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Greek Yogurt Cranberry Orange Pound Cake

Greek Yogurt Cranberry Orange Pound Cake

An easy recipe for tender pound cake full of sunshiny flavor and festive cranberries! Secretly healthy & guilt-free with no refined flour or sugar & only 131 calories!     Last December, one of my best friends from high school drove down to visit on a Sunday afternoon. Since she worked in a professional...

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5 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Entertaining

Dec 6, 2016
5 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Entertaining

In partnership with Wayfair, I am giving you my best tips for no-stress entertaining. Having parties doesn’t have to be hard or stressful. Bring on the holidays! The holidays are going to be here before we know it. I love the holidays – and all of the craziness that goes with it. As I...

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The Ultimate Healthy Gingerbread Cookies

The Ultimate Healthy Gingerbread Cookies

A guilt-free recipe for classic cut-out gingerbread cookies. Full of the same traditional cozy flavors but no butter, refined flour or sugar! Only 52 calories!     One December during my middle school years, my aunt flew out from Arizona to visit us for the holidays. On her first full day at our house,...

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The Ultimate Healthy Monkey Bread

The Ultimate Healthy Monkey Bread

A much healthier recipe for pull-apart bread with a sweet cinnamon-spiced caramely coating. Secretly guilt-free & only 120 calories!     On Christmas mornings throughout my childhood, after about half of the presents had disappeared from underneath the tree, their festive reindeer- and Santa-adorned wrapping paper carelessly strewn about the floor instead of wadded...

Foods for the Soul
Healthy Copycat Cranberry Bliss Bars

Nov 29, 2016
Healthy Copycat Cranberry Bliss Bars

Skip the coffee shop treats and make this guilt-free recipe at home! Sweet cookie bars full of festive cranberries & topped with cream cheese frosting. Only 108 calories!     During the holiday season each year, a few of my high school marching band friends and I try to get together to catch up...

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The Ultimate Baking Holiday Gift Guide

Nov 24, 2016
The Ultimate Baking Holiday Gift Guide

Gifts perfect for anyone who loves to bake! Cookbooks, baking tools, pantry ingredients, and even complete gift baskets!     Nearly every year, various relatives call, text, and email my mom to ask what they should give me for Christmas. Although I’ve tried insisting that I need absolutely nothing and am perfectly fine skipping...

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Skinny Dark Chocolate Peppermint Coffee Creamer

Nov 22, 2016
Skinny Dark Chocolate Peppermint Coffee Creamer

A super easy recipe for decadent coffee creamer with a hint of mint and plenty of rich chocolaty flavor. Perfect for the holidays & only 5 calories!     Throughout our childhood, my brother and I woke up well before the sun rose on Christmas morning, but as a rule, we stayed in our...

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What I’m Bringing to Thanksgiving

Nov 16, 2016
What I’m Bringing to Thanksgiving

This is the first year in as long as I can remember that I am not cooking Thanksgiving dinner. We are going to my aunt’s in New Jersey and we are so excited to see everyone. We haven’t all been together in a long time. It is actually nice to have the year off....

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Gingerbread Protein Overnight Oats

Nov 15, 2016
Gingerbread Protein Overnight Oats

A super easy recipe for thick, creamy oatmeal that tastes just like gingerbread. Only 5 minutes of prep & over 16g of protein!     Sometime during my college years, my dad and I took over almost all of the Thanksgiving cooking. We set our alarms to ring slightly earlier than normal so we...

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Pecan Pie Cookies

Nov 10, 2016
Pecan Pie Cookies

Pecan Pie Cookies are a fun take on the traditional Thanksgiving pie we all know and love. A lemony cookie base topped with a pecan praline.  It’s no secret that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love everything about it. It’s in the fall, my favorite season. There isn’t the pressure that I feel...

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