Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Who doesn’t love a good oatmeal raisin cookie?  I certainly do!  Actually, oatmeal raisin cookies are my all time favorite… even though chocolate chip and snickerdoodle come really close.  I am also a huge fan of dried cranberries, so using half raisins and half dried 

Gingerbread Muffins

Gingerbread Muffins

I was in the holiday baking spirit the other day, and gingerbread muffins seemed like the perfect thing to make.  The only problem?  I did not have any molasses on hand.  So, I whipped up these cuties using maple syrup instead, and they turned out 

Apple Pie Energy Balls

Apple Pie Energy Balls

These apple pie energy balls are great for a sweet pick me up, and they are super good for you!  Healthy and delicious, this recipe comes together in just five minutes.  A total win-win-win if you ask me!  Simply combine all of the wholesome ingredients in 

Soft Double Chocolate Tahini Cookies

Soft Double Chocolate Tahini Cookies

I kept eyeing my near full jar of tahini sitting around after making edamame hummus.  Naturally, I started brainstorming what I was going to do with the rest, and I decided to try baking with it!  Although ground sesame seeds in cookies may seem a 

Edamame Hummus

Edamame Hummus

My kitchen gadget inventory grew recently when I picked up a mini food processor, and I could not wait to use it!  The next day, while getting distracted at the grocery store (like I often do), I found myself looking at the different types of 

Hawaiian Muffins

Hawaiian Muffins

A little bit tropical, a little bit sweet, a little bit plain delicious!  Banana, pineapple, and coconut intermingle in this simple muffin recipe.  Plus, this breakfast treat is on the healthier side 🙂    

Artisan Avocado Toast

Artisan Avocado Toast

Avocado toast is certainly toward the top of my “best breakfasts” lists.  Why?  It’s healthy, delicious, and so simple to prepare!  This version adds goat cheese and black beans for a scrumptious twist on the trendy toast.  A good source of healthy fats and a 

Cocoa Quinoa Bowl

Cocoa Quinoa Bowl

This cocoa quinoa bowl is the perfect breakfast to start your day off right and keep you energized!  Plus, it’s vegan and absolutely delicious!  Hunger satisfying and nutritionally dense, it is… Packed with protein from the quinoa and protein powder High in antioxidants thanks to 

Pumpkin Spice and Chocolate Granola Bark

Pumpkin Spice and Chocolate Granola Bark

I came across pumpkin spice granola bark while strolling through Trader Joe’s the other day, and my first thought was, “YUM!” So, I naturally bought some, tried it, and of course enjoyed it.  Then, I realized I could totally make some myself!  I put my 

Vegan Apple Cinnamon Rice Pudding

Vegan Apple Cinnamon Rice Pudding

This is another wonderful fall treat that will warm your heart and your taste buds.  It is naturally sweet with the maple syrup and apples, hearty thanks to the brown rice, and has a lovely cinnamon spice twist.  

Granola Bites

Granola Bites

These granola balls are such a yummy and healthy grab-and-go snack.  Fruity, nutty, and chewy, they are so much better than standard granola bars you find in a grocery store.  For one, they are cute and bite sized, so you can just pop a few 

Overnight Berry Parfait

Overnight Berry Parfait

Treat yourself to dessert for breakfast with this overnight berry parfait!  This recipe is one of my favorite on-the-go breakfasts because of its sweet and satisfying nature.  Balanced and healthy, it makes for a perfect start to your day.  Simply prepare the night before and 

Autumn Favorite Cookies

Autumn Favorite Cookies

These are actually pumpkin-spice-oatmeal-cranberry cookies, but that is quite a mouthful, and it only takes one word to describe them: scrumptious.  Plus, they taste like fall and waft an amazing cinnamon spice aroma through your kitchen.  So, I decided to call them “autumn favorite cookies” 

Tropical Rice Pudding Parfait

Tropical Rice Pudding Parfait

This rice pudding parfait is like no other!  Both pudding recipes are great on their own, but combining them creates something absolutely fantastic.  The banana pairs perfectly with the black rice and offers natural sweetness, where the peach delightfully compliments the jasmine rice and vanilla 

