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The Ultimate Healthy Blueberry Scones

Jul 26, 2016
The Ultimate Healthy Blueberry Scones

An easy recipe for tender scones bursting with fresh juicy blueberries. Ready in just 30 minutes & much healthier than traditional recipes—but you’d never know it with how tender & buttery they taste!     In my college town, a combination pizzeria and bakery sat on the very edge of downtown, right next to...

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Strawberry Banana Bread Oatmeal Cookies

Jul 24, 2016
Strawberry Banana Bread Oatmeal Cookies

An easy recipe for chewy oatmeal cookies that taste just like banana bread! They’re full of sweet fruity flavors & just 95 calories—but they don’t taste healthy at all!     Last weekend, my brother and his best friend briefly stopped by my house on their way up to the mountains. They planned on...

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Healthy 5-Ingredient Trail Mix Granola

Jul 21, 2016
Healthy 5-Ingredient Trail Mix Granola

An easy recipe for healthy granola full of crunchy clusters that requires just a few minutes of prep! This granola has already become a pantry staple in our house!     Last April, I flew to Michigan for the Fresh Coast Retreat (← click over to there if you want to see my life behind...

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Skinny Slow Cooker Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Jul 19, 2016
Skinny Slow Cooker Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

An easy recipe for guilt-free chocolate chip cookies made in the crockpot! Sweet, chocolaty, almost-fudgy-like-brownies bliss… Nobody ever believes these are healthy!     Although most people scattered as soon as finals week finished, I stayed in my college town after my sophomore year and worked in an organic chemistry research lab. Every weekday...

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Peach Pie Bran Muffins

Jul 10, 2016
Peach Pie Bran Muffins

A healthy recipe for tender bran muffins with the same flavor as peach pie! Lots of warm cinnamon, juicy bits of fruit, and just 109 calories!     Earlier this year, one of my closest friends shared with me that she had never been to a baseball game. As a huge fan (my dad...

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45-Minute Healthy Cinnamon Rolls

45-Minute Healthy Cinnamon Rolls

A quick & easy recipe for the best cinnamon rolls I’ve ever eaten & they’re just 105 calories! One woman said they tasted like they came from a bakery and that she’d pay for them—they’re that good!     During graduate school, I woke up one Saturday morning craving cinnamon rolls. As I rolled...

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Greek Yogurt Lemon Pound Cake

Greek Yogurt Lemon Pound Cake

A healthy recipe for tender pound cake full of bright sunshiny lemon flavor. With no refined flour or sugar and just 1 tablespoon of butter, it’s just 123 calories and secretly healthy enough for breakfast!     Nearly every time I stop by Starbucks, whether in the early morning or shortly before lunch or...

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13 Must Try Clean Eating Cookie Recipes

13 Must Try Clean Eating Cookie Recipes

My favorite guilt-free cookie recipes! They’re made with no butter, refined flour or sugar—yet still taste just as incredible as traditional indulgent cookies!     Throughout my early childhood, my mom pulled out the flour, sugar, and hand mixer from the pantry about once a month, at most. On those afternoons, my brother and...

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Zucchini Bread Protein Muffins

Jun 28, 2016
Zucchini Bread Protein Muffins

A healthy recipe for cozily spiced muffins full of grated zucchini & nearly 10g of protein. They’re perfectly tender and taste like they came straight from a bakery!     A few summers ago, I received a text from a good high school friend asking if I wanted to go to a San Francisco...

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Skinny Strawberry Cheesecake Bars

Jun 26, 2016
Skinny Strawberry Cheesecake Bars

A healthy recipe for creamy cheesecake bars full of fresh, juicy strawberries. Just 80 calories, but this summer dessert tastes indulgent—not healthy at all!     Around the time I turned five years old, my mom offered me strawberries for the first time. She arranged a few plump, freshly washed berries onto a faded...

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