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 ...
Clean Peppermint Rounds

Clean Peppermint Rounds

After a meal or before a big kiss (say on New Year’s Eve), you reach for that trusty pack of gum or a peppermint you picked up at a restaurant and stuffed in your purse. As a quick fix, those are great options. But chewing gum and mint-flavored candi ...
Spiced Amaranth Bread With Carrots & Pecans

Spiced Amaranth Bread With Carrots & Pecans

The weather outside is frightful, so why not dig into a delicious, warm slice of amaranth bread? Amaranth, an ancient grain packed with protein and fiber, brings a soft, nutty flavor to this wholesome loaf. Carrots add a unique sweetness that’s ...
Vegan Almond & Sesame Butter Cups

Vegan Almond & Sesame Butter Cups

Spoiler alert: almond butter marries sesame seed butter and lives happily ever after in a dessert so rich and creamy it’s kind of sinful. The story plays out in kitchens everywhere, starring candyholics who can’t stand subpar milk chocolate-peanut bu ...
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 ...
Homemade Cookie & Cake Icing With Coconut Oil

Homemade Cookie & Cake Icing With Coconut Oil

Plain cookies and cakes have their place, but for a true festive treat, a swirl of icing sweetens the deal. What isn’t so sweet is the added corn syrup, artificial colors and flavors in those foil-topped canisters of frosting from the supermarket. Ev ...
Zucchini Bread Chocolate Chip Cookies

Zucchini Bread Chocolate Chip Cookies

Adding vegetables to desserts often raises suspicions, but no one who’s tried zucchini bread objects when they learn what they’re really eating. Moist and chewy with hints of cinnamon and vanilla, a thick, texture-rich slice makes getting your daily ...