Avocado Crème Brûlée

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Mini Homemade Snowball Donuts

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The snowstorm made me do it. On Tuesday, Washington D.C. was hit with about 4-6 inches of snow, meaning many of my friends got the day off from work. They celebrated by holding a giant snowball fight in the center of the city. Since my own office doubles as my home, I did not take […]

Fatcake Pancakes

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Basically any one of the thousands of healthy dessert recipes on the 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

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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

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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 featured […]

Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

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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 Fries […]

Five Minute Cheesy Baked Pasta Casserole

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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 […]