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Petite Panettiere
Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cookies

Apr 17, 2014
Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cookies

We visited my cousin-in-laws over the weekend and had the opportunity to enjoy their farm on the outskirts of Half Moon Bay, close enough to town for a grocery run and far enough out that it feels like another world. Surrounded by amazing company,...

Foods for the Soul
Double Lemon Pudding Cookies

Double Lemon Pudding Cookies

The softest & chewiest cookies you’ll ever eat! Packed full of lemon flavor for a lightened, skinny treat.     This past weekend, with both our significant others out of state on business travel, Dad and I planned an extra special father-daughter date. I rose with the sun on Saturday morning to get ready,...

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Pineapple Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

Pineapple Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

An easy recipe for tropical oatmeal cookies. With how unbelievably soft & chewy these are, you’ll never guess they’re healthy!     Have you ever seen pictures of people on vacation posing with someone else’s paper face cutout taped to a popsicle stick? Grinning teenagers in front of the Golden Gate Bridge, smiling school...

Sweet Baked Life
Robin’s Nest Coconut Chocolate Bites

Mar 31, 2014
Robin’s Nest Coconut Chocolate Bites

Look what’s about to hatch just in time for Easter! It’s these adorable Robin’s Nest Coconut Chocolate Bites which taste simply incredible and will remind you of a beautiful springtime day! So get ready for a happy adventure as you pop a few of these morsels … Continue reading

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Strawberry Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Mar 30, 2014
Strawberry Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Unbelievably soft & chewy cookies studded with fresh strawberries & dark chocolate. You’ll never guess they’re secretly skinny & clean eating!     Last Tuesday morning, I groggily rolled out of bed and slipped into a set of workout clothes. With peppy pop songs blasting, I lunged, calf-raised, and high-kneed to the up-tempo beats...

Foods for the Soul
Strawberry Brownie Shortbread Parfaits + A Giveaway!

Mar 21, 2014
Strawberry Brownie Shortbread Parfaits + A Giveaway!

Creamy vanilla parfaits with layers of fresh strawberries, fudgy brownies & a buttery shortbread crust. So sophisticated but secretly healthy!     Last Sunday, I strapped our 15-pound Chihuahua into her harness, grabbed a bright orange “treat” bag, and headed out the door. We strolled through the park—our daily routine—although it looked fairly empty,...

Petite Panettiere
Gluten Free Peanut Butter Filled Chocolate Cookies

Mar 17, 2014
Gluten Free Peanut Butter Filled Chocolate Cookies

Each time my beau offers input as to what I should make, we end up with some sort of chocolate peanut butter treat. He considers the words "chocolate" and "peanut butter" magic words when used in the same sentence. Growing up, peanut butter was th...

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Chocolate Chunk Banana Cookies

Chocolate Chunk Banana Cookies

An easy recipe for whole wheat banana cookies studded with dark chocolate. They’re healthy and clean-eating friendly, but they certainly don’t taste like it!     Three weeks ago, I phoned my parents, telling them I planned to visit the…

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Apricot Oatmeal Cookies

Apricot Oatmeal Cookies

An easy recipe for healthy oatmeal cookies studded with tangy dried apricots. These stay unbelievably soft and chewy for a whole week—if they last that long!     This past weekend, I planned a much-needed mini vacation to visit my…

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Fig Newton Cupcakes

Feb 26, 2014
Fig Newton Cupcakes

An easy recipe for tender cupcakes that taste just like the classic cookies! Made without refined flour or sugar for a healthy, guilt-free treat.     During my first quarter of grad school, the Chemistry Department required us to sit…

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