Sweet Potato Brownies

Hello!  Who doesn’t just LOVE brownies?!  Brownies happen to be my all-time favorite dessert, so this recipe using healthy sweet potato as a main ingredient makes me smile even more! Seriously, you won’t believe how moist and delicious these babies are.  If you’ve tried my other Healthy Brownies recipe, you’ll know that my love affair with brownies … Read moreSweet Potato Brownies

Honey Roasted Cashews

Honey Roasted Cashews

Honey Roasted Cashews Ok, I admit it!  The snack monster chases after me most nights too!  So what’s a girl to do?  Well, the first thing I do is toddle into my kitchen and whip up a batch of these  seriously delicious Honey Roasted Cashews!!! They are decadently sweet, but by using natural sugars and … Read moreHoney Roasted Cashews

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake This recipe is near and dear to my heart!  Pineapple Upside-Down cake is my absolute, all-time favorite cake!  I request it for my birthday every year! The good news is that the recipe challenge in the Unconventional Foodie Club was in November, the same month as my birthday, so I got this amazing cake … Read morePineapple Upside-Down Cake

Cashew Butter Cookies

Cashew Butter Cookies

Cashew Butter Cookies I have never really been a huge fan of peanut butter cookies.  Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE peanut butter AND cookies….I don’t know…whatever, these cashew butter cookies have really changed my outlook on them! Peanut butter is a great protein source for snacking if you are a diabetic, however, most peanut … Read moreCashew Butter Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies I truly believe that Cookie Monster was created solely because of chocolate chip cookies!  I know that for me personally, they are my absolute favorite cookie, hands down, period!  Who’s with me on this? The problem is that chocolate chip cookies are soooooooooooooooo not good for you.  That is until now!  with … Read moreChocolate Chip Cookies

Carrot Cake Muffins

Carrot Cake Muffins

I don’t know too many people who just don’t like carrot cake.  I mean come on….how could you NOT love it!  Moist, delicious, loaded with pineapple, raisins, walnuts, carrots, why carrot cake is a veritable cornucopia of delicious fruits and veggies!  It’s also traditionally loaded with fats and sugar. My unconventional makeover of this popular … Read moreCarrot Cake Muffins

Coconut Delights

Coconut Delights

I created these coconut delights specifically for my sweet Richie!  His favorite candy is, well, you can probably guess the name. The problem with commercially produced candy bars, is that they are LOADED with sugar!  Being a diabetic, he really missed having his favorite treat, so I just had to add them to my list … Read moreCoconut Delights

Gluten-Free Lemon Cookies

Gluten-Free Lemon Cookies

Okay, so who doesn’t just LOVE those yummy Girl Scout lemon cookies?!  I know I sure do, and in my past life, I could polish off the whole box of those babies in one sitting!  However, now that we have changed our eating lifestyle, that habit just doesn’t fit anymore, but that doesn’t mean I … Read moreGluten-Free Lemon Cookies

Healthy Pecan Pie

Healthy Pecan Pie

Doesn’t that pecan pie look delish?!  Who ever said you couldn’t enjoy dessert when you’re following a healthy eating lifestyle is just wrong!  It is my absolute opinion that depriving yourself is NOT the way to create a healthy lifestyle.  It is by adding in more healthy foods and substituting healthy ingredients that crowds out … Read moreHealthy Pecan Pie

Cranberry Orange Muffins

Cranberry Orange Muffins

I happen to LOVE cranberry orange bread, so creating this healthified version and turning it into muffins was a natural progression.  The reason for muffins is that it is easier to maintain your portion sizing with muffins.  This recipe makes 24 muffins, so you can keep out what you need for one serving and then … Read moreCranberry Orange Muffins

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