Apple Pie Quinoa Breakfast Bowls

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Still dreaming about these cinnamony sweet and comforting apple quinoa breakfast bowls… It’s like apple pie for breakfast! 🍏 I’ve really been getting into quinoa lately – it’s a great source of protein, is super easy to cook, and you can make it sweet or savory depending on your mood. I like to make up a […]

I ❤️ Banana Bread Nutella Muffins

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If you’ve never tried a batch of homemade banana muffins, hot from the oven, with gooey Nutella in the middle, you are definitely missing out! Nutella? ✔️ Banana Bread? ✔️ No eggs, dairy, or refined sugar? ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ There’s just something to be said for homemade banana bread Nutella muffins straight out of the oven […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Soft, chewy, gooey, sweet, spicy, oh-so-delicious pumpkin chocolate chip cookies… Some days, you just want to be a hermit. After 5 Halloween parties on Friday and Saturday, all I wanted by Sunday was a quiet afternoon to stay in my pajamas and bake pumpkin chocolate chip cookies all day. Packed with hearty oats and cinnamon, […]

Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Chips

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Satisfy your craving for potato chips in a MUCH healthier way. These addictive crispy baked sweet potato chips are impossible to stop eating… until suddenly they’re all gone! I had two ultimate goals for this recipe: 1. I wanted them to be crispy, not soggy 2. I wanted to make them baked, not fried Trying […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy Bars

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Ribbons of creamy peanut butter swirled with rich and smooth dark chocolate… In under five minutes, you could have already made a batch of these “clean eating” chocolate peanut butter candy bars – so much richer and more delicious than any Hershey’s bar you have ever tried in your life. Seriously, why are you not […]

14 Healthier Halloween Treats You Can Make At Home

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  1. Homemade Snickers Ice Cream Bars – 5 ingredients View Recipe: Homemade Snickers Ice Cream Bars     2. No Bake Chocolate Pumpkin Fudge Full Recipe: Chocolate Pumpkin Fudge     3. Raw Chocolate Energy Bites – Nut Free Full Recipe: Raw Chocolate Energy Bites     4. Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge View Recipe: Healthy […]

Almond Butter Brownies – Flourless & Vegan

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If you don’t like soft and extra fudgy brownies, you need to stay far away from these almond butter brownies – They are squares of pure chocolate bliss, so sinfully rich and velvety smooth. You’ll sit there reading the recipe and think to yourself, “No flour + only fifteen minutes of baking time?! There is absolutely no way these […]

Avocado Chocolate Mousse – Two Recipes!

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If you’ve never tried avocado chocolate mousse before, this healthy recipe will take you completely by surprise! It is rich and silky smooth… and you really can’t taste the avocado. The idea of avocado chocolate mousse has been popular on the health food scene for years, but some of the recipes out there are unfortunately […]

Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Risotto

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A savory, creamy, and delicious pumpkin vegan risotto recipe that even meat-eaters will love! While this would definitely be a good choice for date night, it’s also great for a quiet night in with friends. I find it goes over especially well on Sundays after watching football all day. The first time I ever had […]

Chocolate Pumpkin Fudge – 6 ingredients

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P.S. Thanks to all who now follow me on Pinterest! If you had to describe yourself with just two words, what words would you choose? My words would be passionate and intense. I am a constant rush of energy, always questioning and never wanting to quit. Everything is an exclamation point with me. It’s why I […]

Hug A Fat Month – Back By Popular Demand!

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Oh yes… after more than five years, the tremendously popular feature from 2010 is finally back! (photo credit: Sara Kiesling) **EDIT: Please be sure to read the rules carefully! To be fair to those who did follow the instructions, only participants who follow all of the rules will be included in the feature post. But there is […]

My Top 10 Most Repinned Pumpkin Recipes – Of All Time!

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls  (7,000+ repins) Pumpkin Mac & Cheese  (2,000+ repins) Flourless Vegan Pumpkin Muffins  (3,000+ repins) Healthy Pumpkin Pie  (11,000+ repins) Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars  (2,000+ repins)   Pumpkin Baked French Toast  (12,000+ repins) Pumpkin Pancakes  (24,000+ repins) Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal  (2,000+ repins) Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte  (10,000+ repins)   Pumpkin Pie Truffles  (8,000+ repins) […]

Flourless Banana Bread

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We need to talk about this flourless banana bread… Eating this delicious banana bread will probably remind you of a giant oatmeal chocolate chip cookie… and you’ll still be dreaming about it for days after it’s gone, wishing you could have some more. The recipe can be easily modified to fit different diets: ✓Flourless ✓Refined-sugar-free […]

Swedish Pancakes

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These deliciously eggy Swedish Pancakes will be unlike anything you’ve ever tried… They are ultra light, with a soft and almost eggy texture that is impossible to describe. Finally, it is starting to feel like Fall. I’m slowly changing out my summer wardrobe in favor of scarves, boots, and leggings. And along with the cooler weather has […]

Flourless Pumpkin Blender Muffins

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Pumpkin season is in full swing, and these simple vegan pumpkin muffins—just 115 calories each—might become a new favorite! The blender takes care of all the hard work, and in less than 20 minutes your entire kitchen can smell like pumpkin pie! They are perfect for throwing into a lunchbox to celebrate Fall! If you […]

Creamy Avocado Alfredo Pasta

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As soon as you taste it, you’ll swear this creamy avocado alfredo sauce must be made with a ton of heavy cream… But there’s actually NO heavy cream in the entire recipe! ♥ It’s a low-calorie + meatless meal that’s surprisingly high in protein and can be made in under 20 minutes, from start to […]