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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...

Foods for the Soul
25-Minute Healthy Vanilla Ice Cream

Jul 14, 2016
25-Minute Healthy Vanilla Ice Cream

An easy 6-ingredient recipe for egg-free vanilla ice cream that’s ready in just 25 minutes! With only 78 calories & nearly 8g of protein, it’s practically healthy enough for breakfast!     Nearly every 4th of July throughout my childhood, Mom slid our paperback copy of the Ben & Jerry’s cookbook off of its...

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Single-Serving Chocolate Chip Protein Cookie Dough

Jul 12, 2016
Single-Serving Chocolate Chip Protein Cookie Dough

A healthy recipe for cookie dough that’s safe to eat raw! It’s ready in just 5 minutes, made with only 7 ingredients & contains 16g of protein!     Throughout my childhood summers, my mom maintained a constant stash of ice cream in our freezer. With temperatures typically above 90°F and sometimes even in...

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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...

Foods for the Soul
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...

Foods for the Soul
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...

Foods for the Soul
The Ultimate Healthy Blueberry Crumble

Jun 23, 2016
The Ultimate Healthy Blueberry Crumble

An easy recipe for homemade blueberry crumble. Juicy berries topped with sweet, crunchy streusel… What’s not to love?? And it’s secretly healthy enough for breakfast too!     My mom perpetually stocks her fridge with fresh blueberries. Many mornings, she pours herself a small bowl of cereal, usually something containing bran flakes and granola...

Foods for the Soul
Dark Chocolate Strawberry Oatmeal Cookies

Jun 19, 2016
Dark Chocolate Strawberry Oatmeal Cookies

An easy recipe for chewy oatmeal cookies full of juicy strawberries and rich chocolate chunks. Just 98 calories, but they don’t taste healthy at all!     A few weeks ago while out grocery shopping, I spotted a big, bright yellow sale sign in the produce section. Posted on a wooden center display, just...

Foods for the Soul
Apple Pie Snickerdoodles

Jun 12, 2016
Apple Pie Snickerdoodles

An easy recipe for irresistible chewy cookies full of spiced apples & coated in cinnamon sugar. Nobody ever believes they’re healthy & just 100 calories!     During Dad’s and my visit to San Diego this past Memorial Day weekend, my grandpa starting craving cake on the second evening of our trip. Even though...

Foods for the Soul
Apple Pie Snickerdoodles

Jun 12, 2016
Apple Pie Snickerdoodles

An easy recipe for irresistible chewy cookies full of spiced apples & coated in cinnamon sugar. Nobody ever believes they’re healthy & just 100 calories!     During Dad’s and my visit to San Diego this past Memorial Day weekend, my grandpa starting craving cake on the second evening of our trip. Even though...

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