Category Archives: Desserts and Treats

6 Recipes For Your End-Of-The-Year Bucket List

As the school year comes to an end, you and your friends might be taking the time to check off all the things you wanted to do together. To help build up your end of the year bucket list, we created a list of recipes and foods you should be sure to try. Test out these interesting and alternative recipes with your friends before the end of the school year for an adventurous and exciting food experience!

1. We love avocados and we love chocolate, so why not combine the two?….Fudge Avocado Brownies anyone? Recipe here.

2. Secret Ingredient Chili: we don’t tell you the secret ingredient but promise that this chili is satisfying and delicious!  Recipe here.

3. Vegan, Gluten-Free, Nut Free and Soy Free? If you are any of those things you will want to try this Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip with Potatoes. Recipe here.

4. Want a little extra crunch on your onion rings?…try this recipe for onion rings with instant mashed potatoes. Because potatoes only make things better! Recipe here.

5. Chocolate Covered Bacon. Nuff’ said. Recipe here.

6. The man, the myth, the legend. The Ramen Burger! Recipe here.

7 Desserts You Can’t Live Without

Correct us if we’re wrong, but we’re pretty sure it’s dessert season…Whether you have the time to make a dessert or you’re just trying to grab something on campus after dinner, here are some great options.  Seriously, dessert season over bikini season any day!

1.  Chocolate Lava Crunch Cake from Domino’s

I mean. Who could resist it’s gooey goodness?

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2. Peanut Butter Cookie from Late Night Treats

We calculated it and if you decide to walk instead of drive to get the cookies, you’ll come pretty close to breaking even.

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3. Slutty Brownies.

Are cookies considered slutty now too? Recipe here.

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4. Greek Yogurt Cake Pops

Trendy AND delicious! Recipe here.

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5.  Blueberry Muffin Tops

Top of the muffin to you! Recipe here.

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6. Cookie Dough Balls

Everyone knows cookies are best before they go in the oven…Recipe here.

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7. S’mores Bars

A toasty treat. Recipe here.

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5 Delicious Recipes for Taco Tuesday

Taco Tuesday can get a little boring…So we are looking to change things up. No more boring, simple tacos, how about some fun and flavorful recipes that will do justice to everyone’s favorite weekly holiday. AND all of these recipes and guilt free so that makes it okay to eat more than 3, right? Yes. Here are five easy and alternative ways to change up the best night of the week.

1.Double-Layer Beef Tacos: two layers of taco glory. Recipe here.

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2. Breakfast + Tacos = Match made in heaven. Start OR end your day right with delicious Huevos Rancheros Tacos. Recipe here.

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3. Living in the shadows of chicken and steak, shrimp often doesn’t get enough taco recognition. Fix that by trying these cajun-inspired shrimp tacos. Recipe here.

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4. For the brave vegetarians and vegans of the world, no fear, we have a tofu taco recipe that will delight your taste buds and keep you full and satisfied! Recipe here.

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5. Want to try something totally new? How does tacos for dessert sound? These delicious chocolate tacos are worthy of any special occasion, or you simply enjoy them on a Tuesday. You’re welcome for this one, these tacos are truly special. Recipe here.

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Take your taco game to the next level and try these fun and delicious recipes tonight! We guarantee you will want to start eating tacos every night of the week. Happy Taco Tuesday!

10 Quick and Easy Oscar Party Snacks

The 87th annual Academy Awards are right around the corner. Whether you are routing for American Sniper’s Bradley Cooper or the Imitation Game’s Benedict Cumberbatch for the best actor in a leading role, this is a night you won’t want to miss. Planning an Oscar viewing party? No matter how good movie stars look, food will always hold a special place in our hearts (and theirs). Here are some great award-winning recipes for your Oscar viewing party that will shock your guests just as much as Rosamund Pike shocked us in Gone Girl.

1.    Chorizo-Filled Dates Wrapped in Bacon. Recipe here.

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2.    7- Minute Salmon Caviar Sushi Bites. Recipe here.

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3.    Crab and Avocado Toasts. Recipe here.

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4.    Smoked Shrimp. Recipe here.

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5.    Potato Crisp with Chive-Sour Cream Dip. Recipe here.

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6.    Mini Brown-Sugar Cheesecakes. Recipe here.

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7.    Crispy Corn Tortillas. Recipe here.

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8.    Ice Cream Bonbon Pops. Recipe here.

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9.    Parmesan Pita Crisp. Recipe here.

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10.   Guiltless Guac. Recipe here.

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12 So-Sweet-They’re-Spooky Halloween Party Recipes

Are you planning on throwing the best Halloween party in Newark this year? We have the perfect recipes that are so scrumptious they may scare your guests!

1. Ghostly Graveyard Recipe

Beware the cemetery!

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These grave cookies are so good they could be the death of you!

2. Scary Cerebrum

Ewww, brains!

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Eat this shrimp cocktail at your own risk!

3. Crescent Mummy Dogs

King Tut's got nothing on these guys

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This recipe is so good, you’ll have to keep it under wraps!

4. Pecan-Caramel Spiders

The best insects to invade your home

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These creepy crawlers are too yummy to resist!

5. Halloween Eye of Newt

Eye am looking at you

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These deviled eggs may look like they’ve been taken over by evil but they definitely don’t taste like it!

6. Vampire Blood Tomato Soup with Muenster Sammies

Maybe Dracula was onto something...

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This soup and sandwich combo is scary delicious!

7. Wicked Witch Cupcakes

Hocus pocus this recipe requires focus

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Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble… these cupcakes are a recipe for danger!

8. Spooky Fingers

Snatch them before they snatch you

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These chocolate covered pretzels are hauntingly rich!

9. Spider-web Dip with Bat Tortilla Chips

In case you get stuck near the snacks

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You will be so tangled up in this dip, you won’t be able to stop eating!

10. Bittersweet Chocolate Cookies

No skin and bones here

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These skeleton cookies will definitely cause a fright!

11. Frozen “Boo”-nana Pops

Not ghastly, just ghostly

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Freeze your fears and try this sweet treat!

12. Halloween Ghost Cookie Stacks

Friendlier than Casper

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Boo-st your Halloween popularity with these eerie sugar cookies.

Or, if you’re too busy before the party or lazy to cook in general, check out HungryHens for takeout and delivery treats just in time for Halloween!