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Fatcake Pancakes

Guess what day it is… Not hump day. Sorry, camels. Today is Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday! So what better day than Fat Tuesday to publish my favorite new pancake recipe of the moment: Fat Pancakes? These pancakes are yet another reason breakfast is the best meal of the day. For more healthy […]

How To Make Greek Yogurt – The Easy Way

How to make Greek Yogurt. Why choose homemade Greek yogurt? — You get the option to make different flavors — You can make it dairy-free and sugar-free — Just one ingredient, and no expensive equipment required While there are many “how to make Greek yogurt” tutorials online (and please feel free to try them if […]

Cioccolata Calda – Italian Hot Chocolate

If you think you know real hot chocolate… Think again. And if you think Swiss Miss is real hot chocolate, drop whatever it is you are doing right now and immediately get to a kitchen so that you can try a thick and luxurious mug of hot chocolate that will rock your world, challenging everything […]

Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Cookies

I decided to make up my own holiday: Eat A Cookie Tuesday A holiday disguised as an excuse to eat more cookies is never a bad thing, right? And these absolutely irresistible cream cheese cookies are some of the softest, chewiest, lightest, and most delicious cookies ever to come out of my kitchen… Yet they […]

12 Desserts You Can Make For Under 100 Calories

Basically any one of the thousands of healthy dessert recipes on this site could be perfect for Valentine’s Day. This is why I adore the holiday so much… it’s all about dessert! (And love. Whatever.) So today’s post is specifically geared towards readers who–due to a desire to lose weight or a medical need to restrict fat or calories–might not […]

Healthy Homemade Chocolate Candies

{A kid-friendly recipe ♥} With under 5 minutes of prep work, these homemade candies are made with heart-healthy dark chocolate, antioxidant-rich pomegranate, and none of the refined sugar, corn syrup, or artificial ingredients you’d get in storebought chocolate candies. You can easily make them in any container or candy mold; I chose an ice cube maker, which can […]

Flourless Chocolate Chip Brownie Pie

I’ve been working on this recipe for more than three years. It was inspired by one of the most popular recipes on this website that I’d initially worried readers might not want to try after seeing the ingredients… which is really funny given the fact that the post has now been viewed over 2 million times and was even […]

The Foodie’s Ultimate Guide To Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

These 26 healthy Super Bowl snacks will impress even the biggest carnivores!   1. No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie – 6 ingredients Get the full recipe here: No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie   2. Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Dip Recipe from the Healthy Dessert Cookbook: Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Dip (page 176)   3. Irresistible Crispy Zucchini […]

Five Minute Cheesy Baked Pasta Casserole

This is honestly one of the easiest meals I have ever made. You can prepare the entire dish in under 5 minutes with just a few basic ingredients that might already be in your pantry. And cleanup is a breeze, which gives you more time for other things… such as deciding on a dessert to go with your easy-to-make […]

No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Ball

I was both very lucky and very unlucky during last year’s Super Bowl. The night started out well; I made brownies and a peanut butter chocolate chip cheesecake ball, and both fortunately survived the train commute to the party intact. I also won the grand prize of $83 in the Super Bowl square grid game […]

Loaded Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Skins

Baked sweet potato skins. The crowd-pleasing Super Bowl appetizer that is actually GOOD for you! These irresistible and addictive crispy baked sweet potato skins are the perfect combination of healthy and comfort food, and they’re easy to make in just a few steps: Way better than regular baked potato skins! It’s a very good idea to make […]

Low Fat Chocolate Muffins

Low Fat Chocolate Muffins (oil-free, egg-free, and can also be sugar-free) (Unrelated note: A ton of people asked where I bought the spoons in my previous post. If I remember correctly, I think they either came from Marshalls or Home Goods, and I bought them in a pack of four.) Now about these chocolate muffins… […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Overnight Oats

Your instant breakfast awaits! In this recipe, you basically just throw a bunch of ingredients into a jar the night before, and breakfast magically appears on the table in the morning. If you normally find yourself with no time in the morning or no motivation to make an elaborate breakfast, the “overnight oats” method could […]

12 Recipes That Prove Breakfast Is The Best Meal Of The Day

1. Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes {reader favorite} Recipe here: Oatmeal Pancakes   2. Chocolate Brownie Waffles {katie favorite} Recipe is on page 64 in the book!   3. Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins Recipe here: Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins   4. Single Serving Blueberry Muffin Recipe here: Single Serving Blueberry Muffin   5. Peach Breakfast Crumble Recipe […]

Low-Fat Banana Breakfast Cake In A Mug

Banana Cake In A Mug! Got breakfast? In less than 5 minutes, this bakery-style banana mug cake can be yours. And the entire recipe is under 100 calories… including the streusel topping! It’s the perfect solution for those days when you’re craving something more exciting for breakfast than the same old bowl of oatmeal. Who […]