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


Snickerdoodle Protein Overnight Oats

Jan 31, 2015
Snickerdoodle Protein Overnight Oats

Thick & creamy overnight oats that taste like cookies! You’re just 2 minutes away from this easy, healthy & protein-packed breakfast!     In high school, our marching band drove down to Disneyland every December to march in a parade down Main Street. But besides those few hours we spent backstage changing into our...

Yoplait Greek 100 Whips! Giveaway!

Jan 29, 2015
Yoplait Greek 100 Whips! Giveaway!

A healthy giveaway for Valentine’s Day! Win Yoplait Greek 100 Whips! yogurt & lots of fun swag!     In July, I met a few people from Yoplait Greek at the BlogHer conference. At their booth, they offered small cups of yogurt as part of their “Taste-Off” challenge and handed out gigantic, brightly colored...

White Chocolate Red Velvet Cookies

Jan 29, 2015
White Chocolate Red Velvet Cookies

Soft & chewy cookies perfect for Valentine’s Day! With the ideal balance of chocolate & vanilla, these irresistible treats will barely last a day in your house!     This past Black Friday, my guy bought us a brand new TV. The back-story is a tale for another day (it involves four stores, two...

Clean-Eating Blueberry Breakfast Crumbles

Jan 27, 2015
Clean-Eating Blueberry Breakfast Crumbles

An easy recipe for dessert that’s healthy enough for breakfast! With a full serving of fruit & granola-like topping, you’ll never want to skip breakfast again!     As we finished our grocery shopping one evening, my guy and I decided to stop by the Krispy Kreme across the parking lot before driving back...

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes

Jan 25, 2015
Dark Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes

Decadent dark chocolate cupcakes with a light raspberry frosting made from a secret protein-packed ingredient. They’re perfect for Valentine’s Day & any chocoholic!     Before I get to the story and recipe today, I have a favor to ask! I’m planning a new project for Amy’s Healthy Baking, and I need your help....

Whole Wheat Strawberry Chocolate Chip Muffins

Jan 23, 2015
Whole Wheat Strawberry Chocolate Chip Muffins

Tender muffins filled with sweet strawberries & lots of chocolate chips. They taste like chocolate-dipped strawberries baked into cupcakes!     A few times a year, my family drives over to the local country club for Sunday brunch. Held buffet-style in the fancy dining room, the kitchen sets out gourmet platters of nearly everything...

Chocolate Red Hot Cookies

Jan 21, 2015
Chocolate Red Hot Cookies

Decadent brownie-like cookies studded with pieces of cinnamon candy. They’re like a cross between chili-spiced chocolate & brownies—and SO addictive!     Last year, my guy basically forgot about Valentine’s Day. In his defense, he volunteered every Friday night that year, regardless of the month or day, so… It was just his luck that...

Chocolate Protein Overnight Oats

Jan 20, 2015
Chocolate Protein Overnight Oats

A 5-ingredient recipe for healthy, protein-packed chocolate overnight oats. They practically taste like a cross between hot chocolate & fudgy brownies!     My first winter in grad school, the professors played a mean joke on us. Our classes started at 8 am three days a week and 7:30 am the other two. With...

The Ultimate Healthy Buttermilk Pancakes

Jan 18, 2015
The Ultimate Healthy Buttermilk Pancakes

An easy recipe for the BEST light & fluffy classic buttermilk pancakes you’ll ever eat! They don’t taste lightened up or healthy at all!     Throughout my childhood, many of our weekends began with Mom’s pancakes. With the recipe basically memorized, she mixed up the batter while my brother and I watched an...

Cherry Chocolate Chip Scones

Jan 16, 2015
Cherry Chocolate Chip Scones

Light & tender vegan scones full of juicy cherries & decadent chocolate chips. They’re a true breakfast treat & don’t taste lightened up at all!     The summer I turned 14, my family planned a summer vacation to England and Scotland. We spent the first few days in London and watched the changing...

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