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A sweet and crunchy trail mix made of chunks of homemade granola, coconut flakes, toasted almonds, and BROOKSIDE Dark Chocolates.

Winter Trail Mix - with granola clusters, toasted coconut and almonds, and chocolate covered berries |

I’ve never been a big fan of trail mix— too much saltiness and not enough sweet. I always pick out all of the chocolate and then hand the bag to my husband to finish the rest.

But this right here, this is my dream trail mix. It’s filled with coconut, almonds, granola clusters and dark chocolate with fruit flavors. My husband will be lucky if he gets any. In fact, this trail mix might not even make it out onto the trail. Continue Reading…


English toffee with a coffee twist!

Coffee Toffee from

There was a time during my twenty-something single days when I would walk down the ice cream aisle at the grocery store every week, and if my favorite flavor was on sale, I bought it. And then I would eat it late at night while binge watching Friends DVDs (this was before Netflix, kids).

Oh, to have that twenty-something metabolism back.

So what’s the flavor? It was Ben and Jerry’s Coffee Heath Bar Crunch, and it’s still a favorite. When I found a recipe for coffee flavored toffee in The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, and discovered that it was inspired by that same ice cream, I got excited. Continue Reading…


It’s soft and chewy, it’s ooey and gooey— it’s our family’s favorite caramel popcorn recipe.

Soft and Gooey Caramel Corn from

I hope y’all aren’t tired of caramel recipes, because that seems to be my main fall craving this year. Peanut butter caramel cupcakes and homemade caramel sauce apparently weren’t enough, because all week I’ve been craving this soft caramel popcorn.

What could I do? I gave in, of course.

Soft and Gooey Caramel Corn from

Soft and Gooey Caramel Corn from

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