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


Blueberry Banana Bran Muffins

May 1, 2016
Blueberry Banana Bran Muffins

An easy recipe for tender bran muffins full of sweet banana flavor & juicy blueberries. They’re perfect for quick & healthy breakfasts or snacks!     Throughout my childhood, my mom baked fairly infrequently. She pulled out her large metal mixing bowl and the bag of chocolate chips about once a month, at most,...

Chocolate Honey Roasted Almonds

Apr 28, 2016
Chocolate Honey Roasted Almonds

A healthy recipe for honey roasted almonds covered in cocoa. It’s an irresistible combination of sweet, chocolaty & crunchy—and they’re so easy to make!     Last week, I flew to Michigan to spend five days at a food blogger retreat organized by my friend Liz. Yes, food bloggers have their own conferences, workshops,...

Chocolate Honey Roasted Almonds

Apr 28, 2016
Chocolate Honey Roasted Almonds

A healthy recipe for honey roasted almonds covered in cocoa. It’s an irresistible combination of sweet, chocolaty & crunchy—and they’re so easy to make!     Last week, I flew to Michigan to spend five days at a food blogger retreat organized by my friend Liz. Yes, food bloggers have their own conferences, workshops,...

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Apr 26, 2016
Strawberry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

An easy recipe for naturally sweetened banana bread full of juicy strawberries and rich chocolate. It’s my favorite recipe yet—I ate 3 slices in a row!     Tuesday afternoon of last week, my brother graciously offered to drop me off at the airport to catch my flight to Michigan on his way out...

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Apr 26, 2016
Strawberry Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

An easy recipe for naturally sweetened banana bread full of juicy strawberries and rich chocolate. It’s my favorite recipe yet—I ate 3 slices in a row!     Tuesday afternoon of last week, my brother graciously offered to drop me off at the airport to catch my flight to Michigan on his way out...

Fudgy Dark Chocolate Cheesecake Swirled Brownies

Apr 24, 2016
Fudgy Dark Chocolate Cheesecake Swirled Brownies

A healthy recipe for rich dark chocolate brownies with a creamy cheesecake layer swirled on top. So decadent, so good—and just 80 calories!     When I was in 6th grade, my grandparents brought my dad and me along on one of their trips to Manhattan. Since my grandma grew up in the Bronx,...

Fudgy Dark Chocolate Cheesecake Swirled Brownies

Apr 24, 2016
Fudgy Dark Chocolate Cheesecake Swirled Brownies

A healthy recipe for rich dark chocolate brownies with a creamy cheesecake layer swirled on top. So decadent, so good—and just 80 calories!     When I was in 6th grade, my grandparents brought my dad and me along on one of their trips to Manhattan. Since my grandma grew up in the Bronx,...

Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Cookies

Apr 19, 2016
Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Cookies

An easy recipe for chewy oatmeal cookies that taste just like cinnamon rolls, complete with a cream cheese drizzle! Only 97 calories but they don’t taste healthy at all!     Partway through middle school, I started to visit the mall in my hometown about three or four times a year—or whenever an upcoming...

Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Cookies

Apr 19, 2016
Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Cookies

An easy recipe for chewy oatmeal cookies that taste just like cinnamon rolls, complete with a cream cheese drizzle! Only 97 calories but they don’t taste healthy at all!     Partway through middle school, I started to visit the mall in my hometown about three or four times a year—or whenever an upcoming...

Simple Salt & Pepper Quinoa Crackers

Apr 17, 2016
Simple Salt & Pepper Quinoa Crackers

An easy & healthy recipe for homemade crunchy quinoa crackers with just a hint of spice. They’re the perfect pairing for hummus and dips—or snacking on by themselves!     I’m really excited to collaborate with Sabra® to bring you today’s recipe! My family positively adores their wide variety of hummus and dips. They...

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