Healthy Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Why add sugar to something that already has a natural sweetness? This banana bread recipe is gooey and perfect for those of you looking for a dense and healthy alternative to your typical sugar filled banana bread. I added chocolate chips because DUH…IT MADE IT EVEN THAT MUCH BETTER. I personally like to use whole […]

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Now That’s Country Cookin’

So my husband was born and raised in King, North Carolina. I knew from the start it was going to be hard to compete with his mama’s comfort southern cooking style. It didn’t help that he moved to Texas only to discover BBQ and banana pudding! I had a lot to work on as a […]

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Healthy Chocolate Chunk Coconut Cookie

These super moist chocolate chunk coconut cookies are made with coconut oil instead of butter, almond flour, and oatmeal! Wasn’t sure how they were going to turn out but I use my husband who hates healthy stuff as a test ALWAYS…and he loves them. So. Do. I. I ate one of these before my workout […]

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The Healthy “ER” Oreo Cookie

Honestly… Oreos have to be my favorite cookie out there. Of course they are….one of the UNHEALTHIEST cookies on the market! lol But…this recipe shouldn’t make you feel as guilty since there isn’t as much sugar. You can even use a sugar-free substitute if you’d like! Plus you can make them soft (like moon pies) […]

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Guilt Free Chocolate Covered Salted Caramel Fudge

Can’t believe how simple these were to make. I’m talking 4 ingredients simple. I probably could have done a better job with the presentation…but hey who is complaining about messy fudge these days?   Ingredients: 15 pitted medjool dates 1/2 cup  tahini A little salt 1 cup dark chocolate (or chocolate of preference), melted   […]

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Gooey Grain-Free Maple Pumpkin Cookies

Taking pictures of food you make is more fun than I thought! And these taste just as good as they look! I was craving a Starbucks pumpkin scone and then slapped myself and said NO. So I stumbled upon this grain-free cinnamon pumpkin cookie with maple glaze recipe by Ambitious Kitchen and gave it a […]

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My kind of “date” night

I love this date for several reasons. It’s SUPER simple and you can do it up several different ways. I chose to use peanut butter with this one but you can TOTALLY use almond butter if that’s your thing. Sweet. Savory. And Simple. You can also make as little or as many as you want […]

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Protein Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

Oh my gosh….if you LOVE cookie dough like me and are looking for a healthy alternative. HERE IT IS! My husband only eats unhealthy sweets and I tricked him with these! No added sugars…packed with protein…and covered in chocolate! YUM. Let me know if you try them! The great things about this recipe is that […]

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Vegan Chocolate Coconut Protein Shake

Sometimes all you have to do is make minor adjustments to see big changes. Are you craving a milkshake? Well….ditch 1,000 calories of pure sugar for this 330 calorie healthy shake. I used Blessed Protein’s Chocolate Coconut pea protein powder for this one! Ingredients: 1 scoop Blessed Chocolate Protein Powder 1/4 cup low fat vanilla […]

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Healthy Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

It’s pumpkin season, and I don’t mess around. These are a great alternative to your typical sugary oatmeal cookie. You can use chocolate chips….but I just like to finish them off with a small dollop of almond butter and one dark chocolate covered almond as pictured below 🙂  Ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut sugar 1/4 teaspoon […]

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