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Vanilla, Lemon & Mint Breakfast Loaf (Gluten-free, Oil-free, Refined Sugar-free)

This is the perfect healthy, hearty and delicious breakfast to start your day. I am in love with this loaf. I combined several of my favorite flavors….vanilla, lemon, mint and a hint of cinnamon. Not one flavor overpowers the other….just touches of each compliment each other. It is mildly sweet, making it the perfect breakfast [...]

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Strawberry Mousse

Roasted Strawberry Mousse Shots

Yes, you read that correctly…roasted strawberries is the secret to the flavor of these mousse shots! Using just fresh strawberries is not as intense of a flavor and the puree is too wet. Roasting them creates a syrup and the mousse becomes thicker. Mousse by definition is made one of two ways…with eggs or with [...]

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Sunrise smoothie

Sunrise Detox Smoothie

This smoothie is not only amazingly delicious, but it is loaded with some major antioxidant goodness. I’ve been drinking one every morning for over a week now. I actually can’t wait until morning everyday, just so I can drink one. I absolutely love smoothies and more importantly, love how they make me feel. My daughter [...]

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Maple Vanilla Cupcakes

Maple Vanilla Cupcakes

I’ve known my best friend Kacy since we were 6 years old. She is truly one of the most amazing people I’ve ever known. She is humble, intelligent and down right hilarious. She is getting married soon and has graciously asked me to be her matron of honor. I’m so excited for her and to [...]

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Granola

Butter-Licious Granola (Refined Sugar-Free, Oil-Free, Gluten-Free)

This granola is all about butters…peanut butter and almond butter. I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but store bought granola runs at least $6 a bag for a decent blend…and even those contain added sugars and oils usually. Well, I don’t think I’ve ever seen a peanut and almond butter granola, so here you go! I also [...]

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Homemade Chocolate Sauce

Made From Scratch Bittersweet Chocolate Peanut Butter Sauce (And Almond Chocolate Chip Cakes)

It’s Valentines Day, so you know what that means…..chocolate! Come on…you knew that was coming. Not just any chocolate though, homemade bittersweet chocolate peanut butter sauce. This isn’t just melting down some chocolate chips either, I made this from scratch using real cocoa butter. It’s definitely much healthier than store bought versions containing stabilizers and [...]

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Almond Butter Ice Cream

Almond Butter Ice Cream

Calling all almond butter lovers!! I nearly died with excitement with how delicious this ice cream turned out. I spent the past weekend perfecting this recipe. I use a full 3/4 cup of almond butter in this recipe, and it has a rich, creamy texture. I wanted to make a really creamy delicious ice cream [...]

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Chipotle Pepper Dip

Guilt-Free Super Bowl Party Food

A few people have asked me to share some Super Bowl party food, so I thought I’d do a roundup of some of my most popular recipes that are easy, quick and sure to please your guests! What’s even better, these won’t leave you feeling sick and ridden with guilt, yet they are delicious! First [...]

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Cherry Lime

Dark Cherry Lime Slushy

I promised to share several of my smoothie/breakfast concoctions…..so here’s another. Oh my. This one is sooo delicious. Sweet, tart, intense flavor and really thick! I had it for breakfast, but it would be great in the afternoon as well. Dark cherries and fresh limes go so wonderfully together. This is almost like a dessert, [...]

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Chocolate Cherry Muffins

Chocolate Chip Covered Cherry Muffins-Revamped and Even Healthier!

I recently made these muffins for a friend’s daughter. Poor thing fractured her leg, so I knew some dessert would made her feel better. I made these for her previously and she loved them. I first posted the original recipe here. While it was decently healthy, after looking at my recipe, I knew I could make it [...]

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