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healthy vanilla cupcakes with greek yogurt recipe

Healthy Vanilla Cupcake Recipe

Our Little Gnome recently turned 1 - how is it even possible?! I created a healthy first birthday cake just ...
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Easy pumpkin pie cake recipe with Greek yogurt

Easy Pumpkin Pie Cake with Greek Yogurt

The past two years, I've heard people saying the pumpkin pie/pumpkin spice craze has gone too far, but I couldn't ...
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Paleo Chocolate Avocado Pudding Recipe

Paleo Avocado Chocolate Pudding

I know what you're thinking - "Chocolate avocado pudding?!" It's what I thought, too, but, wow, my first reaction was ...
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strawberry shortcake cupcakes with whipped cream

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake Recipe with Whipped Cream Frosting

I love strawberries so much! They are absolutely, hands down, my favorite fruit. Where I grew up, u-pick strawberry were fairly ...
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Cinnamon Spice Meringue Cookies

Cinnamon Spice Meringue Cookies

I love making meringue cookies. They're a favorite of mine whenever we need to bring something to a get together ...
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Wedding Anniversary Small Batch Cupcake Recipe

Wedding Anniversary Small Batch Cupcake Recipe

It's our anniversary - hooray! Literally. Today is our actual second anniversary! It's kind of like our first, though, because we ...
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Small Batch Chocolate Chip Cupcakes - Greek Yogurt Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Small Batch Chocolate Chip Cupcakes – Greek Yogurt Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Why do so many recipes make 18-24 cupcakes? Unless you're throwing a party, what do you do with all those ...
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Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Haystack Cookies

Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Haystack Cookies

Remember last week's preview of dark chocolate almond butter haystack cookies? Well, today's the day for the recipe! These no-bake cookies ...
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Paleo & Vegan Chocolate Banana Bites

Paleo & Vegan Chocolate Banana Bites

What is it about bananas and chocolate that makes such a great combination? I'm actually not even a big banana ...
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Homemade Chocolate Creme Sandwich Cookies

Homemade Chocolate Creme Sandwich Cookies

I know it's not news to most people these days, but you can save major money by making food yourself ...
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Mint Tea Homemade Marshmallows

Mint Tea Homemade Marshmallows

I basically can't resist anything minty. When I was a kid, I loved picking wild mint at my grandparents' house ...
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Greek yogurt cake batter dip - no cake mix healthy cake batter dip

Greek Yogurt Cake Batter Dip – No Cake Mix Cake Batter Dip

Our Friday night grocery shopping trips have turned into a significant source of recipe inspiration, but I'm beginning to suspect ...
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Homemade Cinnamon Honey "Graham" Crackers with Greek Yogurt Recipe

Homemade Cinnamon Honey “Graham” Crackers with Greek Yogurt Recipe

We tend to do our grocery shopping on Friday night. It sounds strange, but it's a time that works for us ...
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Greek yogurt gingerbread muffins

Spicy Gingerbread Muffins with Greek Yogurt

Spicy Gingerbread Muffins with Greek Yogurt Gingerbread muffins definitely are not just for Christmas. Gingerbread baking is such a warm, comforting ...
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Chocolate Chip Sweet Potato Bread with Greek Yogurt

Chocolate Chip Sweet Potato Bread with Greek Yogurt

Apparently there's a pumpkin shortage going on. No joke! I read the pumpkin pie type of pumpkin crop is down about 50% ...
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Aztec Chocolate Blocks - Paleo Chocolate Gelatin Squares

Aztec Chocolate Blocks – Paleo Chocolate Gelatin Squares

I constantly struggle to eat enough fat. You don't have any sympathy, do you? But it is a problem for ...
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Paleo Maple Pecan Meringues Recipe

Paleo Maple Pecan Meringue “Cookies” Recipe

Meringue cookies are one of my favorite desserts to make and eat. The ingredients are simple and inexpensive, they keep well, ...
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Paleo Pistachio Muffins - Gluten Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free Muffin Recipe

Paleo Pistachio Muffins – Gluten Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free Muffin Recipe

Let's be honest; most Paleo muffins are things you eat because your friend brought them to the gym and you ...
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Grapefruit Meringue Baked Alaska - Paleo Dessert Recipe

Grapefruit Meringue Baked Alaska – Paleo Dessert Recipe

I love grapefruit, but buying a bag of them at Costco was a pretty bold move. They're delicious and juicy ...
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DoTerra Mint Essential Oil Chocolate Popcorn

Mint Chocolate Popcorn with DoTerra Essential Oils

Earlier this month I convinced my husband that we didn't need to buy peppermint bark or chocolate popcorn because I ...
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white chocolate cranberry cookies made with cream cheese

The Softest White Chocolate Cranberry Cream Cheese Cookies

We've been keeping it pretty low-sugar and low-carb around here for the last few weeks, but it is, after all, ...
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Paleo Cranberry Apple Sweet Potato Casserole

