3 Ingredient Chocolate Fudgsicle Ice Cream

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What? Only three ingredients? Truth be told, there are actually four if you include the water.  So for argument sake, I’m going to say three ingredients.

I remember eating Fudgsicles as a kid and maybe you do too.  Maybe you still eat them ; ).  This recipe tastes exactly like Fudgsicles with a bit more of an ice cream texture.

When I discovered this recipe I just HAD to try it out.  I thought if it didn’t work out it wasn’t such a big deal because it’s only three ingredients and not a lot of effort. Besides having so few ingredients, this recipe has a few other bonuses: it’s Vegan, Gluten-Free, No-Churn, No Ice Cream maker needed, tastes just like real ice cream, it’s a pantry recipe, No yucky ingredients or preservatives and well, it’s  ICE CREAM!!  Altogether now, “YAY!”

As usual, I probably have way too many step-by-step pics but that’s just the way I post.  I want you see everything that I am doing so you will completely understand.  By the way, you will need a food processor for this recipe…if you don’t have one, beg or borrow.  This recipe requires plenty of freezing time, a slight drawback but definitely worth it.

One more thing…this recipe uses one can of coconut milk.  The finished ice cream  does not taste like coconut in the least.  It just tastes like Chocolate Fudgsicles.  You will just have to make it for yourself to see…and I sure hope you do!

So what are we waiting for?  Let’s get started! Continue reading

Teriyaki Chicken & Broccoli

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I was in need of an easy weeknight dinner.  I made this recipe and I have to tell you it’s going to be a permanent addition to your collection.  Easy, Tasty and fast to make. You will be eating a healthy meal in no time flat. This meal made enough for two.  Be sure to double or triple if you are feeding more people.  Continue reading

My Top 13 Favourite Kitchen Gadgets!

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Kitchen Gadgets!  Useful, gimmicky, practical, and sometimes just silly.  I love my kitchen gadgets and maybe you feel the same about yours.  I decided it was time to do a post of my most favourite Top 10 Kitchen Tools & Gadgets but try as I might I couldn’t do just ten.  I could have easily done a Top 20 but my goal was to see if I could bring it down to ten.  I compromised with lucky 13.  None of my fave gadgets are in the photo above. I kept those for the pics below.

I didn’t include my favourite mixing spoon or knife that I use all the time because they’re not so much a  gadget.  Some of my gadgets are well worn which generates a “love factor”.  My gadgets listed below are in no particular order so you can assume that they are all in the Number 1 spot.  By the way,  it just so happens that the majority of my gadgets are from The Pampered Chef.  I do not work for them or get a kick back from them for mentioning their name.  They just have some great gadgets that I love.

Let’s see what I chose… drum roll please!  I’m so excited! Continue reading

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Coconut Bites

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Finally — time for something sweet and delicious!  Before I get into the actual recipe, I just want to say that I made this recipe last night when it was dark outside.  My kitchen wasn’t bright enough to take good pics so I told myself I would take the step-by-step photos the next time I make them.   This recipe is so incredibly easy that you don’t really need the extra photos.  However, I will take the pics next time and update this post.

Ok, let’s get started. This recipe is no-bake so it’s perfect for summer.  It was hot out yesterday and the thought of turning on my oven was not appealing and I wanted to make a sweet treat for the weekend.  Let me tell you, it’s now the next day and they are almost all gone. You will need to allow 3-4 hours for setting up once you have them in the pan and in the fridge.  I cut them into 25 squares. Just the right size. Although this recipe has two coconut ingredients, I didn’t find the flavour was overwhelming and it certainly didn’t take away from the chocolate and the peanut butter.  All the flavours came together very well.  You can’t eat just one. Continue reading