Lemon Blueberry Breakfast Loaf

Lemon Blueberry Breakfast Loaf -- an easy clean-eating recipe that practically tastes like cake! This skinny quick bread don't taste healthy at all!

A tender lemon-flavored quick bread full of fresh, juicy blueberries. This easy recipe practically tastes like cake for breakfast—nobody has guessed it’s healthy!     This past Friday morning, my parents and I woke up at the crack of dawn, grabbed our gift bags and cameras, and dashed out the door by 7 am with…   {continue reading}

Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Healthy Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies -- SO chewy & just 74 calories! Low-carb, sugar-free, gluten-free & clean eating too!

Chewy cookies packed full of melty dark chocolate chips and none of the guilt! You won’t miss the carbs or calories in these decadent yet lightened-up treats!     This past weekend while out on a long run, my thoughts began wandering to make the miles pass by a little faster. After flitting around, they…   {continue reading}

Clean “Reese’s” Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter

Clean-Eating "Reese's" Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter -- you just need 4 ingredients & 10 minutes! SO much healthier & cheaper than store-bought!

An easy 4-ingredient recipe for decadent dark chocolate peanut butter made without any sugar or additives. Just as addictive as the candy—and much healthier!     While writing recipes for my cookbook this past winter, I stopped by the baking aisles at the grocery store multiple times a week to stock up on jumbo-sized jars of…   {continue reading}

Cherry Pie Protein Overnight Oats

Cherry Pie Protein Overnight Oats -- just 5 healthy ingredients & 16g+ of protein! Eat dessert for breakfast without any guilt!

An easy recipe for oats that taste like dessert for breakfast yet have a whopping 16g+ of protein! Perfect for busy mornings or hot summer days!     Two weekends ago, after a roller coaster of a week where I called my mom nearly every night, she decided that I needed a change of scenery,…   {continue reading}

Skinny Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

Skinny Raspberry Cheesecake Bars -- SO easy to make & packed with 5g of protein! Only 97 calories!

An easy recipe for creamy cheesecake bars full of fresh berries. With their sweet taste, nobody believes they’re less than 100 calories & packed with protein!     After our last set of finals in high school each year, my close friends and I would walk a couple of miles from campus to the shopping…   {continue reading}

Clean Raspberry Mocha Brownies

Clean-Eating Raspberry Mocha Brownies -- these skinny brownies don't taste healthy at all! They're insanely rich, as easy as a box mix & only 80 calories!

Rich, fudgy brownies full of juicy raspberries and a hint of coffee in the background. They taste like decadent squares of fudge but have just 80 calories!     This past Sunday, I was a Tasmanian devil of energy, whirling around in productive circles of chores and checklists. From washing dishes and scrubbing kitchen counters…   {continue reading}

Healthy Classic Monster Cookies

Healthy Classic Monster Cookies -- peanut butter oatmeal with LOTS of chocolate! These skinny cookies don't taste healthy at all! You'll never need another monster cookie recipe again!

Chewy peanut butter oatmeal cookies full of chocolate chips & M&M candies. They’re oh so irresistible—but low calorie, whole wheat & guilt-free!     Just over a year ago on a rather warm spring afternoon, I wandered up and down the aisles of Target, soaking in the free air conditioning and testing my willpower in…   {continue reading}

Skinny Peanut Butter Kettle Corn

Skinny Peanut Butter Kettle Corn -- you only need 4 ingredients & a pot to make this easy treat at home! Just 120 calories & 4g of protein in each big serving!

Sweet & crunchy popcorn covered in peanut butter. Even with less than half the calories of traditional recipes, it’s just as addictive!     About a year ago, a friend of mine posted a picture on Instagram of her sweet golden retriever with an empty jar of peanut butter clenched between his front paws, his long…   {continue reading}

Clean Chocolate Chip Scones

Clean-Eating Chocolate Chip Scones -- so easy, supremely tender & packed with almost 5g of protein!

An easy recipe for healthier pastries packed full of melty chocolate. One simple ingredient makes these the most tender scones you’ll ever taste!     This past Sunday evening, I drove over to visit my best friend. We wandered into the backyard, weaving around their sweetly energetic dog, to settle back into cushioned lawn chairs…   {continue reading}

Skinny Mocha Muddy Buddies

Skinny Mocha Muddy Buddies -- sweet, crunchy & with 50% FEWER calories than the original recipe!

Crunchy rice pocket cereal covered in coffee-flavored chocolate and lots of powdered sugar. A truly irresistible & addictive treat!     Just over two years ago, I tried coffee for the first time. Because I knew that the endless options on the Starbucks menu boards would easily overwhelm me (and they still sometimes do!), I…   {continue reading}