Paleo Sweet Potato Apple Cranberry Casserole with Pecan Streusel Topping

We had Thanksgiving with friends this year and the hostess made really great sweet potatoes. I'm not a huge sweet ...
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fluffernutter cookies with homemade fluff

Fluffernutter Sandwich Cookies with Homemade Marshmallow Creme

Recently, I was scrolling through Pinterest looking at all sorts of whoopee pies and sandwich cookies when I realized that I'd ...
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Pecan Spice Cookie Brittle

Pecan Spice Cookie Brittle

Cookie brittle seems pretty new on the cookie scene (or maybe I just noticed it recently), and now I'm seeing ...
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recipe for cake-like fluffy peanut butter cookies

Perfectly Puffy Peanut Butter Cookies

Sometimes I wonder how food conventions start. I mean, when was it decided that cheddar cheese (well, most of it) ...
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Black Rice Coconut Mango Pudding

Black Rice Mango Pudding

When I saw black rice at the store the other week, I bought it without a specific plan. I knew ...
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airy lavender meringues recipe

Airy Lavender Meringues

When I was planning our self-catered wedding reception, I started experimenting with meringues because they're "cool," colorful, and they keep ...
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lavender scones recipe. Delicious lavender scones topped with honey.

Lavender Scones

We recently stopped by a coffee shop for a quick coffee and a snack. I chose a scone and was ...
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Bannana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

Oatmeal Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

One of the 'problems' with living in Hawaii is that fruit tends to ripen really fast - it's always at ...
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Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Pretzel Bark

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Pretzel Bark

This peanut butter cup chocolate pretzel bark is super delicious and would make a great gift, if you can stand ...
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Paleo Baked Oranges with Spiced Coconut Whipped Cream

Paleo Baked Oranges with Spiced Coconut Whipped Cream

Hello, everybody! It's great to be back after a week and a half. Short hours after hitting "publish" on my ...
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Greek Yogurt Apple Rings

Greek Yogurt Apple Rings

When I first set out to make these battered apple rings, I had every intention of making them as healthy ...
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double chocolate sandwich cookies - homemade oreos recipe

Homemade “Oreos” – Double Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

One measure of recipe success for me is how hard I have to fight to keep enough of the finished ...
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Homemade Eggless Funnel Cakes

Homemade Eggless and Dairy Free Mini Funnel Cakes

Ahhh, aren't funnel cakes true love? A hot, fresh funnel cake covered in sugar and cinnamon is such an amazing ...
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Low-Fat Tart Cherry Biscotti

Low-Fat Tart Cherry Biscotti

Okay, okay, maybe these biscotti are only low-fat compared to other desserts, and they still have plenty of sugar and ...
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coffee clusters w caramel

Chocolate Coffee Clusters with Honey Caramel Sauce

My husband has been obsessed with chocolate coffee beans ever since we visited the Mountain Thunder coffee plantain on the ...
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15 Minute Candy Cane Fudge Recipe

Easy Candy Cane Fudge Recipe

I love candy canes. I used to snitch candy canes off the Christmas tree, hoping that no one would notice, ...
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apple chocolate chip yogurt muffins

Cinnamon Apple Chocolate Chip Yogurt Muffins

Is there anything more amazing than the smell of something being baked? Bread, muffins, cakes, cupcakes, brownies - anything baking ...
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Bourbon Pecan Caramels

Bourbon Pecan Caramels

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! I know I certainly did. My dad's cooking was, like always, delicious, and ...
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Cookie Dough Dip with White Beans

Chocolate Chip Heath Bar Cookie Dough Dip (Made with Beans!)

I guess I've been on a sort of dessert kick lately - it is that time of year! Last year ...
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homemade whipped cream

Easy Whipped Cream Recipe

I know it may be shocking to people who have seen my recent, healthy posts, but I love whipped cream ...
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Super Secret Ingredient Healthy Double Chocolate Brownie Batter Dessert Dip

Super Secret Ingredient Healthy Double Chocolate Brownie Batter Dessert Dip

With a name like "double chocolate brownie batter," how on earth could this be even remotely healthy? A sneaky little ...
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Ginger Molasses Sandwich Cookies with Lemon Cream Filling

Ginger Molasses Sandwich Cookies with Lemon Cream Filling

These molasses spice sandwich cookies were a special creation for my mom's birthday and were a well-recieved gift! I created ...
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powdered sugar banana fritters

Banana Fritters with Cinnamon Powdered Sugar Dessert Recipe

You know how you can buy some green bananas one day and come home the next to find they've gone ...
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Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookie Recipe

Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookie Recipe with Chewy Molasses Cookies Recipe

The other week my man and I bought a box of those Little Debbie Oatmeal Cream Pies. I hadn't had ...
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honey cinnamon roasted pineapple - roast these pineapples in the oven instead of on a grill!

Roasted Pineapple with Honey Cinnamon Glaze – Easy Dessert Recipe

Pineapple is everywhere in Hawaii. On the mainland I'm used to seeing The Pineapple in grocery stores. There is usually ...
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