Red, White and Blue No-Bake Cookie Dough Bites - The perfect healthy dessert to take to your 4th of July picnic!

Red, White and Blue Cookie Dough Bites

With the 4th of July next week, you didn’t think I would leave you high and dry without a red, white and blue treat, did you? Of course not! These cookie dough bites are no bake, {perfect for summer-time when you don’t want to turn your oven on} gluten free, egg free and dairy free […]

Dark Chocolate Chunk Healthy Brownies - These healthy brownies are so decadent and made with a special ingredient...the mighty black bean!

Dark Chocolate Chunk Healthy Brownies

Dark chocolate chunk brownies that are actually healthy, how can that be possible you say? Enter the mighty black bean! You say, “yeah, yeah Danielle, I’ve already seen that before” and to that I respond, have you ever seen black bean brownies using instant coffee to enhance your chocolate flavor? Or topped with a decadent […]

Light and fluffy cupcakes are filled with bananas and caramel bits that will remind you of bananas foster!

Banana Caramel Cupcakes

I have always loved baking {enter this blog} and for some reason, cupcakes were always my favorite treat to make. They’re so versatile because they can be filled with a surprise flavor, they can be plain or be flavored. They can be dense, or light and fluffy and topped with any type of frosting. It’s […]

Homemade gluten free biscuits are topped with sweet roasted strawberries and rhubarb for a delicious summer treat!

Roasted Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcake

This past weekend was my mom’s birthday {a national holiday as it’s called in their house}. When my brother and I were younger, every year for our birthdays we always got to pick our favorite dessert for our treat. This tradition has still continued because I made my mom her favorite, strawberry shortcake. In the […]

Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies

I love a good peanut butter cookie. Like those giant ones you get from some cute little corner bakery cafe. Where they’re super soft in the center, but crunchy around the edges and have those perfect crisscross marks. But there are many times while eating said buttery cookie I know that it’s full of just […]

White Chocolate Apricot Cookies. Dairy free and gluten free oatmeal cookies bursting with white chocolate chips, dried fruit for a healthy treat to satisfy your sweet tooth.

White Chocolate Apricot Cookies

Recently I went to the grocery store over lunch and was really craving a very large oatmeal cookie. I always try to eat on the healthier side during the week, so this cookie was certainly a splurge for a weekday treat. I honestly almost put the cookie back before checking out after looking at the ingredients […]

Homemade Peanut Butter Granola. Soft and chewy granola using natural ingredients and is packed with peanut butter goodness.

Peanut Butter Granola

When I left college, 6 years ago, I had somehow avoided the freshman 15, but did not avoid the senior 20. I’m not sure if that’s officially a thing, but it surely was for me. Senior year had been filled with a lot of drinking and the subsequent eating out after drinking. Recently my husband […]

Morning Protein Yogurt. A cool and creamy breakfast that's packed with protein from Greek yogurt and your favorite protein powder.

Morning Protein Yogurt

Do you ever feel like you get stuck in a rut with your morning breakfast routine? Where you eat the same thing every single morning because you just can’t think of anything better? I definitely fall into that rut quite often. My go-to seems to always be Greek yogurt with sliced bananas, some other fresh […]

Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake. A luscious and moist cake bursting with fresh blueberries and tart lemon flavors.

Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake

I’ve always thought of Bundt cakes as one of the prettiest cakes, but it also seems to be one of the most finicky. The second I turn it upside down onto a plate I hold my breath, praying that I have greased the pan enough that no cake will stick once removed. There must be […]