desserts

Foods for the Soul
Lemon Chia Seed Protein Cookies

Feb 28, 2015
Lemon Chia Seed Protein Cookies

Soft & chewy cookies full of bright, sunshiny lemon flavor. They’re packed with protein & extra nutrients, so they’re healthy enough for breakfast!     I grew up going to church every Sunday with my parents. As early birds, we usually went to the 8:15 am service instead of the one held later at...

Foods for the Soul
The Ultimate Healthy Soft & Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Feb 24, 2015
The Ultimate Healthy Soft & Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

The PERFECT peanut butter cookies! Soft, chewy & full of sweet, nutty peanut butter flavor. These won’t last a day in your cookie jar—and they’re healthy too!     Throughout my entire childhood, my mom worked part-time, which meant that she left us at home during the summers from 7 am until 2 pm....

Foods for the Soul
Skinny Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Feb 14, 2015
Skinny Peanut Butter Cheesecake

A rich & creamy peanut butter cheesecake with a chocolate graham crust. You won’t miss the calories in this skinny, lightened-up treat!     Early in December, I met Karen and Alex, two of my close blog friends, for dessert. We settled on one of my favorite places in town, a retro diner dedicated...

Foods for the Soul
Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Oatmeal Cookies

Soft & chewy banana oatmeal cookies with lots of melty chocolate chips. Pure bliss for any chocoholic—and they don’t taste healthy at all!     One summer, my family and I flew to Wisconsin to visit my dad’s old college roommate and his wife. As very gracious hosts, they played tour guides for our...

Sac Foodies
No-Bake Oreo Truffles for Valentine’s Day

Feb 6, 2015
No-Bake Oreo Truffles for Valentine’s Day

Need an easy sweet-treat recipe for your sweetheart? Or maybe just for yourself? We’ve got you covered. Introducing: Oreo Truffles! Now, the last time I whipped these up, it was for a Sacfoodies gathering. Needless to say, the whole tray was gone in no time at all and I had several foodies ask me...

Foods for the Soul
Clean & Fudgy Dark Chocolate Frosted Brownies

Clean & Fudgy Dark Chocolate Frosted Brownies

Supremely decadent dark chocolate brownies topped with a fudgy chocolate frosting. They’re the BEST I’ve ever made & nobody believes they’re healthy!     Although my guy and I are the proud new owners of a pretty awesome TV, we don’t actually have cable. As a big baseball fan (it’s practically the only thing...

Foods for the Soul
Clean & Fudgy Dark Chocolate Frosted Brownies

Clean & Fudgy Dark Chocolate Frosted Brownies

Supremely decadent dark chocolate brownies topped with a fudgy chocolate frosting. They’re the BEST I’ve ever made & nobody believes they’re healthy!     Although my guy and I are the proud new owners of a pretty awesome TV, we don’t actually have cable. As a big baseball fan (it’s practically the only thing...

Foods for the Soul
White Chocolate Red Velvet Cookies

Jan 29, 2015
White Chocolate Red Velvet Cookies

Soft & chewy cookies perfect for Valentine’s Day! With the ideal balance of chocolate & vanilla, these irresistible treats will barely last a day in your house!     This past Black Friday, my guy bought us a brand new TV. The back-story is a tale for another day (it involves four stores, two...

Foods for the Soul
Clean-Eating Blueberry Breakfast Crumbles

Jan 27, 2015
Clean-Eating Blueberry Breakfast Crumbles

An easy recipe for dessert that’s healthy enough for breakfast! With a full serving of fruit & granola-like topping, you’ll never want to skip breakfast again!     As we finished our grocery shopping one evening, my guy and I decided to stop by the Krispy Kreme across the parking lot before driving back...

Foods for the Soul
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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