Author: Laura

Moments 12.2016

Welcome to “Moments” here on JoyFoodSunshine. At the end of every month I share a recap of all the shenanigans that went down in crazy town (i.e. my life in a nutshell).  So here it is for December 2016 Recipe love: Here are a few must-share recipes from the month of December from my favorite spots around the web! Healthy Gingerbread Muffins from Ambitious Kitchen {so beautiful}! Chestnut Sheet Cake with Dulce De Leche Cream from The Vintage Mixer {had the privilege of eating this and oh my WORD}! Paleo Almond Butter Chocolate Fudge from The Paleo Running Momma {I would eat it ALL}!...

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Top 10 Recipes of 2016

I seriously don’t even know where to begin as I write this post! I started JoyFoodSunshine  less than one year ago and it has been an amazing adventure…thanks to  all of you amazingly beautiful readers! For real, I am not being cliche {ok maybe I am} when I say that I have been blown away by your constant love and support during my short time here on the world wide web. I started this blog as a homeschooling momma of three who just needed something that was my own. You know what I mean? A place where I could share my passions...

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Paleo Triple Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Does anyone else feel like a total cookie monster this month?! 🙋🏻 Why stop now?! I have one more cookielicious recipe for you that is absolutely a must-make!  #sorrynotsorry But seriously people. I took my favorite cookie recipe of all time and paleoized it and I’m so so SO over the moon about the results. With a name like Paleo Triple Chocolate Brownie Cookies how in the world could they be anything other than the best?! Answer: not possible because they are the best of the best. If you are the type of person who doesn’t understand it when someone says a...

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No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars

Ok people, I know I said that these were my favorite Christmas cookies of all time…but they have been de-throned. That’s right. These No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars are my new love. Yes, I have made them many times, but at this particular moment in my life all I want to do is eat these beauties all day long. For real, I shared one with my husband, and a bite with each of my kids….then ate the rest all by my pregnant self. #noshame If you can’t tell, I’m all about quick and easy. These No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars only...

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Almond Butter Blossom Cookies (Vegan & Paleo)

Christmas is only 10 days away! I’m so excited, and I can’t believe it…all at the same time! I have been baking like no one’s watching, and one of the treats that I’ve been excited to bring from my kitchen to yours are these Almond Butter Blossom Cookies!  Yes, more chocolate and more cookies {because you can never have enough, am I right?!} Peanut butter blossoms are my favorite Christmas cookies, but I didn’t want my friends with a peanut allergy {who I feel the deepest sympathy for in every regard} to miss out on the fun! These Almond Butter Blossom Cookies are gluten-free,...

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Wife of one, mom of 3 {+1 on the way}, lover of all things peanut butter! Read more about Laura!

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