5 Minute Valentine’s Day Treat

Hola chicas! Today we are talking about a super easy and yummy cocomel pretzel treat that you can make in just five minutes (yes you read that right). I have always been a real sucker for Valentine’s Day, it is my mom’s birthday and so I think that has always made it seem extra special. Whether I have had a significant other or not, who doesn’t love an excuse to tell everyone you love them and eat a sh*t ton of chocolate? I’ll take that any day. For these treats I used trusty old JJ’s Cocomels of course (honestly they didn’t…

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Salted Cocomel Mashed Sweet Potatoes (Vegan)

Ahhh Thanksgiving. Is there another day that is as warm and family centric in the year? Every year my dad invites over our entire family for a huge Thanksgiving feast, we are talking 45 people dinners here, and every year it is even more fun than the last. There is family football, football on TV (go niners!), drinks, music and of course, tons of food. It is one of my favorite days of the year, but unfortunately (fortunately?) this year we just bought a house and we will be spending the holidays away from family here in Austin. There is…

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Cocomel Apple Pops

There is just something about caramel apples that is inherently nostalgic to me. As a kid, when my parents would take us to Marini’s on the Santa Cruz wharf to pick out a treat, it was always my go to. I love the variance in texture and the mix of sweet and sorta healthy. Nowadays I unfortunately have a few issues with traditional caramel apples: 1) They are insanely messy and 2) The caramel on them contains dairy. Then a few months back I did a collaboration with JJ Cocomels and found that they not only have a plethora of delicious caramels,…

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The Ultimate Pesto (Vegan)

A and I like to play a game sometimes where we discuss what our best life purchases have been since we got married – as well as our worst. Currently our top three bests list goes something like this: 1) Winston the cat (we actually acquired him from a friend and never really bought him but vet bills count here), 2) Our IKEA dog pillow I named Vernon, and 3) Our basil plant from Trader Joe’s. For those of you who are interested our worst list goes: 1) Buying “Apples to Apples” before “Cards Against Humanity” came out, 2) A…

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Quick Delicious Fall Sangria

Fall is my absolute favorite time of year. I know it sounds super basic, but the pumpkin spiced lattes, my birthday, the apple picking, the changing leaves, my birthday – it is all so magical to me. Honesty time…I have already picked out a plethora of Halloween decorations and pinned them to a secret Pinterest board. The only issue is that since we moved from Ohio to Texas we will no longer get to experience the actual weather change that comes with fall.  That is why we have decided to make the most of it and extend our summers out…

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