Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

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Sweetened with honey and bananas and made without oil, these lightened up pumpkin cranberry muffins make the perfect wholesome snack! The muffin bug has hit me hard ladies and gents. To be honest, this recipe was supposed to be a sweet bread. I thought I would bring it in to my co-workers at work this week and we could snack on it while sipping on our morning coffees, but apparently I threw my old loaf pan away, so muffins it is [it’s the thought that counts though, right?]. I can always tell when the holidays are approaching, because my body tends to crave certain ... Continue Reading...

White Chocolate Brownies

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These white chocolate brownies are made without butter or sugar, but you’ll never notice that they’re missing. I’ve got a thing for brownies. Coming from a self professed sugar-addict I know that may not mean much, but next to cakes, I think brownies may be my favorite dessert. Unless of course you count cookie dough. That ranks pretty high on my list as well. But back to the brownies. Brownies are one of those desserts that I can’t typically eat just one of. Especially if they are fudgy, rich, warm and crumbly, not necessarily in that order or all at once. I ... Continue Reading...

Banana Walnut Muffins

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Using mostly the natural sweetness from bananas, these Banana Walnut Muffins are egg, dairy and gluten free.   Monday mornings call for recipes. Monday mornings also call for copious amount of coffee with a side of a baked goodie. After the weekend I had [hint: it wasn’t the best] I helped myself to two of these little gems this morning with my 5am coffee. I truly believe there’s nothing a good baked good can’t fix, especially when you’ve got a giant mug of coffee on the side. We’re going the muffin route for today’s recipe, one that has had me wrapped around ... Continue Reading...

[Healthified] Chocolate Chip Muffins

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Do you know the muffin (wo)man? The one that doesn’t measure the amount of chocolate chips she puts into her muffins? Or limit the amount of taste testing to one? Yep…that would be me…. Healthier Chocolate Chip Muffins Makes 16 Ingredients: 1 Cup whole wheat flour 1 Cup unbleached white flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 banana, mashed 1/2 Cup honey (or brown sugar) 1/4 Cup plain greek yogurt 1 Cup vanilla almond milk 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 Cup chocolate chips Directions: Preheat the oven to 400. ... Continue Reading...

Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

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I’m such a tease. Remember this little beauty from Wednesday? I let you have a glimpse of her then neglected to give you the recipe. What a naughty food blogger.   The best things in life are worth waiting for though, right? Especially when there’s peanut butter & chocolate involved…. Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars Ingredients: ½ Cup honey 1 Cup peanut butter 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 Cup whole wheat flour 1 Cup rolled oats 1 tsp baking soda ¼ tsp sea salt ½ Cup almond milk ½ Cup dark chocolate chips ... Continue Reading...