Cream Cheese Chocolate Fudge with Pistachios {Food Fanatic}

Chocolate Cream Cheese Fudge with Pistachios | This recipe is so easy to make. It's made with cream cheese and done in the microwave. Add some chopped pistachios for some added crunch!

This recipe is so easy to make. It's made with cream cheese and done in the microwave. Add some chopped pistachios for some added crunch! I absolutely adore fudge. I'm super addicted to it. It's just one of those things you can't make enough of. I love a good traditional fudge, the kind you need a candy thermometer and a ton of patience to pull off. However, sometimes I just do not have the time, nor the patience to make a good old fashioned, traditional fudge. When that happens I … [Read more...]

Chocolate and Peppermint Fudge {Food Fanatic}

Easy Chocolate and Peppermint Fudge | This fudge is so easy to make, just 3 ingredients and you've got a treat that will impress your family and friends.

This fudge is so easy to make, just 3 ingredients and you've got a treat that will impress your family and friends. I love peppermint. It's a crazy, stupid kind of love. It borders on obsession really. And I'm totally okay with that. There is something about the smell of peppermint. It snaps me out of any bad mood. It puts a smile on my face. It makes me mellow out. I dig that. I also totally dig chocolate. I happen to be Food Fanatic's Chocolate Fanatic. This in one of my monthly … [Read more...]

White Chocolate and Milk Chocolate Peppermint Dip {Food Fanatic}

White Chocolate and Milk Chocolate Peppermint Dip | So simple to make, this dip combines cream cheese, marshmallow fluff and two kinds of chocolate mixed with peppermint for a holiday twist.

So simple to make, this dip combines cream cheese, marshmallow fluff and two kinds of chocolate mixed with peppermint for a holiday twist. Hey peeps, I have another fabulous recipe contribution happening over at Food Fanatic this month. This one is my Double Chocolate Peppermint Dip. You can see the recipe, and read more of my ramblings over at Food Fanatic or here on my blog. The recipe is featured on my site, and theirs. I am one of their monthly contributors. I'm their resident … [Read more...]

Santa Cookies aka No Bake Coconut Macaroon Cookies

Santa Cookies aka No Bake Coconut Macaroon Cookies

Simple to make, these cookies will be a sure hit with your family, friends, and the big man himself. Hey peeps, it's Cookie Time on the blogosphere. All us bloggers are mixing up tons of cookies for the holidays. We aim to please. I'm in cookie heaven with these ones. These are no bake coconut macaroon cookies, but they have extra chocolate mixed in them. We call them Santa Cookies around here. We put them out for Santa each year. Santa just loves these cookies. He cannot get … [Read more...]

Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Chocolate Peppermint Bark | Super easy to make, this bark is ready in minutes. Layer some chocolate, toss some peppermint on top and it's perfection!

Super easy to make, this bark is ready in minutes. Layer some chocolate, toss some peppermint on top and it's perfection! I seriously heart chocolate bark. If you read my blog semi-regularly you probably already know that. If you're new here, "hi my name is Kim and I'm addicted to chocolate bark". My thought is it goes back to my childhood, as most food related memories do. My dad loved almond bark, he used to just go crazy for it. We would all buy him some every year for the … [Read more...]

No Bake Chocolate and Peppermint Cheesecakes: Guest Post for Cupcakes and Kale Chips #giveaway

No Bake Chocolate and Peppermint Cheesecakes | Easy to make no bake mini chocolate cheesecakes with peppermint. Perfect for the holidays!

Easy to make no bake mini chocolate cheesecakes with peppermint. Perfect for the holidays, or any day of the week! Today I have the distinct pleasure of guest posting for a friend of mine. My buddy Brianne of Cupcakes and Kale Chips has recently embarked on a new adventure. Her hubby landed a fabulous new job so they picked up and moved. Quite an endeavour with young kids, and so close to the holidays. So huge congrats, and hats off to Brianne and her family. So happy for … [Read more...]

White Chocolate-Coconut Cream Pie Parfaits | Marie Callender’s #ComfortsFromHome

White Chocolate Coconut Cream Pie Parfaits | Easy to make parfait that combines white chocolate with coconut. Simple, elegant and absolutely scrumptious!White Chocolate Coconut Cream Pie Parfaits | Easy to make parfait that combines white chocolate with coconut. Simple, elegant and absolutely scrumptious!

