SparkPeople Chocolate and Peanut Butter Lovers Unite! Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=3095 For those like me that need to have their fix and have found healthy alternatives for it! SparkPeople Chocolate and Peanut Butter Lovers Unite! Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=3095 Did you huddle today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4852x3095x54652663 Come and join me on the huddle wall! It will earn you a Spark point and may result in a team goodie too! <em>224</em> Sun, 25 Aug 2013 10:47:10 EST Where are you from? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x54652625 I live and work in London, England <em>609</em> Sun, 25 Aug 2013 10:42:42 EST 18 Irresistable Chocolate Peanut Butter Recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x53725049 Here's a great link to a Spark blog..... <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po<BR>st=18_irresistible_chocolatepeanut_but<BR>ter_recipes </link> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 09:07:23 EST Hi all.. I'm new! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x50138420 I am completely addicted to chocolate and peanut butter! I have to have them both every day, I CRAVE it. Luckily I only care for dark chocolate. But the peanut butter is another story. I have tried to get myself on the natural peanut butter but nope, can't do it. <BR> <BR> I would love to find delicious recipes that are low in calorie and fat Thu, 27 Sep 2012 20:41:17 EST New emoticons http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x48838000 Did you all know we have some NEW emoticons???? <BR> <BR> <em>380</em> <em>383</em> <em>389</em> <em>384</em> <em>385</em> <em>382</em> <em>342</em> <em>361</em> <em>350</em> <em>351</em> <em>352</em> <em>353</em> <em>354</em> <em>355</em> <em>356</em> <em>756</em> <em>348</em> <em>349</em> <em>305</em> <em>307</em> <em>308</em> <em>193</em> <em>225</em> <em>7</em> <em>109</em> <em>209</em> <em>264</em> <em>208</em> <em>279</em> <em>... Thu, 5 Jul 2012 11:21:36 EST PB2? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x47521133 Has anyone else heard of this? Supposedly it's a powdered peanut butter, and some of it is powdered peanut butter and chocolate.... But it's SO much less calories and fat... I was just wondering if anyone has tried it and if it actually tastes like peanut butter. Tue, 10 Apr 2012 20:23:00 EST PB addiction! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x47455894 yep! I'm addicted to peanut butter! It's official! I will literally eat spoonfuls of it for meals! :) haha I'm laughing at myself so hard right now... Fri, 6 Apr 2012 12:35:59 EST FDA wants to take away our right to buy Vitamins http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x47149246 Don't Let the FDA Get Away With It! <BR> <BR> The FDA wants to take away our right to purchase nutritional supplements. They have proposed draconian recommendations on supplement manufacturers that would essentially remove most supplements from being available to consumers. Why would the FDA try to do this? One would hope that they must be doing this to protect us from the danger of vitamins and mineral neutraceuticals. <BR> <BR> How many people are taking neutraceuticals in the U.S.? It is... Sun, 18 Mar 2012 22:41:39 EST What are your goals / hopes / desires for 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x45548388 Hello all, I know many of us know what we want for the next year. But to put it down for everyone to see, makes it more real and out there. <BR> <BR> So I will start <BR> <BR> My goal for 2012 is to own my body, to accept it for what it is, to love it and take it back from all those who took it in the first place. Many people who have been abused as children detatch from their body and the abusers teach us that they are the ones who own our body. So the new year, I plan on TAKING IT BACK! <... Sat, 17 Dec 2011 11:15:14 EST Falling for the Colors http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x44510257 In the upper pennisula the colors are just beginning. We have yellow with a tint of red peeking through. As we drive to the south the colors are in full bloom. Don't let them kid you, we'll soon the snow, snow and more snow. Sun, 9 Oct 2011 21:17:37 EST 31 Days of Self-Love http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x44394405 I thought this would be good for us to try this for the next 31 days. I will post a new one every day and we all can work on that one thing. Anyone else with me?? I know how we all give to everyone else but when it comes to ourself, well we either ignore ourselves or not even consider including "me". <BR> <BR> Come on, who wants to join me? <BR> <BR> Jetta <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~<BR>~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> 31 Days of Self-Love <BR> <BR> Learn to ... Sun, 2 Oct 2011 22:58:41 EST Just around the corner http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x43999943 Holidays are just around the corner, what is your favorite chocolate recipe?? Mine, it has to <BR> be fudge or brownies. I like them both. <em>4</em> <em>493</em> Fri, 9 Sep 2011 20:10:13 EST Chocolate & Peanut Butter Lovers Unite! (New Membe http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x43379488 Hi my name is Melanie Louise Jackson aka (Grease31), <BR> <BR> I have joined this particular group, cos i have a luv of chocolate/peanut butter, i just cant get enough of the stuff!!!!, if anyone else has any hins/tips/advice that they cud give me on trying to wean myself off these cravings i wud be eternally grateful, if anyone wants any information they are quite welcome to browse my sparkpage, as all my information is on there, hope to hear from you soon. <em>212</em> <em>247</em> <em>6... Fri, 5 Aug 2011 08:03:38 EST Huddle http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x43193664 Heh, there's 247 members in this fine Chocolate & Peanut Butter Lovers Unite. When I went <BR> to the huddle tonight (7/25) there was only one Huddle/Spark. Let's get to Sparkin and show <BR> how we can have a long list too. <em>213</em> <em>306</em> Mon, 25 Jul 2011 23:09:13 EST Oh, you said the Magic Words http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x43085126 Chocolate!!!!!!!!!!!!! Peanut Butter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!MMMMMmmmmmmmmmmmmm!!<BR>!!!!! <BR> That's me. Hi, I'm a newcomer with knowing something about this subject. I have pear hips and wish I could put my hand inside of my thighs and pull out all that FAT!!!! On the bright side, I lost it once and I know I can do it again. <em>213</em> Tue, 19 Jul 2011 21:58:59 EST What are your plans for the summer? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x42851406 What are your plans for the summer? <BR> <BR> <BR> Are you going anywhere or just staying home? <BR> <BR> For me, we are going to spend a week in Sedona Arizona then on to the Petrified Forest and around that area. Then back home, camping for a couple days at a lake a couple miles from home. <BR> <BR> Next month we fly to Vancouver Washington for a week to paint and work on our rental home out there. Otherwise work work work <BR> <BR> How about you all, anything fun???? <BR> <BR> Thu, 7 Jul 2011 10:32:28 EST What are the gas prices in your area? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x40229528 I know we can't do anything about it but was wondering what the price of gas was in your area and where you are. <BR> <BR> In San Diego California it went up 10 cents in one day, 19 cents last week before that. <BR> <BR> we are paying from $3.67 to $3.78 (dollars) for a gallon of gas. <BR> <BR> Lets see who wins the highest. gotta laugh at it somehow? maybe not but lets see what we get. Mon, 28 Feb 2011 13:21:23 EST hi, my name is tessa... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x38317626 and i'm a peanut butter-aholic. <BR> <BR> just thought i'd introduce myself! <BR> <BR> trying to find moderation for eating my favorite food without going overboard. looking for advice, and trying to achieve a better relationship with my trigger food of choice! <BR> <BR> Mon, 6 Dec 2010 09:13:40 EST Hello Fellow Peanut Butter Lovers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x36302985 I just joined sparkpeople and to find a team, I typed in "peanut butter" and guess what was the first result! <BR> <BR> Of course I joined as soon as I saw the delicious picture. I am in love with peanut butter (natural only) and am now convinced that I am addicted to it after polishing off a jar in three days. <BR> <BR> Even though peanut butter (on apples, bananas, or straight from the jar)is my preference, when I crave chocolate, I gotta have it- especially dark chocolate or melt in yo... Thu, 26 Aug 2010 21:55:54 EST Random Thought Thread http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x35861151 Just random thoughts, doesn't have to make sense at all. What is on your mind? Be silly or serious. <BR> Thu, 5 Aug 2010 12:56:51 EST Natural Mosquito Control http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x35477084 Natural Mosquito Control <BR> West Nile Virus and Using Natural Mosquito Control Rather Than Chemicals <BR> By David Beaulieu, About.com Guide <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Natural mosquito control calls for a multi-pronged approach to battle malignant mosquitoes, while resisting the temptation to use the chemical bug sprays that some folks feel are just as noxious. If you're asking, "What's all the fuss over natural mosquito control?" then read on.... <BR> <BR> Do you spend a significant amount o... Sun, 18 Jul 2010 12:22:23 EST peanutbutter and chocolate are my heart of hearts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x35021385 I am new to this team but not sparkpeople. I am trying hard not to belong to too many teams, but this team spoke to my heart. I adore peanut butter with chocolate, I had to join this team. Fri, 25 Jun 2010 08:55:50 EST 10 Ways to Transform Toxic Thoughts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x34789642 Hey all, I am not pushing/endorsing this book because I have not read it. I just bought it though. I like her words and thinking on this. Just another way or tool to help us on our path. Blessings, Jetta <BR> <BR> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <BR> <BR> 10 Ways to Transform