Posts tagged "chocolate"

Post Workout Chocolate Power Pudding!

One of the most common questions I get asked is what to eat before and after a workout. Ask this question to anyone, and you will get a wide range of answers.¬†Eat simple carbs! Eat complex carbs! Eat fat! Eat no fat! Eat something small! Eat something substantial! While pre-workout food is very important, what... Read more »

Valentine's Day Recipes To Get You In The Mood!

Valentine's Day Recipes To Get You In The Mood!
There are two ways to look at Valentine’s Day: a cheesy Hallmark holiday, or just one more chance to celebrate your love with someone (or to celebrate being single, which can be fabulous as well). And while there are glitzy restaurants and Valentine’s Day specials, save your money and do something a bit different this... Read more »

3-Minute Dessert: Chocolate Panini!

3-Minute Dessert: Chocolate Panini!
When I lived in Paris (okay, it was only 5 weeks, but still…) there was a fabulous panini shop beside my apartment. Everyday, I would indulge in a foot-long panini, loaded with gobs of cheese, hunks of chicken and magical spices. The baguette had a crisp crust, but was chewy and fresh on the inside.... Read more »
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Make Your Own Salad Dressing, Gourmet Coffee and Buttermilk: 5 Easy Recipes to Save Money!

Do you ever notice how much you spend on salad dressings, gourmet coffee or other common purchases that you might not pay attention to? This holiday season, frugal is the name of the game. By making your own salad dressings, coffee and even buttermilk, you can save money by investing just a few spare minutes... Read more »

The Health Benefits Of Chocolate

Chocolate is one of the world’s favorite foods. While eating a decadent dessert or buying a bar of chocolate at the market is enjoyable, there’s nothing like strolling through the streets of Europe, dipping into shops designed entirely around chocolate. The senses are awakened. The mouth waters. The eyes widen. Display cases drip with the... Read more »

What I'm Craving: Chocolate And Peanut Butter!

Who doesn’t love chocolate and peanut butter? I am so crazy about peanut butter, I don’t even allow it in the house. Seriously. I love it that much. However, when it does happen to appear in a cupboard, Alex is likely to find me on the couch, eating it by the spoonful until the jar... Read more »
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