Healthy Chunky Monkey Ice Cream

A couple years ago when we started to get a little more serious about eating healthier, there was this popular idea floating around about making 'ice cream' out of frozen bananas. I was more than a little skeptical because ice cream is a food group unto itself in our family - it's serious business to say the least. For years ... Read More

Chocolate Covered Pomegranate Acai Bowls

For me, a sense of indulgence the key to healthy eating. Whenever I feel the least bit deprived or restricted, my mind goes into a state of constant want, and pretty soon it's bring on all the chocolate and cheese please (with no sense of moderation)! But... what if we could eat healthy and love it? Well that's a question ... Read More

Chocolate Covered Cherry Ice Cream Tart

Do you ever find yourself in need of a showstopper dessert, something that looks impressive but doesn't take 3 hours and countless layers/fillings/frostings to assemble? I find myself in this situation all the time, and so I developed this recipe that even the busiest person can manage. It's most definitely the easiest dessert I've ever made, and you don't even ... Read More

Chocolate Covered Almond Coconut Granola

You can thank my Mom for this recipe, it seems every recipe has a story behind it, and this one is no exception. She casually mentioned one day that a healthy granola with the flavors of her favorite candy bar might be nice for hiking season, and who can go wrong with chocolate, almonds, and coconut!?! I of course got ... Read More

Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies

The minute I heard about hazelnut flour, I knew exactly what I was going to make! It's predictable and not at all unexpected, but chocolate chip cookies have just been begging for this Nutella like upgrade. And... since chocolate and sea salt is absolutely unbeatable, I sprinkled the cookie tops with a little salty goodness as well. It only took ... Read More