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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Stuffed Cupcakes

Maybe I was a strange child… Whenever a classmate brought cupcakes to school for his or her birthday, I’d devour the frosting but leave the actual cupcake, proclaiming it to be “boring.” Too bad no one ever brought in a batch of these cookie dough cupcakes. You think they are ordinary vanilla cupcakes until you […]

Coconut Greek Yogurt Pie

Coconut Greek Yogurt Pie. 5 ingredients. Nothing artificial. No baking required. Have you ever seen one of those no-bake Cool Whip pies? Today’s recipe is a healthier answer to Cool Whip pie, with yogurt standing in as the base. Try serving it at a 4th of July party to balance out the heavier dessert offerings […]

Raw Cheesecake Recipe

Have you ever tried a raw cheesecake recipe? If you’ve never tried making one, today’s recipe is great for beginners. It only calls for 6 ingredients, and there’s no need for an oven. This raw cheesecake may look super fancy, but it could not be easier to make! So how does it taste? With raw […]

{no bake} Cinnamon Swirl Cheesecake

This velvety cheesecake literally MELTS in your mouth. With such a smooth and creamy texture, it’s almost impossible to believe the cheesecake recipe contains no cream, no dairy, no gluten, no soy, and no eggs. You don’t even need to heat up the oven. Just blend the ingredients together, pour the batter into a pan, […]

Healthy Tiramisu Recipe

I’ve been holding on to this healthy tiramisu recipe for over a year now, and I’m excited to finally get to share it. It is rich, creamy, and incredibly light– all for under 100 calories! If you try the recipe, I hope you will love it as much as I do. Eight years ago, I […]

Frosted Mint Chocolate Double Layer Cake

Would you ever guess this decadent double layer cake is healthy? That it’s not completely over-the-top loaded with oil, sugar, calories, and fat? Or that each slice has over 5 grams of fiber, 15% of the RDA for iron, and contains healthy MCFAs? Or that the luxurious frosting can be completely sugar-free? And most importantly… Yes, […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Pie

Imagine a pie that tastes like the filling of a Reeses Peanut Butter Cup and you’ll come pretty close to this no-bake chocolate peanut butter pie. Dark chocolate, creamy peanut butter, and a secret healthy ingredient none of your guests will ever notice. Although there’s another recipe for no-bake peanut butter pie already on the […]

Lemon Blueberry Yogurt Cake

Once upon a time when I was five, I decided to make breakfast for my mother. I woke up really early, tiptoed into the kitchen, and perused the available supplies. Out came the pancake mix, the eggs, the milk… everything I’d seen my mother use to make pancakes. I poured the entire box of mix […]

Candy Cane Pudding Pie

We elves try to stick to the four main food groups. Candy. Candy canes. Candy corns… And syrup! Representing three of Buddy the Elf’s four main food groups hopefully means this pudding pie would earn Will Ferrell’s stamp of approval. You did it! Congratulations! World’s best cup of coffee pudding pie! Great job, everybody! It’s […]

Homemade Gingerbread Recipe

This healthy gingerbread has THREE secret ingredients. The recipe turns out soft and incredibly moist, with the same deeply rich flavor as traditional gingerbread laden with eggs and butter and sugar. Yet this is probably the healthiest gingerbread recipe you’ll ever eat! It’s great for breakfast or dessert and is especially good with my cream […]

Healthy Pumpkin Pie

Healthy pumpkin pie!! When you move around a lot as a child, family becomes extremely important. You learn to rely on each other whilst navigating a new city or country, making new friends, and as you begin a whole new chapter of life together. Considering how many times I’ve moved in my life, it should be no […]

Secretly Healthy Red Velvet Cupcakes

I will admit to dragging my birthday out each year for so much longer than the one day that it pretty much turns into a birthday week. This year’s birthday week began with the Healthy Oatmeal Pancakes I posted a few days ago, and it continued to include a family dinner, Thai food and after-dinner […]

Hot Fudge Chocolate Pudding Cake

This rich chocolate pudding cake is like magic… You get two desserts in one: A dark chocolate cake and gooey chocolate pudding all at the same time… Immediately upon learning of the concept, I fell in love and knew I’d have to try it as soon as possible. And the weather is still so hot […]

Chocolate Greek Yogurt Pie

This chocolate Greek yogurt pie is rich and creamy, with a custard-like texture. The yogurt makes it almost taste like you’re eating a chocolate cheesecake, but at the same time you are getting protein, calcium, vitamins, and a healthy dose of probiotics… you could even eat it for breakfast. Hey, chocolate for breakfast is healthy. Dr. Oz […]

Healthy Cake – Have your cake and eat it too!

Do you think sugar makes kids hyper? It’s a widely-held belief that sugar makes kids act crazy, but I’m not sure I believe it. Especially at birthday parties, with all the presents and balloons and ice cream and games… who wouldn’t get excited in such a revved-up atmosphere? And the experts are split: some swear […]