Pumpkin Pancakes

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Sixteen fat, fluffy, irresistible pumpkin pancakes… for less than 250 calories! It’s the perfect breakfast for Fall! I love getting recipe requests. My list of things to make is now nine pages long… not exaggerating. Included on the list are ideas such as: Nutella Cheesecake Squares, Dark Chocolate Banana Bread, Oatmeal Crème Pies, Coconut Layer […]

Homemade Glazin Raisin Pretzels

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Some things are meant to be devoured: Chocolate mousse pie Crème brûlée Fresh summer watermelon I’d add Ryan Gosling to the list, but it would probably get me into trouble on this blog… 😕 Glazin Raisin pretzels are definitely meant to be devoured – they’re like a cinnamon roll, but better because there’s less dough […]

Sweet Potato Cupcakes with Marshmallow Cream Frosting

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It just wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without the yams or sweet potatoes. Consider this recipe Thanksgiving in a cupcake. Although… I’m pretty sure the pilgrims didn’t have marshmallow frosting back in the day. 😕 Minor details. If you wish to take it one step further and stuff the cupcakes with cranberry jelly after baking, by all means […]

Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins

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These chocolate chip mini muffins are so soft and chewy it’s almost like eating chocolate chip cookies in the form of a muffin.   Chocolate chip cookies > muffins. Actually if we’re being honest, chocolate chip cookies > pretty much everything else. Hope you enjoyed your math lesson for the day. Flourless Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins […]

Healthy Pumpkin Pie

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Smooth and creamy 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 […]

Healthy Halloween Recipes

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Twix Bars, Milky Ways, Snickers… If you’re cutting back on sugar, watching your weight, or living with food allergies, Halloween can be a scary time. For treats without the tricks, here are eleven not-so-scary healthy Halloween recipes: Homemade Butterfingers Eatmore Fudge Chocolate Bars Snickers Ice Cream Bars Homemade Mounds Bars Healthy Twix Bars Inside Out […]

Candy Bar Cupcakes

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My fun weekend plans: This past Saturday morning, I woke up, packed as much as I could into my little blue car, and drove to my cousin’s house… 22 hours away. I knew I’d be without my baking supplies but wanted to publish at least one Halloween-themed recipe before the holiday this year. Therefore, last […]

Healthy Caramel Yogurt Dip

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Yogurt replaces the heavy cream in this healthy caramel yogurt dip – without all the fat, calories, corn syrup, or artificial ingredients! The result is a lusciously thick dip perfect for sliced apples, bananas, graham crackers, pretzels, pineapple, or anything else you wish came covered in caramel. It also tastes amazing served over ice cream or my recipe for […]

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

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Gooey, sticky, sweet, delicious frosted pumpkin cinnamon rolls – They are perfect for Fall! Want one??? Or maybe an entire pan???! Normally, homemade cinnamon rolls are so good on their own that there’s not really much you can do to make them even better… But stuffing the pastries with pumpkin and even more cinnamon somehow […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownie Bites

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If you told me 10 years ago that someday I’d love to babysit, I most likely would’ve rolled my eyes and thought you were crazy. But spend enough time with kids and you really do begin to notice their childhood sense of innocence and wonder about the world wearing off on you. I spent Thursday […]

Chai Banana Bread with Pumpkin Cream Cheese

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I can’t keep up with mercurial October… The month started out amazingly, so I was caught completely off guard when it quickly turned dark and painful without warning. Yet suddenly it changed again. Albeit a colossal cliché, the idea that when one door closes another one opens has proven true for me twice now in three […]

Chocolate Chip Cherry Granola Bars

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I secretly love awkward situations. Maybe not right while they’re happening… But when you look back, the awkward moments are the ones that always make for the best stories. This past Saturday I was meeting a friend for dinner and arrived early at the restaurant. (I’m always early to everything.) By the time my cell […]

Mocha Coconut Macaroons

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If you couldn’t tell, I kind of really love coconut Just kind of. Coconut: the other white meat In my world, coconut could be its own food group; I love it almost as much as I love chocolate. Please note, I did say almost. Let’s not take things too far. Anyway it’s not like I must choose between […]

Fudge Brownie Chocolate Protein Bars

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Rich, chocolatey, fudgy, gooey, sinfully delicious chocolate protein bars… 3 Steps To Instant Popularity: Step One: Take a class trip to a remote location. Bonus points if the trip lasts more than a week, and double bonus points if the trip includes bus rides of 5 hours or more. Step Two: Bring along a stash of […]

Homemade Chocolate Peppermint Pudding Pops

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These pudding pops are like eating a York Peppermint Patty straight from the freezer. True story: It’s been so hot these past few weeks that yesterday I finally decided to bring the popsicle molds back from their post-summer home in the garage. However I probably should have looked at the weather report first… Midday the […]

Peanut Butter Biscuits

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Has the weather gotten cold yet where you are? These soft and fluffy peanut butter biscuits are the perfect comfort food for any cold October morning. Dip them in hot maple syrup, spread on some melted coconut butter, or sandwich the biscuits with raspberry jelly and even more peanut butter… They also make a terrific portable snack and are great […]