Toxic Thoughts <BR> <BR> <BR> If you've ever felt the way anger or fear can electrify the atmosphere in a room, you'll know what Sand... Mon, 14 Jun 2010 10:27:07 EST Daily Affirmations http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x34396990 I have been working on this daily and I really feel it is helping. I am also noticing when I am thinking something negetive too. <BR> <BR> Here is a cute video that I feel is a great thing to teach our kids or even inner child lol <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=qR3rK0kZFkg </link> <BR> <BR> Louise Hay has a great book out about Affirmations. <BR> <BR> Here is some freebies, the first one is dear to my heart. Only good through the end of June so download what you want. Hugs, ... Wed, 26 May 2010 12:25:23 EST Self Care Tips http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x34041320 This is from my Cheryl Richardson newsletter. I had to wait and get permission to reprint this before I could post it. Blessings, Jetta <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>******* <BR> <BR> <BR> Dear Jetta, <BR> <BR> Well, last week Mercury sure was retrograde! Our bridge line didn't work, causing us to spend a much shorter time with Geneen Roth than I wanted (using her bridge). Not only that but the recording of the call was cut off three quarters of the way through.... Mon, 10 May 2010 13:34:40 EST PB and Chocolate Cheese Ball http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x33695822 Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cheese Ball <BR> Yield: 4" Ball <BR> <BR> 1 (8-ounce) package light cream cheese, softened <BR> 1/4 cup butter, softened <BR> 1/4 cup reduced fat creamy peanut butter <BR> 3/4 cup powdered sugar <BR> 2 tbsp. light brown sugar <BR> 3 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa <BR> 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips <BR> 1 tbsp chocolate liqueur (optional) <BR> 2/3 cup finely crushed graham crackers <BR> Graham crackers or apple slices <BR> <BR> Combine first 8 ingredients toge... Sun, 25 Apr 2010 20:43:22 EST What do you love? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x33239850 I am doing a course with Sonia Choquette and she says to have a love day. Thinking of love helps get you out of your head or fear and brings you back to your heart. It feels great to love! Sonia says to tell everyone what you love. So I thought I would start a thread on it. <BR> <BR> I LOVE!! <BR> <BR> my husband <BR> my kids <BR> ME <BR> my job <BR> Mother Earth <BR> to sew <BR> to crochet <BR> to meditate <BR> learning <BR> breathing <BR> LIFE <BR> PEOPLE <BR> Friends <BR> YOU ALL!!!!!!!!... Tue, 6 Apr 2010 12:02:38 EST 8 ways to handle negativity at work http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x33213596 Do You Get Bad Vibes at Your Job? <BR> <BR> by Sonia Choquette <BR> <BR> 8 ways to handle negativity at work. <BR> <BR> One of the greatest challenges people in the workplace face is staving off bad vibes. Nothing can turn an enthusiastic mood around more quickly or throw a wet blanket on the creative fires on the job than a solid dose of downer energy from someone you work with. In fact, it should be viewed as the number one work hazard to avoid at all costs. <BR> <BR> Just as toxic radi... Mon, 5 Apr 2010 12:30:40 EST Damn it's chewy goodness http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x33112016 I ate three packs of Reeses. They are my downfall. Their creamy goodness is not good for me. I know this, but given the chance I scarfed. Will I ever be able to avoid these delites? Wed, 31 Mar 2010 19:22:31 EST How to Get More Out of Life http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x32816624 10 Ways to Create a Better Life <BR> <BR> By Bob Perks <BR> <BR> <BR> Want more out of life for yourself and others? There is a clear distinction between wishing for something and actually pursuing it. Wanting is like dreaming out loud, but changing things for the better requires taking action! Ask yourself, "Am I criticizing the way things are, but not doing anything about it?" Make a list of things you would like to see changed in your life or the world around you. Then see how the fol... Fri, 19 Mar 2010 14:37:25 EST Happy St. Patrick's Day!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x32762505 Wishing you all the gold at the end of the rainbow. <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> Shamrock 'n' Roll Shake <BR> <BR> PER SERVING (1 shake, entire recipe): 176 calories, 4g fat, 142mg sodium, 29.5g carbs, 3.5g fiber, 16g sugars, 7.5g protein -- POINTS® valu e 3* <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> 1 tbsp. Coffee-mate Sugar Free French Vanilla powdered creamer <BR> 3/4 cup light vanilla soymilk <BR> 1/2 cup Breyers Smooth & Dreamy Creamy Vanilla fat-free ice cream <BR> 1/4 tsp. peppermint extract <B... Wed, 17 Mar 2010 12:01:21 EST THREE THINGS ABOUT ME! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x32683116 Copy and paste then fill in your own answers. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>345</em> THREE THINGS ABOUT ME! <em>345</em> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> A. Three places I've lived: <BR> <BR> 1. Santee (California) <BR> 2. El Cajon (California) <BR> 3. Kilgore Texas <BR> <BR> B. Three Jobs I've worked: <BR> <BR> 1. Nurse LVN <BR> 2. Teacher <BR> 3. Psychic <BR> <BR> C. Three things I like to watch: <BR> <BR> 1. Ghost Whisperer <BR> 2. Medium <BR> 3. all CSIs <BR>... Sun, 14 Mar 2010 12:50:32 EST 10 Ways to Honor Thyself http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x32492935 10 Ways to Honor Thyself <BR> <BR> Take the self-love challenge and discover the beauty within. <BR> <BR> By Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway <BR> <BR> "To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness." - Robert Morely <BR> <BR> Love is one of the most powerful energies on the planet. We are born with love in our hearts, and it lives within us all. But some of us put so much focus on finding love and approval "out there" that we never get a chance to truly develop it within ours... Sat, 6 Mar 2010 21:41:48 EST Happy Valentine's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x31947156 <link>www.americangreetings.com/ecards/vie<BR>w.pd?i=508470110&m=1485&source=ag992 </link> Sun, 14 Feb 2010 13:03:34 EST Healing Emotional Wounds by Deborah King http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x31541298 Healing Emotional Wounds <BR> by Deborah King <BR> <BR> <BR> Lesson 1: Exploring Our Emotional Wounds <BR> <BR> <BR> Following your feelings will lead you to their source. <BR> Only through emotions can you encounter <BR> the force field of your own soul. <BR> ~Gary Zukav, The Seat of the Soul <BR> <BR> <BR> Congratulations! <BR> <BR> <BR> The mere act of joining this online course for Healing Emotional Wounds demonstrates your readiness for physical, emotional, and spiritual ... Sat, 30 Jan 2010 12:41:59 EST Maxine http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x31335168 I was in the pub yesterday when I suddenly realized I desperately needed to fart. The music was really, really loud, so I timed my farts with the beat. <BR> <BR> After a couple of songs, I started to feel better. I finished my pint and noticed that everybody was staring at me. <BR> <BR> Then I suddenly remembered that I was listening to my iPod. <BR> <BR> Sat, 23 Jan 2010 02:13:46 EST Vision boards http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x31265741 I liked this article about vision boards. I made one in the past and know how effective they are. But this article made things more clearer and fun. <BR> <BR> This is a Dream board, Vision board, Goal board, Mock up board, I have heard them called many different things. Just cut out pictures of what you want, from magazines, photos, add play money etc. No end to what you can do or how to make it. <BR> <BR> What is the Best Feng Shui Area for a Vision Board? Any Feng Shui Tips? <BR> <BR> By... Wed, 20 Jan 2010 17:07:48 EST What is your New Year's Resolution? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x30644248 What is your New Year's Resolution? <BR> <BR> Is it the same as last year? <BR> <BR> Lets do this together. <BR> <BR> Mine is to eat healthier and exercise more. Thu, 31 Dec 2009 21:51:15 EST High Fructose Corn Syrup http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x30334586 Scientists have proved for the first time that a cheap form of sugar used in thousands of food products and soft drinks can damage human metabolism and is fuelling the obesity crisis. <BR> <BR> Fructose, a sweetener derived from corn, can cause dangerous growths of fat cells around vital organs and is able to trigger the early stages of diabetes and heart disease. <BR> <BR> It has increasingly been used as a substitute for more expensive types of sugar in yoghurts, cakes, salad dressing and... Mon, 14 Dec 2009 19:14:49 EST I AM SOMEBODY! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x30254419 I AM Somebody <BR> Posted by Intuition Girl <BR> <BR> There are times in our lives where we reflect on where we are, who we are, and who we want to be or what we want to “get” out of life. It’s during these times that we’re at our most vulnerable. We often lose ourselves in the “could’ve been” scenarios that we really need to rise above before we can manifest the life we want to lead. <BR> <BR> Today, I want you to stop thinking about what “could’ve been,” and focus on the “I AM somebody” t... Thu, 10 Dec 2009 09:57:49 EST What do you really want for Christmas? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4852x3095x30254087 If you could have anything and money was unlimited, what would you want???? <BR> <BR> for me... <BR> <BR> A new house in Vancouver Washington with a view. Thu, 10 Dec 2009 09:42:47 EST Christmas words A to Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4852x3095x30134614 A is for Angels (of coarse) lol Fri, 4 Dec 2009 10:46:05 EST Yeaaaaaaa peanutbutter! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x29696923 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> PEANUT BUTTER <BR> <BR> Quick bits about a fueling favorite <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> Fats 101: Not all fats are created equal… <BR> There are three main types of fatty acids: saturated, monounsaturated & polyunsaturated. Peanut butter contains monounsaturated fat - "the good fat". <BR> <BR> Saturated fat raises the LDL and cholesterol levels in your blood and is found mainly in animal foods such as meats, whole milk & cheeses. The American... Thu, 12 Nov 2009 11:27:35 EST Question and Answer about ANYTHING!