Amy Atherton

Amy is the author of "Foods for the Soul." She graduated from UC Davis with a B.S. in Chemistry, and she put her degree to use the following year by developing healthy recipes in her home kitchen. Although she spends most of her day baking (or doing the dishes), Amy still finds time for running, yoga, and eating lots of dark chocolate!

Web Site: http://foodsforthesoul.net


Raspberry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Brownies

Aug 23, 2016
Raspberry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Brownies

An easy recipe for dessert bars that taste like sweet banana bread & have the same texture as fudgy brownies! Completely guilt-free with just 67 calories!     When the school year started about two weeks ago in my town, I immediately noticed a difference. Traffic on my street resembled the bumper-to-bumper Los Angeles...

Greek Yogurt Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake

Aug 21, 2016
Greek Yogurt Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake

A healthy recipe for tender lemon pound cake full of sweet, juicy blueberries. It’s a lemon lover’s dream come true—and just 133 calories!     One year during my childhood, my family ran out of time to plan a birthday party for my younger brother. His birthday falls at the very end of summer...

Sunday Spotlight

Aug 20, 2016
Sunday Spotlight

  Because my parents recently renovated their kitchen, I often use its new spacious layout to film the recipe videos I publish here on Amy’s Healthy Baking. (Psst… Have you subscribed to my YouTube channel yet?? If you subscribe, you’ll be the first to see every new video I post!) This past week, I...

Strawberry Banana Bread Protein Overnight Oats

Aug 18, 2016
Strawberry Banana Bread Protein Overnight Oats

An easy recipe for oatmeal that tastes like banana bread! Super healthy, 6 ingredients, 5 minutes to make… And nearly 15g of protein! The perfect way to start the day!     During my freshman year of college, I lived in a three-bedroom suite in one of the university’s dorms with four other girls,...

Clean Apple Pie Scones

Aug 16, 2016
Clean Apple Pie Scones

An easy recipe for tender scones full of fresh apple and cozy cinnamon. You can’t beat healthy pastries that taste like dessert for breakfast—especially when they have nearly 5g of protein!     In my previous town, the Walmart was located about the same distance from my home as the closest mainstream grocery store,...

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Oatmeal Cookies

Aug 14, 2016
Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Oatmeal Cookies

An easy recipe for chewy oatmeal cookies full of chocolate chips & topped with a sweet cheesecake drizzle. They’re absolutely irresistible—and just 103 calories!     The spring after I earned my undergraduate degree from college, one of my old roommates and I planned a little reunion dinner date. We chose the newest Mexican...

Sunday Spotlight

Aug 13, 2016
Sunday Spotlight

  A few weeks before I started my junior year of high school, my family and I visited Café Gratitude in a neighboring city for dinner. A recommendation from a coworker friend of Mom’s, the restaurant menu was comprised of entirely organic, vegan-friendly dishes such quinoa bowls, Caesar wraps, spicy tacos, and seasonal pizzas,...

25-Minute Healthy Chai Spice Ice Cream

Aug 11, 2016
25-Minute Healthy Chai Spice Ice Cream

An easy recipe for sweet ice cream full of cozy spices. It’s such an irresistible flavor combination & just 78 calories—but it doesn’t taste healthy at all!     My mom is superwoman. Every weekday, her alarm rings before 5 am so she can squeeze in a run, shower, and slip into a chic...

Single-Serving Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Protein Cookie Dough

Aug 9, 2016
Single-Serving Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Protein Cookie Dough

An easy recipe for sweet peanut butter cookie dough full of chocolate chips. It’s ready in less than 5 minutes & packed with 17g of protein!     While I worked in an organic chemistry research lab during my undergraduate years in college, the department arranged for our group to shift from our original...

Greek Yogurt Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

Aug 7, 2016
Greek Yogurt Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

This recipe yields the best pound cake I’ve ever had! Supremely tender & full of rich chocolate chips. It’s just 150 calories, but it doesn’t taste healthy at all!     During my sophomore year of high school, I discovered the cookbook section of our local library. Although I almost exclusively browsed through the...

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