Healthy Reese’s Fudge – a soft and fudgy peanut butter fudge filling with a decadent and rich chocolate shell…  you’d never know these cubes of deliciousness are low in sugar, high in fiber and packed with protein!

Healthy Reese’s Fudge (low sugar, high protein, gluten free) - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

Okay, so…..  I’m officially done with my junior year in college!  :)

I was technically done with the semester on Sunday, because like the goody two shoes I am (not), I completed my final ten-page essay early (!!!)

It took about 24 hours for “the end” feeling to sink in.  I kept thinking I had some deadline ahead or some other exam to study for, but nopity nope!  This semester was particularly tough on me because I was taking 19 credits to make up for my freshmen year where I took 13 in the Fall and 14 in the Spring.  It’s a really strange feeling, though, being “free.”  I don’t like it, I feel tense.  Do you ever feel that way?

So I walked to my kitchen and got busy.  Like, really busy.  All day yesterday I was in the kitchen, morning to night.  I made nine recipes on my baking to-do list.

*jaw drops to floor*

Healthy Reese’s Fudge (low sugar, high protein, gluten free) - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

I love walking to my fridge and seeing dessert on every shelf.  Immediately when I open the door I swear I hear a choir of angels singing.  I guess I know what I’m eating for breakfast, lunch and dinner for the entire week  ;)

Then on Friday it’s BlogHer time in Miami and I get to see my family for the first time in months.

Best. Week. Ever!  (especially the fudge-for-breakfast part…  :) )

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