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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....

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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...

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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...

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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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Skinny Kale & Butternut Squash Quiche

Jan 14, 2015
Skinny Kale & Butternut Squash Quiche

A 6-ingredient recipe for a crustless quiche filled with healthy veggies. It’s packed with protein to keep you full all morning long!     My first year at college, all of the freshmen were guaranteed a spot in the dorms, which meant that I ate most of my meals in the dining commons (or...

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Blueberry Maple Almond Granola

Jan 12, 2015
Blueberry Maple Almond Granola

A simple 6-ingredient recipe for granola full of crunchy clusters & sweet dried fruit. It’s healthy, naturally sweetened & guaranteed to please granola lovers!     Within the past two years, my brother became lactose-intolerant. It took our whole family by surprise. He grew up eating cereal, grilled cheese, parmesan pasta, quesadillas, yogurt, ice...

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Clean Eating Chocolate Chip Cookies

Jan 11, 2015
Clean Eating Chocolate Chip Cookies

Buttery chocolate chip cookies just got a healthy makeover! These are just as soft & chewy as classic ones but have NO refined flour or sugar!     I originally grew up in a modest house in a cookie cutter subdivision. Although I barely remember anything, mainly the pastel pink bows stenciled around the...

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Apple Pie Oatmeal Cookies

Apple Pie Oatmeal Cookies

An easy, no-fuss recipe for the softest & chewiest oatmeal cookies you’ll ever make! It’s nearly impossible to stop eating them, but they’re less than 100 calories!     When I was 9 years old, my grandma moved from Ohio to California to live in the same town as my parents so we could...

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Chocolate Chip Banana Bran Muffins

Chocolate Chip Banana Bran Muffins

The most tender bran muffins you’ll ever eat! This easy, no-fuss recipe is full of flavor & lots of chocolate, but it’s still really healthy!     Almost every New Year’s Eve, my family stays in. As homebodies, we avoid the crowds and sit on the family room floor instead, flipping through childhood photo...

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Cranberry Gingerbread Granola

Dec 29, 2014
Cranberry Gingerbread Granola

An easy recipe full of warm spices & holiday flavors. With lots of crunchy clusters, it’s hard to stop at just one bowl!     For every Christmas of my childhood, my younger brother and I would spread out blankets on the floor of his room for a sibling “sleepover” while waiting for Santa...

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