coconut oil and chocolate

Pistachio and Cranberry Chocolate Bark

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Just about every woman has a love for chocolate. Mine may be a little bit too much, so I have to make sure to watch my intake of sweets. To keep myself in a good range of moderation, I wanted to create a way to portion out my chocolate, but still be satisfied. Last night I whipped up a dark chocolate bark topped with pistachios and cranberries that turned out absolutely amazing.

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Healthy Chocolate Truffles

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Let me tell you, when they say that chocolate is a girl’s best friend, I couldn’t agree more! I already have such a sweet tooth, chocolate being my one guilty pleasure – I could eat a bar of dark chocolate in one sitting like it was nothing.  All the sugars and calories do add up though, which made me realize that I had to severely cut back on this treat. So now from time to time, I look for recipes that can help my chocolate cravings, but not make me feel as bad. I turned to fitness expert Becky Fox […]

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Top Easter Dinner Recipes

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Easter is officially 3 days away and I’m still trying to put together a dinner menu that my whole family will enjoy. I’ve taken on the responsibility to entertain this year, so with that comes cooking all the meals and my favorite, dessert. I’m making it a point to make healthier meal options, so instead of using butter in my recipes, I’ll be using coconut oil. I personally love using coconut oil when cooking and baking because of the added health benefits you get from this versatile oil. The medium chain triglycerides that are found in coconut oil are used […]

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