Pumpkin Spice Parfait

Pumpkin Spice Parfait

What’s better than cuddling up in a cozy blanket with an autumn candle and pumpkin spiced granola parfait? In honor of the first day of fall, I created this delightful parfait that has an aroma as rich and earthy as it tastes. Layered with crunchy 

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Although these cookies are both vegan and gluten-free, you certainly don’t need to have a special diet to enjoy them.  Chewy on the inside, crunchy on the outside, and chocolaty all over, they are absolutely scrumptious!  Plus, they are better for you than your typical 

Blueberry Banana Muffins

Blueberry Banana Muffins

As an ambitious girl with a busy schedule and a passion for eating a balanced diet, I am always looking for ways to make recipes healthier and more efficient.  On top of being absolutely scrumptious, these blueberry banana muffins accomplish both of those things. By 

Mini Muffin Trio

Mini Muffin Trio

This mini muffin trio is not only super cute, but beyond delicious. With vanilla spice, orange blueberry, and cherry chocolate chip flavor variations, these little muffins make for a great snack when craving something sweet and scrumptious! It’s almost impossible not to smile when taking 

Peach and Berry Toast

Peach and Berry Toast

Getting creative with toast is a great way to switch up your morning routine.  Try this peach and berry toast for a easy, balanced, and satisfying breakfast!  

Soft and Chewy Apple Cinnamon Oat Bars

Soft and Chewy Apple Cinnamon Oat Bars

These oat bars make a perfect, chewy, yet slightly sweet snack to power you through your day!  They are simple to make and slightly softer than traditional granola bars.  Plus, apples and cinnamon make everything better… am I right?  Place in a cool, dry place 

Super Smoothie Bowls

Super Smoothie Bowls

Smoothie bowls are one of my favorite breakfasts… they are just so quick, healthy, energizing, and, above all, delicious!  Here is a list of some of my favorite creations… Pretty Pink Protein Smoothie Bowl     This pretty pink creation is one of my go-to 

Apple Cinnamon Rolls

Apple Cinnamon Rolls

The addition of apples and cinnamon to bread certainly adds a wow factor that brings delight to each bite.  Cinnamon and apples has to be one of my all time favorite flavor combinations, it just tastes so good!  However, you can easily substitute the filling 

Baked Vegetable Spring Rolls

Baked Vegetable Spring Rolls

These savory vegetarian spring rolls are extremely delicious with lots of flavor! They are packed with protein from the edamame beans and tofu, healthy vegetables, spices, and Asian sauces to give it a lively tang. In addition, they contain significantly less oil than typical spring 

Easy Multigrain Bread

Easy Multigrain Bread

Baking bread may seem like a daunting task, but I promise most of the work involves waiting for the dough to rise!  Plus, it is totally worth it… this homemade bread recipe is so much tastier, healthier, and fresher than most breads you find on 

Nana’s Blueberry Squares

Nana’s Blueberry Squares

This was my Nana’s recipe, and these blueberry squares have been a longtime family favorite.  They make for the perfect treat anytime… breakfast, snack, dessert, you name it!  Bake at your own risk though… they’re addicting!  

Vegan Power Blend

Vegan Power Blend

This dish is super quick and easy to assemble, and it makes for a delicious and healthy lunch. I love making this vegan blend with leftover brown rice and quinoa for a nutritious snack before practice because of its health benefits and energy boosting properties. 

Holy Guacamole Toast

Holy Guacamole Toast

Avocado toast is definitely a new trend for a reason! Not only does it add some flavor to your breakfast or lunch, but it is packed full with healthy fats and nutrients. Avocados are rich with essential nutrients like potassium, fiber, vitamins, and so much 

Blueberry Muffins with Greek Yogurt

Blueberry Muffins with Greek Yogurt

Not only does substituting Greek yogurt for some of the fat add a healthy twist on a breakfast classic, it adds a lovely flavor and texture.  Sweet, moist, and scrumptious, this recipe will have you reaching for seconds!  

Açaí Bowl

Açaí Bowl

I first discovered açaí bowls (English spelling acai pronounced ah-sah-EE) on a trip to California.  One bite in, and I was wondering why I had never experienced this “it tastes like dessert for breakfast but is actually good for you” vibe.  The mouthwatering flavor and