La Chocodilla
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La Chocodilla

Chocolate betwixt slices of soft bread – sound delicious and familiar? Chocolate crepe, anyone? Everyone has those quick snacks that they fix at home to fill a craving. These Chocodillas – a quesadilla made with melted cocoa almond butter – is an extremely easy snack with just enough yum that won’t fill you up before a meal. Plus – chocolate. Need I say more? Continue reading

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Elements Truffles – pure chocolate bliss in an ayurvedic truffle // on my Wellness Tray

Chocolate with a mission (or two) is exactly what I’m here to share with you today in the next installment in my what’s on my Wellness Tray series. To fulfill my suggestion of “a tasty treat” on my Wellness Tray, I chose chocolate. Elements Truffles make you feel like you have indulged in an incredibly delicious treat in a good-for-you, fair trade, organic, ethically-sourced way. Plus, they donate 25% of their profits to the education of underprivileged children. Don’t know much about Ayurveda? I’ve got you. The founders share more about why these ayurveda-inspired chocolates are just what you need in the winter months. Continue reading

Speculoos S’mores 
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Speculoos S’mores 

Summer smells of campfire, honeysuckle, sunscreen, lemonade, watermelon, burgers and hotdogs on the BBQ. When you 1) live in the city 2) aren’t on vacation yet, sometimes you might crave some of these sensory, delicious memories and want to bring them to life – in your own space at home. I first came up with … Continue reading

Dairy Free Chocolate Blended Shake 
Culinary Creations and Recipes

Dairy Free Chocolate Blended Shake 

We have had rounds of end of summer illness around here, and the need for cool, smooth drinks or warm tea has been ongoing.  Since lots of dairy is not a good idea generally when one is sick, I wanted to make a yummy treat.  Chocolate Coconut Milk frozen dessert- 3 scoops      Banana – … Continue reading

Browned-Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with Caramelized Walnuts 
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Browned-Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with Caramelized Walnuts 

I followed this recipe, which I saved once America’s Test Kitchen instagrammed this recipe and said it was the best. But, as per usual, I like to spice things up and make recipes extra good. BlueBoots Tips to make my version: 🍪 use whole wheat all purpose flour. We are all about whole grains here, … Continue reading