Archive | February, 2013

Maple Vanilla Cupcakes

I’ve known my best friend Kacy since we were 6 years old. She is truly one of the most amazing people I’ve ever known. She is humble, intelligent and down right hilarious. She is getting married soon and has graciously asked me to be her matron of honor. I’m so excited for her and to […]

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Butter-Licious Granola (Refined Sugar-Free, Oil-Free, Gluten-Free)

This granola is all about butters…peanut butter and almond butter. I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but store bought granola runs at least $6 a bag for a decent blend…and even those contain added sugars and oils usually. Well, I don’t think I’ve ever seen a peanut and almond butter granola, so here you go! I also […]

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Made From Scratch Bittersweet Chocolate Peanut Butter Sauce (And Almond Chocolate Chip Cakes)

It’s Valentines Day, so you know what that means…..chocolate! Come on…you knew that was coming. Not just any chocolate though, homemade bittersweet chocolate peanut butter sauce. This isn’t just melting down some chocolate chips either, I made this from scratch using real cocoa butter. It’s definitely much healthier than store bought versions containing stabilizers and […]

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Roasted Chickpea “Cheese” Bean Dip (Gluten-Free, Oil-Free, Low-fat)

This may just be my favorite new dip. It honestly could be called hummus too, since I use chickpeas. However, I feel it’s more along the lines of a bean dip because I created the consistency to be similar to Frito Lay bean dip that I used to be addicted to. I made this slightly spicy, […]

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Almond Butter Ice Cream

Calling all almond butter lovers!! I nearly died with excitement with how delicious this ice cream turned out. I spent the past weekend perfecting this recipe. I use a full 3/4 cup of almond butter in this recipe, and it has a rich, creamy texture. I wanted to make a really creamy delicious ice cream […]

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Guilt-Free Super Bowl Party Food

A few people have asked me to share some Super Bowl party food, so I thought I’d do a roundup of some of my most popular recipes that are easy, quick and sure to please your guests! What’s even better, these won’t leave you feeling sick and ridden with guilt, yet they are delicious! First […]

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