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Peanut Butter Chocolate Fiber Bars

Peanut Butter Chocolate Fiber Bars ~ Make your own fiber bars at home! How can you go wrong with peanut butter and chocolate?

A soft, decadent tasting bar with that perfect Reese’s combination of peanut butter and chocolate and a little chewy crunch from chopped roasted peanuts. Full of fiber, nutrients and good healthy fats, sweetened with real maple syrup and a ripe banana, these bars have no added sugars, yet  they’re amazing for satisfying your chocolate peanut […]


Fudgy Oat Bran Brownies

Fudgy Oat Bran Brownies ~ Healthy, high fiber brownies that will totally satisfy your chocolate cravings!

Adapted just slightly from Chocolate Covered Katie With a secret ingredient that makes these fudgy buttery brownies extra healthy and still less than 100 calories per serving, these oat bran brownies definitely satisfy your chocolate craving without ruining your healthy eating plan. Gluten free, egg free, and flourless, these brownies are a good source of […]


Double Chocolate Chia Oat Cookies

Double Chocolate Chia Oat Cookies ~ chewy double chocolate cookies that satisfy your cravings without sacrificing health! These healthy cookies will rock your world.

Adapted from Julie Harrington RD Give yourself permission to eat cookies for breakfast! (Or lunch. Or dinner.) These chewy double chocolate cookies are secretly healthy, with the goodness of peanut butter, walnuts, chickpeas and crunchy little chia seeds hiding inside. There’s also heart healthy oatmeal, oat bran and a bit of psyllium husk for added […]


52 More Cholesterol Lowering Recipes (Part 2)

52 More Recipes to Lower Cholesterol ~ There are so many delicious ways to eat heart healthy! Click to get this fabulous collection.

Welcome to Part 2 of my series of Cholesterol Lowering Recipes! In Part 1, we talked about hot peppers, eggs, nuts, fatty fishes like salmon or tuna, onion & garlic, beans, grass fed butter, grass fed cheese and avocados. I shared 30 delicious recipes (along with tips for making them extra heart healthy) and things […]


Sumptuous Moments of 2018

Sumptuous Moments of 2018 ~ a delectable collection of my favorite recipes from 2018. So many delicious memories.

At the end of the year, I always love to look back over the year and recall all the delicious recipes I’ve created that year. This year, once again, I find myself looking back on so many good food memories, good times shared with friends and family … but this year there were some big […]


Chocolate Honey Toffee Peanuts

Chocolate Honey Toffee Peanuts ~ A toffee purist's recipe made with honey (no corn syrup!), vanilla and dipped in chocolate, like real toffee

When you take peanuts and coat them with honey butter toffee and then dip them in chocolate, you end up with a totally addictive holiday confection, so perfect for a holiday gift or gathering! You guys, I fell into a Costco trap and bought a huge container of peanuts … but it was only $6 […]


Chocolate Porter Sauce for #choctoberfest

Chocolate Porter Sauce ~ a rich, decadent chocolate sauce with rum barrel coconut porter from Sumptuous Spoonfuls for #Choctoberfest

A rich, decadent chocolate sauce laced with a deep dark barrel aged craft beer: namely the Central Waters Rum Barrel Coconut Porter, which is deep and dark and aged in a rum barrel with hints of coconut and cola. It has an alcohol content of 12.5%. (Yeah, that’s pretty high for a beer! It’s even […]


32+ Amazing Boozy Chocolate Desserts #choctoberfest

32 Amazing Boozy Chocolate Desserts

There’s something about alcohol that makes desserts taste so much better. Even if you’re not a drinker, many of these amazing boozy desserts have cooked off the alcohol … and for those of you that do drink, I included a few “adults only” desserts and beverages in the mix. Neither of my adult kids drink […]


Double Chocolate Pear Tart #choctoberfest

Double Chocolate Pear Tart #choctoberfest ~ decadent and elegant, this Double Chocolate Pear Tart is perfect for holiday entertaining

Adapted from Our Best Bites A delightful chocolate tart with a cookie-like crust, a layer of dark chocolate topped with sweet pears and a chocolate custard. Every bite is pure bliss! Before we start talking about this pear tart, have you entered the #Choctoberfest 2018 giveaway yet? If not … GO DO IT NOW! Then […]


Peanut Butter Coco Popcorn #choctoberfest

Peanut butter and chocolate drizzled popcorn with nuts, candies, pretzels and sprinkles! The perfect thing to snack on while watching the movie Coco (or your favorite Halloween or Dia de los Muertos movie), this popcorn will make your movie experience so much better. I am naming this popcorn mix after my favorite movie that I […]


Peanut Butter Smookies #choctoberfest

Peanut Butter S'mookies (S'mores cookies!) ~ chewy insides with an ooey gooey perfectly toasted marshmallow on top and a drizzle of chocolate, these s'mookies are the best! by Sumptuous Spoonfuls for #choctoberfest

Woohoo! It’s time for #Choctoberfest 2018 with Imperial Sugar. This is one of my favorite weeks of the year! From now until the end of the week, I am joining forces with over 100 other bloggers from around the world to post delicious chocolate recipes. Every day, #Choctoberfest bloggers will be celebrating all things chocolate […]


Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Zucchini Cake ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #PB #zucchini #cake #recipe

Perfectly moist peanut butter-y zucchini cake with a chocolate cake swirl, this cake is peanut butter chocolate perfection for all the Reese’s lovers in the world. Who (besides me) still has a bunch of zucchini lurking about? Maybe there’s even a giant one in the bunch. You know, one of those monsters that are about […]


Boozy Chocolate Fudge Ice Cream

Boozy Chocolate Fudge Ice Cream ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #chocolate #icecream #recipe

Boozy homemade rich chocolate fudge ice cream that stays beautifully creamy in the freezer. I took my rich Bailey’s hot fudge sauce and mixed it with cream, added some Godiva liqueur and froze it … and it was marvelous. It’s a dreamy creamy frozen cocktail in a bowl, a marvel to behold. If you’re a serious […]


Sea Salt Millionaire Shortbread

Sea Salt Millionaire Shortbread ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #chocolate #caramel #shortbread #bars #recipe

Adapted just slightly from Once Upon a Chef A tender shortbread crust topped with a lovely gentle, creamy caramel, a layer of soft chocolate ganache and a bit of sea salt. Some people call this a “Twix bar” but it’s not really like a Twix, it’s much more subtle and lovely than that. I made […]


Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs

Adapted from/inspired by Fountain Avenue Kitchen Homemade peanut butter eggs that the kids will LOVE to help make! My nieces and nephews and I had a blast making these Easter treats. And all the kids and adults loved the results (especially the ones who participated in the fun). My youngest niece and I shaped the […]


Bailey’s Chocolate Poke Cake

Bailey's Chocolate Poke Cake ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #boozy #Irish #chocolate #cake #recipe

Adapted slightly from Life, Love & Sugar A rich, moist and decadent Bailey’s chocolate cake soaked in a Bailey’s chocolate fudge sauce and topped with Bailey’s chocolate whipped cream. Yesterday, as I was mourning one coworker’s death, it was another coworker’s birthday. Where I work, it feels like our coworkers are almost like family. We […]


Boozy RumChata Chocolate Pudding

Boozy RumChata Chocolate Pudding ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #boozy #pudding #recipe

Adapted slightly from That DragonFly Chick on Copy Me That A chocolate mousse pudding that’s a cross between a dessert … and a tasty shot. This boozy RumChata chcolate pudding is a surprisingly easy, yet decadent dessert that’s perfect for your next girl’s night gathering … or fancy adult dinner party. One night I was […]


Easy Bailey’s Hot Fudge Sauce Recipe

Easy Bailey's Hot Fudge Sauce ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #hotfudge #recipe

A rich hot fudge sauce you can have ready to pour over your favorite ice cream in about five minutes. If you happen to have some Irish Cream on hand, well then, it is quite possible that you already have all the things you need to make this lovely sauce on hand in your pantry. […]


Bailey’s Mint Chocolate Truffles

Bailey's Mint Chocolate Truffles ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #mint #chocolate #truffles

These pretty little mint chocolate truffles are very similar to my super-popular Bailey’s Irish Cream truffles, but with a lovely mint flavor from  peppermint extract and some crushed candy canes. It’s New Year’s Eve and peppermint season is coming to an end. This makes me kinda sad … why do people only seem to love […]


Peppermint Hot Chocolate Bliss Bars

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Bliss Bars ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #gooey #chocolate #mint #bars

The taste of peppermint hot chocolate formed into an ooey gooey bar that is pure bliss for mint lovers. I took those bars of many names that everyone loves so much and turned them peppermint for the holidays. I’ve made many flavors of these magic cookie bars and it’s so fun to let your imagination […]


Melt in your Mouth Peanut Butter Fudge

Melt in your Mouth Peanut Butter Fudge ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #peanutbutter #fudge #recipe

adapted from Alton Brown I pay attention to what the people around me love … especially when it comes to food and drink preferences. I can tell you the special food loves of many of my friends and coworkers, things that they shared with me at one moment and I tucked away for future reference. […]


Peanut Butter Zucchini Cake

I really really love zucchini season. That time of year when those prolific little summer squash are just coming out your ears and it seems like they grow from a baby to giant size in a single day (maybe they do!) and then whatever do you DO with it all? Some people get frustrated by […]


Kyr’s Ooey Gooey Peanut Butter Mashup Bars

Kyr's Oooey Gooey Peanut Butter Mashup Bars ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #decadent #easy #chocolate #PB #recipe

A chocolate cookie crust topped with chocolate, peanut butter and butterscotch chips, caramel, peanuts, cashews and then stuck together with a lovely sticky mixture of sweetened condensed milk, Bailey’s Irish cream and vanilla. To make them extra pretty, I drizzled them with chocolate after cutting. My son made these ooey gooey bars … at first […]


Irish Cream Mocha Latte Magic Bars

Irish Cream Mocha Latte Magic Bars ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #easy #decadent #dessert #recipe

These bars go by many names and can be made in so many flavors. My son likes to refer to them as “mashup bars”, while my yoga friends call them “orgasm bars” (because they taste like an orgasm in your mouth) … my foodie friends refer to these type of bars as “magic bars”.  All […]

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