dessert

Christmas Cookie Dough Balls + an Easy Lunchbox Idea

This gorgeous, red Christmas Cookie Dough is perfect for the holidays -- it's easy to make, easy to share, and easy to fall in love with. It's completely grain-free (which means it's also gluten-free), dairy-free, vegan, annnnnnnnnnnd it has a hidden (or not so hidden) veggie that gives it that beautiful intense color. 

The deep red color is from... beets, of course! We love beets because: ... Read more » about Christmas Cookie Dough Balls + an Easy Lunchbox Idea

Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Bites with Cookie Dough Crust

These dark chocolate pumpkin pie bites are dairy-free, gluten-free, and the perfect treat with all the flavors of fall.  ... Read more » about Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Bites with Cookie Dough Crust

Carrot Cake Butterscotch Bark

All of the yummy flavors and key components to carrot cake, but in bark form. Naturally gluten-free, completely delish.  ... Read more » about Carrot Cake Butterscotch Bark

Grain-Free Triple Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Dessert just got a healthy makeover. These triple chocolate cupcakes are grain-free, gluten-free, packed with good-for-you ingredients like eggs, coconut flour, and even zucchini (!) and topped with a creamy peanut butter frosting! ... Read more » about Grain-Free Triple Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Strawberry Ombre Creamsicles + a Noonday Jewelry Giveaway!

Today I have a little something different for you: not only a delicious summer creamsicle recipe that you're going to LOVE, but also a chance to win a gorgeous acai seed necklace AND a signed copy of my cookbook! The necklace is from a company called Noonday, who I have recently fallen in love with. ... Read more » about Strawberry Ombre Creamsicles + a Noonday Jewelry Giveaway!

Cute and Easy Dessert: Easter Bark with Jelly Beans

I am of the philosophy that life is all about balance. Some of you might be freaking out that I used jelly beans in a recipe... on a healthy food blog. I know. They're filled with corn syrup and dye to make those pretty colors. I would never suggest eating them daily. Or even monthly. But once a year for an Easter treat? In the grand scheme of life, you'll be ok.  6 jelly beans won't kill you. And they're so darn cute... and festive! ... Read more » about Cute and Easy Dessert: Easter Bark with Jelly Beans

Maple Bourbon Bacon Dark Chocolate Bark

Dear Hubby and I will be celebrating our eleventh wedding anniversary this year. You know what that means?!?! I am officially old. LOL. But all joking aside, when I said "I do" I meant it. With my whole heart. Through thick and thin, sickness and in health, in times of plentiful and in times of need, when all in the world is right and when it's all crumbling down... I will be there. By his side.

Love is... 

A choice. 

A sacrifice.

A beautiful thing. ... Read more » about Maple Bourbon Bacon Dark Chocolate Bark

Baking Together + {Superfood Gingerbread Cookies}

One of the best parts of the holidays, in my opinion, is getting to spend more time with family and friends AND making goodies for them. I love a good excuse for people to eat my food :) Whether it's for a cookie swap or a holiday party or just tidings of good cheer in the form of a plate of cookies, these Superfood Gingerbread Cookies will be your new holiday favorite. ... Read more » about Baking Together + {Superfood Gingerbread Cookies}

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