Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

I have a confession to make: I have a MAJOR sweet tooth. If I crave foods, it’s almost always a dessert of some sort, probably consisting of something chocolaty and rich. I’ve never been a candy person, but oh boy put a bar of chocolate in front of me and game over. Continue reading “Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies”

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Turmeric Collagen Bliss Balls

Summer is winding down and labor day has passed, meaning that its time for a lot of us to go back to school. The beginning of a new school year always had a similar feeling to me as the beginning of a new year. It’s a fresh start with lots to look forward to, so many new things to learn, and new experiences to be had. Today I began the second year of my masters in nutrition and also found out I was accepted to my university’s coordinated program in dietetics. This program, unlike a general masters in nutrition, satisfies the dietetic requirements to eventually sit for the registered dietitian exam, which is ultimately my end goal. Exciting things happening over here!

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Grain-free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Muffins

I cannot believe it has been a year since I began my Instagram  account @TheBalancedRose, originally @Roseinthe_Kitchen! Happy 1st birthday! Woohooo! (Sorry, I am just super excited!) Quite the year it has been, so full of growth, of rebirth and of falling apart, ups, downs, amazing memories, and trying moments, but such a beautiful and wonderful journey along the way. I thought a celebration recipe was in order so I thought back to one of my favorites.

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Superfood PIPcorn Balls

I have a confession to make; I LOVE sweets. I have a huge sweet tooth and sometimes it gets me in trouble (i.e. too many cookies, pieces of dark chocolate, or brownies- or is it too many?). Something about popcorn, chocolate, and caramel reminds me of going to the movies with my parents as a little kid. Sitting there in the seat, so excited for the lights to dim and the picture to start, while munching on overly buttered and salted popcorn and chocolaty sweet bites of whatever candy I begged my parents to buy me. Oh, good times.
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