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Sweets for the Sweet

Feb 10, 2016
Sweets for the Sweet

“Love means never having to say, ‘Sorry, there’s wheat flour in that.’” Ah, this fabulous and inspirational gluten-free dessert lineup had me at the first line. And then I took a look at the photos and recipes. Peanut Butter Marshmallow Sandwich Cookies Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Salted Butterscotch Filling Flourless Chocolate Mousse Cake Valentine...

Foods for the Soul
Skinny Single-Serving Peanut Butter Mug Cake

Skinny Single-Serving Peanut Butter Mug Cake

An easy recipe for a guilt-free peanut butter cake made in just a few minutes in the microwave! Plus my secret trick to getting that perfect tender texture!     Every year during the first few weeks of February, I start dreading my trips to the grocery store. Thankfully, I live in sunny California,...

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Fab Feb: Blueberry Oatmeal Mini Muffins

Feb 9, 2016
Fab Feb: Blueberry Oatmeal Mini Muffins

As part of our effort to make the entire month of February as fabulous as possible, I wanted to share an incredibly fast, easy and surprisingly healthy recipe for some fabulous Blueberry Oatmeal Mini Muffins. (Let’s see how many times I can say “fabulous” in this post!) I adapted these absolutely delicious mini muffins...

Foods for the Soul
Skinny No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecakes

Skinny No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecakes

Smooth & creamy strawberry cheesecake with a honey-sweetened crust. They’re light, sweet & packed with protein—but they don’t taste healthy at all!     About a year and a half ago, my friend Heather invited a few local food bloggers to her house for dinner one weekend. In this digital age where many of our...

Foods for the Soul
Skinny No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecakes

Skinny No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecakes

Smooth & creamy strawberry cheesecake with a honey-sweetened crust. They’re light, sweet & packed with protein—but they don’t taste healthy at all!     About a year and a half ago, my friend Heather invited a few local food bloggers to her house for dinner one weekend. In this digital age where many of our...

Foods for the Soul
Skinny Slow Cooker Fudgy Dark Chocolate Brownies

Skinny Slow Cooker Fudgy Dark Chocolate Brownies

An easy recipe for rich, decadent brownies. The slow cooker makes them extra fudgy & moist, and nobody ever guesses that they’re virtually guilt-free!     During college, one of my roommates and I often biked to the far edge of downtown where the last cluster of shops stood before the main road dipped...

Foods for the Soul
Skinny Slow Cooker Fudgy Dark Chocolate Brownies

Skinny Slow Cooker Fudgy Dark Chocolate Brownies

An easy recipe for rich, decadent brownies. The slow cooker makes them extra fudgy & moist, and nobody ever guesses that they’re virtually guilt-free!     During college, one of my roommates and I often biked to the far edge of downtown where the last cluster of shops stood before the main road dipped...

Foods for the Soul
Dark Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake Truffles

Dark Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake Truffles

Rich dark chocolate truffles with a sweet strawberry cheesecake filling. They taste just as decadent as ones from a chocolate shop, but they’re just 28 calories & completely guilt-free!     In the town where I attended college, a small chocolate shop sat on the very edge of downtown, right where the business-filled streets...

Foods for the Soul
Dark Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake Truffles

Dark Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake Truffles

Rich dark chocolate truffles with a sweet strawberry cheesecake filling. They taste just as decadent as ones from a chocolate shop, but they’re just 28 calories & completely guilt-free!     In the town where I attended college, a small chocolate shop sat on the very edge of downtown, right where the business-filled streets...

Foods for the Soul
25 Must Try Clean Eating Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes

Jan 28, 2016
25 Must Try Clean Eating Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes

Guilt-free ideas for desserts & sweet treats for Valentine’s Day! They’re full of flavor & plenty of chocolate—but NO butter, refined flour or sugar!     Growing up, I always looked forward to Valentine’s Day. It began with Mom’s homemade pancakes, which she cooked in the shape of hearts (instead of our usual Mickey...

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