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Healthy Easter Desserts – 15 Healthy Recipes

When I was five years old, I created my very first homemade Easter dessert: A yellow marshmallow Peep, topped with a Hershey’s bar, smushed between two graham crackers, and microwaved until the filling stuck to the plate and created a sticky mess. Luckily for you all, I’ve chosen not to include that recipe in today’s […]

Thai Coconut & Peanut Butter Curry

The best thing to come from my kitchen this weekend was not a dessert. I know a lot of people are interested in the other things that I eat. You know, the other things besides dessert! So maybe I will give in and write a day-in-the-life post sometime soon. Until then, I’ll at least make […]

Super Healthy Carrot Cake Waffles

These waffles keep you full for hours! The recipe makes two carrot cake waffles… and you can eat them both. Soft and indulgent waffles, covered in a thick layer of frosting. It’s almost like eating real carrot cake for breakfast, without that crash-and-burn feeling you get from consuming too much sugar. You can enjoy all the deliciousness […]

Healthy Cadbury Creme Eggs

Healthy Cadbury Creme Eggs?! Today, those ubiquitous Cadbury Creme Easter eggs are receiving a much-needed healthy makeover. Goodbye high fructose corn syrup. Goodbye artificial flavors. Goodbye Yellow #6. (By the way, if you google to try and find out what ingredients comprise Yellow #6, you get some creepy results…) Instead of stuffing the homemade vegan […]

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Oatmeal

My kitchen has seen everything from Chocolate Oatmeal to Peanut Butter Oatmeal. And a quick google search for “oatmeal recipes” will show you that I’m hardly alone in my proclivity for oatmeal experimentation. Recipes exist for carrot cake oatmeal, spinach oatmeal, Oreo oatmeal, soy sauce oatmeal… However, sometimes the classic is best. (I’m looking at […]

Healthy St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Will you be sure to wear something green this year? Start your morning with Irish Oatmeal? Stuff your face with mint-chocolate pie, then wash it down with a Shamrock shake? If you’re still unsure about your St. Patrick’s Day plans, here are 16 vegan and healthy St. Patrick’s Day recipes to […]

Update: The Chocolate-Covered Katie Cookbook

The idea of a Chocolate-Covered cookbook came to light more than a year ago, and I first mentioned it on the blog back in the in this post. However, the process is long and complicated, and I didn’t want to say anything until all the details were concrete… Today, I finally get to share: The Chocolate-Covered Katie […]

Samoas Girl Scout Cookie Pie

Go read the title of this post again. It’s worth reading twice. And if you’re like me, you need to read it twice for the words to register: Samoas Girl Scout Cookie Pie. Earlier this week, when I posted my Peanut Butter Tagalong Cookies Recipe, I hinted at having also made homemade Samoas (and Thin Mints; […]

Mint Chocolate Chip Frosting Shots

This mint-chocolate cream is great for any of the following: As a frosting for cakes or cupcakes For peppermint ice cream sundaes or brownies As a rich and decadent pudding or mousse To make friends with leprechauns! For a St. Patrick’s Day dessert, try it on my Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes. But let’s get back to […]

Healthy Girl Scout Cookies: Tagalongs

Homemade Healthy Tagalongs – they can be vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free, soy-free and even grain-free! It’s Girl Scout Cookie Season. And you know what that means… Tagalongs! Thin Mints! Do Si Dos! Or whatever cookies they’re selling nowadays. (Mango Cremes? What??) I will stick with the classic. Today’s recipe is for homemade copycat Tagalongs – those fat […]

Cream Cheese Stuffed Coffee Cake

It might seem strange to see the author of “the healthy dessert blog” holding a book all about junk food. Contrary to what one might assume from reading the title of my blog, however, I don’t only eat healthy food 100% of the time. And I don’t think I am any less healthy for it. […]

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