Chocolate Covered S’more Pretzels

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I feel like whoever decided that Chocolate and Valentine's Day should go together was either a politician, the pope, or a middle school teacher because that was pretty much the best strategic move in the history of Hallmark holidays. How do we keep the peace on the one day of the year that can make even the biggest commitment-phobe pop on a Nicholas Sparks movie and just about any breathing female want to Dirty Dancing jump into Ryan Gosling's arms (EVERY DAY. Crazy Stupid Love anyone??). No … [Read more...]

How to Make the Perfect Chocolate Cream Pie – My 1st Video!

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AH! Big day for Whipped. Today.... I'm launching my first ever Cooking Demo Video! Ok, and I'm so nervous!! So be nice please. In the spirit of Christmas...at least wait until I've had a few glasses of wine to lay it on me :)   I've been wanting to start posting videos for a while now, I think its a cool way to show some of my more labor intensive recipes so you guys can get a good look at what you need to do. That's why I thought my Chocolate Cream Pie would be a perfect video … [Read more...]

Halloween Graveyard Oreo Brownies

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 BOO!   How cute is he?? I am a firm believer that Halloween should be reserved for friendly ghosts, Glinda the Good Witch, Disney Princess costumes, and free candy for all.   No thank you to Mr. Scary Clown...creepy house at the end of the street...and movies rated higher than PG- 13. I will never ever forget my first (and ONLY) Haunted House...after surviving at least 6 back to back heart attacks and a possibly sprained ankle from jumping sky high at ever corner... I MADE … [Read more...]

Double Chocolate Vegan Brownies

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Woo woo!! Tomorrow is moving day into my new apartment for the summer!! I'm knee deep in boxes of kitchen equipment, high heels, and procrastinated laundry... Buttttt...instead of boring you all with my newfound revelations of a serious hoarding problem and a collection of old battered white tank tops with holes big enough to prove that I actually don't know how to use a washing machine....   Let's focus on these FABULOUS Double Chocolate Brownies! I am absolutely so proud of … [Read more...]

Chocolate Raspberry Heart Cakes

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So I just bought Martha's new Cakes & Cupcakes special edition magazine last week. Clearly I was done for. Remember Monday's post? My addiction to all things cheesy and embarrassingly domestic? Well pair that with a magazine addiction... (People, Glamour.. Cooking Light, I don't discriminate) - andddd you get little individual heart cake for Valentine's Day! And they are freaking adorable. These are the cakes that are featured in my heart healthy February Magazine issue :) Low cal, lower … [Read more...]

Chocolate Heart Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day

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  The secret Martha Stewart in me gets so excited for holidays! I love any and every excuse to go a little OCD domestic on some cupcakes. If I had all the time and piping bags in the world, plus a magic pill that negated every cookie I ate...I would be finagling corny baked goods for every holiday on the calendar - Casimir Pulaski to Garbage Day.  Needless to say I couldn't help myself for Valentine's Day...! And I so wish that I could take credit for the adorable design, but I found … [Read more...]

“Snickers” Peanut Butter Caramel Corn and Your Halloween Candy Survival Guide

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Happy Halloween! Today's post is all about learning how to survive that big bad candy bowl sitting by your front door and deciding which candy bars are the skinniest choices for sneaking out of your kids trick or treat bags....   Because lets be serious. We're all going to eat a candy bar or two.. or three...  but with a couple easy tricks you can easily navigate how to indulge in some Halloween fun without totally splitting your skinny's! It's all about moderation ladies and … [Read more...]

“No-Stess” Cupcakes – Homemade Hostess!

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Happy Friday! Ok I promise this is the very last time I will say Birthday for at least the next couple months. I swear! I feel like over the past week and half every other sentence has began with cake and ended with birthday. Which is actually totally awesome. But 4 cakes and 5 lbs of sugar later I'm not quite seeing straight and a raw carrot is really sounding pretty good right now. But the reason I have to mention Birthdays one... last... time... is because today I am guest posting over … [Read more...]

Banana Layer Cake With Fudgy Frosting for my Birthday!

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Happy Birthday.... to me!   It's my 25th Birthday on Sunday and my Dad's 35th...(give or take a couple decades, love you pop!).... on Monday! So this weekend is absolutely jam packed with fun bday festivities!   Birthday's are seriously the best.I'm celebrating with my friends tomorrow night then meeting up with my fam to go to the Bears game on Sunday... and sit at the 50 yard line! These tickets are crazy good! Then finishing up Monday on my dad's bday for a big family … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Crispy Cups

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I am in the middle of a very bad break-up.   Like threw out all his stuff. Said some things I didn't mean... I know its just a fight but what if this is forever??   Call me? Maybe....   Gluten.   Without getting into all of the glamourous details of my GI tract - I've had a long history (like elementary school) with tummy troubles. Cutting out dairy helped a bit but its still been pretty bad. So after my last visit to the doctor she thinks that gluten … [Read more...]

Double Chocolate Raspberry Brownies and My Big News!

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 Are you all ready for my big news?? Whipped has seen some fun changes over the past couple months but this has to be my very favorite!   Over the past couple months I've been having so much fun expanding my blog beyond just healthy baking and into all kinds of cooking. It feels good to eat good, and it feels even better to share my healthier recipes with all of you! That's why the new change is taking my healthy cooking one (delicious!) step further.   We all know the … [Read more...]

Chocolate Mousse Pudding Pops

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  Hi guys! Today's post is really fun because its the first time I am participating in a blogging party! Anna, from Crunchy Creamy Sweet  dreamed up the Blue Ribbon Challenge - the main idea is that every so often Anna will come up with a 'theme' (like brownies or cookies... etc.) and then all participants are challenged to come up with their own twist and post their creations on the same day. So today's 'theme' was mousse! I happen to love mousse. But I also happen to seriously … [Read more...]