Chocolate

Chocolate Quinoa Muffins

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Muffins that taste like a decadent chocolate cake? Yep, these are it! Hard to believe these muffins are completely flourless and the main ingredient is cooked quinoa.  A great friend of mine made a version of these and they were amazing! So I knew I had to give them a try. You won’t be able […]

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Brownie Protein Truffles

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With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, I wanted to come up with a simple chocolate treat! While chocolate covered strawberries are delicious, I wanted something that packs a punch of protein, so we can enjoy them as a satisfying snack! It doesn’t get more simple than these brownie protein truffles. They are no-bake, gluten free and […]

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Nanaimo Protein Bars

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If you’ve never heard of nanaimo bars before, I wouldn’t be all that surprised. They are a Canadian dessert, that was founded in a city called Nanaimo, which isn’t all that far from where I currently live. Nanaimo Bars are very much a Canadian tradition. Typically, people make them at Christmas time, well at least […]

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Pumpkin Brownies

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I’m always looking for new ways to make brownies healthy. I mean, isn’t it the best when you can have chocolate and call it healthy? Brilliant, right?  So now that we’re in the midst of pumpkin mania, I realized I hadn’t yet done a pumpkin brownie. Psst. Before I go on, I should mention there […]

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No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars with Jamie Eason Natural Peanut Protein

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If you like chocolate and peanut butter, you might just want to drop everything and make these. They’re like a peanut butter ball, made into a bar! They couldn’t be easier to make…and they are no-bake! You may have noticed I’m playing around with a new ingredient. The team over at Labrada had sent me […]

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Puffed Rice Squares

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Pure nostalgia. Puffed Wheat Squares are something my Mom made growing up, and I can see why she liked them so much. They come together so quickly, and taste delicious.  Since going gluten free, I wondered if Puffed Rice Squares would be as delicious, so there was only one way to know…make some! When looking […]

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