Cinnamon-Spiced Sweet Potato Donuts

Cinnamon-Spiced Sweet Potato Donuts

Ever tasted an 86-calorie donut? Donut holes don’t count. I’m talking about a fully glazed and delightfully fluffy, coffee-dunking pastry. Though they’re small in stature, these mini protein treats could be doubled in size and still offer half the ca ...
Chocolate-Pumpkin Recovery Truffles

Chocolate-Pumpkin Recovery Truffles

Will run for pie! It seems so serendipitous that the fall months correspond with the warm and fuzziness of pumpkin-spiced desserts. After a crisp morning run, you want nothing more than to come home to a house beaming with fresh-baked goodies. Unfort ...
Chocolate-Covered Pretzel Quest Bar Cupcakes

Chocolate-Covered Pretzel Quest Bar Cupcakes

Stop yourself. As drool-worthy as that bag of chocolate-covered pretzels might look right now, you could do so much better.  The same sweet-salty combo you’re craving is taken to new heights in this unique cupcake recipe, featuring a mere five ingred ...
Sweet Potato Cinnamon Roll Quest Bar Squares

Sweet Potato Cinnamon Roll Quest Bar Squares

It looks a little like sweet potato casserole, smells a lot like it and the tastes is spot on. But if it isn’t actually that Thanksgiving favorite, what is it? This pan of sweet potato squares is a true southern-style dessert – with a twist. As the t ...
No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Protein Bites

No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Protein Bites

Chickpeas have (successfully) infiltrated dessert recipes. There’s good reason for that. These ecru-hued, round beans have a distinctively creamy texture and nutty taste. And they’re not alone. White kidney, cannellini and Great Northern beans are si ...
Spicy Pumpkin-Oat Patties

Spicy Pumpkin-Oat Patties

Order a veggie burger at any restaurant, and you’ll likely get a dry mash-up of grains, soy protein and mushy mushrooms. It could be worse. They might serve a still-frozen black bean burger that you could have easily bought and made yourself (yes, it ...
Clean Cheating Cherry Cobbler

Clean Cheating Cherry Cobbler

A cucumber with ketchup, a plate of cheesy fries, a peanut butter cookie dipped in dark chocolate. Whether you’re pregnant or in peak training, cravings happen. Then again, they also happen to weigh you down. Before you plop down on the couch with a ...