Chocolate Avocado Pudding 

I have seen many social media posts lately that are filled with ooey goey chocolate desserts and are filled with all the things I can’t eat. I am gluten-free and dairy-free, which makes desserts a little difficult for me. Plus, I would rather fill my body with something nutritious even though I love sweets. This…

Paleo Brownie Bites  

I often have a hard time finding paleo or grain -free desserts that are low in calories. These little chocolate bites are so delicious, you won’t even miss the flour! They are high in protein, low in sugar, gluten free, high in potassium and antioxidants {And… each muffin is below 100 calories with only a few carbs}….

Chocolate Chip Coconut Loaf Cake

Today I am wishing my mom the happiest of Mother’s Days! She is someone I wish to emulate in every aspect of life and I consider myself lucky to be her daughter. Not only did she teach me to cook, but she taught me to laugh and enjoy life. Not many people can say their…

Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

Craving sweets? This is perfect for people who are busy, which probably applies to you. This cake takes only 2 minutes in the microwave and is low in calories. It still tastes like you are eating the full fat version. It is also gluten free and dairy free. For the cake: 2 egg whites 1/2…

Peep S’mores

I love PEEPS and I love Easter candy! Who doesn’t? This sweet treat is under 200 calories and is super satisfying! You only need three ingredients and a microwave and it will taste just as good as if you were sitting around a campfire… promise. You will need: 1 graham cracker (you can use gluten…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Stuffed Berries with Granola

This is a great snack or dessert. It is so easy that it takes less than 1 minute. I sometimes come home from work and need a sweet snack. I am clearly a peanut butter fanatic so this made me very happy. The granola gives it a nice crunch and the peanut butter is nice…

Hazelnut Chocolate Ice Cream

We have had a brutal winter this year. I spent the cold months making soups and hearty meals to keep myself warm. I cannot wait for the hot summer sun to bless us with its appearance. In my attempt to prepare for the warm months ahead, I made ice cream! I tried out a new…

Fudgy Girl Scout Cookie Brownies

I used a box mix for this. I prefer simple and easy recipes instead of hours of intensive cooking. You get very similar results using boxed desserts and adding your own twist. This recipe is full of chocolate and is extra gooey. I love that. You will need: 2 packages Ghirardelli Chocolate Brownie mix 1 box Samoas…

No-Bake Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

I had these bars years ago while in sleep away camp. I always wondered how they were made. I took a chance and made them with my own version. They were even better than I remembered. You will need: 2 cups rice krispies cereal 2 cups peanut butter 2 cups powdered sugar 1  1/4 sticks…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pancakes

Good morning!! Its been freezing for the past few months here in NYC. I woke up today to a 45 degree morning. It feels like summer. Nothing makes me happier than peanut butter and a bright Saturday morning, so today was the perfect day to make these. I really try to be gluten-free when I…

Mocha Granola Overnight Oats

  I love food in mason jars. When I first heard of making oatmeal at night and then eating it in the morning, I was very excited! This way all the flavors blend together. I was also very excited to incorporate chocolate and coffee. Every morning I eat a few dark chocolate espresso beans on…

Peanut Butter Cacao Nib Balls

I have tried so many protein and energy bars that are filled with unrecognizable ingredients. I wanted something that would give me some sugar and protein before a workout. You will need the following ingredients: 1/2 cup Dark chocolate peanut butter 3 tbsp sweetened cacao nibs 2 tbsp chia seeds 1-2 tbsp coarsely ground flax…