Snickers Brownies (*vegan*)

Why is it that it’s only acceptable for kids to eat their weight in candy come Halloween? When I was younger, I used to have the perfect method to eating my Halloween Candy. The first step took place on Halloween night itself: I would visit the neighborhoods with the highest percentage of houses with bowls…

Coconut Almond Energy Balls

My favorite granola bars are Kind Almond Coconut Bars. Well, I suppose just “bars” would be more accurate, as these bars don’t actually contain any granola (or oats for that matter)! But seriously, these Kind bars are so decadent. In my opinion, they taste just like Girl Scouts Samoas (minus the chocolate, of course), with…

Carrot Nut Bread

If you’re trying to lose weight, do not make this bread. Sure, it’s whole wheat and doesn’t contain any butter, white sugar, or hydrogenated oils. And yes, it’s only 113 calories per serving. Which means it’s totally justifiable to enjoy with jam or grass-fed butter spread on top. And okay, okay, it is extremely easy…

Oatmeal Cookie Granola

Sure, milk and cereal is a classic. Especially Cheerios. There’s nothing more classic than a big ole bowl of original Cheerios with banana slices and a handful of blueberries. But sometimes, you just have to take a step out of your comfort zone and try something new. Get out there, be unique. Be creative. Be…

Cottage Cheese Pancakes

What’s filling, whole grain, and the perfect thing to wake up to on a Sunday morning? These fluffy cottage cheese pancakes! Now before you run away from the thought of including cottage cheese in a recipe for pancakes, hear me out! Cottage cheese is actually the perfect addition to any pancake recipe for three important reasons:…