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x27607030 At this time, we have members who have many talented gifts or have experience and knowledge from both young and old. Don't be shy or be afraid to ask, we don't see your face. Just sometimes there are things we wonder about and never find an answer. <BR> <BR> THIS COULD BE A GREAT FORUM!!! <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> In this sub-forum, you may ask one question per topic, and wait for answers. Please d... Mon, 10 Aug 2009 13:25:59 EST change ONE word in sentence http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4852x3095x27525769 I SAW SALLY SITTING BY THE SEASHORE ,SORTING OUT HER SEVEN SEASHELLS, IN HER SILKY SATIN SHEETS AND SLIPPERS!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> NOW CHANGE ONE WORD PER PERSON , THEY DONT HAVE TO START WITH S , AND SEE WHAT KIND OF NONSENSE WE COME UP WITH. IF YOU USE PROFANITY USE THE ASTERISKS PLEASE !!! LOL <BR> Thu, 6 Aug 2009 15:28:32 EST Wayne Dyer's 10 Ways to Go with the Flow http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x27522793 In the following excerpts, best-selling author Wayne Dyer delves into the ancient book the "Tao Te Ching" and gives timeless advice for easing struggle and letting go. <BR> <BR> Dyer offers verses from the Tao along with practical, spiritual advice for applying that wisdom to your everyday life. <BR> <BR> <BR> Excerpted with permission from the new book "Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life: Living the Wisdom <BR> of the Tao"(Hay House) by Wayne Dyer. <BR> <BR> Relax into Paradox <BR>... Thu, 6 Aug 2009 13:14:34 EST Wayne Dyer’s Motivational Affirmations http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x27521866 Stop Making Excuses and Start Enjoying Life <BR> <BR> <BR> Best-selling author Wayne Dyer tells how to reverse the thinking that is holding you back, and replace excuses with affirmations. <BR> <BR> By Wayne W. Dyer <BR> <BR> In my role as a counselor, teacher, and parent, I’ve heard many reasons people use to explain an unhappy existence, and almost all of them inevitably fall into one huge category that I call "excuses." Every self-limiting thought that you employ to explain why you’... Thu, 6 Aug 2009 12:29:18 EST Peanut Butter Pie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x27508196 <BR> Nutrition Facts <BR> One serving: (1 slice) Calories: 336 Fat: 19 g Saturated Fat: 9 g Cholesterol: 16 mg Sodium: 214 mg Carbohydrate: 36 g Fiber: 1 g Protein: 5 g Peanut Butter Pie <BR> <BR> From Taste of Home <BR> <BR> Smooth and creamy, this yummy dessert is popular with our family. It's so quick and easy to prepare, and the recipe makes two pies...one for now and one to refrigerate or freeze for later. -Denise Bitner Reedsville, Pennsylvania <BR> <BR> <BR> SERVINGS 16 <BR> CA... Wed, 5 Aug 2009 20:49:31 EST Peanut Butter Pudding Dessert Recipe http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x27508144 <BR> Nutrition Facts <BR> One serving: (1 piece) Calories: 408 Fat: 25 g Saturated Fat: 13 g Cholesterol: 37 mg Sodium: 416 mg Carbohydrate: 39 g Fiber: 1 g Protein: 7 g <BR> Peanut Butter Pudding Dessert <BR> <BR> From Taste of Home <BR> <BR> Here's a fun, layered dessert that will appeal to all ages. If you want it even nuttier, you can use chunky peanut butter, and if you're not a fan of cashews, substitute your favorite nut. —Barbara Schindler, Napoleon, Ohio <BR> <BR> <BR> SERVIN... Wed, 5 Aug 2009 20:47:27 EST Swine Flu Vaccine Info http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x27504735 Hello everyone, I don't know if you plan on getting the flu vaccine but I am not. I used to take it all the time but realized that I do not need it and it is a poison to my body. This article even makes me more against it but you all decide for yourselves. <BR> <BR> This article written by Mike Adams, who some know as the Health Ranger. He is one of the regular contributors to the Natural News website. I'm interested to hear what all of you think about this. <BR> <BR> If you click on the l... Wed, 5 Aug 2009 17:35:52 EST Daily log in points http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x27042941 I only got one today. Thu, 16 Jul 2009 13:59:33 EST Gooey Chocolat e-Peanut Butter Cake http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x26205633 1 box Super Moist Devil's food cake mix <BR> 1/2 cup butter or margarine softened <BR> 2 Tbsp milk <BR> 1 egg <BR> 1 Cup peanut butter chips (from 10 oz bag) <BR> 1/2 Cup chopped roasted peanuts <BR> 1 package (8oz) cream cheese, softened <BR> 1/2 cup peanut butter <BR> 1 Tsp vanilla <BR> 3 eggs <BR> 3 3/4 cups powdered sugar <BR> Hot fudge topping if desired on top <BR> Chopped peanuts if desired on top <BR> <BR> 1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray 13x9 pan with baking spray with flo... Wed, 10 Jun 2009 01:28:45 EST How many States do we cover? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x26127185 I was wondering how many states we cover or if you are out of the US, add yours to the bottom. Just copy and paste to add your own. I think it would be fun to see where our Spark family is. Love you guys, Jetta <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> Alabama <BR> * <BR> <BR> Alaska <BR> * <BR> <BR> Arizona <BR> * <BR> <BR> Arkansas <BR> * <BR> <BR> California <BR> *IMJETTA <BR> <BR> Colorado <BR> * <BR> <... Sun, 7 Jun 2009 07:22:21 EST Hello I'm new http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x25536158 WOW a group that loves cholcoate peanut butter! My favorite is cholcate peanut ice cream!! But that was the old careless me. I'm on the path of losing weight and want to support others. Thu, 14 May 2009 13:28:12 EST Yet another chocoholic here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x25518032 Hello everybody!! I'm another chocoholic (love peanut butter too, but not as much as chocolate!) joining this group. Hope to see you all around! Wed, 13 May 2009 20:36:43 EST TWILIGHT Vamps/Wol ves-JOIN MY TEAM! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x25323751 Hey Everyone!! Are you a fan of Stephanie Myer, or any of her work? I am a HUGE Twilight/Stephanie Myer fan. I hope there are plenty of you out there who would like to share this experience with me. This team is going to be FUN!! We'll discuss everything Twilight/SM related, and just have a good time, along with sharing a tremendous amount of support for you while you are on this wonderful journey to a new/healthy YOU!! Thank you for visiting! Tell everyone you know to join!! Thanks!! <BR> ... Wed, 6 May 2009 12:43:15 EST This team Rocks! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x24865762 I could live off Chocolate and Peanut butter. I'm bobbi jo, 27 married with two kids, Hoping to learn some healthy habits and drop 30 or more pounds! looking forward to getting to know everyone. <em>30</em> Mon, 20 Apr 2009 11:37:37 EST Chocolat e-Peanut Butter Dream Bars http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x24854420 Chocolate-Peanut Butter Dream Bars Prize-Winning Recipe 2008! <BR> <BR> Love chocolate sundaes with peanuts? Here's a "sundae" that can be waiting in your fridge. <BR> <BR> Prep Time: 30 min <BR> Total Time: 2 hours 5 min <BR> Makes: 24 bars <BR> <BR> Cookie Base <BR> <BR> 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® double chocolate chunk cookie mix <BR> 1/4 cup vegetable oil <BR> 2 tablespoons cold strong brewed coffee or water <BR> 1 egg <BR> <BR> Filling <BR> <BR> 1 package (8 oz) ... Sun, 19 Apr 2009 23:18:53 EST Chocolat e-Peanut Butter Cookie Pizza http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x24723145 Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cookie Pizza <BR> <BR> Serve your sweethearts this divine chocolate-peanut butter combo. They'll love you for it! <BR> <BR> Prep Time: 15 Min <BR> Total Time: 1 Hr 30 Min <BR> Makes: 12 servings <BR> <BR> User Rating: <BR> <BR> <BR> INGREDIENTS: <BR> ----------------------------------------<BR>---------------------------------------- <BR> 1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated chocolate chip cookies <BR> 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened ... Tue, 14 Apr 2009 22:26:06 EST Chocolate Peanut Butter Bagels http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x24589268 Hi . . . I made some of these Chocolate Peanut Butter Bagels today and they turned out fabulous!!! Same texture etc. like you find in the deli's. I am impressed with them !! Not difficult at all like i pictured they would be ... and who would have thot "Chocolate Peanut Butter Bagels"!! Thu, 9 Apr 2009 19:57:13 EST 7 Ways to Discover Joy & Happiness http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x24565838 Find More Joy in Life <BR> <BR> Many of us reach a point when our lives become routine, dull, and thankless. We lose our sense of meaning and direction. There seems to be a lack of purpose and feelings of hopelessness permeate our very being. We do reach a time when we are tired of being emotionally constipated and seek out ways to break this numbing cycle. The time has come to venture into something new. <BR> <BR> Listen to Music <BR> *************** <BR> <BR> Select songs that will ... Wed, 8 Apr 2009 23:38:42 EST Overcoming Self-Sabotage by Debbie Ford http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x24548540 I have this on one of my other teams. I am getting overwhelming responses on this and wanted to share here too. Bless you! Jetta <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> Overcoming Self-Sabotage by Debbie Ford <BR> <BR> Lesson 1: Overcoming Self Sabotage <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> Introduction <BR> <BR> I want to welcome you into this very potent e-course and start by acknowleding how far you have undoubtedly traveled in your life in order to make this kind ... Wed, 8 Apr 2009 12:30:21 EST Fish Oil http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x24302217 Does anyone take fish oil. I do, I take 12 a day and it really helps with your whole body. I took a nutrition class and the