Crunchy Chocolate Candy Bites

I love chocolate. Like, seriously. Love chocolate. I think it’s safe to say I’m pretty much always trying to figure out new ways to enjoy it. And since dark chocolate has a nice list of health benefits and antioxidant properties, it’s not something I feel the least bit guilty enjoying – even on the reset. 100% dark chocolate…

Chewy Chocolate-Coconut Bars

I’m thinking the “every other day” format will be a good one. Today marks Day 3 of the reset, and so far, so good. Although, yesterday… Yesterday, I had a small “cheat”. I don’t like to say “cheat”, because this reset is my own design, and I don’t want that sort of negativity attached to it – after…

Today, bagels! Tomorrow, the reset!

So much has happened over the last few months! I finished another semester of classes. This go-around, I was taking Sports Nutrition, yet another class where I spent half of my time reading the text book picking apart all of the recommendations, sighing a LOT, and sometimes, actually scolding the book. That last one was funny, because…

Double Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Some days, you just want a chocolate-chocolate chip cookie. Some days, that day is Valentine’s Day. I’ve felt quite busy lately, which means I seem to be in a perpetual state of thinking about writing, and then all of a sudden, an entire week has gone by and I haven’t written a dang word. Part of having a blog was to…

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Bars

Picture an ordinary weekday … let’s call it … “Tuesday”. You know you’re off to a productive start when you wake up without an alarm. Not the obnoxious, “I woke up before my alarm and can’t fall back to sleep”, but the, “Hey, I’m awake. Let’s do stuff.” First up, bacon. Second up, coffee. And third? We’ll get…