Chocolate Coconut Walnut Butter & Blendtec Giveaway

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Yum Add some omega-3’s, antioxidants, superfoods, healthy fats, and (YAY!) chocolate to your toast at breakfast or spread on some apples for a healthy snack, although you’ll be tempted to just have spoonfuls of Chocolate Coconut Walnut Butter. Want a Blendtec of your own to make this and many more delicious dressings and marinades and more?… 

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Waldorf Quinoa Chicken Salad for #BrunchWeek & #Giveaway

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Yum A simple, healthy, and protein-packed combination of sweet and savory flavors, juicy bursts, and toasty nutty crunchy goodness make an easy and tasty addition to your brunch menu, or a cool make-ahead lunch or dinner. Add a new twist to a classic by making Waldorf Quinoa Chicken Salad. Waldorf Quinoa Chicken Salad Yum

Cherry Vanilla Almond Granola for #BrunchWeek & #Giveaway

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Yum Crunchy, nutty, and oh-so-good with a totally classic flavor combination, you’ll want to grab some milk or a bowl of yogurt so you can enjoy this Cherry Vanilla Almond Granola. Cherry Vanilla Almond Granola Yum

Honey Walnut and Blue Cheese Shrimp for #SundaySupper with @GalloFamily

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Yum If there’s a celebration, you know #SundaySupper has to be there, especially when it is Gallo Family Vineyards’ signature event – National Moscato Day! I’m bringing a dish to the party that is simple enough to make any day of the week, but sophisticated enough for a special occasion. You’ll love the explosion of… 

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Chunky Monkey Energy Balls

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Yum We all love quick and easy snacks that are still healthy and super yummy, so how about one inspired by a famous ice cream flavor? Loaded with chunks of dark chocolate and walnuts, sweet bananas, not to mention a few super foods, everyone will go ape over Chunky Monkey Energy Balls. Chunky Monkey Energy Balls… 

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Honey Nut Baked Brie Bloomin’ Apples for #SundaySupper

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Yum #SundaySupper is helping you get ready for April Fool’s Day this week with recipes that look like something else, recipes to sneak in some veggies, and more! I combined one of my most-requested recipes and the concept of that world famous restaurant appetizer into these sweet, savory, cheesy and creamy Honey Nut Baked Brie… 

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#JuiceByJamba & Honey Nut No-Bake Granola Bars – @JambaJuice #Giveaway #ad

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Yum This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Jamba Juice for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. You may be on-the-go, but you don’t want to settle for a substandard snack. You still want healthy, fresh, and, of course, tasty. So stop by Jamba Juice to grab one of their Fresh… 

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Healthy Peanut Butter Buckeyes & #EatHealthy15 with @MessyBakerblog

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Yum These healthy peanut butter buckeyes are full on peanut buttery goodness minus the guilt. These naturally sweetened, protein-rich snacks are irresistible and highly addictive. Did I mention they’re dipped in dark chocolate? You have to make these Healthy Peanut Butter Buckeyes. I am so excited welcome Jennie from The Messy Baker. I “met” Jennie when… 

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Chocolate Banana Nut Cookies & #EatHealthy15 with @bittersidesweet

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Yum Chocolate Banana Nut Cookies combines three great flavors into one delicious cookie! I am so excited welcome Nancy from The Bitter Side of Sweet. You probably know Nancy as my Tasty Sweets Roundup contributor, but she also creates fabulous recipes for her own blog to satisfy her five kids – everything from family meals… 

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Bars – #EatHealthy15 with @AmeeLivingston

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Yum A sweet treat doesn’t have to be unhealthy to be delicious and indulgent, like these Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Bars.   I am so excited welcome Amee from Amee’s Savory Dish. Not only have I had the pleasure of knowing Amee online for a few years now, but we’ve also gotten to meet… 

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Peach Crisp Energy Balls & #EatHealthy15 #Giveaway

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Yum The nutty caramelized peach flavor of a favorite decadent dessert in a healthy little bite that will satisfy those afternoon sweets cravings. For a quick snack that happens to be gluten free and vegan, whip up some Peach Crisp Energy Balls. Peach Crisp Energy Balls Yum

Cranberry Pistachio Stuffed Brie Wrapped in Phyllo – Guest Post from Food Done Light

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Yum Fill a large wheel of brie with cranberry sauce and pistachios. Wrap it in phyllo dough for a quick and easy Christmas appetizer. Every holiday party needs ooey gooey cheese like this Cranberry Pistachio Stuffed Brie Wrapped in Phyllo. The Twelve Guest Posts & Roundups of Christmas continues with this fabulous collection from my… 