teacher really pushed fish oil. I know that everyone who took it in our class had less pain and symptoms. My Teachre takes about 15 to 20 daily. I take them just before I go to bed at night so I don't burp them back up. I know also putting them in the fridge helps you not burp them as much either. I just wanted to share. Any input is always welcome. I get mine from Cost... Tue, 31 Mar 2009 14:03:50 EST A JOURNEY THROUGH THE LIGHT AND BACK http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x23836673 This article touched me so deeply, I had tears through the whole thing. It is so well worth reading all of it. This gave me some peace for my upcoming surgery and maybe even peace with my own body. WE are all perfect in our Creator's sight so why can't I see it for myself too and this blessed body that I have been given in this lifetime. May you all see just how special you are, how perfect you are, how beautiful you are. May the love of this post fill you up and change your life for the b... Mon, 16 Mar 2009 07:45:48 EST 11 Ways to Live Fresh http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x23536509 11 Ways to Live Fresh <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> By Holly Lebowitz Rossi, By Valerie Reiss <BR> <BR> What better way to celebrate the official launch of Fresh Living than with a fun acrostic to guide you. How do you "Live Fresh?" <BR> <BR> F- Find - re-discover and honor your creative spark. <BR> <BR> R- Reach - expand beyond past versions of yourself. <BR> <BR> E- Exhale - make room for your life force. <BR> <BR> S- Share - connect with kindred others on the journey. <BR> ... Fri, 6 Mar 2009 08:01:20 EST 40 Tips for Better Life - 2009 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x23426279 I stole this from Ellen!!!!!!!!! :-) <BR> <BR> 40 Tips for Better Life - 2009 <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> 1. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant. <BR> <BR> 2. Sit in sile nce for at least 10 minutes each day. Buy a lock if you have to. <BR> <BR> 3. Buy a DVR and tape your late night shows and get more sleep. <BR> <BR> 4. When you wake up in the morning complete the following statement, 'My purpose is to... Tue, 3 Mar 2009 00:21:22 EST Giving & Receiving by Cheryl Richardson http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x23392906 <BR> <BR> "Abundance is spun from the wheel of giving and receiving." <BR> <BR> <BR> Years ago, when I lived alone and struggled to make ends meet, I made a decision to challenge my fear of becoming homeless and destitute. I stood in my kitchen, closed my eyes, and said a prayer that went something like this: <BR> <BR> "Dear God, I refuse to believe in lack. Please help me to see the world as an abundant and loving place and know that I am willing to do whatever it takes to breath... Mon, 2 Mar 2009 08:16:57 EST Give me a Reeses anytime http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x23216796 Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Debra. I live in Alaska. Like the title says I have a real weakness when it comes to this dieting and healthy living thing. It is so..... tough for me. Tue, 24 Feb 2009 15:16:50 EST Give me a Reeses anytime http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x23216787 Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Debra. I live in Alaska. Like the title says I have a real weakness when it comes to this dieting and healthy living thing. It is so..... tough for me. Tue, 24 Feb 2009 15:16:40 EST Give me a Reeses anytime http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x23216753 Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Debra. I live in Alaska. Like the title says I have a real weakness when it comes to this dieting and healthy living thing. It is so..... tough for me. Tue, 24 Feb 2009 15:15:27 EST Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Love Your Body http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x23132896 This was from one of my other teams and I thought it was worthwhile sharing. I know I need this for myself. Bless you all, Jetta <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Love Your Body <BR> <BR> 1. Loving your body builds self-confidence. The more I tell myself I am beautiful, the more beautiful I feel. Feeling self-confident is very attractive! <BR> <BR> 2. Loving your body is contagious. When I notice a friend is down, I start to say positive things a... Sun, 22 Feb 2009 00:46:59 EST 15 Hidden Health Secrets of Lemons http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x23085672 15 Hidden Health Secrets of Lemons <BR> <BR> By Theresa Cheung <BR> <BR> Did you know the Ancient Egyptians believed that eating lemons and drinking lemon juice was an effective protection against a variety of poisons, and that recent research has confirmed this belief? <BR> <BR> There are many health benefits of lemons that have been known for centuries. The two biggest are lemons’ strong antibacterial, antiviral, and immune-boosting powers and their use as a weight loss aid because lem... Fri, 20 Feb 2009 09:44:35 EST Stevia http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x23028590 This is from my Hungry Girl email letter today..... <BR> <BR> Dear Hungry Girl, <BR> <BR> What is the deal with stevia? I hear it's all-natural and everyone is talking about it. I've seen all different kinds at the store. What do you think of stevia? And which kind is the best? I'm in need of info because, as of right now, I have given up all artificial sweeteners and am looking forward to something new. <BR> <BR> Sweet-less in Seattle <BR> <BR> <BR> Dear Sweet-less, <BR> <BR> Here... Wed, 18 Feb 2009 13:53:24 EST Why We Deflect Compliments and Positive Messages http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x22629682 Why We Deflect Compliments and Positive Messages, and How to Take Them In..by Cheryl Rainfield <BR> <BR> Many of us hesitate to accept compliments or positive messages about ourselves. Some of us even outright deflect or reject them. Yet taking in a real compliment or acknowledging our successes can feel so good. It can help us feel better about ourselves, improve our self-image and self-confidence, and feel happiness or joy. So why do we not allow ourselves that healthy, healing experience?... Thu, 5 Feb 2009 20:11:49 EST Crisis Intervention by Cheryl Richardson http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x22491500 I thought this might help others from Cheryl Richardson's newsletter this week. <BR> <BR> Crisis Intervention <BR> <BR> "Our greatest strengths are born during <BR> times of change." <BR> <BR> This morning I gave a sermon at our local Unity Church and, after the service, I stayed for a while to talk with members of the congregation. It didn't take long to discover that, like many in our online community, people are struggling. I listened as men and women shared stories of having to wor... Sun, 1 Feb 2009 21:39:19 EST Jello Chocolate Peanut Butter Dessert http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x22212771 Jello Chocolate Peanut Butter Dessert <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> 50 Minutes to Prepare and Cook <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients <BR> <BR> 3 Tbsp. milk <BR> 3 Tbsp. peanut butter <BR> 1 cup thawed Cool Whip Free Whipped Topping <BR> 1 Pkg. (4 serving size) Jell-O Chocolate Pudding <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions <BR> <BR> Add milk gradually to peanut butter with wire wisk. Wisk until well blended. <BR> Add cool whip and stir until well blended. <BR> Set as... Sat, 24 Jan 2009 15:22:21 EST How Can I Fall in Self-Love? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x22194388 I borrowed this from one of my other teams, it touched me deeply. It is just what I needed right now. Blessings, Jetta <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> Q: How Can I Fall in Self-Love? <BR> A: Have a Self-Love Affair! <BR> <BR> <BR> By Anita Revel <BR> <BR> When my single girlfriends wail that "there are no good men out there," I suggest that before they think about serious relationships and marriage, they first marry themselves in order to find true love. <BR> <BR> Instr... Fri, 23 Jan 2009 21:42:10 EST Peanut Butter Breakfast Bars http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x22183655 Haven't tried this yet, but it sure sounds good! <BR> <BR> Peanut Butter Breakfast Bars <BR> <BR> 4 cups sweetened oat cereal flakes with raisins <BR> 3/4 cup quick cooking rolled oats <BR> 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour <BR> 1/2 cup snipped dried fruit (craisins, apples, apricots) <BR> 2 eggs, slightly beaten <BR> 1/3 cup honey <BR> 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter <BR> 1/4 cup melted butter or canola oil <BR> <BR> Preheat oven to 325. Line a 9x9x2 inch baking pan with foil. Coat pan with non s... Fri, 23 Jan 2009 14:37:46 EST Introducing myself... