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Chai Tea Latte Recipe

Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Chai Tea Latte Recipe
Happy Thursday

Today's post is a quick recipe on how to make Chai Tea Latte. 

I love Chai Tea. The flavors are so comforting and delicious. Cinnamon, cloves, ginger, cardamon are just a few spices that make up the Chai flavor. On those lazy Sunday afternoons, I love making Chai Tea Latte and enjoying it with some biscuits.  If you are vegan, you can use almond or coconut milk and that will taste just as good, even better. 

To make this drink here is what you will need: 

Chai Tea Latte Recipe

Ingredients: 

- 4 Cardamon pods
- 2 Cinnamon Sticks 
- Ginger slices 
- 3 Cloves 
- 3 Black Tea Bags 
- 1 cup water 
- 1 & 1/2 cup milk ( If you are vegan, you can make this with almond or coconut milk)
- Sweetener of your choice ( honey, sugar, agave, etc.) 
- Anise Seeds 

Chai Tea Latte Recipe



Instructions: 

- In a small saucepan, add a cup of water and spices and bring it to a boil. 

- Then add sweetener of your choice and milk and bring it to a boil as well. 

- Remove saucepan from heat and add the tea bags and steep for 6 minutes. 

- Strain the latte and enjoy. 


Chai Tea Latte Recipe

Chai Tea Latte Recipe

Chai Tea Latte Recipe

Very simple, yet so delicious! 

Happy Drinking

Candy Club Unboxing + Coupon

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Happy Thursday! 
Merry Christmas to those who Celebrate 


Today's post is the sweetest, a Candy Club Unboxing. When I was a kid, I had the biggest sweet tooth and to some extent I still do. I love monthly subscription boxes, and I was so thrilled to get the chance to try out the candy club monthly subscription box that delivers about 3 pounds of candy to your door. So if you have not heard much about what Candy Club is, then here is a little about it.

Candy Club is a curated monthly subscription box. You take a quick test asking you how sweet, how fruity and how sour you like your candy. Depending on your answers, you will be out into a candy club section.

There are three types of Clubs:

1. Club Favorites
2. Club Classics
3. Club Sours & More

You can pick from three Plans:

1. Monthly Payments: $27.99
2. 6 Month Plan: $22.99/ month
3. 12 Month Plan: $19.99/ month

You can get $20 off your first purchase, use code CandyNewYear20  

My curated selection is the Club Favorites. My box came with 





1. Haribo Gummi Techno Bears: I LOVE GUMMY BEARS! So I am so excited to have this in my box.

2. Sour Power Wild Cherry Belts: Sour belts remind me of childhood days.  These sour belts are really sour, but is sweet as well.


3. Gimbal's Sour Gourmet Jelly Beans: Jelly beans are so good, and these jelly beans are fruity and are made with real fruit juice in 12 unique sour flavors: Blueberry, pomegranate, grapefruit, cherry apple, mango, strawberry, lime, grape, lemon, tangerine, and watermelon.

In each monthly candy box you will get extra candy besides the three jars. In my box, I got some Sweet's Cotton Candy Salt Water Taffy and they were amazing. I shared them with my sisters and they were shocked at how it tastes like real cotton candy!



In each monthly candy box you will get extra candy besides the three jars. In my box, I got some Sweet's Cotton Candy Salt Water Taffy and they have to be the best



Now, what I did is actually placed these candies on the coffee table. They are perfect to enjoy throughout the month until your next box comes. I am so pleased with my box and cannot wait to see what my next will have. I highly recommend checking Candy Club, and this would be a perfect gift to give to your candy lover friend or loved one because everyone loves candy. Right?! 


Rember to use CandyNewYear20 for $20 off your first box. 

Pound for Pound The Best Candy On Earth!

*Box was sent for free to test out.This post contains affiliate links*

Cinnamon Muddy Buddies + Giveaway

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Happy Tuesday

Looking for a delicious and less than 15 minute party snack? Then you are in the right place. I am the biggest snacker. There are days when I want to make a quick homemade snack, but I am not willing to spend all day in the kitchen to make it. Yes, I love creating unique desserts. Yes, I do not mind spending all day in the kitchen. But I can't do that every day, I am too busy, and I know many of you guys can relate to that. For you gals, who want to make a delicious party snack or a just a homemade snack, but don't want to spend hours, then keep on reading. 

Today's recipe is a bold and easy party treat that is a sure crowd pleaser: Cinnamon Muddy Buddies.  Muddy Buddies remind me of my childhood days, they are so fun to make, ready in less than 15 minutes and is tastes so good which is why it is a perfect party treat.  
To make this, all you need is a few ingredients. I head to my local Publix and pick up the Chex Cereal, chocolate chips and Ziploc Bags and Containers. Currently, Publix has an ongoing deal:
Coupon available in Publix Extra Savings flyer 12/12/15 – 1/1/16
• Buy 2 Chex cereals and get 1 free Ziploc brand bag or container (up to $3.29)
Coupon available 12/1 – 12/31 (while supplies last – redemptions may run low at end of month)
• $1 off 2 Chex cereals

Ingredients: 


- 6 cups of Corn Chex 
- 1 1/2 cup of chocolate chips
- teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/3 cup of Chocolate Peanut Butter or Almond butter or Nutella
- 1 Teaspoon of Butter





Instructions: 

- Melt the chocolate chips, butter, cinnamon, and peanut butter.





- Pour the mixture over the Corn Chex and mix well.






-  Using a large Ziploc bag add powdered sugar and cinnamon.





- Pour the Chex Mixture in the Ziploc bag and close the bag.

- Shake the bag, trying to make sure that the Chex is coated with the powdered sugar and cinnamon.




- Pour the Cinnamon Muddy Buddies into a bowl and serve to your friends and family. 








Enjoy!





Kale & Cream Cheese Tarts + hhgregg giveaway

Saturday, December 19, 2015
Happy Saturday!


Today's post is an easy and delicious Kale and cream cheese mini tarts

I love cooking and baking everything and anything. I feel like a lot of time is spent in the kitchen, and I enjoy it. My Samsung appliances help make the experience better. If I had to pick one kitchen appliance that I use and can not go without: OVEN. I love baking veggies, cake, making kale chips and donut cakes. I have a Samsung stainless steel oven, and I have been using it for four years and love it. I like that I can bake my goodies in the oven and just have to set a timer, and it's that easy



Now, let us get into how I use my Samsung oven to create this delicious Kale and cream cheese mini tarts. These tarts are perfect for holiday parties as an appetizer. They taste so good and are so simple to make.



Now let us get into how I use my Samsung oven to create this devious Kale and cream cheese mini tarts. These tarts are perfect for holiday parties. They taste so good and are so simple to make.


Ingredients:

- Fillo dough shells ( check your local grocery store)
- Cream cheese
- Kale
- salt, pepper, crushed red pepper, garlic







Instructions: 

I preheated my Samsung Oven to 350 F

- In a food processor, add the 1 bunch of kale, and 8 oz of cream cheese.  Pulse until the mixture is smooth.

- Then transfer the mixture to a bowl and add the spices: salt, pepper, black pepper, garlic powder, and red crushed pepper.





- Remove the shells from the box and place them on a baking sheet.

- Place one teaspoon or more into each fillo shell.



- Bake the mini pastry shells for 10 minutes or until the edges of the shells are golden brown.

- Display the shells on a serving plate and enjoy.