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Posts tagged “Nutella

Chocolate Mocha Date Bars

Chocolate Mocha Date Bars

These date bars are like your childhood favorites … all grown up. With underlying hints of chocolate, coffee … and Kahlua. And a bit of Nutella in there, too, just for fun. This recipe reminds me of my baby sister. She was the one who just loved date bars when we were growing up. Mom […]


Homemade Banana Nutella Granola

Homemade Chocolate Banana Nutella Granola

I am completely obsessed with homemade granola. It’s so marvelous to munch on … to have for breakfast in a bowl with milk. To make into a parfait. To sprinkle on ice cream. It’s nothing like that flat-tasting store-bought stuff that to me just tastes like sugar and cardboard. Homemade granola is like 10,000 levels […]


Double Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Banana Bread

Double Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Banana Bread

I was having a serious chocolate craving and nothing I had on hand was going to cut it. I was tempted to make something like a chocolate pudding cake until I saw this recipe from Rock Recipes for Chocolate Pecan Banana Bread. I couldn’t help but fiddle with the recipe, though. I reduced the fat, […]


Quick & Easy Banana Nutella Oatmeal

Quick & Easy Banana Nutella Oatmeal

I dreamt of this oatmeal last night. And woke up from my dream and couldn’t stop thinking about it. Seriously, what kind of weirdo dreams about OATMEAL? Me, I guess. Because when I have a flash of foodie inspiration, it won’t leave me alone. It nags at me and churns around in my mind until […]


Bailey’s Irish Cream Chocolate Valentine Truffles

Bailey's Irish Cream Valentine Truffles

“The story of a love is not important – what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.” ~ Helen Hayes Bailey’s Irish Cream Valentine Truffles Makes 25 – 30 truffles. If you can’t find chocolate graham crackers, use chocolate cookies. These are dark […]


Mom’s Chocolatey Banana Bread

Mom's Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Whenever we have over-ripe bananas, I make banana bread. Which means we eat it a lot. Banana bread is one of our most-often breakfast foods. My mom made banana bread a lot too when we were growing up and I always loved it. I have tried many, many banana bread recipes. Some of my very […]

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