Pumpkin Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

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About a month ago, I was over at our friends Brian & Mal’s apartment for a Sunday afternoon of football, beer, Mal’s Chili, and friends. On this particular Sunday, Mal didn’t just make her chili; she also made a batch of Oatmeal Carmelita bars that totally knocked my socks off. Literally, they were just amazing,…

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Brownie-Cookie-Toffee Layer Bars

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Today’s lunch wasn’t really all that exciting, but it did include another variation of this mango smoothie. Delicious, I’ll tell ya. But I figured, rather than post a repeat of that, how about I share that recipe I owe you all? Awww, I knew you wouldn’t mind. Over the weekend, my friend Kate asked me…

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A Chocolaty Giveaway!

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A Chocolate Lover’s Dream? If you read many healthy living blogs, then I’m sure you’ve probably seen these little guys floating around in the blog world. Although I had seen them on occasion through different blogs, I wasn’t “formally introduced” to them until my trip to the Healthy Living Summit this past August. I really…

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Birthday Barbecues Rock!

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Today was another perfect day for a backyard barbecue! Jay and I headed over to his parents’ house earlier this evening to help celebrate his Mom’s birthday. Happy Birthday Rosemary!! There were plenty of snacks to help ourselves to while sitting and chatting, including these delicious sweet potato chips. Ohh good lord…these things were trouble!…

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