Nothing says, “I love you so much I don’t even mind if you gain a couple of pounds” like a batch of brownies. Fresh baked brownies are the perfect way to show someone you really care. It takes a lot of restraint not to polish these off. I made my boyfriend some of these brownie bites without telling him they had a little secret…almond flour! The best substitutions are those for which you can’t even tell there is a substitution and these brownie bites fit the bill. Why not make them a teensy bit healthier? I’m not ashamed to admit there are some really good boxed brownie mixes. These are fudgy (that’s a word…) like the good boxed mixes, but you know every single thing going into them. I don’t ruin my brownies but adding icing or powdered sugar. These don’t need them. Pure chocolate goodness.
Hi friends! It’s been a while. What have I been doing? Working, making lots of trips to Home Depot, and a little bit of travel in between. This year is off to a busy start! This past weekend I busted out my juicer again to make use of all of the extra fruit I have around. Since I live in Los Angeles, it is pretty much mandatory that I own a juicer. Aside from the fact that you might ingest too much sugar if you make a purely fruit juice too frequently, I love experimenting with new juices and find that they make a great post-workout treat. After participating in Cycle for Survival (click here to donate to this awesome cause) and a trip to Home Depot (of course), I recovered with this refreshing juice.