Get Mugged

It is a fact that chocolate makes everything better; no matter what is happening in your world or the whole universe, chocolate will comfort you, never disagree with you, never cause you stress, and best of all it’s healthy.     Health benefits of cocoa bean: Powerful source of antioxidants. May reduce heart disease risk. May improve blood flow and lower blood pressure. Raises HDL … Continue reading Get Mugged

Chocolate Heaven in a Cupcake

Get your Irish on to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day (or any day) with these rich, divine, chocolaty, sweet, spicy, salty and Guinnessy cupcakes. Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes     Cupcake Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups Guinness (any beer will do, but Guinness is highly recommended) 4 ounces unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup cocoa powder 2 cups brown sugar, packed 3/4 cup sour cream 2 eggs 1 tsp. … Continue reading Chocolate Heaven in a Cupcake

Scrumptious, Sweet & Salty Christmas Bites

Please welcome Real Estate Woman-preneur, Nancy Pugliese to the blog as she shares this easy-to-prepare, wonderfully delicious, chocolaty treat. They are addictive, hence the title “Cracker Crack.” Saltine Cracker Toffee (aka “Cracker Crack”)     Preparation time: 10 minutes Total time from start to finish: 20 minutes Ingredients: 40 (or more if needed) Saltine Crackers (salted) 1 Cup Butter (unsalted) 1 Cup Brown Sugar 2 … Continue reading Scrumptious, Sweet & Salty Christmas Bites

Bake someone happy.

It’s that time of the year when baking for others is not only about gifting something sweet, but it has major therapeutic benefits for the baker.     No matter what level of cook or baker one is, a simple recipe for cookies is an excellent way to express your creativity, and  a great way to relieve stress.     Here’s a delicious, moreish recipe … Continue reading Bake someone happy.

Celebrating Blueberry Season with Chocolate

I love fruit ending in “erries”; blueberries, strawberries, raspberries and blackberries. What better way to celebrate blueberry picking season than with the other super food—chocolate. Here’s a recipe for a decadently delicious, brownie-like-chocolate-pie, with a few different suggestions on serving it (my favorite way to eat it, is topped with any berry in season). This recipe is quick and easy, and you probably have all … Continue reading Celebrating Blueberry Season with Chocolate