June 7 – Avocado Chocolate Mousse Tarts

This is hands down one of the easiest, healthiest, and yummiest recipes we've tried to date - and yes, those 3 adjectives CAN describe the same treat! There are several versions of this recipe floating around, so feel free to experiment after making them the first time, but this seems to be a great basic start. For the crust: Combine 8(ish) dates, 1.5 cups shredded coconut, 1.5 cups walnuts, & pinch of salt in food processor. Process a few minutes until ingredients are fine and … {Continue reading…}

May 3 – Black Bean Brownies

Do yourself a favor and try these once before you make any judgements or assumptions about how delicious you think they may or may not be able to be...because let me tell you, they're crazy good! Of course a recipe like this couldn't be possible without my favorite treat-based blog ever, ChocolateCoveredKatie.   I doubled the recipe in order to make a 9" x 13" pan of these babies, so be sure to single, double, or triple it depending on how many black-bean-brownie mouths you have to feed. … {Continue reading…}

April 26 – Flourless Oatmeal Cookies

These healthy cookies are quick, simple, & delicious! As a warning, the yield is very small (after doubling this recipe, I made 28 teaspoon-scooped cookies). Feel free to sub out the cranberries and sunflower seeds for basically anything you’d like (raisins, nuts, chocolate, etc). I intentionally made them this small popable & shareable size, but […]

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February 23 – Lemon Honey Cookies

Taking inspiration from our disappointment in not being able to obtain a certain Girl Scout Cookie these days (that’s right Lemonades, we know you’re out there somewhere!), this week’s treat was a light lemon cookie, with the warm taste of honey, and a sweet little glaze on top.       1/2 cup granulated sugar 3 […]

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February 15 – Peanut Butter Cookies

Per Brett’s request, this week’s treat is good ol’ fashioned peanut butter cookies. While not quite as health conscious as previous weeks, these get a little boost by using whole wheat flour, as many organic products as possible, and natural peanut butter. At the end of the day, there’s still a stick of butter in […]

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January 25 – Gwyneth’s Blueberry Muffins

This recipe comes from one of my favorite cookbooks by one of my favorite people, Gwyneth Paltrow. Her book, My Father’s Daughter, details her lifelong history of cooking and eating food as a family affair that not only connects people to one another, but in a way that also connects them to the food itself. Though […]

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We're Married! (life update)

The Gilberts It’s been 3+ months since our wedding and there are 3 things I can say for sure: 1) we miss having all of our friends and family in one place, 2) we miss the beautiful Charleston weather, and 3) we are absolutely loving married life! While the whole thing feels like a bit […]

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January 18 – White Bean Blondies

Now, before you judge, you MUST try – these are unbelievably tasty and GF to boot! This recipe is once again brought to you by the new favorite food blog of mine, chocolatecoveredkatie. You’re welcome in advance, for introducing these into your life! Genius Chocolate-Chip Blondies (makes 15-20 squares) 1 1/2 cups chickpeas or white […]

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January 11 – Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

My first find at the great blog chocolatecoveredkatie, these little muffins are the best of both worlds – healthy & delicious. (Tip – they’re particularly yummy when made in the mini form!)   very scant 1 tbsp poppy seeds 1 tsp grated lemon zest 2 tbsp lemon juice 1/4 c milk of choice 1 c […]

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Engagement Photos

These where taken in Philadelphia around the Art Museum and the Penitentiary by Kate’s classmate Veronica – http://vgrankina.blogspot.com. We had a lot of fun and love how these turned out. [portfolio_slideshow]

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