Carrot Cake Bran Muffins

Clean-Eating Carrot Cake Bran Muffins -- one simple trick makes these the moistest bran muffins ever! They practically taste like cupcakes!

Warm, cozy bran muffins full of spices & shredded carrots. They’re as soft & tender as cupcakes, but they’re made without butter, refined flour or sugar. Just 115 calories!     My best friend works in a bakery as her full-time job. Every day, she earns an income staying elbows-deep in flour and making muffins,…   {continue reading}

Skinny Peanut Butter Banana Seven Layer Bars

Skinny Peanut Butter Banana Seven Layer Bars – with 3 simple swaps, these magic bars have all of the decadence but NONE of the guilt! They don’t taste healthy at all!

Layers of melty chocolate, coconut & fresh banana held together with a sweet & creamy peanut butter drizzle. Incredibly addictive but barely 100 calories!     As a little girl, I almost always asked my dad to make my peanut butter sandwiches. I wanted mine to be just like his: soft yet hearty whole wheat…   {continue reading}

Apple Pie Protein Overnight Oats

Apple Pie Protein Overnight Oats -- just 5 healthy ingredients & 14g+ of protein! Eat dessert for breakfast without any guilt!

A quick & easy recipe for a healthy breakfast that tastes like the iconic dessert! Just 5 ingredients & packed with protein to keep you full all morning!     Please tell me I’m not the only one who has eaten apple pie for breakfast. (Or cold pizza, for that matter…)   The year I…   {continue reading}

Skinny Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cheesecake Bars

Skinny Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cheesecake Bars -- so easy to make & packed with protein! Barely 100 calories!

Lightened-up vanilla cheesecake bars with a pretzel crust & full of chocolate chips. They’re sweet, creamy & secretly packed with protein!     At least twice during each of my childhood summers, my parents crammed our minivan full of duffels, sleeping bags, a tent, and oversized Rubbermaid containers packed with nonperishable food. The next morning,…   {continue reading}

Strawberry Oatmeal Cookies

Clean-Eating Strawberry Oatmeal Cookies -- these skinny cookies don't taste healthy at all! You'll never need another oatmeal cookie recipe again!

Chewy oatmeal cookies full of juicy strawberries. They’re the epitome of summer, and despite being clean-eating, nobody can tell these cookies are healthy!     Last summer, I fell in love with strawberries. Again.   On a random Wednesday afternoon, I drove up the winding, narrow mountain roads edged by gigantic boulders threatening to fall…   {continue reading}

8 Things I Love About Blogging

8 Things I Love About Blogging -- from readers to frosting to PJs & more!

  Today we’re taking a teensy tiny break from baking. (If your Easter resembled the ones of my childhood where I consumed an entire week’s worth of sugar in a single day, it’s probably a good thing!) But don’t worry, we’ll get right back to it in my next post with an incredible dessert. I…   {continue reading}

Strawberry Lemon Chia Seed Protein Muffins

Strawberry Lemon Chia Seed Protein Muffins -- a quick, easy & healthy breakfast treat! They're packed with 8g+ protein & practically taste like cupcakes!

Tender muffins packed with protein & bursting with juicy fruit! With 3 superfoods, they’re the perfect breakfast or snack. Nobody will guess they’re healthy!     We nearly missed it.   Remember in my last post how I shared my excitement over going to my first Opening Night baseball game since I started dreaming of that…   {continue reading}

Skinny Churro Kettle Corn

Skinny Churro Kettle Corn -- you only need 5 ingredients & a pot to make this easy treat at home! Barely 100 calories in each big serving!

A quick & easy recipe for healthier homemade kettle corn with a cinnamon churro flavor twist! Sweet, fun & guaranteed to disappear in minutes!     Happy Opening Day!   This afternoon and evening, after ballplayers spent the past month and a half coaxing their muscles into shape at Spring Training, MLB stadiums unlock their…   {continue reading}

13 Must Try Clean Eating Muffin Recipes

13 Must Try Clean Eating Muffin Recipes -- perfect for healthy breakfasts & snacks! All are made with NO butter, refined flour or sugar!

A collection of healthy, easy & delicious muffin recipes—all made without butter, refined flour or sugar for great guilt-free breakfasts & snacks!     Although my mom rarely baked while I was growing up, we could usually count on at least one batch of homemade chocolate chip cookies and two rounds of banana muffins every…   {continue reading}