Toasted Coconut Banana Truffles

Girl Scout cookies are my absolute weakness. Samoas especially. There’s never been a better marriage made than that between toasted caramel and chocolate. And samoas boast both flavors, with the addition of a crunchy cookie and caramel sweetness. They almost make the 140 calories per serving worth it. Almost. Because I know that when it…

Healthy Chocolate Peppermint Donuts

What just screams the winter season? Well, first off: snow. Lots and lots of snow. Last year, my hometown got almost 2 feet of snow. However, I now go to school in DC (since coming to college), which is two hours north of my hometown and gets about 6 inches to a foot more snow…

Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted, salty pumpkin seeds enrobed in decadent melted dark chocolate. You’ve heard of chocolate-covered cherries, chocolate-covered peanuts, and chocolate-covered strawberries. Well, prepare yourself for chocolate-covered pumpkin seeds! Have you ever found yourself in a pinch before a holiday party? Well, no longer will you have to run out to the store last-minute to buy a…

Quick & Easy Peppermint Bark

Sometimes, you just need that chocolate “fix”. I just finished my first semester of college, and I can tell you firsthand that the hardest part about college was not the homework load, making it to class on time, or even waking up for 8AM biology. It was not being able to bake. And not being…

Decadent Chocolate Dessert Crêpes

This summer I discovered my inspiration. The ultimate chef, who was famous for her delectable French recipes and tendency to drop things in the kitchen (I can relate). Julia Child Every summer I travel up north to my aunt’s house to participate in a week-long jamming and pickling frenzy! My aunt has a beautiful, luscious…

Soft Oreo Cookies (Vegan!)

You know those super cute Oreo commercials where the kid and their mom or dad are sitting at the kitchen table, and the kid says some adorable joke about an Oreo and then the two laugh and take a bite of their cookies? Or, better yet, dunk their cookies in a huge glass of milk…

No Bake Chocolate Mousse Pie

For me, Thanksgiving has always been a time of no regrets. It’s been a time of focusing not on health or fitness, but on spending time with the people you love, and the people who love you. Whether that be with your family, your friends, or even your neighbors, maintaining these relationships is incredibly important.…