Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Energy Bites

So life just keeps on happening here and it’s been CRAZY!

Summer started out just like I wanted it to with lots of reading and swimming and time spent on projects around the house. But then, I was in a car accident and all of a sudden, a large chunk of my time was spent talking to insurance agents and filling out accident reports.

And theeeeeeeeen on Saturday, we found a patch of carpet in Mr. Torres’ office that was soaking wet…which led us to discover that water was leaking from behind a wall…which led us to call a plumber…which didn’t solve the problem, but to make a long story short, led us to not have air conditioning for three days. It was a long, hot, humid week! Continue reading

Flourless Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

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Two things.

First of all, this is my 100th post and, although some bloggers manage to churn out hundreds of posts each year, I’m pretty pumped and feel like I should celebrate…maybe I’ll even convince Mr. Torres to take me out to dinner tonight (not a  difficult task):)

Secondly, I’m going to do you all a favor and introduce you to these little bites of deliciousness.

Flourless Chocolate Chip Muffins

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Energy Bites

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For Bellwork recently in science class, I had my sixth graders think about the following quotation and make a list of five things that make them happy.

“Happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.”

-Dale Carnegie

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Food for Friends: Candy Bar Cookies

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Printable Recipe

Mr. Torres and I are helping some friends move into their new house this evening and I thought it would be lovely to have a snack to take so that we don’t get hungry while we’re working:)

Despite the fact that I think cooking is the most fun when you’re trying to make something new, there a few recipes that are so good that they just keep getting made over and over again.

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