Mint Chocolate Brownie Bites

Mint Chocolate Brownie Bites | A Couple Cooks

Thank you so much to each one of you who left a kind comment on our last post, sent an …

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Mushroom and Kale Risotto

Mushroom and Kale Risotto | A Couple Cooks

After all those holiday sweets, we’re ready for something savory – are you? We’d been brainstorming entrees for a special …

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Baked Brie with Roasted Cranberry Sauce

Baked Brie with Roasted Cranberry Sauce | A Couple Cooks

Here’s a good one for a holiday party or a special wintery meal. For me, warm, gooey brie is up …

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Dark Chocolate Pistachio Cranberry Clusters

Dark Chocolate Pistachio Cranberry Clusters | A Couple Cooks

We like to think of chocolate as a natural food, which I think qualifies these little clusters as a “whole …

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“The Best” Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies

Molasses Cookie

Remember our healthy cookies from last week? In general, we love to make desserts that are on the “light” side, …

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Chocolate Black Bean Cookies

Chocolate Black Bean Cookies

Here at A Couple Cooks, we love healthy, nutritious, whole foods. We also love the excuse for a little splurge. …

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Easy Peppermint Stick Ice Cream


Looking for a naturally-sweet treat for an upcoming holiday gathering? With the success of our “natural” hot chocolate, we’ve been …

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Homemade “Natural” Hot Chocolate


It’s funny how your childhood can shape your perceptions of food. For example, I used to think that croutons were …

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Vegetable Pot Pies


It’s comfort food season! With all the holiday entertaining going on, we wanted to develop a meatless, seasonal entrée for …

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Mashed Potato Martinis


Need a new entertaining idea for the upcoming holiday season? We don’t eat mashed potatoes on a regular basis, but …

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