Chocolate Chip Blueberry Bars – With A Flourless Option

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Gooey chocolate chip cookie bars filled with melty chocolate chips and sweet blueberries –  Blueberry lovers will go crazy for these! And they’re the perfect healthy snack for back-to-school! Pack the bars into a lunchbox, or serve with a cold glass of almond milk for a wholesome after-school snack. They’re also great for summer barbecues […]

Zucchini Pancakes

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Um, hello breakfast! A giant stack of extra fluffy zucchini pancakes, stuffed with melty gooey chocolate chips and covered in hot maple syrup – These always disappear so quickly! Can every meal be breakfast, please? Imagine eating a stack of these for breakfast, lunch, and dinner every single day. I could get used to that. The zucchini […]

No-Bake Mini Blender Cupcakes – 6 Ingredients

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Raw cupcakes you can make in minutes – with 6 ingredients available at regular grocery stores ♥ Some raw dessert recipes are so complicated they can make your head spin. Some can make you want to quit before you’ve even started preparing the recipe. With long lists of obscure ingredients—camu camu, maqui berries, lucuma, chlorella?—and expensive […]

Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream

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Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream – NO soy / NO gluten / NO dairy / NO eggs Even non-vegans, who love regular ice cream and have Ben&Jerry’s and Haagen Dazs in their freezers, routinely ask for seconds of this creamy homemade chocolate ice cream! It is that good! Since the recipe doesn’t call for eggs, you […]

Homemade Banana Dole Whip

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Just 5 ingredients, and perfect for summer! The best part is that you can make the softserve swirl without a machine! Since the banana version of this refreshingly natural treat isn’t offered yet at Disney, the only place you can currently try it is at home in the comfort of your own kitchen. Out of pineapple, strawberry, and […]

31 Delicious Meatless Meals

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You definitely don’t need to be a vegan or vegetarian to enjoy the countless health benefits of enjoying meatless meals every now and then. And eating meatless doesn’t need to be complicated either. Some of the recipes in this post take literally 5 minutes to prepare! In general, meatless meals get a bad rap because […]

Homemade Chocolate Pudding Pie

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Chocolate Pudding Pie – with a light and flaky pie crust. It will be love at first bite. ♥ And second bite… and third bite… and fourth bite… Suddenly the entire pie is gone, and there’s no one to blame but you. And by you, I mean me. Many of my recipes are created with […]

Moist Zucchini Cake – With Greek Yogurt Frosting

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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

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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

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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

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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 Banana Ice Cream Tarts

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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 […]