peanut butter swirl brownies

Peanut butter and chocolate.  Is there a better pairing?  The answer is no.  I hope you love these two together as much as I do, because then you’ll love these peanut butter swirl brownies too! A sweet treat to finish out the even sweeter weekend we had.  Between a Friday night date night at the…

naturally sweet chocolate avocado pudding

I love a good sweet treat, but it’s even better when my body is left feeling good after eating it too.  I really dislike the highs and lows sugar does to my body so when I can, I try and limit my consumption.  This chocolate avocado pudding, which is sweetened naturally with ripe bananas, does…

chocolate orange banana bread

Thanks for your sweet comments on my last post.  Sometimes my mama heart likes to shine Today is about FOOD.  It’s been quite hot here lately and I find my bananas turning brown more quickly than normal.  And more quickly than I like.  Does anyone else notice that happening with heat? Most of the time…

ice box peanut butter cup pie

July 1st was a day for celebration. My wonderful hubs turned a new age. Happy birthday my love!  I won’t tell you how old, but the number starts with ‘th’ and rhymes with dirty… I’ll let you see if you can figure it out. I wanted to make a special dessert for him, and since…

rich chocolate pudding

I’ve been a sweet-aholic this pregnancy.  Actually, I’ve gone through a few different craving stages – bacon, honey whole wheat toast with butter, cereal, and now anything sweet.  Chocolate being one of my favorites.  It was no surprise to myself that when selecting a recipe from my secret recipe club pick, I headed straight to…

irresistible chocolate brownie cake or muffins

How about we start Friday off right with a chocolately treat?  Sounds good to me!  This cake, or the muffins (depending on what you bake in) are seriously irresistible.  SO SO SOOO good that you might be kind of surprised that there’s healthy stuff in it. Like sweet potato puree, whole wheat flour and olive…

cocoa peanut date balls

Yesterday was a glorious day.  I had no plans, no teaching and no agenda.  Hunter’s been a little under the weather the past couple of days so it was nice to be able to be home to give him lots of opportunity to sleep.  I woke at 5am with the hubs (not normally when I…