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Productive weekend & great kitchen discoveries!


Sunday, August 14, 2011

It's been a very nice weekend here, with lots of time to play in the kitchen. Yesterday, I baked some whole wheat honey bread (yumyumyum!) and in the midst of reading different recipes, I came across this simple little recipe for homemade peanut butter cups:

www.naturallyknoc
kedup.com/homemade-peanut-
butter-cups/


Here's how I made mine:

Ingredients (1:1:1 ratio; I used 3 tbsp of each)
- Powdered cocoa (I used dark chocolate cocoa)
- Melted coconut oil
- Honey
- (Peanut butter for spreading on top)
Mix all 3 ingredients together in a small bowl, put wax paper in a small disposable container and pour mixture on top of wax paper. Freeze for 1 hour. Smear a thin layer of peanut butter on top & EAT! (will begin to melt at less than 75 degrees Fahrenheit due to coconut oil, so keep refrigerated or frozen)



oh, my word, it was soooooooooooooooooooooooooo good & satisfying!!!!!!!!


...and speaking of peanut butter, a great discovery was made at my local health food store today...





Yes, yes, it's true. 2 tbsp of peanut butter for only 45 calories! You just add 1 tbsp of water for every 2 tbsp of peanut butter powder. I actually added just a little more than a tbsp of water & also added a pinch of Stevia for sweetening, because it's not as sweet as your average store bought PB. Really good stuff!!

And then, this afternoon I made another frittata concoction. I can't wait to try it!



It's been a good weekend!

Did you make any exciting discoveries this weekend?
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JIBBIE49 8/14/2011 11:00PM

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ANYVAR54 8/14/2011 10:40PM

    Yummmy thanks for sharing.

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NATPLUMMER 8/14/2011 9:46PM

    Yum!!!
Yes, PB2 is great stuff. They make a chocolate one, too :-)

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ANDEEC09 8/14/2011 9:16PM

    Um...I discovered that I'm probably going to marry the guy I'm dating emoticon I sort of have commitment issues so...this is exciting and terrifying all at once. Mostly exciting.

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JUDYAMK 8/14/2011 9:04PM

    I will need to try the peanut butter cups.

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