Chocolate Banana Nut Fudge Pops

Y’all. Is it getting hot where you are? It’s starting to feel like summer in California, and the warm breezes and hot sun have me bursting out the door in the morning ready to take on the day…it’s got me feelin’ Good As Hell.

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I’ve geared up for summer with my new side hustle as a spin instructor (with this song on repeat), with chilled gazpacho on the patio, with a new striped maxi dress, and with these creamy, dreamy, frosty pops.

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These popsicles fall in to the guilt-free dessert zone for me. No added …keep reading

Lemon Lemon Cake

How do you feel about surprises? As a general rule of thumb, I love surprises. Treats, a card, a call out of the blue, a party. You name it.

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People can surprise you too. Strangely, I find comfort in the uncertainty of that. Obviously this can be a good thing or a bad thing. If it’s a bad surprise, well no one likes that. But then you get to come around to the fact that you’re awesome and they’re just missing out on all the awesomeness. If it’s a good surprise, well hot damn! That just restores your faith in humanity a bit, doesn’t it? People can change and you can change too. Here’s a little nugget for you to take home: be who you want to become everyday.

 

Just in case you missed it…be who you want to become everyday. Kind of scary and exhilarating, isn’t it? :)  I’ll support you!

 

You can be someone who tries foods you think you don’t like, and then surprises yourself. And you know what was a great surprise recently? Feeding lemon birthday cake to people who don’t like lemon cake and hearing cake-muffled “derricious” from the new converts. I’ve been wanting to make a lemon birthday cake for someone for such a long time, but apparently it isn’t met with the same embrace of the decadence and luxury that is a Chocolate Coffee Chiffon Cake or a Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake. I get you. Let’s eat chocolate. But can we eat lemon sometimes too?
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