All posts tagged: chocolate

Paleo 2 Ingredient Coconut Butter Tea Cookies

These little beauties are soooo easy to make! Servings – Makes approximately 20 cookies Ingredients: 6 cups unsweetened shredded coconut / coconut flakes 2 tbsp raw honey Optional – Raw Honey Chocolate Drizzle 3 tbsp raw honey 1 tbsp cocao Instructions:  First, you need to turn the shredded coconut into coconut butter. Coconut butter is blended coconut flakes until it releases its oils and turns into a smooth consistency sorta like any other nut butter. You will need a food processor or blender to do this. I have a Blendtec. It’s awesome! If you want to get one, you can find one HERE. You want to get the one that includes the twister jar, that is the blender jar that makes this recipe so incredibly easy to make. But don’t worry, if you don’t have a Blendtec, this recipe is still easy to make, you will just have to pause periodically to scrape the sides of the blender or food processor to make sure everything gets blended together. Get your 6 cups of shredded coconut. …

Bullet Butter Chocolate Bites

Bullet Butter Chocolate Bites – Wha?! Have you heard about adding butter to your coffee? There is a lot of information about it and the health benefits of adding grass fed butter to your coffee. But what if you don’t drink coffee? Or if you don’t like butter in your coffee? If you don’t like butter in your coffee then I’m just assuming you haven’t tried it. Seriously. TRY IT. Check out this perfect recipe and how-to HERE and another one HERE. Each of the ingredients in this chocolate has great health benefits. Ingredients: 1/2 cup nut butter 3tbsp coconut oil – Benefits HERE 3tbsp grass fed butter – Benefits HERE 3 tbsp raw honey – Benefits HERE 2 tbsp cocao powder – Benefits HERE 2 tbsp grass fed gelatin (green can) – Benefits HERE Optional: chopped nuts, chocolate chips, etc. Your body needs fat to function optimally. This is a way to get all of that fatty goodness into your body by the way of chocolate. I’m going to say this again, FAT IS GOOD …

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Of course I have a huge long list of recipes that I could type out for you, including a few that people have requested but here I am… writing about dessert. I can’t help it. It’s delicious. This week has been incredibly busy and I am only back to work part-time so far! I think it is mostly just the adjustment period of having me back at work – the kids have to re-adjust so things probably just seem a lot more busy now. In any case, we’ll get into the swing of things over here and I will get all of the recipes typed up for you! In any case, for now, here is dessert for you! Bonus – it only takes a few minutes! Paleo Chocolate Pudding  Ingredients: 1 ripe/soft avocado 2 tbsp pure maple syrup 2 tbsp cocao powder 1/4 cup milk of choice Directions: Halve avocado and scoop out ripe avocado straight into your blender. Add all other ingredients into the blender and blend until smooth. Should only take a minute or …

Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

I’ve never really been a big “Valentines day person”. Never really cared about getting gifts or cards or even acknowledging that the day even exists. I know. Pessimistic, right? And hey, I’ve been married for nearly 5 years and have been with my husband for nearly 13. It’s not that I don’t like romance, I just think Valentines day is a little silly. Although the history of Valentines day is fascinating! Yeah… I’m one of those people. I’d much rather show you an article in a history book than give you some candy. Lame-o. I know. But I also know that plenty of people LOVE Valentines day! And that’s ok too! In fact, I even put this together – just for you! If your significant other/friend/mother/father/co-worker/random person you want pay if forward to likes chocolate covered espresso beans – this is an easy gift to make! Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans Ingredients: 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips 1 tbsp coconut oil 1/2 cup whole espresso beans Optional add-ins: Choose one… some of these will NOT mix well. …