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Dark Chocolate Banana Bread

Chocolate banana bread… Dark Chocolate Banana Bread ♥ Can be low-fat / oil-free / gluten-free / high-fiber / vegan / and also refined-sugar-free! To cut back on fat without sacrificing moisture, I’ve packed a full two cups of mashed banana into this dangerously chocolatey and secretly healthy banana bread recipe.  The result is a chocolate banana bread […]

Healthy Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Healthy Carrot Cake Cupcakes ♥ They can be sugar-free / gluten-free / high-fiber / with 74% of your daily Vitamin A! Who doesn’t love carrot cake?! But while traditional carrot cake may seem healthy (it’s made with a vegetable!), it is secretly full of so much sugar, fat, and empty calories that you might as well be […]

10 Healthier Swaps For All Your Favorite Easter Candy

1. Instead of a Reeses Egg, try this healthier swap: Full recipe here: Homemade Peanut Butter Eggs   2. Instead of a Cadbury Crème Egg, try this healthier swap: Full recipe here: Healthy Cadbury Creme Eggs   3. Instead of a Hersheys Marshmallow Egg, try this healthier swap: Find the recipe here: Cream Filled Chocolate […]

Peanut Butter Lite

PEANUT BUTTER LITE half the calories / half the fat / no artificial ingredients or added sugar ♥ This is peanut butter spread made from real peanut butter—none of the added sugars or processed ingredients included in many of the lower-fat peanut butter alternatives on the market. It’s great for anyone who has to stick […]

Starbucks Lemon Cake Healthy Makeover

Healthy lemon cake… A soft and fluffy lemon cake that instantly melts as it touches your lips… Sure, that irresistibly moist lemon cake from Starbucks is hard to resist. But with almost 500 calories, a staggering 9 grams saturated fat, and more than half the sugar limit you’re supposed to consume in an entire day, Starbucks’ […]

How To Make Greek Yogurt Frosting

How to make your own Greek yogurt frosting: GREEK YOGURT CREAM CHEESE FROSTING: It can be soy-free, oil-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, egg-free, and sugar-free Above, I used it to frost a Low Fat Banana Mug Cake. The yogurt takes the place of butter or shortening found in traditional frosting recipes, adding creaminess and texture without […]

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars

CHOCOLATE CHIP PEANUT BUTTER BARS: They can be gluten-free / dairy-free / sugar-free / egg-free / grain-free / soy-free / and oil-free And they taste like the lovechild of a chocolate chip cookie and a Reeses peanut butter cup. If Nestlé and Hersheys were to collaborate on a dessert, I’m pretty sure they’d come up with […]

Single Serving Chocolate Cheesecake Brownie Baked Oatmeal

Say hello to breakfast. Hello, breakfast! How are you today? Yes, I talk to my food… If you have extra cream cheese after making the Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Cookies, this decadent chocolatey breakfast is the ideal way to use it up! Can you think of a better reason to get out of bed in […]

13 Saint Patrick’s Day Recipes Under 200 Calories Each

The “under 100 calorie” dessert post I published last month for Valentine’s Day ended up being so popular I figured doing a St. Patrick’s Day version might be a good idea! Some of the following are traditionally Irish recipes, while others have been included for their festive hue. And all are under 200 calories per serving!   1. […]

Avocado Crème Brûlée

So, how do I come up with new recipes? One of the most common questions readers ask is where I get inspiration for new recipes. You might think I should be running out of ideas after 7 years of blogging… but I’m not even close! I am constantly dreaming up new ideas—in fact, it can […]

Greek Yogurt Mac & Cheese

The healthy mac and cheese recipe you can feel good about serving your family. So rich and creamy – it might be the creamiest mac and cheese recipe you will ever find… even without any butter or flour! This is healthy comfort food at its absolute yummiest. A few weeks ago, my mother called me […]

Going Behind the Scenes – With A Food Blogger

This post was so much fun to write! I wanted to give you a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most famous photos you might recognize from my website before they’d been cropped for the blog. Hope you enjoy reading this post as much as I enjoyed writing it! Peanut Butter Buckeye Brownies I’m embarrassed […]

Pink Coconut Kiss Candy Bars

What color do you see in this photo? If you said that you think these bars are pink, you would be wrong. The actual color of these bars is… Well… no, never mind. They actually are pink. It’s not a trick. Then again, you might not want to take my word for it. I saw […]

Swiss Muesli Breakfast Bowls

With this one recipe, you can have a new breakfast every day: The creamy and filling breakfast bowl keeps you satisfied until well past lunchtime, with healthy and all-natural delicious ingredients – nothing processed or artificial. You can make it your own by changing up the ingredients for endless healthy breakfast options. The recipe is based on a popular […]

Peanut Butter Bliss Balls

Peanut butter bliss balls… I had originally planned to post a different recipe today. But then I tried one of these addictive little balls of peanut butter bliss… And all plans changed immediately! Little balls of safe-to-eat peanut butter cookie dough… Soft and delicious – like an unbaked peanut butter cookie. They can take care of […]