Chocolate Gummies

I was munching on some strawberry banana gummies (the recipe I shared in last week’s post) the other day, and craving chocolate, when I had a brilliant idea: I should combine the two!

Chocolate gummies? You may ask. Isn’t it a bit… well… odd?

It is, sure. But they’re also wonderfully delicious. I’ll let you whip some up and be the judge.

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How to Make Your Own Healthy Fruity Gummy Critters

When I was young, gummies were one of my all-time favorite sugary treats. Bears, worms, fruit shapes, Swedish Fish, you name it – I loved it. There’s nothing quite like the experience of sliding your teeth into a gummy! Mmm…

These days, knowing more about the sugar content, artificial colors and flavors, I’ve been searching for a healthy alternative to satisfy that gummy craving.

Last week I was playing around with a recipe, and I’m excited to share that it’s absolutely perfect. If you want to make your own healthy gummy critters at home, this is how you do it!

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Insanely Easy & Delicious Chocolate Mousse Recipe (And 5 creative ways to enjoy it!)

I like to put a healthy twist on delicious desserts, like my truffles or chocolate. My latest recipe is chocolate mousse, both kid and Mama-approved. (My son couldn’t get enough!)

Unlike some healthy recipes, these ingredients are all easy to find. In fact, the hardest part is cleaning the food processor when you’re finished!

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Healthy Chocolate Recipe (Only 3 Ingredients!)

I have a confession to make. My name is Nicole and I’m a chocoholic.

“Hi, Nicole.”

I looooooove chocolate. And over the years, my tastes have become quite refined. I enjoy the darker, richer chocolates – not so much the Hershey variety.

I would love to find a way to make chocolate a health food.

Of course, chocolate does have some health benefits already…

But once you add in sugar, you knock the health benefits of chocolate down a few notches.

That’s why I started experimenting, making my own chocolate at home. And do I have a yum-licious recipe to share with you!

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The #1 Must-Have Tool in my Kitchen

This tool has literally changed my life.

It has saved time doing dishes (because it saves getting them dirty in the first place – and if you know me, you know dishes are my least favorite chore!), it’s a vital aid in creating my own recipes, and dividing up meals for the freezer. It has saved me from melting ingredients to fit nicely into measuring cups. Plus, it has guaranteed a consistent delicious outcome every time I follow the same recipe.

What’s this reliable tool?

A food scale!

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