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Dairy Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse | Chris Loves Julia

For me, simple desserts are hard to beat. A scoop of good ice cream. A cool creme brûlée. A piece of cheesecake. But what do those all have in common? Dairy. So especially when it comes to a romantic dinner for two, desserts can be tough on those with food restrictions. And nothing kills romance […]

Chris and I generally forego big Valentine’s Day gifts all together, and instead plan a night out and often exchange cards. But I whole-heartedly believe Valentine’s day is a day to celebrate any relationship you value–even with yourself. I remember growing up, my parents got each of us girls a sweet, sentimental gift for Valentine’s […]


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