Very Berry Smoothie

My favorite place in the world when I was a kid was Costco.  To my sisters and it, it was basically the best store ever: there were free samples waiting on every aisle, you could buy a bag of pretzels practically taller than you were, and their food was phenomenal. After dragging our mom around…

Skinny Gingerbread Latte

The best part of waking up is no longer Folgers in my cup. (See what I did there? ;)) Actually, I don’t drink Folgers brand coffee. However, recently, I’ve been finding my normal morning coffee definitely unsatisfying. The french vanilla creamer just doesn’t do it for me, I’ve gotta say. Unfortunately, I don’t have the…

Fluffy Peanut Butter Frosting

Imagine eating a cloud. I can tell you for sure, it would taste exactly like eating this icing. Now let me tell you a few secrets: There’s no powdered sugar in this icing There’s no butter in this icing This recipe only requires 4 simple, healthy ingredients Oh, and the best secret of all time:…

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Heard of liquid gold? Well, this smoothie is liquid Pumpkin Pie. This autumn, I’ve most definitely been obsessed with pumpkin. And with Thanksgiving coming up this month, I figured it was about time for me to sit down and create a recipe for a pumpkin pie smoothie. With all the flavor, but none of the…

Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Almond Clusters

These dark chocolate-coated almond clusters are actually heaven. Not only is each handful of almonds draped with rich chocolate and coconut oil, but it’s then sprinkled with sea salt to balance out the sweetness. The result? Like I said: heaven. Now, I know what you’re thinking: chocolate covered almond clusters can hardly be healthy. I…

Pumpkin Oat Cereal

Tonight, my dad and I were discussing fall flavors over dinner (because what else would I be discussing? ;)) and he observed that around this time of year, every restaurant goes into “pumpkin overkill”. First, there are the foods that typically include pumpkin, such as pies, lattes, and muffins. Then, you’ve got the foods that…