No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Bites

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Let’s just start with the fact that they involve only 6 simple ingredients.

And then lets discuss the fact that there is no cooking involved.  Or blending.  Or pureeing.  Or effort.  None.

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Parmesan Crusted Zucchini Bites

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So I think my family has fully recovered from the zucchini overload that transpired a few weeks ago.  I’ve learned that putting them through the hells of zucchini recipe testing for a couple of weeks actually isn’t too bad of a tactic to get them to completely appreciate all of the other veggies out there.  Lately I’ve been hearing things like We aren’t having zucchini?  We’re having broccoli?  YESSSS!!!  So really, we are all sort of winning here.

But this Parmesan Crusted Zucchini Rounds recipe shouldn’t even technically count as zucchini.  Fried cheese? Now that’s more like it. Continue reading

10 Easy Party Bites Your Guests Will Thank You For

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Well, it’s almost here.  NYE.  New Years Day.  Time to start planning those menus-well, I suppose that was directed toward all of my fellow last minute, procrastinating friends.  For those of you who already have your appetizers to share or menus planned, carry on.   I strive to be like you when I grow up.  Interweb high fives going your way. Continue reading

Coconut Cashew Bites

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If you are a fan of the Larabar you’re going to love these.  After years of buying them I decided to try to make them myself.  The ingredient list on the bars is so minimal I knew it had to be a simple task;  I just couldn’t fathom spending the money on those things.  A couple years ago I began trying different quantities and I think Ive got the perfect combination down. I prefer to roll them into balls because its so much more simple than cutting them into solid bars without crumbling. You’ll almost always find these in our fridge as they are such an easy, quick bite to grab on your way out the door.  And they suffice wonderfully for a sweet fix, too. Continue reading