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Healthy Chocolate French Macarons

Healthy Chocolate French Macarons

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Let’s be real, the only way to celebrate this day is with LOADS of chocolate, amirite"  ?  Whether you’re single or taken, chocolate is an absolute necessity on February 14th!  A craving for macarons hit me hard the...
desserts - 2019-02-14 21:52:57
(Naturally Red) Red Velvet Biscotti

(Naturally Red) Red Velvet Biscotti

I don’t care if you’re married or single, in a long-distance relationship, a brand new relationship, or heck, if you’re dating yourself…  you NEED this Red Velvet Biscotti!! This naturally red Red Velvet Biscotti is crunchy, perfectly sweet,...
desserts - 2019-02-07 21:56:54
Healthy Raspberry Lemon Hibiscus Marshmallows

Healthy Raspberry Lemon Hibiscus Marshmallows

This recipe for Raspberry Lemon Hibiscus Marshmallows yields the lightest, fluffiest, and most flavorful mallows you could ever dream of! They’re sweet from the raspberries, tart from the lemon, and totally unique from the hibiscus.  Thankfully,...
desserts - 2019-02-01 21:54:43


Healthy Coconut Quinoa Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

Healthy Coconut Quinoa Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

There are two types of people:  people who go with the flow and do things on the fly, and people who are totally anal rigid and need to plan things. I’m the planning type.  Like, I need to schedule things or know of something in advance.  If...
desserts - 2019-01-31 21:54:38
Healthy Vanilla Quinoa Cupcakes

Healthy Vanilla Quinoa Cupcakes

I planned on baking my Apple Pie Blondies (idea courtesy of commenter miss Karin!) so I could cross it off my “Blondie Flavors To-Bake List” but completely forgot to buy the apples (doh).  I was at home with barely any ingredients on hand, and...
desserts - 2019-01-23 21:55:07
Healthier Blood Orange Ice Cream

Healthier Blood Orange Ice Cream

Blood oranges are in season!!  And what do you do when it’s 70 degrees Fahrenheit outside"  YA MAKE ICE CREAM, that’s what.  PS:  I love you Texas. This Blood Orange Ice Cream is sweet, tart, citrusy, and oh so satisfying… and you only need 5...
desserts - 2019-01-15 21:56:48
160-calorie Blood Orange Ice Cream

160-calorie Blood Orange Ice Cream

Blood oranges are in season!!  And what do you do when it’s 70 degrees Fahrenheit outside"  YA MAKE ICE CREAM, that’s what.  PS:  I love you Texas. This Blood Orange Ice Cream is sweet, tart, citrusy, and oh so satisfying… and you only need 5...
desserts - 2019-01-14 21:57:42
Healthy Peanut Butter and Chocolate Krispy Treats

Healthy Peanut Butter and Chocolate Krispy Treats

These Healthy Peanut Butter and Chocolate Krispy Treats are rich, sweet, crunchy, and chewy.  They sure don’t taste refined sugar free, high protein, and gluten free in the slightest! Rice Krispies…   *snap, crackle, pop* Too bad that Rice...
desserts - 2019-01-06 21:54:53


Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge

Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge

This Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge is just like regular fudge — super rich, uber decadent and tooth-achingly sweet — but it’s secretly healthy and guilt-free!  Yup, that means no three sticks of butter, no four cups of sugar and no heavy...
desserts - 2018-12-31 21:57:01
Kick-Starting 2019 with a GIVEAWAY and these Healthy Cookie Dough Protein Bars (with Video!)

Kick-Starting 2019 with a GIVEAWAY and these Healthy Cookie Dough Protein Bars (with Video!)

I’ve always been pretty good about sitting down and setting goals for the new year, but this year is a bit different.  This year has involved a lot more “adulting” than usual — I bought a car, got my own health insurance, and am getting...
desserts - 2018-12-28 21:54:12
Healthy Raw Vegan Peppermint Cheesecake

Healthy Raw Vegan Peppermint Cheesecake

What’s ultra rich, uber creamy, and ultimately refreshing"  This perfectly pink Vegan Peppermint Cheesecake, of course! And to top things off, I’ve made it vegan, raw, sugar free, and gluten free too.  Oh yes, my friend, this is the PERFECT...
desserts - 2018-12-20 21:55:33
Healthy Pecan Pie

Healthy Pecan Pie

This Healthy Pecan Pie is so rich and decadent, every bite is pure joy — you’d never know it’s made without the corn syrup, white sugar, butter, and heavy cream! Time is flying by.  It’s already mid/late December but it still feels like...
desserts - 2018-12-18 21:53:42
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