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Full Name: jazzythings Website: http://thejazzythings.com/
Info: Jasmine Schmalhaus, “JazzyThings,” has a passion for cooking and baking. She loves experimenting in the kitchen and then sharing her “jazzy creations” with others. JazzyThings emphasizes you do not have to sacrifice flavor or efficiency when eating healthy and strives to create recipes that inspire creativity for others in the kitchen.
Protein Carrot Cake with Frosting

Protein Carrot Cake with Frosting

Veggies veiled in dessert don’t always make a happy marriage. When it comes to carrot cake, though, it’s happily ever after…until you realize you’ve eaten a pound of cream cheese. Piled high on top and squeezed between layers, the cream cheese icing ...
Protein Thin Mint Cookies

Protein Thin Mint Cookies

Peppermint extracts have a way of overwhelming and under-performing, because they’re made with alcohol. Even if it’s formulated with only a dabble, that pungent add-in can mask the flavors you really want. In this case, it’s bitter-sweet dark chocola ...
Blueberry Swirl Protein Cheesecake

Blueberry Swirl Protein Cheesecake

Neufchatel cheese offers a third less fat than regular cream cheese. You know what that means, right? You can innocently enjoy three times more of this Blueberry Swirl Protein Cheesecake. Not only does this recipe swap the dense white cheese for a li ...
Pumpkin Peanut Butter Cups

Pumpkin Peanut Butter Cups

If only they recommended eight cups of peanut butter a day, I’d be set. There are literally countless ways to enjoy this nutty spread (let me not count them, ‘cause you’d be reading for days). But one of my favorite renditions of peanut butter is in ...
Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Muffins can all too easily turn dry. Try to make them gluten free, and you could end up with a mouthful of grit. Even if you live at the beach, that feeling of sand in your mouth is never welcomed. What you need is a fool-proof recipe. After many hou ...
Quinoa Christmas Cookies

Quinoa Christmas Cookies

Celebrating Christmas with countless cookies and fruit cakes? If all the flour handprints and sticky sugar frosting starts to drive you walnuts, know that you’re not alone. Even better, there’s a cure for this sugar-cookie syndrome. Instead of collap ...
Gluten-Free Ginger Snap Cookies

Gluten-Free Ginger Snap Cookies

Ginger snaps should literally snap. That’s not easy to accomplish when you’re baking without gluten. Often, cookies end up too chewy, too dry or – worse – too rubbery. But when it comes to texture, ginger snaps have high standards. By using a few les ...