DIY Gifts For The Foodie In Your Family

A handmade gift is one of the best things you can give over the holidays. At a time when people spend so much money on frivolous things, a thoughtful, DIY gift is always appreciated. Around the holidays, I love to make packaged food items that I can gift to my family. Maybe it’s homemade chocolates, hot cocoa mix or candied nuts. Anything edible is always a hit! Vanilla Sugar For someone who loves to bake, this is a wonderful gift. Vanilla sugar can be used in cookies, in your morning coffee or even as a body scrub! Scrap the...

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Chocolate Is Good For You!

Bella Breakdown If I could die in a vat of chocolate, I honestly probably would. I love chocolate so much. The only good part about being a female with major PMS is that I get a legitimate excuse to ravenously devour chocolate. Chocolate is sweet and sugary, and a lot of people like to tell me just how bad it is for me. Now, I usually ignore them while I shove my face with a brownie, but now I’m happy to say that I can laugh in their face because chocolate indeed does have some very important nutritional value....

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Do You Have A Food Phobia?

Bella Breakdown As a child you might have absolutely hated certain foods. No kid loves the flavor of broccoli or lima beans. But we might have gotten out of eating them if we truly had a food phobia. That’s right, there are certain phobias that are triggered by things related to food. 1. Deipnophobia This is the fear of dining out, or having dinner conversations with people. Those who suffer from this fear usually like dining alone and in silence. 2. Oenophobia This is the phobia of having to choose a wine for a gathering. It’s similar to individuals...

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Try This Pumpkin Spice Mocha Brookie Recipe For Fall

Autumn is the perfect time to indulge in pumpkin spice. The flavors of fall seem to pop when the season shifts. If you want to treat yourself with a chocolaty, pumpkin spice dessert, check out this recipe for a Pumkin Spice Mocha Brookie. What’s a brookie? The consistency and flavor of brownies, marbled with cookie batter, cooked in a skillet to resemble one giant, chocolaty cookie. The recipe starts with one and a quarter cup of flour, half a teaspoon of baking powder, and one teaspoon of cream of tartar in a large mixing bowl. Now add a teaspoon...

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A Love Story Inspired This Candy Shop

Love Inspired This Tasty Chocolate Bar This is a love story for the ages, and it’s just in time to warm your heart on Valentine’s Day. Josh took Rosie on a date to see the movie “Willy Wonka in the Chocolate Factory” and a simple idea was born: why is it only kids that get to have the fun with chocolate and candy? Let’s just say, we are very glad these two love birds started Sugarfina, a candy boutique for adults, because now we get to try all the candy that we thought we lost when we began adulting....

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