peppermint bark

Tips for Healthy Baking Swaps

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This holiday season I’m determined to change my style of baking by swapping out some ingredients for more health conscious ones. Sweets are my weakness, but too many add up quick with calories and insane amounts of sugar. The months of November and December are so easy to put on extra weight if you’re not careful, which is why I’m starting healthy baking. There are so many ways to make your traditional desserts and dishes better for you by taking a few easy steps. Coconut Oil – Replacing coconut oil instead of butter and other cooking oils in my baking […]

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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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Quick and Easy Peppermint Bark

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Peppermint bark is one of my all-time favorite holiday treats to make for family, friends, and co-workers. It’s now a tradition for me to make since each batch has always been a hit! I love making this recipe because it’s done in no time and fun to put together. Here’s what you’ll need: Ingredients 2 bags of milk or dark melting chocolate (I always use Wilton’s candy melts, which can be found at a local craft store). 1 bag of white melting chocolate Peppermint extract 2 to 3 candy canes 2 tablespoons Kelapo Coconut Oil Directions Place water in a sauce pan […]

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