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x22146562 Hi I'm Patti and I'm so thrilled to see that SP has a Chocolate and Peanut Butter Lovers Team! They happen to be my most favorite food. Chocolate and PB on their own are both yummy but put them together and... ahhhhh! Now that's a little bit of heaven! LOL! <BR> <BR> I'm from VA and am fairly new here on SP. I look forward to chatting with you guys here and getting to know you! (oh and of course checking out some of the recipes for chocolate and PB!) Thu, 22 Jan 2009 13:27:31 EST DailyOM http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x21886443 It’s Never Too Late <BR> <BR> Getting Back To What You Love <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> There are times in life when we are committed to pursuing our passions. Every molecule in our body is focused on doing what we love. At other times, necessity and responsibility dictate that we put our dreams aside and do what needs to be done. It is during these moments that we may choose to forget what it is that we love to do. There are many other reasons for why we may leave ou... Thu, 15 Jan 2009 07:09:54 EST Free Download for Suze Orman's book http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x21718726 Hey everyone!! Here's an awesome deal. A FREE download of Suze Orman's new book that Oprah had on her show. "Suze Orman's 2009 Action Plan" to get your finances in order. http://www.oprah.com/article/money/persona <BR> lfinance/pkgyourmoney/20081119_tows_bo <BR> okdownload <BR> <BR> If the link I posted doesn't work, just go to www.oprah.com and you'll see a link for Suzie's free book. <BR> <BR> Help spread the word for the free download. It's only available until this Thursday, Jan. 15th... Sat, 10 Jan 2009 23:18:55 EST Buddy oif the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x21464769 A couple of my other teams (of which some of you are a member) does this thing where they feature a specific team member for the week. Some time during that week people on the team go and say Hello - give support or kudos to that chosen team member. I love this idea so I am sharing it with my friends here. <BR> <BR> I was wondering if any of you would be interested in doing this for our team on a weekly basis. The idea would be that once a week I would send you guys a url of someone's page ... Sun, 4 Jan 2009 18:22:07 EST hey im new http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x21459789 hey guys! im beth and im new to both spark people and chocolate and peanut butter lovers unite lol. Im overweight and i need to deal with that but i cant do it on my own. so hopefully, you guys will be here to support me on my journey! <BR> <BR> thanks guys. <BR> lets go team!!!!!! <BR> <BR> xxx Sun, 4 Jan 2009 16:03:39 EST I'm not really a chocolate lover http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x21434166 but the group picture looked sooooooooooo goood!!!!! <BR> <BR> I am craving reeses now haha. Anyway, thanks for making the team. <BR> <BR> My name is Deb. Hope to meet you soon. Sat, 3 Jan 2009 21:02:45 EST What did Santa bring you? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x21195805 Just want to see what you all got for Christmas or what you did or even gave if you didn't get anything. Just open to all. Hugs, Jetta Fri, 26 Dec 2008 19:45:07 EST Hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x20974986 Hi everybody. This is such a great team. My 2 favorite flavors. I am a mother of 3. Trying to get this weight off from the recent one. He was 9lb 5 oz. It's coming off at a snails pace, so any help is greatly appreciated. Mon, 15 Dec 2008 23:38:33 EST Peanut Butter Marshmallow Treats http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x20942704 Peanut Butter Marshmallow Treats <BR> <BR> Ingredients <BR> <BR> 6 cups Crisped Rice Cereal <BR> 3/4 cups Natural Peanut Butter <BR> 4 cups miniture marshmallows <BR> 1 bag Reese's Pieces Candy (1.6 ounces) <BR> optional chocolate chips <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions <BR> <BR> Melt Peanut Butter and Marshmallows in a large sauce pan, stir constantly. When melted and smooth stir in Cereal and Candy. Press into a rectangle baking dish or molds with wet hands (so they don't get sticky). Cut in... Sun, 14 Dec 2008 18:49:07 EST Spam http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x20928079 This is from the Spark Admin. I really thought that since were on spark that we were safe from spam. But that is not the case although they are working on keeping it safe for us please be careful. Blessings everyone, Jetta <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> Hi everyone <BR> <BR> As you may have noticed, we have had a few people join the site recently just to send a lot of solicitations over SparkMail. Much of this mail has been about Acai berry products, and is appearing all over... Sun, 14 Dec 2008 01:00:28 EST New Peanut Butter and Chocolate Lover Here!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x20442729 Hi Everyone my biggest addiction is Peanut Butter and Chocolate. I could eat both all day, but then again I would be looking to lose more then 45 lbs if I ate it all day. Anyone have a cure for this? LOL. How do you all handle it when you want more then one piece of Chocolate in a day? Any ideas or great snacks let me know. Sun, 23 Nov 2008 21:41:27 EST Weekly question..What changes would you like to.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x20142403 What changes would you like to see in the world? <BR> <BR> <BR> I think first that there war would end in peace in Iraq. <BR> <BR> Wed, 12 Nov 2008 08:46:15 EST Scattergories game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4852x3095x19574248 Use the 1st letter of your name to answer each of the following. They have to be real places, names, things¦ Nothing made up! <BR> <BR> Try to use different answers if the person in front of you had the same 1st initial. You CAN'T use your name for the boy/girl name question. And you can not use the same word twice. <BR> <BR> WHAT IS YOUR NAME: Jetta <BR> BOY NAME: Joe <BR> 4 LETTER WORD: junk <BR> GIRL NAME: Jennifer <BR> OCCUPATION: jock <BR> A COLOR: jute <BR> SOMETHING YOU WEAR:... Wed, 22 Oct 2008 22:00:53 EST New http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x18998548 I love reese peanut butter cups. And at the holidays the big thing in my house is to make peanut butter balls dipped in chocolate. yum! This is one of my big things to control to get my weight off. Thu, 2 Oct 2008 12:15:44 EST PB2: Now with Chocolate! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x18625501 Are you familiar with PB2, powdered peanut butter from Bell Plantation? They now make peanut butter and chocolate powder. I got mine today and it is delicious! Fri, 19 Sep 2008 14:05:08 EST New http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x18220970 I just joined today so I thought I'd introduce myself. I am from Madison, Wisconsin and am struggling with eating right and exercising. I definitely have an addiction to the sweets, so I thought this team was perfect for me. I'm always looking for new ideas to eat well. Thu, 4 Sep 2008 20:08:02 EST Do You Remember? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x18060793 Penny candy Fri, 29 Aug 2008 10:37:01 EST My Cookie Crisp Binge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x17656074 Please check out my latest blog on my sparkpage if you are having a bad binge day, or just want to laugh or feel that you are not alone. At first, I was so mortified, I couldn't track what I'd eaten on sparkpeople, but I finally made myself and found that it was very therapeutic and cleansing. <em>198</em> Thu, 14 Aug 2008 00:41:25 EST If you worked in a chocolate & PB factory... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x17640702 If you worked in a chocolate & Peanut Butter factory and could have all the choc and PB you want what would you do? <BR> <BR> I would probably give some to my family, keep lots for me, eat it till I got sick then eat some more. <BR> <BR> Practice on a peanut butter cookbook. <BR> <BR> yummm, lots to think and dream about huh!! Wed, 13 Aug 2008 13:29:50 EST If you had all the money you ever needed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x17640615 I would quit work, buy a big house and be a foster mom for babies and young children. I would volunteer for abused and neglected children and write my books too. <BR> <BR> Wed, 13 Aug 2008 13:26:54 EST Polar Bears http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x17393794 I shared this sumer treat with another team, but it fits perfectly with this team since it involves both PB and chocolate. You can pick and choose healthier versions of each of the ingrediants, so it can be as healthy (or not) as you want. <BR> <BR> To make your polar bear: <BR> <BR> 1. Spear half of a banana with a popsicle stick and put it in the freezer for an hour or so <BR> <BR> 2. Cover the frozen banana with your favorite peanut butter, then roll it in shredded coconut. I prefer sw... Tue, 5 Aug 2008 12:32:26 EST Chocolate http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x17362675 Chocolate: A Not-So-Guilty Pleasure <BR> <BR> A Love Affair with Good Reason <BR> <BR> For years, you've tried to break it off. You're certain this relationship is wrong, even sinful. But try as you might, you just can't end it--your willpower inevitably crumbles, and you always go back for more. <BR> <BR> We're talking of course about your love affair with CHOCOLATE. Long thought to be an aphrodisiac, chocolate has been inextricably linked to Cupid and lovers since it was discovered ... Mon, 4 Aug 2008 14:08:09 EST PLEASE HELP: Find an Article. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x17304699 A couple of days ago I recievd an email from SP talking about how chocolate can be good for you. It was really interesting but I deleted the mail before I read the whole article and can't find the article on SP anywhere. <BR> <BR> Did anyone else recieve this email or can you remember the article. Please help me find the article again if you can. <BR> <BR> Many thanks <BR> Kezcol. Sat, 2 Aug 2008 09:20:07 EST Post your weekly WI here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x17003446 I was only down .2 at WI this morning. <em>192</em> Thu, 24 Jul 2008 08:46:19 EST Joke for the day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x16737376 Someone emailed me a joke for the day so I thought it would be fun for all of us to post a joke for the day. I am sure we all don't have the same jokes. so not sure how this will work but come on and join in. Thanks everyone. <BR> <BR> Lets have a good laugh, it is very healing! <BR> Tue, 15 Jul 2008 21:27:48 EST Hopeless Peanut Butter Addict! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x16625034 This is no joke... I am a peanut butter addict. I need a 12-step progam or something. Any ideas? Substitutes? My weak moments are in the middle of the night. I need help! Fri, 11 Jul 2008 23:54:20 EST Something I saw that I thought you might enjoy. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x16581347 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/<BR>7087899.stm <BR> was reading thing today and found this thought of this team so I am placeing it here. Thu, 10 Jul 2008 15:13:52 EST Name a prestident! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4852x3095x16409793 This is just something fun to do in honor of the 4th. Let's see how many American Presidents we can name. <BR> <BR> George Washington Fri, 4 Jul 2008 16:58:44 EST hey http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x16291317 i love both pb and cholacte love it love it can eat every day Mon, 30 Jun 2008 16:50:20 EST Hi - I'm new to the team... