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Healthy No-Bake 3-Layer Chocolate Espresso Bars {GF, Vegan}

November 21, 2014
Healthy No-Bake 3-Layer Chocolate Espresso Bars - dessert taste without the guilt!| www.brighteyedbaker.com

I ♡ no-bake recipes. Because really, as much as this blog is all about BAKING, it’s also about making treats that don’t involve baking but taste everrry bit as good – like pumpkin cheesecake shooters and apple cinnamon energy bars. That’s partly because these kinds of recipes are usually less involved (at least the way I tend do them!), partly because they’re […]

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Pumpkin Pie Crumb Bars

October 21, 2014
Pumpkin Pie Crumb Bars - pie crust gets swapped out for a moist, cake base and a irresistible crumble topping in this easy recipe.

These crumb bars are for all of you out there who don’t like pie crust — to which I say, you’re craaaazzzzy, but we can still be friends. :) Basically, imagine taking a cinnamon-spiced, brown sugar-infused whole wheat dough and a rich, nutty crumble topping smattered with graham cracker crumbs and dotted with pecan bits, […]

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The Best of 2013 – My Favorite Recipes

December 31, 2013
The Best of 2013 - Favorite Recipes - a roundup of sweet and savory recipes, from bread and salsa to cupcakes and ice cream. | www.brighteyedbaker.com

At the last possible moment  – because procrastination has apparently been my thing this past year – I wanted to give a little spotlight to my favorite recipes of 2013. I always find it incredibly hard to choose favorites because I really try to only share recipes I absolutely LOVE with all of you amazing […]

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The Best of 2013 – Your Favorite Recipes

December 30, 2013
The Best of 2013 | Your Top Ten Favorite Recipes

It’s kinda crazy to think that 2013 is essentially over. I have no idea how this year flew by so fast, but it was a whirlwind of fun times, happy moments, and enough chaos to keep things plennnnty busy. There were times when I felt like I couldn’t possible keep up with everything, but somehow […]

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Confession #132: Life overwhelms me… Brown Butter Hazelnut Fig Bars

August 19, 2013
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How is it that it’s been more than two weeks since I started talking about this hazelnut recipe? There I was, being all efficient and explaining how to toast and skin hazelnuts in preparation for this post, and then… woah… two weeks go by and the post still isn’t up. Kinda like how it’s already […]

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Confession #123: Chocolate is my vice … Healthy Dark Chocolate No-Bake Bars {GF, Vegan}

May 29, 2013
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You know those days when you’re sitting there swooning over a bowl of ice cream and thinking about how you’re going to start eating healthier tomorrow? I feel like this happens to me on a weekly basis; I decide that I should go on a little health kick, make healthier breakfasts, eat less bread, etc. The problem […]

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Confession #111: My organization is a mess… Apple Cinnamon Energy Bars {GF, Vegan}

February 23, 2013
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I would call myself an organized person. Really, I would. But sometimes, I have to wonder… Because I’m also the person who leaves so many internet tabs open that I can’t see the icons on any of them anymore. And the person who works with stuff all over the table, which I won’t clean up […]

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

January 13, 2013
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Peanut Butter. Chocolate Chips. Cookie Bars. ALL IN ONE. Yes, please.  I’m pretty sure the whole word loves the combo of peanut butter and chocolate. The most popular recipe I’ve ever posted seems to be proof of that. And these bars? Pure awesomeness. Dense with peanut butter, sweet, loaded with chocolate chips, and ready to put […]

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Confession #100: I’m No Good at Resolutions… Chocolate-Drizzled Cranberry and Pistachio Bars

January 2, 2013
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First post of 2013! We’re going healthy today, because I think many of us are probably in the market for healthy recipes right now. There’s all of that “New Year, new you” stuff going on, and even if eating healthier isn’t really one of your New Year’s resolutions, I think we all feel a bit […]

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Confession #86: If it tastes like a brownie, I’ll take one (or ten)… Homemade Larabars {GF, Vegan}

September 25, 2012
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Homemade Larabars – that’s what I decided to call these deceptively delicious snack bars, but there were probably a billion other appropriate names floating through my mind… Chocolate Energy Bars Breakfast Brownies Chocolate Protein Bars Lunch Brownies Chocolate and Nut Bars Dessert Brownies … Are you sensing a pattern here? Not only are these ultra […]

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