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 ...
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 ...
Gluten-Free Sausage-Cheddar Balls

Gluten-Free Sausage-Cheddar Balls

The roasting turkey smells delicious, and you caught a glimpse of the dessert table when you walked through the door. But the best part of a big holiday dinner is the appetizers, lined up neatly to greet your rumbling tummy and bite-sized so you can ...
Mini Raw-Vegan Pecan Pies

Mini Raw-Vegan Pecan Pies

What’s that? You say you have pecans leftover from that holiday baking extravaganza? But not enough for another giant pie? Put ‘em to use with a smaller-scale (and much healthier!) version of the one you just gobbled up. These minis are huge on flavo ...
Wholesome Granola-Nut Sweet Potato Casserole

Wholesome Granola-Nut Sweet Potato Casserole

Here’s something to be thankful for: a healthified version of a classic favorite holiday dish! Instead of the usual ooey-gooey marshmallow topping, spoon into a wholesome, crisp upper crust made with all-natural granola and buttery chopped pecans. Un ...