healthy coconut lime cake with two cut limes to the right and a gold fork to the left

Healthy Coconut Lime Cake

Healthy coconut lime cake is dense, moist and full of tropical flavors. Topped with homemade cream cheese frosting for a delectable healthy cake. If you’ve spent any amount of time on this blog, you’ll be hard pressed to find a recipe that contains mint. It’s because I truly think mint should be reserved for toothpaste …

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Gluten Free Sugar Cookies

Gluten free sugar cookies are tender and melt in your mouth delicious. Topped with homemade buttercream frosting, this is the best sugar cookie recipe. {This post may contain affiliate links, that at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission.} I’m a bit of a snob when it comes to sugar cookies. My family …

creating a healthy weight loss plan: a family sitting in a kitchen making a pizza

How to Build a Healthy Weight Loss Plan

New year, new you, right? You’re starting out this brand new year with the best of intentions. Setting goals to help you achieve your desired weight loss. Vowing to yourself that this year will be different. You’ll definitely stick to your diet and exercise routine, surely making it past the first month when everyone else …

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Well, it’s finally the last day of 2020. Some of us may be feeling ecstatic that this year is finally over. That there’s hope for 2021 to look and feel different. And while this fresh start will hopefully be what we all need, there was honestly a lot of goodness that happened in the Burken …

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Healthy Turtle Bars

Healthy turtle bars are a soft cookie crust topped with healthy caramel sauce and chocolate making them the perfect holiday dessert. There’s a small candy shop back in my hometown that was known for their turtle candies. The traditional candy made with walnuts topped with homemade caramel and a hefty dollop of chocolate. I’ll be …

bite taken out of a chocolate covered peanut butter Ritz cookie

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ritz Cookies

Chocolate peanut butter Ritz cookies are a simple holiday dessert that require just three simple ingredients. A sweet and salty treat best enjoyed frozen. The first Christmas Burken and I spent together with our respective families, his mom made these chocolate covered Ritz peanut butter crackers. I quickly found out that they were one of …

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We’re getting closer to closing out 2020, which I’m sure most of us are happy that this chapter will be behind us. But here’s the thing. Just because we’re going to be ringing in a new year in about a month, doesn’t mean that everything’s going to magically change at the stroke of midnight. So …