Peppermint Pattie Cups

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With St. Patty’s Day just around the corner, I knew I had to celebrate the holiday the only way I know how–with dessert, of course! (Ok, and maybe with some green beer or Guinness, too). 
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Protein-Packed Chocolate Chip Blondies

20140131-192126.jpgI had been dreaming about these blondies for days–maybe even weeks–before I finally made them. I keep a list in my phone of foods I want to prepare and recipes that I think might work. These Protein-Packed Chocolate Chip Blondies were at the very top of that list, just staring me in the face  every time I would turn on my phone.  

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Raw Gingerbread Bites

20131204-165934.jpg This is my favorite time of year! The food, the decorations, the smells, the movies, the time spent with family, the holiday spirit, the food…did I already say that? Well, it deserves repeating.

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Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

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You had to have known it was coming….It’s finally that time of year. You know, the season when big orange gourds are everywhere you look: in the grocery stores, on doorsteps, and in everything you eat and drink. That’s right, it’s pumpkin season and I couldn’t resist joining in the fun :)
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Sweet Potato Brownies

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Have you seen the GEICO “Happier-than-a-camel-on-hump-day” commercial? If not, please search for it on YouTube ASAP. I LOVE that commercial. I can’t help but smile every time I see it, and each Wednesday I annoyingly say to my coworkers, “Mike, Mike, Mike…What day is it? Hump Daaaaay.”

20130915-084857.jpg The past two Wednesdays, I’ve made these delicious Sweet Potato Brownies to reward myself for making it through the first half of the week and to power myself through to the weekend. The first batch was good, but I changed up the recipe the second time around and I’m so glad I did because these brownies are INSANE.

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