Wednesday , October 18 2017

Cookies & Bars

Healthy Thumbprint Cookies

These 7-ingredient Healthy Thumbprint Cookies are so simple and delicious, you’d never know they’re refined sugar free, gluten free, dairy free, and vegan! Thumbprint Cookies are just like regular cookies but with a teaspoon or so of fruit jam in the center, which adds a mouthwatering contrast in both texture …

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Healthy Black Velvet Cookie Dough

What is “black velvet” you ask?  Oh, it’s just like red velvet, only jet-black.  It’s sweet, chocolatey, and 100% delicious.  Because it’s so dang hot out here in Texas, instead of baking a cake, I decided to make a no-bake treat…  cookie dough it is!  Not only is this Healthy Black …

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Healthy Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Healthy Lemon Shortbread Cookies — simple, sweet, buttery, and lemony fresh delicious!  You’d never know these are sugar free, gluten free, dairy free, and vegan! When you’re craving the crumble and richness of Shortbread Cookies, but want a little more oomph in flavor, add some lemon zest to the cookie dough and voila! …

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Healthy Funfetti Shortbread Cookies

Healthy Funfetti Shortbread Cookies — simple, sweet, buttery, and delicious!  You’d never know these are sugar free, gluten free, dairy free, and vegan! To me, Shortbread Cookies are served at classy affairs with tea, biscuits, and people who wear fancy clothes (a stark contrast to me, as I wear pajamas and/or yoga pants …

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Healthy Homemade Animal Crackers

These simple and easy 8-ingredient Healthy Homemade Animal Crackers are the ultimate snack! They’re so simple, yet so addicting.  They’re not overly sweet, but you’ll keep coming back for more. And more. And more… You’d never know these DIY Animal Crackers are whole grain, gluten free, sugar free, dairy free, and vegan!  They sure don’t taste …

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Healthy Homemade French Macarons

These Healthy Homemade French Macarons are refined sugar free, low fat, and gluten free, but you’d never know it — they taste like the original! I have made (failed) macarons over thirty times.  Yes, thirty.  The number of trials is quite laughable to me now, but looking back I remember the frustration …

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Healthy Nutella Chip Oatmeal Cookies

These secretly Healthy Nutella Chip Oatmeal Cookies are sweet, chewy, addicting, and PACKED FULL of chocolatey-hazelnutty goodness.  You’ll be in utter shock when you taste these because they don’t taste healthy — not in the slightest! Awwww yissss! These Nutella Chip Oatmeal Cookies are refined sugar free, gluten free, dairy …

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Healthy Nutella Cookie Dough

DIY Protein Bars: Easy, Healthy, Homemade No-Bake Treats That Taste Like Dessert, But Just Happen To Be Packed With Protein is a collection of 48 ahhhmazing protein bar recipes! Available in Print and Kindle on Amazon.com Naughty or Nice: The ULTIMATE Healthy Dessert Cookbook is a collection of 70 delicious, …

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Healthy Chewy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

I’ve always had trouble healthifying cookies because cookies always contain ingredients I don’t use, in large quantities, such as butter, sugar, and white flour.  But ALAS, I have finally perfected the recipe for these Healthy Chewy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies!  These secretly guilt-free cookies are refined sugar free, gluten free, dairy free, …

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Healthy Matcha Green Tea Almond Shortbread Cookies

Healthy Matcha Green Tea Almond Shortbread Cookies — sweet, buttery, sophisticated, and seriously delicious!  You’d never know these are sugar free, gluten free, dairy free, and vegan! I’ve made two shortbread recipes so far — Classic Shortbread Cookies and these Matcha Shortbread Cookies — and I am LOVIN’ ‘EM ?? They’re just so …

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