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chocolate  // Posts tagged as "chocolate"

Sweet Treats & a Recipe for Triple Chocolate Cookies

Sometimes, you need chocolate. Sometimes you need cookies. These beauties will take care of both of those things. They’re packed with chocolate, are super-soft, and get their nice texture from a wee bit of coconut and oats. Oh, yes. They’re lovely. Plus, if you share them, you’ll basically be loved by all… because there’s no […]

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Family Love & a Recipe for Chocolate Coconut Meringue Cookies

  We had a big family barbecue over the weekend. It was lovely because the whole family was there; well, everyone who lives around here and not in another part of the country. We grilled up some ribs and burgers, feasted on salads, roasted marshmallows over the fire {and turned them into s’mores, of course}, […]

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Chocolate Fixes & a Recipe for Trail Mix Cookie Balls

Sometimes you need a little sustenance. More often than not, that sustenance should involve chocolate. Best-case scenario: good quality dark chocolate. Worst-case scenario: chocolate chips. I’ll take either of ‘em, any time, any place. It’s very important {yes, VERY important} to include chocolate in your every day life. It’s crucial for your sanity. Especially when […]

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Go-To Snacks & a Recipe for Chocolate Walnut Marble Banana Bread

How much banana bread can one person possibly eat? A ton, apparently. It’s one of those things that I love to have around the house {you know, for snacking, gorging, stuffing my face} because it’s the perfect way to use up old bananas, and, of course, it’s so darn tasty. Especially when you add chocolate […]

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Sweet Cravings & a Recipe for Dark Chocolate Pistachio Crackle Cookies

You know when you get one of those unrelenting, all-consuming cravings for chocolate that make you feel like a stark raving mad person? Don’t act like you don’t know what I’m talking about. It happens to the best of us. Satisfying this craving makes you feel like a better person. A whole person who can […]

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Cookie Addictions & a Recipe for Chocolate Coconut Cookies

  You know when you just really want a cookie and you have kind of a desperate, SOMEONE GIVE ME A PLATE OF COOKIES, ragey-type feeling? No? No cookie rage? Oh, okay, you’re a liar. I suffer from frequent cookie rage {it’s true, ask C}. I demand plates of cookies, bags of cookies, chocolate chip […]

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A Sip of Perfection: Cococo’s Hot Chocolate

Tis the season for hot cocoa {as I mentioned before, it’s morphed into its own food group at the moment}, and if I’m not making it myself at home {with dark chocolate, steamed milk, and not much else}, I’m rather picky. I mean, it’s not exactly something you should skimp out on, is it? So […]

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Festive Feelings & a Recipe for Chocolate Dipped Matcha Shortbread Cookies

Were your ears burning? I was just thinking about you. See, I could use your opinion on something… do you think it’s too early to start celebrating? The holiday season, that is. I guess it has technically started, but I can’t decide whether or not I’m being a little over enthusiastic. Am I crazy to […]

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Picnics, Autumn, Italy & a Recipe for Light{ish} Chocolate Chip Cookies

I whisked my friend away to the mountains last week for an impromptu girls’ getaway. Actually, there was less “whisking” and more “driving” but you get the point. I packed us a picnic, which we were to enjoy on top of a mountain after a glorious, sunny hike. There was even wine. This getaway {and […]

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Mountain Bike Rides & a Recipe for Trail Mix Bars

“Well, on the plus side we’re at the top of a mountain, so it’s all downhill from here.” Those were C’s words the other night when we were on a bike ride; a bike ride that ended up being much longer than we thought it would be. My skin was glistening in the setting sun. […]

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