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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Energy Bars

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Oh, homemade Larabars. It’s been too long. Really though, I can’t say I’ve had a good reason to make energy bars. Let me tell you, my energy is in zero danger of plummeting any time soon. With all the recipe testing going down, my only challenge is trying not to pop the button off my […]

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No Bake Peppermint Patty Bars II – Naturally Sweetened With Dates

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I was recently emailed by a blog reader named Kara who wanted to know if I could make a version of my Peppermint Patty Bars using dates as a sweetener. I thought it was a great challenge indeed! The original Peppermint Patty Bars are below, complete with a chocolate layer and large flake coconut on […]

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No Bake Peppermint Patty Bars

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PEP cool mint patties were one of my favourite candy bars growing up. Oh, and Junior Mints. And York Peppermint Patties! Gah. And Wonderbars, but that’s another story. Peppermint and chocolate are a match made in my taste buds heaven. Oh, and don’t tell me chocolate and peppermint is only for the holidays…pssshhh, I don’t […]

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Dark Chocolate Cherry Energy Bites & A Book Review

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Back in 2008, I was a real Larabar junkie. As I walked to my car after work, I was often desperate for a boost in energy to fuel my 75 minute commute home. Larabars gave me enough energy to get through the long stretch until we had a late dinner around 8pm. I was rarely […]

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On The Glow Basic Oatmeal Squares

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There are fancy squares and then there are not-so-fancy squares. These are the not-so-fancy squares. In fact, they are downright boring, but the beauty is you can dress them up anyway you like. Just like a basic bowl of oatmeal, these squares can be changed up on a whim. My goal was to make a […]

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Last Minute Protein Energy Bars & Creamy Holly Nog Smoothie

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It’s the day after the American Thanksgiving and I’m sure the last thing anyone wants is an energy bar. However, it’s also Black Friday in the US and I figured maybe you could use some energy after all! There is very little that could pull me out of bed at midnight to enter long, cold […]

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Chocolate Chunk Toffee Bars

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Eric says I make my best recipes when I’m pmsing. Wait, is that a back-handed compliment? Errr… And how did he know I was pmsing? “Well,…remember the other night when you started to cry watching that wedding dress show…?” “When the Dad cries, everyone cries.” “…and the other day, I caught you with chocolate all […]

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No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Chews

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I loved reading your comments on yesterday’s Classic Green Monster post. Finally, I do not feel so alone. I forgot to tell you, but earlier this week I had a Green Monster photoshoot in my very own kitchen. I was interviewed for a newspaper article a while back and they sent a photographer to do […]

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5 Minute + 5 Ingredient No Bake Almond Butter Chews

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Last week, I finally replenished my Almond Butter stash after being without it for a few months. I really don’t know how I survived that long! I actually need to start making my own again too. But the good news is, Almond Butter (crunchy, all-natural) is now back in my life and I can return […]

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Healthy Banana Cranberry Oat Bars

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Holy cow Batman, it’s Christmas Eve! I hope you are having a great day so far. I have been on the go all morning. I find Christmas Eve is always a bit of a rush to fit everything in. I got my hair cut (finally!), did some last minute errands, packing, and now we are […]

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