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x16286787 Hi - I'm new to the team... I see lots of yummy looking recipes - I'm always looking for more healthy ways to satisfy my choc/pb cravings and this may be just the ticket! <em>213</em> Mon, 30 Jun 2008 14:09:25 EST Edy's Slow-Churned Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x16265965 You simply MUST try this. It's rich and creamy and loaded with peanut butter cups. One-half cup only has 130 calories, and it's rich enough that you don't feel deprived after half a cup. Yay Edy's! (Edy's on the east coast, Dreyer's for those further west.) Sun, 29 Jun 2008 21:04:47 EST Jetta's in the hospital http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x16156548 Just in case you didn't see the Spark mail from her husband, I wanted to let everyone know that Jetta is in the hospital. Here's hoping she comes home soon! Thu, 26 Jun 2008 07:29:50 EST Favorite Indulgences http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x15991604 What is your favorite chocolate and peanut butter indulgence? The one that you would never in a million years give up, the one that you'd never want a low-cal version of, the one that is worth every delicious calorie? <BR> <BR> For me, it has to be my mom's chocolate peanut butter marshmallow fudge. Holy moley, is that good. It's a good thing she hardly ever makes it, because I just can't resist it! Fri, 20 Jun 2008 16:01:33 EST Blessing makes the inside right. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x15926584 Blessing makes the inside right. <BR> <BR> As you go along your way today, whenever you become aware of attachment you may feel toward any outcome, be it a positive or a negative one, make a conscious decision to let the attachment go. Instead, bless the situation and be willing to let whatever happens happen, trusting that even if you cannot see how it can possibly be, you will, when all is said and done, benefit. <BR> <BR> There have been other prosperity experiments conducted on the in... Wed, 18 Jun 2008 14:37:57 EST Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x15879757 <BR> Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie <BR> <BR> Serves: 2 <BR> <BR> Sweet and creamy, peanut butter doesn't always have to be served with jelly. <BR> <BR> INGREDIENTS <BR> 1/2 cup low-fat plain or vanilla yogurt <BR> 1 medium banana, quartered <BR> 2 tablespoons peanut butter <BR> 1-1/2 tablespoons honey <BR> 1/4 cup ice cubes <BR> 1/2 cup non-fat milk <BR> <BR> DIRECTIONS <BR> 1. Purée all ingredients in a blender until smooth. <BR> <BR> NUTRITION INFO (per serving) <BR> Calorie... Tue, 17 Jun 2008 07:45:14 EST NEW B http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x15788301 Hey ya'll, I'm new to this group- but not SP- and guess what YES I AM A PB AND CHOC-O-HOLIC! LOL But I have found the Atkins Chocolate and PB bars to be very helpful for my diet! Only 2 net carbs per bar- and they are a life saver! <BR> <BR> Anyway more about me.. <BR> My name is Audrey, I'm a 28 year old single mom to my daughter Alayna whom is 8. I work f/t at an educational student travel agency- I reside in Charlottesville [area] Virginia. I don't smoke, or have any pets- I can barely af... Fri, 13 Jun 2008 16:50:10 EST Hey http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x15732028 Hey!! Ive been on sparkpeople for a long time but just found this team!! Im addicted to chocolate and peanut butter. I have tons and tons of (unhealthy) dessert recipes for the two. Well just wanted to say Hi! Wed, 11 Jun 2008 22:46:39 EST How Can I Resist? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x15281477 My godson graduates from nursery school on Friday. After the ceremony, we are all going to lunch. At Friendly's. I'll be fine eating a chicken sandwich for lunch, but how in the world am I supposed to resist a 930-calorie Reese's peanut butter cup sundae?! Tue, 27 May 2008 21:05:51 EST New to the Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x15224141 I've been on SP since 1/26. So far, I'm doing pretty well; this site changed my life. I'm excited about the idea of a team that will help me fine healthy ways to indulge in chocolate and peanut butter because I really miss my peanut butter cups! <BR> <BR> <em>4</em> Sun, 25 May 2008 22:53:15 EST Natural Home Remedies or Tips, Please share! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x15033376 Hello, I thought it would be cool to share what works for you as far as natural home remedies that are Non toxic. Or just tips that works for you. Hugs, Jetta Mon, 19 May 2008 09:53:56 EST Peanut Butter Apple Crumb Pie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x14926338 This is a little higher calorie, then I usually like for my desserts, in my meal plan. But, I'm sure much lower in calories, then a full fat/full sugar one! It's a little harder to fit it in to a meal with in my calories, and carbs, but well worth it! It's my all time favorite apple pie recipe! It's true comfort food! And I am always very happy when it's on the menu! <BR> <BR> Serves 8 <BR> <BR> 3 cups (6 small) cored, peeled, and sliced cooking apples <BR> 1 (6-ounce) Keebler graham cracke... Wed, 14 May 2008 19:24:40 EST Banana-Buster Cream Dessert http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x14926277 This is a great BBQ, or picnic recipe in my opinion. And it's so low calorie, practically any one should be able to fit it into their food plan. It's also very filling! (which I love to be full! lol I hate having to leave the table wanting more!). <BR> <BR> Serves 8 <BR> <BR> 12 (2 1/2-inch) chocolate graham cracker squares* <BR> 1 (4-serving) package JELL-O sugar-free vanilla cook-and-serve pudding mix <BR> 2/3 cup Carnation Nonfat Dry Milk Powder <BR> 1 1/4 cups water <BR> 1 (8-ounce) pa... Wed, 14 May 2008 19:21:35 EST Apple Coleslaw w/Peanut Butter Dressing http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x14924187 This is another one of those, odd, but delicious recipes! <BR> <BR> If you want to try a recipe that will get your kids to eat veggies and fruit, try this one! It is sooooo good! <BR> <BR> Serves 6 (3/4 cup) <BR> <BR> 3 cups shredded cabbage <BR> 1 cup diced unpeeled Red Delicious apple (2 small) <BR> 1/2 cup raisins <BR> 1/4 cup chopped dry roasted peanuts (1 ounce) <BR> 2 tablespoons Peter Pan reduced-calorie creamy peanut butter <BR> 1/2 cup Kraft fat-free mayonnaise <BR> 1 tablespoon s... Wed, 14 May 2008 17:41:41 EST Chocolat e-Peanut Butter Bread Pudding http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x14924065 This is my absolute favorite Chocolate-Peanut Butter recipe, and if you use a light bread that has fiber, this is so huge and filling, it will be very satisfying! I'm usually stuffed by the time, I'm done with it. When I first seen the recipe, I thought ick! But, then I went to a nice Italian restaurant on the ocean, and my MIL had chocolate bread pudding, she gave me one bite, and I was in love. I remembered seeing this recipe, so I as soon as I got home, I looked it up again, and made it, a... Wed, 14 May 2008 17:35:59 EST Hi every one! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x14923952 Hi everyone, I'm Heather. <BR> <BR> I seen the name of this group, and I had to join. This is going to sound ironic, but I own a Spark Team, called Healthy Exchanges, it's a team, about my favorite recipe Author, she put out a monthly newsletter since 1991. What's this have to do with Peanut butter? Well, a few of her Newsletters, were named Peanut Butter Lovers Unite, and I love Peanut Butter Club! When I seen the name of this team, I had to join based on the name alone! As those newslette... Wed, 14 May 2008 17:31:07 EST In honor of Mothers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x14764708 To My Child <BR> <BR> Just for this morning, I am going to smile when I see your face and laugh when I feel like crying. <BR> <BR> Just for this morning, I will let you wake up softly, all rumpled in your sheets and I will hold you until you are ready for the day. <BR> <BR> Just for this morning, I will let you choose what you want to wear, and smile and say how perfect it is. <BR> <BR> Just for this morning, I am going to step over the laundry, and pick you up and take you to the par... Thu, 8 May 2008 16:35:11 EST 10 things about you...getting to know you http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x14143709 Hi Guys :) Saw this on a thread and thought it would be fun for us. The idea is to get to know each other better by telling ten things about ourselves. I'll start. :) <BR> <BR> 1. My name is Jetta. <BR> <BR> 2. I live in San Diego. <BR> <BR> 3. My favorite color is burgundy. <BR> <BR> 4. I have 3 cats and 2 dogs. <BR> <BR> 5. I have been married to my wonderful husband for 12 years, previously for 15 years. <BR> <BR> 6. I have 5 wonderful gifted children (eldest in Iraq). <BR> <... Fri, 18 Apr 2008 11:27:58 EST Stuffed Peanut Butter and Chocolate-Baked Bananas http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x13984499 Stuffed Peanut Butter and Chocolate-Baked Bananas <BR> <BR> 4 whole bananas <BR> 4 tablespoons peanut butter <BR> 4 ounces semisweet chocolate chips <BR> Aluminum foil <BR> Vanilla ice cream <BR> <BR> Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Place the bananas in an aluminum baking dish with the ends pointing up. With a knife, carefully cut a slit along the inside top of the peel so that you can open it like an envelope. Spread one tablespoon of peanut butter inside each banana and sprinkle in c... Sun, 13 Apr 2008 10:04:10 EST Peanut Butter Vegetable Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x13984467 Peanut Butter Vegetable Soup <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> 1 cup onion, diced <BR> 1 teaspoon garlic, minced <BR> 1 tablespoon vegetable oil <BR> 1 stalk celery, diced <BR> 4 carrots, diced <BR> 2 cups potatoes, peeled and diced <BR> 2 leeks, white part only, washed well and diced <BR> 4 cups vegetable broth <BR> 1/4 teaspoon cayenne <BR> 1/4 teaspoons ground black pepper <BR> 1/4 teaspoon salt <BR> 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter <BR> 1/2 cup tahini <BR> <BR> Sauté onions and garlic... Sun, 13 Apr 2008 10:02:50 EST Peanut Butter Jalapeno Poppers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x13984442 Peanut Butter Jalapeno Poppers <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> 8 jalapeno peppers <BR> 1 cup chunky peanut