Tag Archives: healthy dessert

Chocolate Thumbprint Protein Cookies

Chocolate Thumbprint Protein Cookies

The ho-hum holiday thumbprint cookie has a shortbread base with a schmear of jam. But I like to switch things up. You know, keep it jazzy and interesting. Besides, I can think of richer, more satisfying combos for dessert. (Shortbread and jam sounds ...
No-Bake Cacao-Hemp Brownie Batter Bites

No-Bake Cacao-Hemp Brownie Batter Bites

Who doesn’t love licking the spatula when it’s dripping with brownie batter? Forget the boxed mixes made with fattening fudge – this recipe for brownie batter bites is super rich and chocolatey with a healthy twist, using high-quali ...
Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread

Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread

A thick slab of banana bread at your local bakery could set you back 500 calories. That hurts worse than slipping on an actual banana peel. Luckily, you can have a slimmer slice with all the sweetness and spice you crave, the cake-like texture you wa ...
Soft & Chewy Quinoa-Lucuma Cookies

Soft & Chewy Quinoa-Lucuma Cookies

Why waste time on white sugar when safer  sweeteners make cookies just as craveable? Here’s a new one to try: lucuma. From a tropical superfruit native to Peru, this off-white powder is packed with vitamins and minerals, with a naturally sweet, ...
Orange-Carrot Mugcake

Orange-Carrot Mugcake

Can a dessert ever be over the top? What if it’s literally toppling over like a layered wedding cake? Though it sounds overkill, a two-tiered mugcake is actually a modest way to start or end your day. Yes, cake for breakfast. And it won’t ...
Healthy Peanut Butter Cookie “Dough”

Healthy Peanut Butter Cookie “Dough”

Growing up, Mom never let you lick the cookie dough bowl, warning that raw eggs could make you sick. Now you have nothing to worry about, because this peanut butter faux dough is no danger to your health — or your waistline.   ...