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Bite Sized Nutella Stuffed Mini Chocolate Tarts

Today, I am channeling my dark side. Blame it on an orthopedist appointment yesterday afternoon that sent me home with a creepy black cast reminiscent of Darth Vader’s arm: Might as well embrace the theme. 😕 To match my dark cast and evil mood, I whipped up a batch of dark chocolate mini tart shells […]

No-Bake Nutella Cookie Dough Balls

Welcome to the very first… Nutella Week! A week where every single new recipe published on this website will revolve around Nutella. (I’m using the term Nutella as a proprietary eponym; you can make any of this week’s recipes with Justin’s Chocolate Hazelnut Butter, Rawmio, or your favorite chocolate spread. I like to use my […]

Instant Cereal

Have you ever broken a bone? During my years as a hard-core runner, I tripped and slammed into the concrete on multiple occasions… There’s even a permanent scar on my left hip as a reminder of one such fall. Yet I never suffered a single broken bone in that time; not even so much as […]

Copycat Dove Ice Cream Dream Bars

It’s time for the next edition of Funny Searches that lead to Katie’s Blog! People land on my website whilst searching for all sorts of funny things. Below are just a few of my recent favorites: chocolate covered brussel sprouts chocolate covered zebras chocolate covered chicken nuggets chocolate covered lo mein noodles chocolate covered baby […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Buckeye Brownies

Should I hit “publish”? Millions of complete strangers are going to read what I’ve just written… is it really a good idea to get so personal? Someone could twist the meaning of my words, or I could unintentionally offend someone. What if I’ve worded something poorly and it comes across in a way I didn’t intend? […]

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Fudge Bars

I love easy recipes. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone familiar with the blog. There’s an entire page devoted to this type of recipe: Over 100 healthy dessert recipes that can be made in 5 minutes or less. So these chocolate strawberry bars are perfect for me: Just a few ingredients, and the […]

Blueberry Mini Muffins

As I write this post, I’m on my way to Rehoboth Beach for the week! So far, I’ve found two ways to entertain myself in the car: 1. Taking ridiculous car selfies. And also snapping pictures of my younger sister who is sleeping. Blackmail for later. (Older sisters are evil.) 2. Eating homemade blueberry mini muffins, […]

Coconut Greek Yogurt Pie

Coconut Greek Yogurt Pie. 5 ingredients. Nothing artificial. No baking required. Have you ever seen one of those no-bake Cool Whip pies? Today’s recipe is a healthier answer to Cool Whip pie, with yogurt standing in as the base. Try serving it at a 4th of July party to balance out the heavier dessert offerings […]

Raw Cheesecake Recipe

Have you ever tried a raw cheesecake recipe? If you’ve never tried making one, today’s recipe is great for beginners. It only calls for 6 ingredients, and there’s no need for an oven. This raw cheesecake may look super fancy, but it could not be easier to make! So how does it taste? With raw […]

How to Cook Millet

Do you know how to cook millet? By now, pretty much everyone has heard about (and is most likely tired of hearing about) quinoa’s superpowers and how to cook quinoa. With all of the hype surrounding quinoa, millet often gets overlooked, which is unfortunate because this ancient seed is highly nutritious (providing copper, magnesium, fiber, […]

Chocolate Covered Cherries

Chocolate Covered Cherries: This chocolate covered cherries recipe is so easy I seriously considered not even posting it… However, I receive requests from readers every day who ask if I can post more easy recipes—recipes that can be made without an oven, without a blender or food processor, recipes that don’t take all day to prepare […]

Chocolate Brownie Cheesecake Ball

My obsession with World Cup soccer began in 1994. I was seven years old and fell in love with the Italian World Cup team… more specifically, I fell in love with their star player, Roberto Baggio, and decided I was going to marry him someday. (My Italian grandmother was immensely happy to hear this.) For […]

5 Ingredient Avocado Fudge Bites

I have puppy fever. Every time I leave the apartment, I am bombarded with puppies! Big puppies, little puppies, young puppies, old puppies. (All dogs are puppies to me, no matter their age.) And it makes me wonder if I should get a puppy… (Above, Henry in his thundershirt and Batman in his winter coat […]

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

The Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie. I know some people swear by cold cereal for breakfast… But whenever I eat a bowl of cereal, I always seem to be hungry again less than an hour later. Does this happen to you as well? However, I do like the convenience of cold cereal. Sure, it would be […]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

These homemade chocolate chip oatmeal cookies are serious comfort food! Back in high school, I took a summer job one year at a vet’s office and was initially very excited about it. Someone actually wanted to pay me to play with puppies?! Hello, dream job! Or so I thought… Working in the back room on […]