Breads, Muffins, Cookies

Cocoa Banana Muffins

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Ripe bananas. Its always a challenge deciding what to do with them. I usually freeze them and use in smoothies, or make a loaf of banana bread. This time, I wanted to do a muffin, but have it taste different than traditional banana bread, and can you really go wrong with adding chocolate? I know, […]

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Coconut Bliss Balls

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Coconut, and more coconut. If you love coconut like I do, you will love these. The best part? They come together very quickly and are great for on the go.  These are gluten-free, nut-free, can be vegan, packed with protein and are only 6 ingredients. If you’ve ever seen energy balls in the store, you’ll […]

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Puffed Rice Squares

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Pure nostalgia. Puffed Wheat Squares are something my Mom made growing up, and I can see why she liked them so much. They come together so quickly, and taste delicious.  Since going gluten free, I wondered if Puffed Rice Squares would be as delicious, so there was only one way to know…make some! When looking […]

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Coconut Muffins

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Just because I’m always looking for ways to use one of my favorite ingredients – coconut.  These delicious coconut muffins could pass as a cupcake. Light, delicious and pack a protein punch. What’s even better is that they’re only 87 calories each! Super quick to make, then in the oven they go.  15-17 minutes later […]

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Chocolate Chip Slab Cookies

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I frequently go through old recipes books to look for new inspiration. Many of them were my Mom’s from the 80′s (or even earlier!). I came across a cookie recipe and they called them “slab cookies” as they were pressed into a cookie sheet vs. making little cookies. Neat idea I thought! I wanted to […]

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Chocolate Orange Protein Cake with Chocolate Icing

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Chocolate and orange. A match made in heaven if you ask me. Typically you see chocolate and strawberry, or chocolate and raspberry paired together. I think people often don’t think about how delicious chocolate and orange is together. I created this Chocolate Orange Protein Cake with Chocolate Icing as I wanted a decadent cake that was […]

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