Super Sleepy Sweet Potatoes

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Four hours. That’s about how much sleep I got on Monday, when it poured buckets all night long. My roommate apparently didn’t sleep through the storms either, so we decided to have an early dinner last night and then call it a day. As I mentioned in a previous post, Emily gave up meat for […]

Peanut Butter Magic Shell

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Do you believe in magic? Mermaids. Dragons. Ghosts and fairies… And creamy vanilla ice cream, draped in a coat of liquid peanut butter. Magic never tasted so good. Luckily, unlike the mermaids and the fairies, peanut butter magic shell is very real… and very, very delicious! Shown above, on top of this recipe: Four-Ingredient Ice […]

Chocolate Silk Smoothie

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This is one thick smoothie… It’s so thick you might want to skip the glass… and use a spoon! Chocolate soup? Meeting my vegetable requirements for the day is never a problem. (Sometimes I have to make sure I don’t get too many!) Therefore I don’t normally seek out fortified products like powdered vegetable drink mixes. […]

How to have a Chocolate St. Patrick’s Day!

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This is going to be one green post. I think green foods are my favorite: Kale, broccoli, zucchini… And mint-chocolate chip!! Healthy Shamrock Shakes Have you ever tried a McDonalds’ shamrock shake? I actually haven’t, but I make this shake at least once a month. It is so incredibly delicious… and so vibrantly green! Mint-Chocolate […]

Mint Chocolate Fudge Pie

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For serious fudge lovers only. Pi equals 3.14 Which makes today—March 14th—National Pie Day. I celebrated a day early with this ultra-fudgey mint-chocolate-chip pie. But it’s ok; there are still a few slices left… so I can will celebrate again today. For quite some time, I’d been meaning to try a mint version of my […]

Key Lime Pie Parfaits

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Mmmmm Florida… Soft, sandy beaches. Cool ocean breezes. Sunshine. Sunshine. Sunshine… And key lime pie. I often think I should move to Florida. Some of my happiest childhood memories are from visiting my grandparents’ home in West Palm Beach. On those vacations, we did everything you’d typically associate with Florida living: splashed in the pool, […]

Thin Mint Brownies

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I’ve always wondered… What if I added cocoa powder to my peppermint toothpaste? Mint-chocolate toothpaste? Or black teeth?! 😕 Or maybe toothpaste so yummy it’d be difficult to not eat in mass quantities, straight from the tube. Perhaps it’s a very good thing my toothpaste is just plain peppermint and I keep the cocoa where […]

Avocado-Free Guacamole

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Surprise… this isn’t guacamole! It sure looks like guacamole. But the secret ingredient in this avocado-free dip is… asparagus?! Yes, it’s true! And you can use it any way you’d use regular guacamole: as a dip for chips or veggies, spread on a sandwich, as a sauce for pasta or baked potatoes, or plain with a […]

$100 online shopping spree (giveaway!)

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What would you do with $100? Nowadays, sadly, $100 can go pretty quickly. It’d be gone in a matter of minutes at Whole Foods. Or j crew. Anthropologie? Forget it… I won’t even let myself go into that store! $100 would buy me a pant leg. And what could I do with just one pant […]

Ferrero Rocher Ice Milk

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Welcome. You’ve Got Mail. Do you remember the days of aol? Or dial-up? When only one person could be online at a time, and it tied up the phone line? I have to remind myself about those days every time I think the internet’s working slowly now! In the 1990s, aol seemed poised to take over […]

Rated R Ice Cream

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I am tipsy. And it’s not even 10 am… Uh oh. This could be a long day. R Rated Ice Cream (gluten-free!) One of my Special Diet Recipes. 1 3/4 cups milk of choice, or nondairy creamer (see note below) 1/4 cup hazelnut liqueur (Frangelico) 2 packets stevia (or 2 tablespoons sugar) 1/8 tsp salt […]

High Calorie Recipes

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Feels like forever since my last post. Really, though, it’s only been two days. I left the last post up for a bit because of its important message, and also because this gave me a chance to thoroughly read through all of the heartfelt and personal comments so many people took time to leave. It […]

How to gain weight on a healthy diet

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Does healthy eating = low-calorie eating? It can… but it depends a great deal on the individual person. In many cases, I’d argue that a low-calorie diet is not ideal for optimum health (such as the case of an athlete, a growing child or teen, an underweight or healthy-weight adult, etc.). Today’s post is going […]

S’mores Whoopie Pies

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What’s black and white… And smothered in gooey marshmallow fluff? S’mores Whoopie Pies! A few weeks ago, my first attempt at s’mores whoopie pies went terribly awry. So terribly awry that I won’t even post a photo. Let’s just say they looked more like whoopie pancakes than pies. I wanted to give the experiment another […]

Peanut Butter & Jelly Milkshake

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Everyone’s favorite sandwich… is now a milkshake! Best Dressed No, I’m not talking about the Oscars last night. I’m talking about the milkshake I made Saturday afternoon; it was gorgeous! Earlier in the day, I went with a friend to find costumes for an Oscars party, and all that shopping made us thirsty. We saved money by […]

Throw an Oscars Theme Party!

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(Note: If you only read my site for new recipes, rest assured there’ll be a new recipe posted both tomorrow and Tuesday!) I had fun with this post. Theme parties are always fun to plan, and virtual theme parties are even better. (No mess!) But I did run into a little trouble, having only seen […]