Posts Tagged "chocolate"

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Paleo Pumpkin Spice Donuts

Paleo Pumpkin Spice Donuts

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Yesterday was the November Chicago Food Swap at The Chopping Block! I wanted to bring something unique, healthy, festive and trendy to the swap and thus, these Paleo Pumpkin Spice Donuts were born! But before we get to the recipe, let’s take a look at all the action during the swap! The Chopping Block was the PERFECT location for the swap – plenty of room, lots of counter...

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Chocolate Chia Smoothie

Chocolate Chia Smoothie

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I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July yesterday! After a late night of grilling, fireworks, swimming and drinks by the fire pit at a friends house I woke up ready for something nutritious and delicious! Enter the Chocolate Chia Smoothie – a rich blend of almond butter and cocoa powder that tastes so decadent you would think it was a milkshake!   Chocolate Chia Smoothie vegetarian,...

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Healthy Rice Crispy Treats

Healthy Rice Crispy Treats

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Eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to give up the things you love. With the right substitutions you can make your favorite treats and eat them without feeling guilty. This healthy version of rice crispy treats is one that everyone in your family will love! This recipe is adapted from The Kind Diet. Here’s what you’ll need: Healthy Rice Crispy Treats vegetarian, vegan,...

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Homemade Halloween Candy

Homemade Halloween Candy

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Happy Halloween! Instead of buying candy, in the spirit of Halloween I decided to make my own! In the words of Michael Pollan, “Eat all the junk food you want, as long as you cook it yourself.” I modified this recipe from Oh She Glows to create these tasty treats. If a Twix, Almond Joy, and Reese’s came together and went vegan, this candy would be the result! Homemade Halloween...

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Cocoa Brownies

Cocoa Brownies

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After only 2 nights of sleep here in Chicago, I am off to my next adventure – Devil’s Lake in Wisconsin! We will be camping and climbing with some good friends out there for the weekend! I’ve never been climbing before, but it is on my Fitness Bucket List, so I’m really excited! Before I go pack the car for the drive up there I wanted to share this yummy recipes with you...

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Mexican Chocolate Snickerdoodles

Mexican Chocolate Snickerdoodles

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I finally got around to making my first recipe from Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar! I made these Mexican Chocolate Snickerdoodles! These cookies have a unique cracked cinnamon, sugar top and a spicy kick following their sweet chocolate flavor. Mexican Chocolate Snickerdoodles vegetarian, vegan, soy-free, dairy-free, peanut-free, tree nut-free, seed-free, shellfish-oil, fish-free,...

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Easter Candy!

Easter Candy!

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Happy Easter! What candy are you choosing to eat this Easter? Check out the nutritional information of these common candies found in Easter baskets everywhere. If you are trying to watch your waist line this Easter, stick with jelly beans; they are generally fat-free and you can get a larger quantity of candy for few calories (14 jelly beans is about 150 calories). Stay clear of the solid milk...

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Chocolate Chia Energy Bars

Chocolate Chia Energy Bars

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I came across this recipe for Raw Chocolate Chia Energy Bars in the January issue of Vegetarian Times magazine. It sounded very similar to Larabars, which are one of my favorite on-the-go snacks! Chocolate Chia Energy Bars vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, soy-free, dairy-free, peanut-free, sugar-free, shellfish-oil, fish-free, nightshade-free, bean & legume-free Ingredients 1...

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Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies!

Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies!

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Upon my search for great vegan chocolate chip cookies I found this recipe! These cookies were dangerously delicious; the dozen that I made were gone in less than 24 hours! Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free, peanut-free, tree nut-free, shellfish-oil, fish-free, nightshade-free, bean & legume-free Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup dark chocolate chunks 1/4 tsp...

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Healthy New Years Eve Party Snacks

Healthy New Years Eve Party Snacks

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Happy New Year! Can you believe its 2010 already? For the two New Years Eve parties that I attended last night I made a few goodies to take along (both of which are vegan and gluten-free)! Both are variations of recipes from my latest bookstore purchase, Eat Drink and Be Vegan by Dreena Burton. These were the first two recipes I tried from her cookbook and I was not disappointed! Spiced Mixed...