Easy Peppermint Truffles & Instant Hot Chocolate (dairy and processed-sugar free)

Easy Peppermint Truffles & Instant Hot Chocolate (dairy and processed-sugar free)

It will definitely be a white Christmas over in our neck of the woods. We’ve got enough snow to go around, and each day, we’ve been trying to get out and enjoy it in some way. On cold blizzard-y days we might go for a short walk, on warmer days we might hit the slopes… 

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Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

Nothing satisfies the belly like a warm cup of hot chocolate when you come in from the cold. Or while you’re sitting in the cold warming up by a fire. Instead of buying a packaged mix, why not make this gourmet version instead? It uses vanilla beans, tons of real chocolate and Dutch-process cocoa powder…. 

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Pumpkin-Spiced Hot Chocolate

Pumpkin-Spiced Hot Chocolate

I’m not much for Halloween. I love the idea of little kids dressing up and the sense  of community when going door to door for candy. But, I just can’t handle the creepy stuff. I find it too… creepy. I always dreaded having to listen to all the scary stories that the teachers told at… 

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Barcelona Hot Chocolate with Strawberry Marshmallows

Barcelona Hot Chocolate with Strawberry Marshmallows

Company arrived yesterday for a four day stay. It always feel nice to have visitors from home because it helps bring our two worlds together. We haven’t made many plans yet and are keeping things pretty relaxed. Growing up we always had a house full of visitors, especially around special occasions. So, for me to… 

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