Chocolate, Granola, Oatmeal, Oatmeal, Recipes, Strawberries, Valentine's Day

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Granola

Happy Valentine's Day! I've been in the mood for homemade granola so I decided to experiment.  With Valentine's Day approaching, I thought chocolate covered strawberry granola would be a great version. I love chocolate covered strawberries.  I will sometimes go to a Chocolate and Coffee Shop called Winan's Fine Chocolate and Coffee Shop.  I will… Continue reading Chocolate Covered Strawberry Granola

Chocolate, Cookies, Holiday/Christmas

Make Ahead Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

We love chocolate chip cookies around here.  However, I'm not always in the mood to mix up a full batch of cookies.  Make ahead chocolate chip cookie mix to the rescue.  The dry ingredients are already mixed up so all you need to do is add the wet ingredients and mix. Hint:  Use an electric… Continue reading Make Ahead Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

Bread and muffins, breakfast, Chocolate, Ingredients, Recipes, Snacks

Chocolate Chip Muffins

In August 2010, I posted a recipe for an All Star Muffin Mix.  With this cold weather, I've been baking more than usual.  Last night I decided to make a batch of it.  Then I asked the Imaginative One what he thought I should use as add-ins.  He suggested chocolate chips. Once they were baked,… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Muffins

Chocolate, DIY, Drinks, Ingredients, Recipes

Hot Chocolate Mix

Here's another easy gift idea.  Who doesn't like a nice cup of hot chocolate with marshmallows?  Okay maybe someone who doesn't like chocolate.  Since it's winter, this is a nice gift to help the recipient of the gift warm up on those cold days. Hot Chocolate Mix Stars of the recipe: 2 c. dry milk… Continue reading Hot Chocolate Mix

breakfast, Chocolate, Coconut, Ingredients, Oatmeal, Recipes, Snacks

Almond Joy Granola

One of my favorite candy bars is Almond Joy.  This is a good thing on Halloween because the  boys won't touch them with a 10 foot pole or if the Imaginative One is being his snarky self a 9 and 3/4 inch pole.  I get their Almond Joy candy bars on Halloween.  The combination of… Continue reading Almond Joy Granola

Chickpeas, Chocolate, Dessert, Dips, Gluten Free, Ingredients, Recipes

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

  I love chocolate chip cookies.  Actually I like most cookies.  You might say cookies are my weakness!  I mean dessert weakness.  This dip reminds me of a chocolate chip cookie .  Best of all you, you don't have to bake cookies to get the deliciousness.  🙂 Now the question is, what should I dip… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

Chocolate, Dessert, Imaginative one, Ingredients, Recipes, Snacks

Chocolate Chip Cookies

I've been promising the Imaginative One homemade cookies all week.  However with the stress of not knowing exactly what my assignment is for the upcoming school year, I've been nursing a headache off and on all week. Let me explain, I am an Intervention Specialist which is a fancy title for special education teacher.  Our… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookies

Avocado, Bananas, Bread and muffins, breakfast, Chocolate, Healthy, Ingredients, Recipes, Snacks

Double Chocolate Chip Muffins

My absolutely favorite muffins are double chocolate chip muffins. When they bring in muffins to work, I gravitate to the double chocolate chip muffins. Usually they have a million bazillion calories in it though. I found a way to have my favorite muffin and still feel good about eating it. The cool thing about these… Continue reading Double Chocolate Chip Muffins

Almond milk, breakfast, Chocolate, Dessert, Drinks, Ingredients, Recipes, Smoothie, Snacks, Spinach

St. Patty’s Smoothie (GF, DF)

Yum! And healthy are 2 words to describe this smoothie.  Since I was going to be making the boys homemade "Shamrock" shakes, I made myself one of these instead. This is another easy recipe to put together.  This recipe makes four servings.  I put the other three servings in the freezer so I can enjoy them… Continue reading St. Patty’s Smoothie (GF, DF)