chocolate and almond butter rice crispy squares

These little squares are a staple in the MacKay household. They’re my Momma’s signature dessert that she brings to every family gathering. Many moons ago I asked for the recipe in order to “healthify” it and was shocked to discover that there was **gasp** ….. corn syrup in the recipe.

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nutella bailey’s milkshake

So not to confuse you or anything, but this recipe doesn’t have nutella, bailey’s OR milk in it. Huh?

Instead, it has chocolate hazelnut butter + banana ice cream + coconut irish cream. A bit of a long title, dontcha think?

I know I said my thing is easy recipes. This is a three-parter, but each individual step is easy peasy AND the result is bananas, literally!

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strawberry rhubarb crumble smoothie

healthy smoothie

I feel a little bit naughty calling this a smoothie. When I think of smoothies, I think of a nutritious meal substitute that is packed with veggies and greens. Truthfully, this is more like a milkshake. It’s THAT good. Would I have it or breakfast? Not so much. Would I have it when I’m needing a sweet treat to cool me down on a hot summer night? Abso-f*cking-lutely. Pardon my french.

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