a healthy treat, whip up a batch of these easy, tasty, gluten-free, and easily-made vegan Five-Ingredient Double Chocolate Cherry Pistachio Energy Bars {copycat Lara Bars}. Disclaimer: Mini Babybel® provided me with product for this review. However,… 

Read More »

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cheesecake Brownies

Flourless-Peanut-Butter-Cookie-Dough-Cheesecake-Gluten-Free-Brownies-4-title.jpg

It’s Improv Challenge day for April, and this month’s theme let us all get really creative – Ebony & Ivory! Rich, fudgy, chocolate goodness, with swirls of cheesecake and gobs of peanut butter cookie dough, pour a glass of milk and sink your teeth into these Flourless Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cheesecake Brownies. Flourless Peanut Butter… 

Read More »

Mint Chocolate Chip Glazed Popcorn

Mint-Chocolate-Chip-Glazed-Popcorn-3-title.jpg

It’s April 1st, and I made you ice cream… APRIL FOOLS!!! While this may remind you of sunny day ice cream treats and is super fun to make and eat with your kids (or for yourself), it’s actually a healthy snack. Popcorn is a whole grain and naturally gluten free, and the glaze is easily… 

Read More »

Milky Way Simply Caramel Flourless Chocolate Cake Roll {#EatMoreBites #shop}

Milky-Way-Simply-Caramel-Flourless-Chocolate-Cake-Roll-5-title.jpg

Disclosure: I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. Are you looking for a new dessert to bring to your Easter gathering? Have I got one for you! Light whipped cream is studded with MILKY… 

Read More »

Flourless Peanut Butter Cup Swirl Brownies & #chocPBday #giveaway

Flourless-Peanut-Butter-Cup-Swirl-Gluten-Free-Brownies-3-title.jpg

Today may just be the BEST. DAY. EVER. A group of over 30 bloggers has declared today Chocolate Peanut Butter Day! And what am I serving? How about a pan of rich, fudgy brownies swirled with peanut butter and dotted with chunks of peanut butter cups? It’s double the chocolate, double the peanut butter, and… 

Read More »

{Healthier} Raspberry Chocolate Chip Muffins for @DriscollsBerry #MuffinMadness

Whole-wheat-raspberry-chocolate-chip-muffins-2-title.jpg

Made with whole wheat flour, sweetened with honey, a little protein added with Greek yogurt, and chock full of juicy raspberries and just a few mini chips for perfect little bursts of chocolate, you can feel good about these {Healthier} Raspberry Chocolate Chip Muffins as a satisfying and tasty breakfast or snack. Disclosure: Coupons for product… 

Read More »

{healthier} Glazed Mexican Chocolate Popcorn

Healthier-Glazed-Mexican-Chocolate-Popcorn-4-title.jpg

Planning a movie date night in with your sweetie? Need a crunchy, sweet snack that had a bit of chocolate and just a little kick to spice things up? And as an added bonus, it’s healthy, whole grains, gluten free, and can easily be made vegan. Get ready to dig in to a (guilt-free) bowl… 

Read More »

Gluten-Free Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookies for Two

Deep-Dish-Gluten-Free-Chocolate-Chip-Cookies-for-Two-3-title.jpg

If you love a soft and chewy, rich and buttery chocolate chip cookie fresh out of the oven, but don’t want four dozen of them sitting around all week, then you have to make these Gluten-Free Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookies for Two. Made simply with almond meal and oat flour (just oatmeal ground to… 

Read More »

Gluten-Free Deep Dish Hot Fudge Brownies for Two for #SundaySupper

Deep-Dish-Hot-Fudge-Gluten-Free-Brownies-1-title.jpg

#SundaySupper is helping you get ready for Valentine’s Day with an entire menu of recipes for two. Whether you are looking to make a special meal for just you and your sweetie, are having a good friend over, or are cooking for yourself and don’t want to have a ton of leftovers, we’ve got you… 

Read More »

Nutella Brownie Cheesecake No-Churn Ice Cream

Nutella-Brownie-Cheesecake-Ice-Cream-1-title.jpg

Nutella and crumbled brownies swirled in ripples of chocolate goodness through a cheesecake ice cream base that doesn’t require an ice cream maker. All of the sweetest people in your life will love a scoop (or three) of Nutella Brownie Cheesecake No-Churn Ice Cream. Nutella Brownie Cheesecake No-Churn Ice Cream

Flourless Nutella Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

Flourless-Nutella-Cheesecake-Swirl-Gluten-Free-Brownies-1-title.jpg

Is your Valentine a chocolate lover? Or cheesecake lover? Or Nutella lover? Or all three? Whether you need to eat gluten free or not, the only “special” ingredient you need is almond flour. So anyone can enjoy the rich, fudgy, marbled goodness in these Flourless Nutella Cheesecake Swirl Brownies. Flourless Nutella Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

Homemade Mexican Mocha Hot Chocolate

Homemade Mexican Mocha Hot Chocolate 1 title

If you are like me, and you like a little bit of coffee with your cup of sweet, creamy, chocolaty goodness (as opposed to a “real” cuppa joe), or you are stuck in the polar vortex and want something to warm you up inside and out, you’ll love wrapping your hands around a steamy mug… 

Read More »

Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Popcorn for #SundaySupper

Bourbon-Pecan-Chocolate-Popcorn-3-title.jpg

As we come to the close of 2013, for #SundaySupper this week, we are sharing recipes inspired by our Reflections & Resolutions – looking back on 2013 and ahead to 2014 and the occasions and events we celebrated, accomplishments we achieved, things we want to change or improve, and what we have planned. For my… 

Read More »

Chai Tea Abominable Snow Buddies for #SundaySupper

Chai-Snow-Muddy-Buddies-3-title.jpg

#SundaySupper is definitely in the holiday spirit this week, with an entire menu of recipes inspired by our favorite seasonal movies, TV shows and songs. One of my favorites this time of year is the classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and what could be better than curling up to watch everyone’s favorite band of Christmas… 

Read More »