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Skinny Apple Cinnamon Muffin

I just adore apple season! What is better than a crisp red apple? I love to come up with healthy apple desserts for my family to enjoy. Several times we have taken the kids up north to go apple picking. We come home with pounds and pounds of apples. I have come up...

Skinny pumpkin muffins

Happy Fall! It is still in the 90s in the desert, but that won’t keep me from whipping up all things pumpkin! Did you know pumpkin is high in antioxidants, nutrients and fiber? It is great to bake with because it adds so much moisture to baked goods. I...
Skinny Peanut Butter Cups

Skinny Peanut Butter Cups

Let me introduce you to the skinny peanut butter cup. Or that is at least what I’m going to call this little guy. We met this afternoon and we are already in love. Sugar-free, 5 ingredients and hits that spot without making you feel blah. I’m embarrassed...
Summer Pasta Salad (gluten free, vegan, easy!)

Summer Pasta Salad (gluten free, vegan, easy!)

If you are looking for a light summery pasta, this is the dish for you! The men in my life would like to eat pasta every night, so I am always coming up with new fresh recipes to avoid boredom. I love to lighten pasta up in the summer by adding an equal amount of...

Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

Do you dream of pancakes? I sure do! My mom craved them when she was pregnant with me, so I have essentially loved them since conception. Finding a clean, gluten free,vegan pancake recipe has not been easy. I have tried all the boxes and recipes with no luck. Awhile...

Skinny Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

I have been craving raisins like crazy since I gave birth to sweet baby Maxwell. Maybe it is because they are high in iron. I was anemic at the very end of my pregnancy. It is so amazing how your body craves what it needs if you listen! After making my oatmeal raisin...

Coconut Granola

I wanted to create a gluten and grain free granola recipe. I updated my 3 Seed Granola recipe, swapped the oats for coconut and voila: coconut granola! It is so decadent and delicious. I don’t even miss the oats! The coconut takes on a nice chewy texture when...

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Raw Balls

I was craving oatmeal cookies so I decided to tweak my raw ball recipe and turn them into oatmeal raisin cookie balls. I have to say, I hit the nail on the head. The flavor is exactly like a decadent cookie!   Recipe 1 cup oats 1/4 cup ground flaxseeds 1 scoop...

Skinny Brownies

I love remaking my favorite desserts into treats my family can eat everyday. After giving up gluten, dairy and eggs I haven’t found a great recipe for brownies.  I mashed together a few different recipes and came up with something amazing! I base all my recipes...

Prenatal Nutrition

I decided in November, 2017, that I did indeed wanted a third baby. Let me clarify, I always wanted a third baby. My first two pregnancies took a lot out of me and I wasn’t sure if I had it in me to do it again. In November, 2017, my daughter turned 12 and I...