The Little Epicurean

Jan 03 2017

Sparkling Ginger Citrusade (Non-Alcoholic)

Sparkling Ginger Citrusade

Sparkling Ginger Citrusade: a mocktail mixture of 5 citrus juices, ginger, honey syrup, sparkling mineral water, and a touch of salt. Hello 2017! Are you jumping on Whole30? How about green smoothies? Maybe starting a new exercise routine? I’m not jumping on any bandwagons, I’m just trying to balance eating healthier and exercising more. After six

Dec 31 2016

Candy Cane Cookies and Cream Cake

Cane Candy Cookies and Cream Cake

Candy Cane Cookies and Cream Cake: a winter cake that combines peppermint, cookies, and chocolate! Farewell 2016. It’s been one heck of a year. Naturally, there were ups and downs. It was a tough year with more heartbreaks and tears than I’d like to remember. However, despite all the setbacks and complications of my personal

Dec 21 2016

Brownie Milkshake

Brownie Milkshake

Brownie Milkshake: made with triple chocolate brownies and a hefty amount of vanilla ice cream, this milkshake is a dream!  Adults (I’m referring to those over 21), get all sorts of fun drinks during the holidays- spiked punches, rum eggnog, hot toddy, and bourbon cider cocktails. Asides from hot chocolate and non-alcoholic sparkling cider, what

Dec 20 2016

Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Crinkle Cookies: a sweet, salty, and chocolatey cookie that’ll satisfy any peanut butter fan. I’m writing this post on a cold evening while wrapped in a warm fuzzy blanket flanked by my two pups with the NSYNC holiday album playing in the background. The countdown to Christmas is on and my

Dec 18 2016

Triple Chocolate Brownies

Triple Chocolate Brownies

Triple Chocolate Brownies: fudge brownies made with unsweetened chocolate, dark chocolate, and white chocolate.  I lied about the name of these brownies. While they’re called “triple chocolate brownies,” I technically used four chocolates: 1.) unsweetened chocolate (cocoa powder and solid chocolate), 2.) extra dark chocolate chips, 3.) semi-sweet chocolate chips, and 4.) white chocolate chips. The