Easy to make parfait that combines white chocolate with coconut. Simple, elegant and absolutely scrumptious! This is a sponsored post, more details at the bottom of the post! If you read my blog often you know I have a serious weakness for coconut. I absolutely love the stuff. I cannot get enough of it. It's like my kryptonite. I'd feel bad about it but I'm too busy shoving coconut in my face to care. One of my biggest weaknesses is Coconut Cream Pie. I keep lots of coconut cream pies … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Bark with Reese’s Pieces: Food Fanatic

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Bark with Reese's Pieces | There is something about peanut butter combined with chocolate that makes perfect sense. Toss some Reese's Pieces into the mix and it's sheer perfection!

There is something about peanut butter combined with chocolate that makes perfect sense. Toss some Reese's Pieces into the mix and its sheer perfection! I seriously love bark. I am completely obsessed with bark. I cannot get enough bark. I suppose everyone has their weaknesses. Mine is definitely chocolate. So much so that I contribute as a Chocolate Fanatic over at Food Fanatic. I love being their Chocolate Fanatic. It could not possibly be a better fit for me. Especially when I get to … [Read more...]

Mini Pizza Sandwiches: Guest Post for It’s a Keeper

Mini Pizza Sandwiches- These adorable little Mini Pizza Sandwiches are perfect for game day, or for an afternoon snack. Grill them for the full tailgate experience. You'll thank me for it!

These adorable little Mini Pizza Sandwiches are perfect for game day, or for an afternoon snack. Grill them for the full tailgate experience. You'll thank me for it! Okay folks, these little sandwiches are going to knock your socks off. They are absolutely delicious. The added bonus is they are super easy to make. And quick. You can have these ready so fast you'll think you made a mistake. But trust me, you didn't. They are meant to be that quick to make. These are born of necessity. … [Read more...]

Easy Pizza Buttons plus a $350 Cash Giveaway #backtoschool

Pizza Buttons | Easy to make and perfect for back to school!

Easy to make and perfect for back to school! I love easy recipes. I think my regular readers know that at this point. I love finding ways to make quick food because I have a super busy family. With kids in University and a hubby who never knows if he will have to stay late at work I have learned to roll with the punches. I try to have some wicked easy recipes I can make when life gets out of hand. Which is almost daily around here. Especially when school starts back. My daughter's … [Read more...]

How to Toast your Nuts #GrabSomeNutsDay

How to Toast Pistachios. It's easy and quick, plus it brings out the flavour.

How to Toast Pistachios. It's easy and quick, plus it brings out the flavour.  Welcome to the blog. Today is a very special day. We're celebrating Grab Some Nuts Day. It's an actual food holiday. Who knew? When I found out Grab Some Nuts Day was coming up I knew I had to celebrate with some of my nutty friends. So I put together a small group of bloggers who wanted to grab some nuts with me. I mean who wants to grab nuts all by themselves right? We all came up with some nut packed … [Read more...]

Mini Fruit Pizzas | Lunch Box Ideas #HorizonB2S @Horizon_Organic

Mini Fruit Pizzas and Lunch Box Ideas for Horizon Organic | Simple to make, and your kids will love them!

Simple to make fruit pizzas using pizza dough, cream cheese and fresh fruit. Perfect for popping in the kids' lunch boxes this fall! I have to say I was thrilled when I was asked to work on this project. Lunch Box Ideas, how cool is that. Then a bit of terror seeped in. My kids are older, 20 and 25 to be exact, so it's been quite some time since I've packed a lunch box for young kids. I love the new movement of fun lunch boxes for kids, putting a healthy spin on them to encourage kids … [Read more...]

Marble Bark with Pistachios and Fleur de Sel

Marble Bark with Pistachios and Fleur de Sel | Ridiculously easy to make, seriously addictive to nosh on!

This marble bark is so simple to make. It has chopped pistachios tossed in it, then topped with fleur de sel. Everyone you share it with will think you spent hours on this recipe. It will be our little secret it only takes minutes to make! If you are a regular reader you know how much I adore chocolate. I have a whole category devoted to chocolate recipes. That is how deep my love for chocolate goes. So it seemed like a great idea to me to join the Food Fanatic team as one of their … [Read more...]

Mendiant: Traditional and Non-traditional

Mendiant | These little chocolates are super easy to make, and you can jazz them up any way you like.

