Healthier cocoa: 2 melted squares 70% dark chocolate, seeds from 1/2 of a real vanilla bean, stirred into 1 cup warm sunflower seed milk with a cinnamon stick for stirring (note: you can swap the sunflower seed milk for almond milk, hemp milk, organic skim milk, etc.)
Skinny Chicken Salad : 1 lb. chicken breast (chopped); 1/2 c. diced red onion; 1/2 c. diced apple; 2/3 c. grapes, halved; 1/3 c. dried cranberries; 1/4 c. sliced almonds; 1/2 c. Greek yogurt; 1.5 T. lemon juice; 1/2 tsp. garlic powder; salt & pepper.
autumn brittle- 1 Cup Almonds 1 Cup Cashews 3/4 Cup Pumpkin Seeds 2/3 Cup Dried Cranberries 1 1/2 Cups Golden Brown Sugar 1 Cup Granulated Sugar 1/2 Cup Honey 1 Cup Water 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 1 Tablespoon Butter
Dreamy Nighttime Drink: 1 cup (almond) milk, 1 tsp honey, 2 drops vanilla extract, 1 pinch ground cinnamon. Heat milk on high until the milk is very hot and begins to foam. Stir in honey and vanilla, then sprinkle with cinnamon before serving.
Polar Express Hot Chocolate (aka the BEST hot chocolate you've ever tasted) --1.5 cups of heavy cream --1 can of sweetened condensed milk (14 oz) --2 cups of bittersweet chocolate chips --6 cups of milk --1 tsp vanilla extract