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Moist Zucchini Cake – With Greek Yogurt Frosting

An irresistibly light and moist zucchini cake – with a full cup of zucchini packed into the recipe! Hello, zucchini season!!! Lately, the zucchini just looks so good when I’m grocery shopping that somehow it always makes its way into my cart. And then when I get it home, I have to figure out what […]

Chocolate Chip Microwave Cookies

Chocolate chip microwave cookies – Because sometimes (all the time?) you need chocolate chip cookies even in the summer. And by you, I mean me. But surely I can’t be the only one who craves chocolate chip cookies year-round, right? For the record, I also crave sweet potatoes year-round. And gingerbread year-round. And roasted vegetables year-round. […]

Gooey Chocolate Chip Brownie Bars

These bars are like the lovechild of a brownie and a chocolate chip cookie!  Gooey, fudgy, rich, decadent, peanut buttery, chocolatey, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate chip brownie bars – I could go on with adjectives, but you really need to try them to understand! This recipe was created to say thank you. I found out last week that my book […]

Best Ever Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread – Thick peanut buttery homemade banana bread, hot from the oven, with melty chocolate chips and banana packed into every single delicious bite. This banana bread includes basically all of my favorite ingredients! The recipe can be vegan and 100% free of refined sugar, with no oil required. Instead, a full 1 2/3 cup of banana […]

Raw Chocolate Ice Cream Pies – NO Refined Sugar!

Dairy-free / Gluten-free / Sugar-free + Vegan  Ultra creamy and chocolatey, these bite-sized frozen confections are both completely irresistible and completely adorable! (Adorasistible? Irresistorable?) With just 7 ingredients, they’re also much easier to make than they may appear. High in fiber and magnesium, CalorieCount gave the recipe an A! To make these even more simple, you can […]

Coconut Water Popsicles – 3 Ingredients

Coconut water + Fresh berries = Refreshing and healthy all-fruit popsicles, super easy to make. I can’t remember a Fourth Of July barbecue growing up that didn’t include those cloyingly sweet red-white-and-blue Rocket Pops, also known as Bomb Pops or Firecracker Pops. Obviously these healthy coconut water popsicles are going to taste nothing like the original Rocket Pops… […]

25 Lightened-Up Desserts For Your Next Summer Barbecue

With lightened-up recipes for everything from chocolate chip cookies to chocolate brownie cheesecake, this one post has all of your Fourth Of July or summer barbecue recipe needs covered! 1. The Famous Cookie Dough Dip  (reader #1 favorite) Get the full recipe: Healthy Cookie Dough Dip   2. Peanut Butter Buckeye Brownies   (+ a flourless […]

Healthy Chocolate Pudding – 6 Ingredients + NO Avocado!

Not that there is anything wrong with avocado… but sometimes you just want a real classic homemade chocolate pudding recipe without any surprise ingredients. No avocado, no banana, no tofu or pumpkin. As much as I love recipes where you can’t taste the hidden vegetable (hi, Cauliflower Chocolate Cake!), my everyday meals are usually much more […]

Big Fat Fluffy Healthy Corn Muffins

Bakery style healthy corn muffins that turn out soft, and fluffy, and absolutely delicious! We could not stop eating them!! My parents came to visit from Texas last week, which meant I got to spend Father’s Day this year with my dad. We ventured up to the roof of my apartment building and grilled portobello […]

No Bake Strawberry Bars – Healthy Summer Snack!

These wholesome strawberry bars are filled with the healthiest ingredients: fresh summer strawberries, hearty oats, & no refined sugars or artificial flavors. They are perfect for a light summer snack! It is entirely too hot to run right now. Not a single day goes by that I’m not happy I no longer force myself to […]