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  1. Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars with Nutella Frosting

    April 15, 2013 by Holly

    And then there were cookie bars... Remember that last post about sea-salted brown butter chocolate chip cookies stuffed with Nutella? Well, I've made that recipe easier [and equally as delicious] by turning them into bars! Who wants to spend the time stuffing cookies, when you can just throw them in a pan, whip up a yummy frosting and call it a day? Don't get me wrong, the original recipe is pretty much the best cookie I've ever eaten. No seriously... best ever. But it does take a lot of effort Read more [...]

  2. Peanut Butter Choconut Bars

    July 26, 2012 by Holly

    Any baking addict, by nature, is also a Pinterest addict. They go hand in hand. I’ve never found a website that can literally envelop hours of my life and never lose my attention. I rarely come across a recipe I don’t like and Pinterest might as well be my baking kryptonite. Whenever I get on the site, I usually walk away with at least a dozen recipes I HAVE to make.  I swear, all this working out I'm doing is immediately ruined as soon as I get on Pinterest. (Sugar is the achilles heel of my Read more [...]

  3. Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal-to-Go

    July 24, 2012 by Holly

    If you haven’t figured it out yet, I love peanut butter. I am constantly finding ridiculous reasons to indulge in it. Oh I haven’t had enough protein today? I need peanut butter. I’m depressed. Peanut butter will make it better. The dog looks hungry. I better give her a spoonful of peanut butter.  Man I got WAY too much, I’ll just take a little off the top and give her the rest. (And these are some of the mild excuses). Just a few weekends ago, I found myself hauled up on the couch with Read more [...]

  4. Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

    February 20, 2012 by Holly

    I purchased my very first scale today. Sure, my parents had one at their house when I was growing up, but as an adult woman, I made a promise to myself that I wouldn't obsess over a number on a scale. Setting it up, I had a moment of panic. What if this calorie counting thing hasn't been working? What if I step on the scale and I haven't lost anything? Or worse, what if I've GAINED weight?! But after stepping on the scale, I was suddenly thrilled. I think I must be getting the hang of this calorie Read more [...]