Healthy Oreos!

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These Healthy Oreos give you the same deliciousness of the original without all the unhealthy ingredients or trans fat.  America’s favorite cookie gets a healthy makeover – Unlike Oreos, the cookies above are whole-grain, with no artificial flavors or high-fructose corn syrup. They are also much lower in sugar than store-bought Oreos, and they just so […]

Breakfast Cookie Dough

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Cookie dough for breakfast. Finally, a reason to love Mondays. When I was little, I saw commercials for a cereal called “Cookie Crisps” that claimed to taste just like cookies for breakfast. Obviously my 7-year-old self begged and begged until my mom finally relented and bought it, cautioning me the entire time it wouldn’t really […]

Spooky Peanut Butter Rice Krispy Treats

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With no corn syrup and no sugar-filled marshmallows in the recipe, these peanut butter rice krispy treats are a not-so-spooky snack you can feel good about making this Halloween! Rice Krispies Treat Ghosts! Sweet, sticky, salty, and scary delicious. Complete with little chocolate chip eyeballs. I consumed many eyeballs in the process of making these peanut […]

Healthy Butterfingers!

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Healthy Butterfingers! Candy bars that defy all logic. The homemade Butterfingers have that exact same toffee-like crunch of store-bought Butterfinger bars… yet these are whole-grain, high in iron, and completely free of high-fructose corn syrup. Okay, so that’s more than two words. Concision has never been my strong suit. We used to play the quiet game […]

Healthy Halloween Candy!!

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New page! Now, if you click on the recipe page at the top of the blog, you’ll see a Chocolates and Candy category. I figured, “What better time to make a new healthy Halloween candy page than with Halloween right around the corner?”  To see the healthy Halloween candy recipes, simply click on either the photos or the […]

Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Dip

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How to instantly become the most popular person at any party: Bring this Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip. It’s as easy as that. Suddenly, people will perceive you to be ten twenty two hundred times more awesome than before. They will chant your name, ask for your phone number, propose marriage. Suddenly, you will have more fans than George […]

Eggy Breakfast Bread

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The texture is amazing. And hard to describe if you haven’t tried it… almost like a lighter, softer version of cornbread. Eggy cornbread that is perfect for dinner or breakfast. Eat it with your favorite pancake toppings. Or try the savory option with soup or my Sweet Potato Chili. The deliciously “eggy” texture comes from […]

My blog’s Mini Makeover

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  What do you think of the new header? All feedback is welcome, as I’m not sure it’ll stay this way. I’ve wanted a change for a while, but it’s been on the back burner so I could focus on what’s more important: the actual blog content. (I’m still looking into hiring a real web […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake in a Mug

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This is the kind of recipe that will make you want to leave your boyfriend if you have one. Or at least lock him outside for an hour. A girl needs her space when chocolate and peanut butter are involved. No boys allowed. Above, topped with Healthy Coffee Fudge Frosting. Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake (single-serving) […]

How to make Jack-o-Lantern Oranges

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Orange is the new Black Pumpkin I kind of want to throw a Halloween brunch now, just for the excuse to make and serve these adorable fruit-filled oranges again. The theme could be “Monsters in Pajamas” and everyone would come as his or her favorite monster dressed in pajamas. If only my friends were cool […]

Reeses Pumpkin Peanut Butter Cups

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Edit: There is now a pumpkin board on the Chocolate Covered Katie Pinterest Page! Some things in life are obvious. Chocolate goes well with peanut butter? Obvious. Chocolate goes well with pumpkin? Obvious. Chocolate goes well with pretty much anything? Obviously obvious. So what happens when you combine all three—pumpkin, chocolate, and peanut butter—together into […]

Healthy Pop Tarts

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Yes, healthy pop tarts. Pop tarts without the corn syrup. Without the food dyes, without the trans fats. Healthy pop tarts with real fruit, with whole grains, with ingredients you can pronounce. And you can turn this healthy pop tarts recipe into many different flavors . Healthy Pop Tarts (or you can make regular-sized pop […]

Guess where I am!

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A big thank you to whomever put this recipe on Pinterest. All of a sudden, it’s getting a ridiculously crazy amount of views, which is really exciting. Even more exciting was getting to meet the world’s largest rooster: Actually, the chickens pretty much ignored me. The pigs were much friendlier: I had to make a […]

Pumpkin Cookie Dough Ice Cream

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It’s pumpkin AND cookie dough. So it’s pretty much guaranteed to be awesome. Like getting to eat your pumpkin pie and your ice cream all in one little scoop. Or two big scoops. One won’t be enough.   Pumpkin Cookie Dough Ice Cream (gluten-free) 1/2 cup milk of choice, or coconut milk or nondairy creamer […]

Copycat Amy’s Mexican Tamale Pies

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They are almost too cute to eat. Almost, but not quite. And when you see how easy these little pies are to prepare, you might give up buying frozen meals for good. They take just THREE simple steps, the first of which is to simply throw a bunch of cans into a pot and wait. […]

Greek Yogurt Cheesecake

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Greek Yogurt Cheesecake – luxuriously smooth, and surprisingly good for you! Did you know it’s possible to make a delightfully rich and creamy cheesecake with absolutely no cream cheese whatsoever? The resulting Greek yogurt cheesecake is nutritious and filling, with a deliciously creamy custard texture that makes it more like a cheese pie than a cheesecake. The Greek […]