Peanut Butter Chocolate Biscotti and a GIVEAWAY

Peanut Butter Chocolate Biscotti

Ahhhh…. Peanut Butter Chocolate Biscotti, made healthier but still crazy delicious.  All you need is a cup of coffee, green tea or even a glass of milk  (almond, of course ) and you are good to go! Today is a very special day for me.  In fact, I can’t believe my kids have to go […]

Slow Cooker Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies


I am so excited to share these with you. These aren’t technically cookies, but more like one huge cookie that you slice into cookie bars.  I think this might be my favorite out of all of my cookie recipes! I love chocolate chip cookies and these are not only healthy, but easy to make and […]

Lemony Cookie Bars

lemon bars

I love Greek yogurt (no surprise, I did write The Greek Yogurt Cookbook after all ).  These Lemony Cookie Bars contain REAL® Seal Greek yogurt.   They might look fancy, but they are actually a quick and easy dessert made with quality ingredients. Greek yogurt is so insanely versatile.  It can be used in salad dressings, […]

Top Recipes from 2013


Happy almost 2014!   2013 has been quite memorable for me.   I wrote another cookbook (in just 6 weeks, YIKES!) and revamped my blog.   I have come to the realization that working full time (yes blogging is hard work!) with three small kids and no outside help isn’t easy.  But I love it. […]

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies


  For all of my gluten sensitive friends out there, who says you can’t enjoy all of the holiday treats?  These are so delicious, you won’t miss the gluten at all.  Pinky swear. Print Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies Yield: 3-4 dozen cookies Ingredients3/4 cup coconut oil 1 cup organic brown sugar 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce […]

Easy Holiday Treats

holiday treats collage

These aren’t the healthiest holiday recipes, but they sure are cute (and easy!) These are simple to make and they are definitely kid-friendly.   These are Christmas recipes that you will want to make every year and they make really cute gifts.  Why can’t desserts look adorable? Rice Crispy Treat Holiday Presents I use the […]

Simple Sugar Cookies


These sugar cookies are the perfect treat for when you want something just a little bit healthier than traditional cookies.  Yes, there is a sugar in them ( I mean, they ARE sugar cookies after all) but I used unrefined sugars and coconut oil to make them a bit healthier.  Who says you can’t enjoy […]

Red Velvet Cookie Cups with Prosecco Buttercream Frosting

red velvet cookie cups

If you are like me, you not only bake a ton of cookies and treats around the holidays but you also indulge in them as well.  Why not try to lighten them up a little bit and avoid those artificial colors and flavors?  Studies show that overexposure to artificial colors can lead to hyperactivity in […]

Pistachio Cookies (secret ingredient)

pistachio cookies

Every year, right after Thanksgiving I am ready to get into the holiday spirit. Well, Thanksgiving was a wash for me. My youngest got sick so I stayed home with him while the others went to our family’s house. So needless to say, I am ready to get excited for Christmas! I love Christmas cookies […]

Raw Vegan Coconut Chocolate Fudge


I love raw cacao powder. What is cacao? Wait, did you say cocoa? Nope I said cacao! Cacao is basically raw chocolate bean, without all the milk, sugar and other additives that make up processed chocolate.  Raw cacao is packed with antioxidants that destroy free radicals in your body.  These free radicals can accelerate the […]

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