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Dessert recipes

The Best St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail

Hi friends! Hope your morning is going well. I have a beefy fitness post headed your way soon (about when to do different types of cardio) but in the meantime, I wanted to re-share this oldie but goodie in honor of the upcoming “all things green” holiday.  Not only is this is the best St.…

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Healthy dairy-free protein ice cream

This protein ice cream contains ZERO grams of refined sugar, and up to 20 grams of protein. It’s dairy-free, gluten-free, and tastes ridiculously amazing. Dessert first? YES.  Hi friends! How are you? Hope you’re having an amazing morning! We’re just hanging out here at the house and going to hit up the pool later this…

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Crunchy chocolate strawberry truffles

Oh friends, do I have a dessert for you, just in time for today’s holiday. What are you doing for Valentine’s Day? Any fun plans? The Pilot and I celebrated a little early and had an amazing date night on Saturday: we went to the casino, ate at an awesome steakhouse (and shared our very…

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Naughty Cocoa

Hi friends! Hope you’re having a wonderful morning. I wanted to share this post again, since it’s a delicious and boozy recipe – perfect for upcoming holiday soirees. A little something from the naughty list…. with NICE ingredients. 😉 Ok, and an excuse to use our Elf on the Shelf as a prop. (Anyone else…

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Crunchy almond butter truffles

Basically everything that’s good in the world. These little balls of chocolate perfection are free of added sugars, gluten-free, and contain the perfect amount of crunch. These would make awesome holiday gifts in cute little tins, or the perfect accompaniment to your holiday cookie assortment. Hi friends! How’s the morning going? I hope you had…

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Raw Apple Tart with Almond Meal Crust

Hi friends! How’s the day going? ’Tis the season for cooking, because I’m going crazy over here. Hope you don’t mind. In this case, though, it’s uncooking. These little beauties are actually totally raw, vegan, free of refined sugar, and totally delicious.

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Gluten-free cookies with avocado oil + a Chosen Foods giveaway!

This gluten-free chocolate chip cookies post is sponsored by Chosen Foods and includes an amazing giveaway opportunity! Congratulations to the winner of last week’s GapFit giveaway: Amanda H.! The lucky lady has been emailed. As someone who is always excited to expand their nutrition and cooking knowledge, I love being introduced to new ingredients or…

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Dessert first + Fair Trade giveaway

Hi friends! Hope your weekend is off to a wonderful start.  This afternoon, I have a delicious dessert combo to share + an awesome giveaway from my friends at Fair Trade. Once again, they’re hosting a virtual Mother’s Day brunch, and asked us to create a recipe using fair trade ingredients. The first things that…

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Healthy Strawberry Crumble with Coconut Whip

Do I have a spring recipe for youuuuuuu. We have had an awesome week so far, despite the fact that P is spitting up probably more than she’s ever been and Liv is insistent on waking me up in the middle of the night because she lost a toy. MADRE IS HERE! Something about having…

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Chocolate Protein Donuts

This morning was a miracle of happiness when the girls slept in until 8am this morning. I woke up and was like, “Where am I? What just happened?!” and it was probably the most beautiful thing ever. Needless to say, I think we were all a little zonked after our whirlwind trip to Disney. I started…

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The Crazy Elvis

(grain-free, dairy-free and INSANELY delicious) You guys. I can’t even tell you about this dessert. You just have to look. And see.  And taste. And make any sound effects that you so desire. I first got the idea for this recipe at The Patio on Lamont. It’s one of our favorite spots to meet with…

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Soft and Healthy Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

Sometimes you just need a cookie. (or four…) I was really hankering for cookies the other night, and since my little sous chef is always willing to help me bake, I thought it would be fun to sneak off to the kitchen to make some cookies.  As far as the cookies go, I’ll let the…

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