How to Make Halloween Chocolate Candy Bowls (VIDEO)

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  Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year and it is right around the corner! What’s not fun about tons of Halloween candy, costumes, trick-or-treating, spooky decorations?! My kids will tell you there is nothing more fun! Today, I thought I’d take a break from the holiday toy videos and baby gear coverage to… Read More

Chocolate Lasagna

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This is the week that I’ve been looking forward to and dreading all summer. It’s time for the kids to go back to school! Now, let me be clear that they NEED to go back. My 2nd and 4th grader have been getting crazy lately because their normal routine is all out of whack. They… Read More

Microwave Chocolate Lava Cake

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I’ve raved about Pampered Chef’s amazing kitchen products before, but have failed to mention that they have divine recipes too! This particular recipe isn’t technically Pampered Chef, but it is from my favorite consultant. Who would have guessed you could make something so quick, easy and delicious IN YOUR MICROWAVE?!? This microwave chocolate lava cake… Read More

Magic Turtle Bars

Turtle Magic Bars

I’m going to be honest, I am on a roll this weekend. I haven’t made too many treats since returning from Hawaii in February and jumping feet first into a healthy eating kick. I caught a glimpse of myself in a swimsuit on video that trip and it wasn’t good. Clearly, this Memorial Day weekend is… Read More

Death by Chocolate M&M Magic Bars

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Holiday weekends are my time to shine in the kitchen. For Memorial Day this year, we headed to spend some extra time with family before our big move next month. Like I’ve said before, there is an unsaid expectation that I will make something fabulously sweet when I’m visiting. It’s expected that within 24 hours,… Read More

How to Make Rice Krispie Pops (VIDEO)

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  Happy How-To Monday, everyone! Today, we have our Lil’ Baby Gizmo Testers showing you how to make a quick, easy and yummy treat for the family. This is one of their favorite snacks after school and to take to parties. This past weekend was the perfect opportunity to whip up a batch for our… Read More

Maldron Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Chocolate and sea salt. The perfect pairing in my world. There’s something about the sweet and salty combination that can easily fill any craving I have, so, although not a guilt-free treat, this recipe for Maldron Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies is my personal favorite. INGREDIENTS 2 1/3 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon… Read More

Applesauce As A Replacement For Oil In Brownies

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I’m always on the look out for ways to put a healthy twist on regular recipes. Since both my daughter and I have a sweet tooth, a healthy version of brownies is definitely in order around here. I’d heard rumors that you could make any ol’ package of brownies a tiny bit healthier by substituting… Read More

Soft Baked Peanut Butter Chocolate Swirl Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

This is what is happening on the food blog – SkinnyNotSkinny.com – today! These are the BEST cookies I’ve made in a while, so you must go quickly! Go. Get the recipe to these Soft Baked Peanut Butter Chocolate Swirl Cookies and make them. Today. As in now. You won’t be sorry. GET THE RECIPE… Read More

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Pumpkin Bread

This is what is happening on our food blog, SkinnyNotSkinny, today. It’s the most amazing, easy-to-make (next to the Quick Amish Bread, that is!) bread that is perfect for fall and the holiday season! RECIPE –> Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread    

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

This is what is happening on our food blog, SkinnyNotSkinny, today. We thought we’d take a temporary break from Halloween desserts (for just a day!) and feature a delicious cookie that can be enjoyed all year round. This is my go-to cookie for holiday cookie exchanges, fancy parties or just family get-togethers that people demand… Read More

Halloween Oreo Chocolate Cookie Bars

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Don’t miss another fabulous recipe! Follow Skinny Not Skinny on Facebook (our food blog!) for yummy recipes everyday! This past weekend I was assigned the task of bringing a dessert to our neighbor’s house for our weekly Sunday football get-together. The only request that I received (besides that it had to be fabulous!) was that… Read More

10 Decadent Chocolate Recipes

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Did you know that today is International Chocolate Day? That means we should eat nothing but chocolate today, right?! Okay, maybe not but it is like chocolate’s birthday and we should celebrate it! I’m a big fan of chocolate. I would bathe in chocolate if I could. (TMI?) It’s one of those things that if… Read More

Halloween Oreo Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies

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Don’t forget to check out our new FOOD BLOG – SKINNY NOT SKINNY – dedicated 100% to food! They are back!! The Halloween Oreos have officially hit the store shelves! That bright orange Oreo creme just puts me in the pumpkin patch and trick or treat spirit. Here’s the thing – I like Oreos. The… Read More

Hot Fudge Turtle Ice Cream Pops

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Remember a couple weeks ago when I made the Double Strawberry Fudge Ice Cream Pops? Well, they were a huge hit but I realized that not everyone likes strawberry. So, this weekend I decided to experiment with another flavor and these might just be even better than the first ones. The best thing about making… Read More

Monster Cookies

Monster Cookies

Monster Cookies aren’t new but they are delicious. It’s a peanut butter and oatmeal based cookie chock full of M&Ms and chocolate chunks. What’s not good about that, right? I make my monster cookies a little different than others. It’s just a different combination of ingredients and while some people don’t use flour in their… Read More

Double Strawberry Fudge Ice Cream Pops

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We are dead center of the summer now and it’s getting hot outside. When it’s hot, I like to limit the amount of time that I have the oven on. Ice cream treats and other no bake desserts are top of my list for yummy things to make for my family and friends. One of… Read More

How to Make Hot Fudge

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Sure, you can just buy a jar of hot fudge at the store, but what fun is that? Sometimes it’s just better to make things from scratch. It tastes better and you know exactly what is it in. That’s why today I’m showing you how to make homemade hot fudge yourself. It really is very… Read More

Chocolate Chip Toffee Bars

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Father’s Day weekend is another holiday that expectations are high for me to produce something fabulous in the kitchen. While some years I go with a new dessert, most of the time I stick to an old favorite. Dads are creatures of habit and they usually know what they like. Father’s Day isn’t a time… Read More

Drumstick Brownie Ice Cream Dessert

Drumstick Brownie Dessert

Since the summer is under way, my kids have been obsessed with Drumsticks. Every time we are at the grocery store, they beg me to pick up a box. Problem is that Drumsticks are expensive. There are only 4 in a box (unless you get the big 8 cone box) and it costs about $4.… Read More