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White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Snowballs for #SundaySupper

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Yum #SundaySupper is teaming up with Gallo Family Vineyards to share some of our Memorable Holiday Meals and Traditions, and help you conjure up old memories and create new ones. You can all have your cakes and pies and buche de noels. In my family, Christmas dessert centers around one thing – cookies! So to… 

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Gluten Free Almond Crescents for #BRMHolidays

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Yum A tender, buttery cookie with a hint of almond flavor, enhanced by a little dip in dark chocolate, whether you have a wheat allergy like me or not, you’ll love how I updated my favorite Christmas cookies with these Gluten Free Almond Crescents. Gluten Free Almond Crescents Yum

Trail Mix Monster Cookies & #CVSAbound #Snackurday #GlutenFree Snacks

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Yum I hope you like nuts, because these cookies are packed with them. This slightly healthier riff on that classic flourless oatmeal peanut butter cookie recipe is a little lighter on the chocolate and sugar, but still filled with sweet, nutty goodness, but completely gluten free (as long as you ensure you get certified gluten… 

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DIY Freezer Oatmeal Cups & #LoveChex #Giveaway

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Yum Are you looking for a quick and easy make ahead breakfast that’s nutritious, delicious and fun? And one that even those with gluten allergies or sensitivities can enjoy, thanks to new Chex Gluten Free Oatmeal? Get the kids in the kitchen and let them customize their own DIY Freezer Oatmeal Cups. DIY Freezer Oatmeal… 

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Whipped Feta & Grilled Peach Salad with Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette for #SundaySupper

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Yum As the days start to get just a wee bit shorter, #SundaySupper and Gallo Family Vineyards are getting together for one last summer party for Labor Day. And I am celebrating some of my favorite late-summer flavors with a light, fresh salad that complements one of my favorite summertime wines. Pour a glass of… 

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Flourless Chocolate Almond Coconut Ice Cream Sandwiches

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Yum 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 Never miss… 

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Blueberry & Grilled Peach Quinoa Parfaits

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Yum Here in my home state of New Jersey, the store shelves are overflowing with local blueberries and peaches. They are a perfect combination in this healthy snack that is also nutritious enough for breakfast, but still sweet and satisfying for a dessert. Make the most of late summer fruit in these Blueberry & Grilled Peach… 

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Cranberry Almond Energy Balls (and Baby Bites)

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Yum For a quick and easy, portable snack that you can throw together super fast as you are heading out the door, and is vegan, gluten-free, nutritious and delicious, you just need a few ingredients to roll up these Cranberry Almond Energy Balls (and Baby Bites). Cranberry Almond Energy Balls (and Baby Bites) Yum

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

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Yum 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… 

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Browned Butter Pecan Fudge Ripple No-Churn Ice Cream

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Yum 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… 

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Honey Nut Baked Brie Cheese

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Yum It’s time for January’s Improv Challenge, and this month we are all making recipes with cheese and crackers. Actually Kristen let us off the hook and said that we could make a recipe with cheese that you shovel into your mouth with a cracker. So it was the perfect time to make one of my… 

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Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Popcorn for #SundaySupper

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Yum 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… 

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Dark Chocolate Orange Ricotta Tart with Honey Almond Crust for #ChristmasWeek and a #CakeBossBaking #Giveaway

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Yum Welcome to Day #6 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita’s Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you have been enjoying this fabulous event…. 

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Waldorf Fruit Salad

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Yum Whether you need something a little lighter for your Christmas morning breakfast, or just want something to go along with your waffles or overnight French toast or breakfast casseroles, Waldorf Fruit Salad is a sweet and juicy mixture of seasonal fruits lightly coated with a honey Greek yogurt “dressing” and some toasted walnuts for… 

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Maple Sweet Potatoes with Browned Butter Pecan Topping for #SundaySupper

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Yum As families around the country (and the world) prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving and Hanukkah, #SundaySupper is gathering to share recipes and stories of what we are thankful for.  Tender sweet potatoes are topped with a buttery, nutty, crunchy corn flake crumble in these Maple Sweet Potatoes with Browned Butter Pecan Topping that I made especially… 

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Wayback Wednesday – Nutty Maple Granola

Yum It’s Wayback Wednesday, and I am bringing back one of my earliest recipes, and one of my favorites.  I actually haven’t made it in awhile, so I’ll have to get on that.  It’s my Nutty Maple Granola.  Unlike some granola you buy in the store or other recipes, this one isn’t just a bunch… 

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