Healthy Dessert

Healthier Nanaimo Bars

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Is it ever a bad idea when there’s chocolate?! These Healthier Nanaimo Bars are pretty darn close to the original, as I was having a craving for them post-Christmas. All the same flavors are there…the graham cracker/coconut/chocolate base in addition to the creamy custard middle layer and the rich chocolate on top. Traditional Nanaimo Bars […]

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Healthy Pumpkin Crisp

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Crisps and crumbles. Arguably my favorite dessert. While I love pies, I never want to put in the time and effort to make them. This healthy pumpkin crisp is a cross between a pumpkin pie and a crumble. Its a yummy alternative to traditional pumpkin pie and perfect for the non-confident baker. I kept this […]

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Warm Apple Pie Bars with Greek Yogurt Topping

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It doesn’t get much more comforting the apple pie. Apples and cinnamon together is a classic. But unlike regular apple pie, these warm apple pie bars with greek yogurt topping don’t break the calorie bank. Its a light dessert that’s a perfect ending to a great meal. In addition to it being amazingly delicious, these […]

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Blueberry Crumb Cake

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Blueberries are in season now, and what better way to use some of them up than with a crumb cake! I must admit, put a streusel topping on anything and I’d eat it!  This recipe was inspired by Ina’s Blueberry Crumb Cake recipe in the The Barefoot Contessa at Home.   I just made healthier […]

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