butter <BR> 1/4 cup jelly <BR> 1 disposable aluminum baking pan <BR> 1 plastic baggie <BR> <BR> Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Cut the tops off the jalapenos. Remove the cores and seeds. Cut eight holes to fit the jalapenos in the bottom of the disposable aluminum baking pan. Invert the pan onto a baking sheet. <BR> <BR> Scoop peanut butter into a plastic baggie and cut off a corner... Sun, 13 Apr 2008 10:01:42 EST Peanut Butter: The Comfort Food That Curbs Craving http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x13984414 Peanut Butter: The Comfort Food That Curbs Cravings <BR> Nutrition In A Nutshell With Peanut Butter <BR> By Ashleigh Frank <BR> <BR> <BR> Did you know that most children will eat about 1,500 peanut butter sandwiches before they graduate from high school? Peanut butter is one of America’s favorite foods, but it isn’t just for kids. It can be a healthy addition to anyone’s diet. <BR> <BR> The history of peanut butter is long and convoluted, as it has been invented and reinvented many dif... Sun, 13 Apr 2008 09:59:47 EST Peanut Butter Reviews http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x13984248 • Skippy Creamy <BR> (*est. $2.40 for an 18-ounce jar) <BR> <BR> In blind, comparative taste tests, Skippy Creamy is top-rated by reviewers more than any other brand of processed peanut butter (that is, peanut butters containing hydrogenated fats plus added salt and sugar). Young and old peanut-butter eaters are especially fond of Skippy's spreadable texture, strong peanut taste and slightly sweet flavor. (compare prices) <BR> <BR> Includes added sugar and salt, hydrogenated fats. <BR> ... Sun, 13 Apr 2008 09:53:04 EST High Protein Peanut Butter Oat Bars http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x13922555 High Protein Peanut Butter Oat Bars <BR> <BR> <BR> 6 tbsp. chunky peanut butter <BR> 3 tbsp. softened margarine <BR> 2 tbsp. honey <BR> 3/4 cup Splenda granular <BR> 2 eggs <BR> 1 1/2 tsp vanilla <BR> 2 cups old fashioned oats <BR> 1/2 cup nonfat mild powder <BR> 1/2 tsp. salt <BR> 1/2 tsp. baking powder <BR> 1/4 tsp baking soda <BR> 1 ounce semisweet chocolate <BR> <BR> preheat oven to 350F. Spray a 9 x 13 inch pan with non stick cooking spray. <BR> <BR> In large bowl, beat together pea... Fri, 11 Apr 2008 02:07:13 EST Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x13922319 OLD FASHIONED PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES <BR> <BR> 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour <BR> 1 tsp. baking soda <BR> 1/2 tsp. baking powder <BR> 1/2 cup and 2 tbsp. peanut butter <BR> 1/4 cup margarine <BR> 2 tbsp. non fat cream cheese <BR> 3/4 cup Splenda granular <BR> 3 tbsp. brown sugar <BR> 1 lg egg <BR> 3 tbsp. 1% milk <BR> 2 tsp. vanilla <BR> <BR> preheat oven to 375 F. spray cookie sheet with non stick cooking spray. <BR> <BR> Combine flour, baking soda and baking powder together in a bowl, Set a... Fri, 11 Apr 2008 01:45:32 EST Peanut buttter Pie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x13921687 PEANUT BUTTER PIE <BR> <BR> Prepare 1 Double Chocolate Crumb Crust <BR> <BR> 1/2 cup low-fat peanut butter <BR> 4 ounces tub-style light cream cheese <BR> 4 ounces fat-free cream cheese <BR> 1/2 cup Splenda granular <BR> 1/4 cup 1% milk <BR> 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla <BR> 1 3/4 cups light whipped topping, thawed <BR> 2 teaspoons Hershey's light chocolate syrup <BR> <BR> IN a large mixing bowl, using an electric mixer, cream the peanut butter and the cream cheeses. Add the Splenda, mild and van... Fri, 11 Apr 2008 01:02:30 EST Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x13634203 Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie <BR> <BR> Nutrition Information <BR> <BR> Fat: 9.4 g <BR> Carbohydrates: 30.3g <BR> Calories: 229.9 <BR> Protein: 9.7g <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sweet and creamy, peanut butter doesn't always have to be served with jelly. <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients <BR> <BR> * 1/2 cup low-fat plain or vanilla yogurt <BR> <BR> * 1 medium banana, quartered <BR> <BR> * 2 tablespoons peanut butter <BR> <BR> * 1 1/2 tablespoons honey <BR> <BR> * 1/4 cup... Wed, 2 Apr 2008 12:50:16 EST Peanut Butter Fudge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x13633248 Peanut Butter Fudge <BR> <BR> Another chocolate and peanut butter combo that I can't resist. And it's surprisingly easy to make, which is always a winner. I make a few batches of this fudge every year at the holidays to give to friends and family. <BR> <BR> Peanut Butter Fudge <BR> <BR> Peanut Butter Fudge <BR> <BR> 3 cups sugar <BR> 3/4 cup margarine (I like Parkay) <BR> 2/3 cup evaporated milk <BR> 1 tsp vanilla <BR> 6 oz package semi sweet chocolate pieces <BR> 7 oz. jar Marshmallow Cr... Wed, 2 Apr 2008 12:23:20 EST Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4853x3095x13633017 <BR> Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares <BR> <BR> 24 Squares <BR> <BR> <BR> Log in (free) to see larger recipe photos! <BR> 5 chefs marked this Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares recipe as Favorite <BR> Recipe look good to you? <BR> Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares Ingredients <BR> <BR> 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, divided <BR> 3 cups powdered (confectioner's) sugar <BR> 2 cups creamy peanut butter <BR> 2 cups (12 oz) semi-sweet chocolate chips <BR> 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs <BR> <B... Wed, 2 Apr 2008 12:17:44 EST Words that beging with P, B. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=4852x3095x13620374 Program buyer <BR> <BR> peas buttered <BR> <BR> Prime Bugs Wed, 2 Apr 2008 01:12:23 EST Daily Reflections or Quotes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x13620287 The principle is competing against yourself. It's about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before. <BR> <BR> - Steve Young Wed, 2 Apr 2008 01:05:19 EST Introduce Yourself!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x13617626 <em>235</em> <em>235</em> <em>235</em> <em>235</em> <BR> <BR> Welcome everyone, Let us know a little about you! <BR> <BR> Tue, 1 Apr 2008 23:04:02 EST Our Family BIrthday list! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x13617555 Ok, I love sending birthday wishes so I thought I'd start a thread on it. So if you would like to be hugged, loved and maybe even spanked lol. Let us know. DON'T BE SHY!!! <BR> <BR> PLEASE Bring it to my attention if I accidently leave you out. Didn't mean to. <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~<BR>~ <BR> <BR> <em>177</em> JANUARY <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <em>177</em> FEBRUARY <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <em>177</em> MARCH <BR> <BR> ... Tue, 1 Apr 2008 23:01:21 EST Where is the leader of our group??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x13601615 I have sparkmailed her to see what is going on. She hadn't posted by her sparkpage in over a year. I have asked to take over as leader. If anyone else wants to assist me, please let me know. I am already leading 2 other groups and would love to help here as well. Blessings to you all, Jetta Tue, 1 Apr 2008 14:26:51 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x13400241 I was browsing the teams page and saw this one. I knew I had to join immediately! <BR> I'm 24, a size 22 and I would like to be a size 16 (I'm not going by weight because we all know that muscle weights more then fat...). I'm drinking more water, going to start eating better thanks to the meal planner, and hoping to start walking every day as well. <BR> <BR> I also hope that I find some good recipes on here, because I love to bake, and can't bear to give it up just because I happen to be wa... Tue, 25 Mar 2008 17:08:49 EST Hello, Newbie here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x13235024 Hi there, <BR> <BR> My name is Carrie & I stumbled on this team while visiting another's SparkPage. <BR> <BR> Truth be known, I can pass up just plain old chocolate, but put it together with Peanut Butter, <BR> <BR> NO CAN DO!!! I LOVE CHOCOLATE & PEANUT BUTTER!!! <BR> <BR> For my Birthdays, my family ALWAYS gets me a Chocolate cake with Peanut Butter icing! <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> So pleased to be on this team! <em>213</em> <BR> <BR> Carrie Wed, 19 Mar 2008 05:37:54 EST Reeses Commercial http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x13164861 I think the commercial is too cute! A chocolate bunny looking at a jar of PB. They fall in love (?) and have little chocolate/pb eggs. Sun, 16 Mar 2008 17:16:21 EST Hello, oh yeah this team is right for me! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x12769440 Hello <BR> I'm Becky and I saw this team on Leighwoman's page and I just had to join. This one is just perfect for me. I love chocolate and I love peanut butter. <BR> I'm 48, 5'1 and I have loved both of those all my life. I will never give up chocolate or peanut butter. I just have to limit how much I eat. Sun, 2 Mar 2008 17:17:24 EST Hi! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x12718932 Hi I just joined this sparkteam the other day and boy do I love chocolate and peanut butter! Fri, 29 Feb 2008 14:12:13 EST In Memory of.