Chocolate Cherry Cookies

Who’s in a cookie eating mood?! I am. Daily! Cookies have always been my weakness. I mean, who can resist a delicious, warm confection? Instant mood lifter, put a spring-in-your step, savor the moment, kind of treat. Need a sweet gift that’s sure to impress? Cookies make a lovely gift! And since the season of …

Lemon Almond Bites

I love homemade almond milk so much, I could make it every day! It’s perfect in lattes, oatmeal, desserts, or just on its own. The taste simply doesn’t compare with the store bought variety. The only downside to homemade almond milk, however, is getting buried in all the left over pulp. Am I right? Who …

Mango Frozen Yogurt

Call it the last summer hurrah! Unless you freeze a boat load of sweet summer mangoes to make this treat any time you want, it’s the end of this sweet season’s fruit. This mango frozen yogurt is the perfect treat! I bought an ice cream maker — then watched it collect dust atop my dining …

Healthy Sweet Swap: Hazelnut Chocolate Bars!

Cue the snack cravings! They seem to come throughout the day don’t they? And there is no shortage of regrettable choices to reach for. Let’s fight back! Instead of having a drawer full of cookies, candy, chocolate bars, chips, and questionable ingredient mini donuts – you know what I’m talking about… Let’s reach for something …

Chocolate Milkshake Smoothie Bowl

I learned long ago that nut butter, banana, and chocolate are heavenly together. Make it chilled and it’s a real treat! It’s versatile enough that you could swap out the bananas for different ingredients. Something similar in texture, with a mild flavor — like avocado, soaked cashews, coconut yogurt, chia or flax seeds, or even …

Chocolate Custard Cups

I made rich Chocolate Custard Cups that are practically fat free! Deliciously fragrant with orange zest and mildly sweetened with ripe banana and maple syrup. Light and simple to make! Most custards call for a fatty ingredient in order to achieve the smooth texture and taste. Traditional custard has cholesterol heavy egg yolks and milk. …