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


Strawberries with Chocolate Protein Dipping Sauce

Aug 26, 2015
Strawberries with Chocolate Protein Dipping Sauce

Fresh, juicy strawberries paired with sweet chocolate Greek yogurt dipping sauce. This healthy recipe practically tastes like chocolate-covered strawberries!     Today’s recipe is sponsored by O Organics™. They make the thick, creamy, delicious Greek yogurt that’s in this irresistible dip! School started this week in my hometown, and now that classes are back...

Easy Coconut Oil Popcorn

Aug 24, 2015
Easy Coconut Oil Popcorn

A simple, 3-ingredient recipe for popcorn with a faint coconut flavor. This popcorn is low calorie, full of fiber, and a great healthy snack!     This past weekend, my family and I flew to San Diego for a quick vacation to visit my grandparents. My brother’s birthday fell on the last day of...

Strawberry Lemonade Protein Cookies

Aug 21, 2015
Strawberry Lemonade Protein Cookies

Chewy cookies full of sweet sunshiny lemon flavor and fresh juicy strawberries. With their protein boost, they’re even healthy enough for breakfast!     My brother’s birthday is next weekend! Because he adores lemon treats—anything from cookies to cupcakes to scones to cheesecake and more—I’m helping him celebrate by declaring this Lemon Week on...

Simple Raspberry Lemon Cake

Aug 19, 2015
Simple Raspberry Lemon Cake

An elegant yet easy lemon cake topped with rings of fresh, juicy raspberries. The perfect combination of sweet and tart—and nobody will guess it’s healthy!     My brother’s birthday is next weekend! Because he adores lemon treats—anything from cookies to cupcakes to scones to cheesecake and more—I’m helping him celebrate by declaring this...

Blueberry Lemon Poppy Seed Protein Muffins

Aug 17, 2015
Blueberry Lemon Poppy Seed Protein Muffins

Healthy lemon poppy seed muffins with fresh blueberries and a big protein boost! These practically taste like cupcakes for breakfast!     My brother’s birthday is next weekend! Because he adores lemon treats—anything from cookies to cupcakes to scones to cheesecake and more—I’m helping him celebrate by declaring this Lemon Week on the blog....

Zucchini Bread Bran Muffins

Aug 14, 2015
Zucchini Bread Bran Muffins

Tender bran muffins full of warm spices and zucchini. An easy & healthy snack or grab-and-go breakfast—they never last long in our house!     Throughout my childhood, my family occasionally stopped by Mimi’s Café for a casual weekend brunch. The nearest location sat in the same parking lot as the movie theater in...

Simple Cinnamon Apple Cake

Aug 12, 2015
Simple Cinnamon Apple Cake

A tender cake full of cozy spices and topped with fresh apple slices. It looks stunning and impressive, but it’s really easy to make and healthy too!     Last week, my guy attended a conference in sunny San Diego, and I tagged along to visit my grandparents. Since his conference’s sessions always run...

Clean Zucchini Bread Scones

Aug 10, 2015
Clean Zucchini Bread Scones

Spiced scones full of the same flavors of zucchini bread but ready in just half the time! With how tender these taste, nobody ever guesses that they’re healthy!     Last week, my close food blogging friend Sarah and I met to hang out and catch up in a funky college town on the coast...

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

Aug 8, 2015
Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

A healthier, clean-eating version of chewy peanut butter cookies full of melty chocolate chips. The entire batch never lasts more than two days in our house!     The summer after my freshman year of college, my mom and I flew to Alaska to do volunteer work with a few of our friends in...

Clean & Fudgy Dark Chocolate Strawberry Brownies

Aug 2, 2015
Clean & Fudgy Dark Chocolate Strawberry Brownies

Dark chocolate brownies with lots of sweet strawberry chunks. They practically taste like big squares of fudge—not healthy at all!     This past Friday evening, my guy and I put my parents’ season tickets to use and drove over to the stadium to watch my favorite team’s baseball game. With thicker traffic and...

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