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Avocado-Black Bean Brownies

I just made some of the best tasting brownies ever and the ingredients resemble salsa more than it resembles a pastry. Why would I ever change the perfect brownie recipe I had? Simple: Jess’ doctors recommended she eat a bit lower on the Glycemic Index and with all the white flour and sugar in my regular recipe, it just wasn’t going to cut it.

I played around a bit with this recipe and I think I have it where I want it, but if you want to play some, I’d welcome the ideas. This still contains some sugar, as I didn’t want to go the artificial sweetener route, but way less than a standard recipe. Continue reading

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Kitchen Witch’s Whoopie Pies

Today is Food Geekery’s One Year Anniversary! Yep, one year ago today this site came online (though it wasn’t completely live for a couple of months) and over 70 articles later we’re still going strong! I really want to thank all my readers and twitter followers for being so great as I stumble around the world of food. I still have absolutely no idea what I’m doing, but I’m learning a lot and that’s the most important thing! When it came to today, I wasn’t going to do anything special to celebrate, but then, what’s this? Continue reading

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Vosges Bacon Caramel Toffee

While doing my shopping for Thanksgiving this week, I didn’t actually think I’d find one of the best taste combinations I’d ever eaten.

As I walked past the big tower of chocolate my eyes instinctively locked in on a glorious word: Bacon. And not just bacon, this was… toffee. Continue reading

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