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 […]

No Bake Strawberry Bars – Healthy Summer Snack!

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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 […]

How To Make The Best Iced Coffee Ever

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The best iced coffee, in the comfort of your own home. ♥ Stir, freeze, pour, and enjoy This iced coffee trick is so simple, there’s no excuse not to try it! Simply stir the ingredients right in the glass, and the result is a chilled coffee beverage that could very well be the best iced […]

My Top 10 Healthy Recipes – As Chosen By Men!

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In honor of Father’s Day, I asked my guy friends, family members, and male readers to choose their favorite dessert recipes on the site. Here’s what they said: 1. No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie – 6 ingredients Get the full recipe here: No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie   2. Chocolate Fudge Pudding Cake This also happens to […]

Nutella Frozen Yogurt – Two Recipes!

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Sweet, chocolatey, homemade Nutella Frozen Yogurt: A creamy frozen chocolate treat you can whip up in seconds, made with items you may already have in your kitchen pantry… and no ice cream machine or blender required? If only every decision you had to make on a Monday morning were this easy. If you are anything like me, […]

Nacho Cheese Doritos Hummus

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Doritos-Inspired Hummus Flavors: I am on a Doritos kick this month! After devouring my entire batch of Doritos Cool Ranch Hummus, Nacho Cheese was the obvious next flavor. And after that? Who knows! I could always look for inspiration in my childhood home of Japan, where they offer Doritos flavors such as Winter Cheese, Royal […]

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownie Bars

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Cookbook Update: Two weeks ago, Amazon saw a crazy surge in orders of the Chocolate Covered Katie Cookbook that caused them to completely sell out of copies (which was so incredibly fantastic!!). They got more copies in and immediately sold out again, and everyone who’s tried to purchase the book since then has been told it was currently unavailable while […]