PrintChocolate Avocado CookiesPrep 10 minsCook 10 minsTotal 20 minsYield 12 Cookies Don't let the word avocado scare you here - they just replace butter (or margarine), and add a whole lot of yumminess and nutrients! My 5-year-old told me that these are the "best cookies in the whole wide world" when I made them. Try […] READ MORE

PrintZucchini BreadPrep 15 minsTotal 15 minsYield 1 Loaf This yummy zucchini bread is perfect as a snack or dessert. Remember though, that although there is no refined sugar in this recipe, it's still a treat, and moderation is key. Yes, I know it's hard to do! :)   Ingredients1/3 cup coconut oil3/4 cup honey (or […] READ MORE

PrintNo Bake Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter NestsPrep 15 minsTotal 15 minsYield 12-15 Cookies These were a huge hit in our home this Easter! They also make delicious cookies without the nest and mini eggs :) Ingredients½ cup natural peanut butter¼ cup honey¼ to ½ tsp sea salt¼ cup coconut oil1 tsp vanilla2 TBS cocoa powder1 cup oats¼ cup shredded coconutInstructionsLine a baking sheet with wax paper. Set aside.Combine peanut butter, honey […] READ MORE

PrintSummer FudgesiclesPrep 15 minsTotal 15 minsYield 4 Fudgesicles Who doesn’t love a good fudgesicle in the summer? I know we do! Here is a healthy twist on these delicious summertime treats, and the subject of this week’s contest. Head on over to my Instagram or Facebook page  and share a picture of your favorite healthier summer treat that you made […] READ MORE

PrintHigh Protein Chocolate Chip Blondies (with a secret ingredient!)Prep 20 minsCook 25 minsTotal 45 minsYield 9-12 Bars And the secret ingredient in these oh so yummy Blondies is….. I ran a contest in my private Facebook group and Instagram recently to guess what the secret ingredient in these Blondies was.  I had almost 100 guesses and only THREEpeople guessed correctly. I gave […] READ MORE

PrintHigh Protein Chocolate Chip Cookies (grain-free, refined sugar-free, gluten-free) SO Good!Prep 10 minsTotal 10 minsYield 12-18 cookies So, these HAVE to be one of my most favorite cookie recipes yet. Grain, gluten, refined-sugar and dairy-free (if you use dairy-free chocolate chips of course) mean that these cookies are a great snack anytime to boost your […] READ MORE

    Halloween is such a fun time for the kids, and for the adults who think like kids - you know you are out there!  Spooky costumes, scary movies, fun parties, oh and of course the TREATS! We are definitely entering into dangerous territory for all of us healthy eaters who might JUST happen […] READ MORE

  PrintAlmond Coconut Joy BarsPrep 15 minsTotal 15 minsYield 25-35 Bars Happy Valentines Day! I am a HUGE chocolate fan so today I am going to indulge a little.  🙂 Here is one of my favorites! Ingredients½ – ¾ cup Brazil nuts, coarsely chopped1 cup pure honey1 ½ cups dried unsweetened coconut1 ½ cups almond […] READ MORE

There is a world outside of boxed cake mixes! Whether it’s for a birthday party, special treat, or just because…. many of us enjoy… ok… LOVE cake!  I love the smell of cake cooking in the oven, and have always enjoyed making special cakes for my kids on their birthdays.  With 6 {going on 7} […] READ MORE