melting chocolate with coconut oil

Cocoa Pebbles Crispy Treats

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Rise Crispy Treats have always been my fiancé’s favorite, especially the chocolate ones. The other night he got this ridiculous craving for chocolatey treats and guess who had to go to the grocery store at 9 p.m. to whip up something good – me! I decided that I would go about a different way to making these treats, getting a different brand of cereal and making the base with coconut oil instead of butter. I prefer to use this healthy fat in all my recipes now, especially when I’m baking. For any recipe, you simply swap out butter or oil […]

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Red Velvet Oreo Truffles

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It’s almost that time again – Valentine’s Day! With the much anticipated release of Red Velvet Oreos, I just had to make a dessert with these. Oreo truffles have always been a favorite of mine and you can’t disappoint my fiancé with any type of Oreo, so this clearly became the recipe I decided to make. I love Oreo truffles because they always come out absolutely delicious and take no time at all to make. Plus, I actually enjoy making these! Now when it comes to melting white chocolate, this process can be very temperamental. My secret ingredient for making […]

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Dark Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn

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Today is National Chocolate Covered Anything Day and there’s so much to be made. I have a love of chocolate and have found covering fruits, popcorn and other confections just makes life a little sweeter. The holidays are right around the corner now, so I’ve decided to start brainstorming what treats I can make for parties, family gatherings, and also for cute DIY gifts. I’ve taken my love of peppermint bark and decided to turn it into dark chocolate covered peppermint popcorn; a treat that is sure to please. This recipe will give a sweet and salty flavor, along with a […]

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