These little chocolates are super easy to make, and you can jazz them up any way you like. Make traditional Mendiant, or non-traditional. Just have fun with it! Today we are celebrating Bastille Day. Our little Holiday Food Party Group loves to whoop it up for holidays. I have to admit I wanted to go all out and make Dacquoise, or Rissoles. But it's ten gazillion degrees out and I refuse to turn on my oven. It's just too darn hot. So I made Mendiant.  It's easy to make, you can opt … [Read more...]

Garlic Scape Pesto #FarmFreshFridays

Garlic Scape Pesto | Easy to make and utterly addictive. You will want to top everything you make with this Pesto!

This Garlic Scape Pesto is super easy to make and utterly addictive. You will want to top everything you make with this Pesto! And who could blame you? Last week I received my first CSA delivery. I'll admit I was beyond excited to find out we had them in our area. I took advantage immediately and ordered bi-weekly deliveries. The first one came loaded with garlic scapes. If you've never had garlic scapes you've been missing out. The taste is stellar, and they are incredibly versatile. You … [Read more...]

Mini Coconut Milkshakes #SilkAlmondBlends @LoveMySilk

Mini Coconut Milkshakes | Silk Almondmilk combined with coconut sorbet makes the perfect treat to beat the heat!

Silk Almondmilk combined with coconut sorbet makes the perfect treat to beat the heat. Add a little garnish to the top the glass for some added fun. I love coconut. It is something I can't get enough of. Whether its fresh coconut, flaked coconut, or coconut milk, I'm in my happy place if coconut is involved. If I can find a way to sip on a coconut drink all the better. If that coconut drink is a bit healthy then that's a huge bonus. This is perfect for an after dinner treat. Silk … [Read more...]

Strawberry Agua Fresca

Strawberry Agua Fresca by Cravings of a Lunatic | Simple to make, this strawberry agua fresca is the perfect thirst quencher on a hot summer day!

This refreshing summer drink is so simple to make. Strawberry Agua Fresca is the perfect thirst quencher on a hot summer day. Try one for yourself! When I shared my Watermelon Agua Fresca a couple of weeks ago, I promised you I would be sharing more beverage recipes with you this summer. I'm following through on that promise. Of course mine are all sans alcohol, but you can always add some if you like. I wish I could but I'm under doctor's orders not to touch the stuff. However I can sip … [Read more...]

Brownie Batter Smoothie @LoveMySilk #SilkSmoothies

Brownie Batter Smoothie | This Brownie Batter Smoothie is so simple to make. Your kids will love this one. If you share it with them. That's a mighty big if once you taste this!

This Brownie Batter Smoothie is so simple to make. Your kids will love this one. If you share it with them. That's a mighty big if once you taste this! I love it when a plan comes together. I love that plan even more if it involves chocolate. This plan happened to involve chocolate brownie mix. I don't know about you, but any day that involves spooning chocolate brownie batter into smoothies is a good day in my book. Silk asked me to write a post about smoothies. I dig their products so … [Read more...]

No Bake Mocha Cheesecake with Animal Cracker Crust #IcedDelight

No Bake Mocha Cheesecake with Animal Cracker Crust | For all you coffee and chocolate fans out there!

This is a super easy recipe to make a mocha flavoured no bake cheesecake. The crust use crushed animal crackers. You're going to love this recipe! Okay, so I made another no bake cheesecake. This one is chock full of mocha goodness. It's a no bake cheesecake that is super easy to make. I used an animal cracker crust for some added fun. This is made with Mocha Iced Coffee courtesy of International Delights. This dessert is going to rock your coffee loving world. I actually made this … [Read more...]

No Bake Lemon Cheesecake with Cannoli Crust | Get Your Discount Code for My Favourite Online Store @AuroraImporting

No Bake Lemon Cheesecake with Cannoli Crust | This easy no bake lemon cheesecake is perfect for those hot summer days where you want a fabulous dessert without having to turn on your oven.

This easy no bake lemon cheesecake is perfect for those hot summer days where you want a fabulous dessert without having to turn on your oven.  I love no bake recipes for summer. It's an obsession really. I want to take every recipe in the world and turn it into a no bake recipe for the hot summer months. This lemon cheesecake recipe is one of those recipes. My cheesecake cravings are out of control lately. I have also been craving lemon pie. So much so that I've started  dreaming about ways … [Read more...]

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