Think Fall, Think Dunkin!

While I do love a little pumpkin spice every now and then, I was ridiculously excited to find out that Dunkin Donuts not only had pumpkin flavors for their wide variety of coffee based beverages, but also lots of pumpkin flavored snacks! Eager to try out at least one, I basically sprinted over to my local Dunkin and was slightly overwhelmed. At the top of my must have list was the new pumpkin flavored muffins. If you’ve never had a muffin from Dunkin Donuts you are honestly missing out on so so much. They are the perfect combination of soft and crisp. The outside is crunchy and flavorful while the insides are so soft it’s like biting into a little pillow of flavor.

You could say I was excited. 

I paired my muffin with the new pumpkin macchiato; this tasty little beverage has three layers of deliciousness. Milk, espresso, and pumpkin flavor. At first I just stuck the straw and and went for it.

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Big mistake. 

It wasn’t awful but I wanted to get the full effect. Trust me when I say this: give yours a little shake and stir. It’s so much better. I even added a teeny bit of Splenda because well I love Splenda and it was basically like climbing into a JCrew advertisement for fall. There I sat at 7pm sipping my pumpkin macchiato and inhaling my pumpkin muffin.

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I honestly felt like the epitome of fall.

Although we don’t really get to experience fall temperatures in South Florida until about December or January, I decided to dig deep into my photos from last season and get inspired. My absolute favorite must have fall items are a cute little puffer vest and a blanket scarf.

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They’re so versatile! You can throw a neutral colored vest over anything and boom. The perfect fall outfit! If you haven’t already head to your local DD and grab my two fall faves! Oh and if you’re on the hunt for my fall wardrobe staples you can snag a vest HERE and this cute little blanket scarf HERE (PS: use SOFLAGRLPROBZ for a discount)

HAPPY FALL!

Chocolate Protein Pancake Sweet Swap With Splenda

Yesterday I shared with you my love of Splenda and my new-found love affair with Splenda Flavors for Coffee, but today I’m going to show you how easy it is to swap in Splenda zero calorie sweetener for sugar in not just in one of my favorite recipes, but in lots of other recipes too! Right now, Splenda is sharing brand new daily SWEET SWAPS or tips and recipes for the new year and every day of the year to that will inspire you to reduce calories from added sugar. As part of this campaign, I decided to swap out the sugar AND replace the chocolate in my favorite chocolate pancakes recipe with a healthier option; Aloha Premium Chocolate Protein Powder. Not only are these pancakes delicious but they’re also delicious and with a few extra tweaks can be made in a vegan variety too! 

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Splenda Flavors For Coffee Will Change Your Life.

My love affair with Splenda has been a long one. Since discovering this zero calorie sweetener many many years ago I can honestly say I don’t travel without it. No seriously, if you reached into my Longchamp on any given day it’s pretty likely that you’ll fish out at least 3-5 little yellow and blue packets. I can’t imagine life without it and honestly I don’t want to. This being said, I was over the moon to receive a box of not only my old friend Splen but the newest members of the Splenda family, Flavors for Coffee.

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