Recipes

Tropical Mocktail: Non Alcoholic Summer Drink

Summer is winding to an end and I’m not ready to let go. With this fun tropical mocktail, I don’t have to. (At least not yet!) Instead my whole family can enjoy this non alcoholic summer drink loaded with flavor before summer ends. Since tropical flavors like mango, coconut and …

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Healthy Chocolate Whoopie Pies

These Healthy Chocolate Whoopie Pies are so soft, light, and fluffy — a hybrid between cake and cookie — you’d never ever know they’re sugar free, high protein, gluten free, and dairy free too! Apparently whoopie pies are a classic lunchbox staple but I never got A SINGLE ONE in …

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Healthy Chocolate Hazelnut Biscotti

This Chocolate Hazelnut Biscotti is firm, crunchy, and not tooth-achingly sweet — just like all biscotti should be.  The only difference between this recipe and the prepackaged biscotti you’ll find at the grocery store is that this one has seriously delicious flavor AND it’s good for you!  It’s rich from the hazelnuts and …

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Cherry Pie Cupcakes that Look like Pie

These cherry pie cupcakes don’t actually have cherries in them but have a fun cherry pie cupcake topper.  Give these decorative cupcakes a try and you’ll be sure to wow the crowd. Lisa from Fabulous Habits  was immediately inspired after watching Waitress on Broadway in New York City and created these …

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Healthy Coffee Cake Banana Bread

This Coffee Cake Banana Bread is both Coffee Cake and Banana Bread mixed into one!  It’s light and fluffy, yet moist and decadently rich.  Every single bite will blow your mind. This Coffee Cake Banana Bread has a super moist banana bread base, two cinnamon-sugar swirls, plus a crunchy cinnamon crumb …

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Easy Beach Birthday Cupcakes

  Birthday cupcakes are my favorite. While I do enjoy a good birthday cake, cupcakes make serving and decorating so much easier. When you are busy and short on time, you can still wow the birthday boy or girl with something fun like these easy beach birthday cupcakes! Don’t have …

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Healthy Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

These Healthy Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies are so soft, chewy, and delicious (not to mention, easy to make!), you’d never know they’re refined sugar free, gluten free, dairy free, and vegan too! Thumbprint Cookies are just like regular cookies but with a teaspoon or so of fruit jam in the center, which …

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Layered Fudge Mint Brownies

When you combine chocolate and mint together, you have a killer combination like you see here in this layered fudge mint brownies recipe. Suddenly it is time for mint for St. Patrick’s Day, and not just any mint. Green mint, of course. Merissa Alink  is back today with an amazing …

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Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizza with Fresh Berries

A few years ago I visited my parents in July for a fun family cookout.  With so many different tastes in our family, my mom has always been one to make several desserts to give everyone options. Because to not have options for dessert and the main meal for that …

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Healthy Lemon Ricotta Cake

Sit back and imagine yourself a slice of the FLUFFIEST, lightest, and most delicious slice of refreshing, lemony cake…  that’s what this Lemon Ricotta Cake is!  Not overly sweet like most cakes, but just the right amount of sweetness to satisfy your sweet tooth and dessert cravings. I don’t have …

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