25 Recipes Using Bittersweet Chocolate and a Substitution

Are you looking for recipes using bittersweet chocolate? It seems like bittersweet chocolate is one of those things that you buy and then look for ways to use up the rest of the bar. I always end up with more of it than I need for just one recipe. I don’t want to leave the […]

Cottage Cheese Power Bowl with Chocolate, Avocado and Banana

Have you ever had a cottage cheese power bowl? If you haven’t, you are in for a treat! Check out the fantastic flavor combination I created below. A power bowl is a filling dish that is made with a variety of healthy foods. You may have also heard power bowls called Buddha bowls or glory […]

Five Healthy Ways to Eat Chocolate

Are there healthy ways to eat chocolate? With Valentine’s Day only a few weeks away, many of us will find ourselves faced with boxes of heart-shaped chocolate candies in every store we enter. The temptation is real, and I’ll be honest with you. I’ve found myself saying “just one piece” far too many times when […]

Valentine’s Day Dessert Idea: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

You will love this Valentines Day dessert idea! Many of the desserts that are typically enjoyed for Valentine’s Day are not that healthy and I am trying to avoid cakes, cupcakes, and heavy desserts. I want to be able to sit down with a healthy Valentine’s Day dessert that isn’t going to be super high […]

Festive Holiday Coffee – Mexican Mochachino

Have I mentioned to you lately how much I love my coffee? This festive holiday coffee drink is the perfect splurge to pamper yourself. A Cinnamon Mochachino is basically coffee, steamed milk, chocolate syrup, whipped cream, and cinnamon. Are you hooked yet? This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Folgers, but the story is my own. Festive […]

Homemade Hot Chocolate Like Grandma Made

The holidays are times when I start thinking about family memories and hot chocolate like Grandma made. The kids are 18 and 22 now but it really doesn’t seem like that long ago that they were still in kindergarten. Every time my son walks in the door and he’s over 6 feet tall with a […]

Chocolate Mocha Protein Shake for Coffee Lovers

Mocha is typically a flavor that includes coffee or espresso, milk or cream, and chocolate.  Being slightly addicted to coffee, a mocha is a very occasional treat that I allow myself. Your traditional mocha latte is not overly healthy. It generally has coffee, cream, and chocolate syrup when you buy it at the coffee shop. […]

Salted Caramel Brownie Recipe – Gluten Free

Those of you who follow me on Instagram would have noticed some really fun photos from Boston last week.  I was very lucky to have been chosen to go on a trip to visit Boston and learn more about American Heritage Chocolate. I will have a post up next week sharing more about what I […]

Strawberry Chocolate Shake Without Chocolate Syrup

You are going to love this strawberry chocolate shake without chocolate syrup! OK, so I totally admit that there are a few comfort foods I miss from before I started eating healthier. Pizza and chocolate shakes are at the top of the list. I know. Comfort food is a killer when it comes to food cravings. […]

Vegan Mexican Chocolate Pudding | Dairy Free Dessert

This Vegan Mexican Chocolate Pudding is a dairy free dessert that everyone in the family will love! I don’t eat a lot of desserts but sometimes I just get a serious craving for chocolate. Since the holidays are right around the corner, I thought I would share this Vegan Mexican Chocolate Pudding recipe with you. Traditionally, […]