Reader Giveaway: Vitamix S30 High Performance Blender

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As a “thank you” for all of the support you’ve given me over the years, I’m hosting a giveaway for one of my favorite cooking gadgets: A Vitamix S30 High-Performance Blender   The S30, which includes two BPA-free containers, combines power and convenience—a Vitamix personal blender that takes up much less space than the original […]

Oatmeal Almond Butter Cookies

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Almond Butter Cookies! The summer after our first year back from college, my best friends and I took a road trip to Austin, Texas. If you’ve ever been on a road trip with friends, you know that stocking the car with an ample variety of snack foods is of the utmost importance. We made a […]

Cookies & Cream Pudding Pops

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Growing up, my sister and I went through a phase where we decided it would be completely fantastic to own a pickup truck. We hatched this brilliant (or so we thought) idea on an uncomfortably-humid Philadelphia summer’s day, and our logic was that the back of the truck could be filled with water, turning it into […]

Red Velvet Brownies

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I am one of those people who initially resists change. But when I finally dip my toe into the water am thrown into the water against my will, I swim with a vengeance, making up for lost time. Thus was the case when I first joined facebook (a year after everyone else), when I got […]

Tiramisu Pancakes

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Thank you to everyone who likes The Chocolate-Covered Katie Facebook Page. On Saturday, it reached 100,000 facebook likes, and I can’t even find words for how much your support means to me. THANK YOU!! There will be a giant “thank you” giveaway up next week. But today I want to show my appreciation with Tiramisu Pancakes. High […]

The Pink Energizer Smoothie

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Last week, I did something I was never able to do while living in Texas: Pack a bag, hop on a train, and find myself in New York City less than 3 hours later. I spent the week in New York, the weekend in Philadelphia, and was back in my own apartment by Monday morning. […]

Mounds Bar Chocolate Coconut Pudding Cups

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For more than half of my fourth grade existence, I went through a phase where I was completely obsessed with Jello pudding cups. Every day, I’d find a different flavor packed into my lunchbox—anything from chocolate, to butterscotch, to cheesecake, to classic vanilla. I loved them all. Today’s recipe reminds me of those Jello pudding […]

Homemade Blueberry Muffin Cake Bread

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With a light texture somewhere between a cake and a muffin… Whole grain, and with very little oil or sugar, this blueberry cake bread is decadent enough for dessert yet healthy enough for breakfast.  Eat it plain, or try topping it with your favorite nut butter, Earth Balance, or Coconut Butter. Blueberry Muffin Bread Inspired by: Healthy Blueberry Muffins […]

Peanut Butter Rice Pudding

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Creamy, peanut buttery comfort food. High in both fiber and protein, peanut butter rice pudding is one of those easy desserts that can be made with just a few ingredients, no blender, and no difficult cooking techniques. It’s super easy to customize if you’re craving, say, chocolate chip peanut butter rice pudding. Now why would […]

Strawberry Cream Cheese Muffins

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Hello from Upstate New York, where I’m currently up to my ears in chocolate eggs, chocolate candy, and chocolate bunnies (never a bad situation in which to find oneself). With a very large and very Italian extended family, food is always plentiful when we get together. On Saturday morning, figuring it’d be a good idea […]