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x12521413 In Memory of.... <BR> <BR> Please join me in remembering a great icon of the entertainment community. The Pillsbury Doughboy died yesterday of a yeast infection and trauma complications from repeated pokes in the belly. He was 71. <BR> <BR> Doughboy was buried in a lightly greased coffin. Dozens of celebrities turned out to pay their respects, including Mrs. Butterworth, Hungry Jack, the California Raisins, Betty Crocker, the Hostess Twinkies, and Captain Crunch. The grave site was piled h... Fri, 22 Feb 2008 18:30:09 EST PB that's too delicious http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x11757477 We usually buy PB by bulk in the organic section. The kind you ground yourself. The store was out of it, so my hubby bought Maranatha brand (found in the organic section). This PB was so incredibly good that I ate half a jar in one day :( Mon, 28 Jan 2008 20:39:09 EST New Choco-peanut butter-holic http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x9538658 I can't live without my dark chocolate chips and natural ground pb. Unfortunately, I'm usually good all day and at night dip into the pb and "chippies". I try to control my portion, but pb is fattening! Wed, 17 Oct 2007 04:09:06 EST Jif and chocolate chips http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x8684054 Wow! How wonderful to find a team such as this! My hubby laughs at me as I sneak the peanut butter and chocolate chips, so the kids won't see me and want some. He thinks it's just gross. Oh how wrong he is! <BR> <BR> I'm Julie from Portland, Oregon. I have six kids and am an at home mom. Just thought I'd say my howdies to you. Please check in on my site. I can use all the encouragement I can get. <BR> <BR> Thanks! Tue, 4 Sep 2007 01:39:40 EST Dark Chocolate Peanut M&M's http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x8651466 Tried the new dark chocolate m&m's, they were good but you can't pig out on them like you do the milk chocolate.After one good hand full I just couldn't down anymore they are definately a dark chocolate.If anyone else tries them let me know how you like them. <em>116</em> Sat, 1 Sep 2007 21:54:05 EST HI Choco lovers! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x8283123 Just wanted to say hi nad after I loose 7-10 lbs I may reward myself and try a new choc recipe... <em>115</em> Mon, 13 Aug 2007 22:50:28 EST Nice to meet my fellow chocoholics! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x8146556 Hi My name is Carrie..from Michigan..I have been peeking at the team..looks like a fun place. <BR> <BR> ttfn Tue, 7 Aug 2007 06:34:01 EST Hello from the Domincan Republic http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x8058672 Hello, I am Stacy and my family and I currently reside in the Dominican Republic as missionaries. My daughter Katelyn is a type 1 diabetic and she and I both love chocolate and peanut butter. I am excited to have found a team that shares our addiction! <em>41</em> Thu, 2 Aug 2007 14:10:09 EST chocolate chip and peanutbutter rice cakes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x7963722 <BR> I found a great chocolate chip, peanutbutter whole grain rice cake.I really liked it.It has 60 calories.I even spread flax seed peanutbutter on it for an extra treat on one of them.Hope you enjoy. <em>115</em> cindi Sun, 29 Jul 2007 00:32:29 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x7939067 I am new to this and not sure what to say. I have to admit that when going thru the teams and came across this one I had to join. Fri, 27 Jul 2007 13:12:05 EST new here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x7923725 hi! i,m donnaz i love peanutbutter and choclate all my life. don,t know how to live with out it,it taste too good.maybe we can share ideas here. talk to you later. donnaz <em>261</em> Thu, 26 Jul 2007 17:29:15 EST new here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x3095x7818146 new to the team just wanted to say hello. I am addicted to dark chocolate. The darker the better.lol. <em>213</em> Sat, 21 Jul 2007 10:50:08 EST Welcome Please Introduce Yourself http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x6840136 Hi <BR> I want to welcome all the new members and hope they will introduce themself here. <BR> <BR> I will start even though I am not new cause I think it will help us get to know and help all the members of the team. <BR> <BR> I am unsure and I am on many teams, I am a wife, mother, and grandmother, and of course I love Ch & PB. hope you will join me here. Wed, 30 May 2007 17:54:30 EST Dark Chocolate 101 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x6818387 Found this on YAHOO today & just thought I would share. <BR> http://health.yahoo.com/experts/joybauer<BR>nutrition/14179/dark-chocolate-101 <BR> <BR> Dark Chocolate 101 <BR> Posted by Joy Bauer, M.S., R.D., C.D.N. <BR> on Mon, May 21, 2007, 9:45 am PDT <BR> <BR> It's true that certain types of chocolate are good for the cardiovascular system - but certainly not all chocolate. When it comes to good health, the most important thing is to choose dark chocolate versus milk chocolate. The darker... Tue, 29 May 2007 16:56:26 EST hi new to team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x6448643 I just "discovered" this chocolate team. Yeah!!! <BR> <BR> I have to confess, I can't go a single day without something chocolate. I'll exercise more, eat less of something else, but I will get that chocolate in. <BR> <BR> Some of the best advise I ever got, I once read in Prevention Magazine. It was an article by a dietician about how to work chocolate into a healthy diet. She recommended that you eat one piece of good chocolate a day. Eat it slowly, savor it, let it melt on your... Wed, 9 May 2007 14:35:13 EST It's just 1 little M&M...what can it hurt? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x6126284 Just One Little M&M? <BR> <BR> M&M's are really football fields. What does this mean? To find out walk with a 50 cent bag (or more like 65 cent) of plain M&M's onto a football field. Open the bag, take out one little M&M at the back of the end zone. Eat this one M&M! It will last in <BR> your mouth about 10 seconds. <BR> Start to walk off your M&M by striding across <BR> the football field all the way into the far end zone (120 yards). <BR> <BR> Congratulations! You just burned off on... Sun, 22 Apr 2007 16:35:19 EST What's in a (user)name? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x6001591 In looking around the site and visiting various teams and message boards, I am always fascinated by the usernames I see. I find myself trying to "decipher" them...does the "81" at the end mean she was born in 1981? Does the "TX" in his name mean he's from Texas? <BR> so I ask you all this: <BR> <BR> How did you come up with your name, and/or why did you choose it? <BR> <BR> I'll start: <BR> Stealthbmbshll...short for Stealth Bombshell. <BR> A couple years ago I had to come up with a new na... Sun, 15 Apr 2007 16:06:17 EST What Kind of Mindless Eater Are You? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x5802349 Another little ditty from April's Cosmo was this: <BR> <BR> "Most people tend to munch more in certain situations. Here's how to outsmart your particular bad pattern. <BR> <BR> 1. Dekstop (or dashboard) Diner: <BR> --Strategies: <BR> Stock the office fridge with yogurt (the kind for babies has less sugar) and small cans of tuna (protein helps conquer a snakc attack), chew gum, drink more water, turn off the computer or pull over the car to eat. <BR> <BR> 2. Meal Stuffer: <BR> --Strategies:... Wed, 4 Apr 2007 23:25:01 EST Curb Your Junk Food Cravings http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x5802119 I read this article in April's issue of Cosmopolitan, and while I won't type out every word...I will share the highlights. Maybe they will help???? <BR> "....Thankfully, science is now yeilding new clues to the prompts that make us eat...and stop eating. And hunger is the least of it. Here are six rules to eat by, called from the latest evidence. <BR> <BR> 1. Make Friends with Dainty Eaters: <BR> --people tend to eat more when they eat out, but also they to catchet their volume of eating up... Wed, 4 Apr 2007 23:09:45 EST Easter Bunnies.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x5794941 Do you prefer solid, or hollow? <BR> <BR> <BR> I'm a solid girl myself! <BR> ~Robin Wed, 4 Apr 2007 16:36:20 EST The Peanut Butter diet http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x5744561 ...."In fact, research conducted over the past few years suggests that going back to peanut butter may actually take off unwanted pounds more easily than following a standard low-fat eating plan. In one revealing experiment, almost three times as many peanut butter dieters as low-fat dieters managed to maintain their weight loss over an 18-month period. <BR> " <BR> <BR> sounds interesting, huh? <BR> <BR> here's a link to the article! <BR> <BR> http://www.prevention.com/article/0,5778<BR>,... Mon, 2 Apr 2007 12:53:56 EST **new 100 calorie snacks!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x5662573 Hershey's and Reese's have jumped on the 100 calorie snack pack wagon! <BR> I found both at Walmart today! <BR> <BR> The Hershey's Snacksters have "cereal puffs, chocolate chip cookies, semi-sweet & milk chocolate chips." <BR> <BR> The Reese's Snacksters have "cereal puffs, peanut butter chips, cereal squares, & Reese's pieces". <BR> <BR> I grabbed a box of each to put in my kids' lunchboxes since they have gotten bored with granola bars and 100 cal chips ahoy and oreos. <BR> I'll even kee... Thu, 29 Mar 2007 00:50:51 EST Wheel Spins Points http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x4986517 Hi all I am starting this thread so we have a place to come and check in post ur points and maybe read ant other tread if u feel like it. It enables me to stay positive. so come and join me and post here. Pat Mon, 19 Feb 2007 20:52:48 EST New gal! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x4613678 Hello All~ <BR> I can't BELIEVE there is a chocolate and peanut butter board! This is so amazing to me. I truly believe that the marriage between chocolate and peanut butter is the world's ONLY perfect marriage! I don't care how it is combined, cookies, candy, ice cream, WHATEVER! I currently live abroad and am returning to the US very soon. Can't wait to get a little Baskin and Robbins peanut butter and chocolate ice cream. <em>230</em> Now, since this is Sparks and I'm new around her... Sun, 28 Jan 2007 06:57:36 EST 1 week! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x4060999 Are you ready? How did you fare through this season, so far? Mon, 18 Dec 2006 01:07:25 EST What was your chocolate today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x3589454 I thought this might be a fun thread! I plan onhaving my cream cheese & rice cake treat. Tue, 24 Oct 2006 10:01:11 EST Recipes for chocolate and peanut butter lovers! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x3095x3111746 This morning I put two scoops of chocolate slim fast in a blender with 2 tbs of creamy peanut butter and about 8 cups of water. Blended it and it was sooooo yummy. It was interesting alternative and it was only about 300 and some odd calories. Great for a breakfast smoothy. Let me know what you can come up with! Jamee. <BR> <BR> <em>116</em> Fri, 18 Aug 2006 11:28:42 EST