Cocoa Cherry Energy Bars

by mary on June 28, 2015

cocoa cherry energy bars

cocoa cherry energy bars

I’m always looking for ways that I can indulge my love for chocolate without adding a lot of sugar to my diet, and these bars are one of my answers. They are very quick to make in the food processor and great to bring along on the trail or just around town. I order Green & Black cocoa through Amazon, I think Green & Black has the best flavor of the fair trade cocoas I’ve tried. Read the article →

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Maple Candied Pecans, the Oven Method

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maple candied pecans on parchment

Pecans roasted in the oven with maple sugar, salt and demerara sugar.

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May 30, 2015 Uncategorized

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My first US Adult Figure Skating Championships. The venue in Salt Lake and my bronze free skate.

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Fiesta Skate photo

Skated both my programs at Fiesta Skate.

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Douglas Webster 2012

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whipped cream with raspberry liqueur

A quick raspberry-sweetened whipped cream.

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Artichoke Roasted Hazelnut Dip

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roasted hazelnut artichoke dip

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