Tag Archives: Chocolate

Vanilla Poached Pears with Dark Chocolate Sauce

“A pear will never fall into a closed mouth.” – Italian proverb (pear quote). Poached pears are a great way to make dessert a bit healthier. However, given the sugar and chocolate involved with this poached pear recipe, we are still filing it under devilish food. The recipe is quite easy to make, and cooking time is relatively short. For ... Read More »

Juicy Chocolate Covered Strawberries

I love berries. Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, black berries, anything with an ‘errie’ in it! –Jordin Sparks (Berry Quote) Chocolate dipped strawberries are such a healthy dessert that they get an angel instead of a devil! Chocolate is a great antioxidant and berries have health benefits as well. So go ahead and indulge! Bite into a hard coat of chocolate and ... Read More »

Hazelnut Frosted Brownie Cupcakes

There’s nothing better than a good friend, except a good friend with CHOCOLATE- Linda Grayson, The Pickwick Papers. (Chocolate Quote) This is a super easy recipe using a box brownie mix and Nutella that has a nice extra touch of class with hazelnut frosting. It will seem made from scratch even though you are using a box. If you prefer, ... Read More »

Awesome Fudge Bacon Brownies

Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.–Doug Larson (bacon quote). I am taking part in Foodie Friday which is a blog recipe sharing group. Look at the end of this post for links to more great recipes!  We all love bacon right? I love bacon, my husband loves bacon, and my ... Read More »

Chocolate Banana Cherry Yogurt Smoothie

Hey yogurt, if you’re so cultured, how come I never see you at the opera?  ~Attributed to Stephen Colbert (Yogurt Quote) The darker the better when it comes to chocolate. Research shows that Chocolate’s high antioxidant power can play an important role fighting clog formation in your arteries. Meanwhile, cherries are anti-inflammatory, and banana adds potassium. Yogurt adds a calcium ... Read More »

Tiramisu Cake

tiramisu cake recipe

When someone asks if you’d like cake or pie, why not say you want cake and pie? — Lisa Loeb (cake and pie quote) You know what is great about Tiramisu? It usually comes at the end of a decadent Italian dinner! Tiramisu Cake is an equally delicious sort of cheater version of traditional Tiramisu. You can skip dealing with soaking lady ... Read More »

Pie, Cut Mine Into Four Pieces

  Cut my pie into four pieces, I don’t think I could eat eight ― Yogi Berra I’m a bit guilty of having “just one piece” of pie or cake. One really big one!!!! What about you? Recipes: Grasshopper Pie  Read More »

Grasshopper Pie Recipe

“Cut my pie into four pieces, I don’t think I could eat eight.” — Yogi Berra (pie quote) When I was growing up, Grasshopper pie was a special occasion dessert. My mother often made it around the holidays. This frozen pie is inspired by the Grasshopper cocktail, which is a chocolate mint martini-like affair  made with  1 part cream, 1 ... Read More »