Healthy Chocolate Peppermint Donuts

What just screams the winter season? Well, first off: snow. Lots and lots of snow. Last year, my hometown got almost 2 feet of snow. However, I now go to school in DC (since coming to college), which is two hours north of my hometown and gets about 6 inches to a foot more snow…

Soft Oreo Cookies (Vegan!)

You know those super cute Oreo commercials where the kid and their mom or dad are sitting at the kitchen table, and the kid says some adorable joke about an Oreo and then the two laugh and take a bite of their cookies? Or, better yet, dunk their cookies in a huge glass of milk…

Pumpkin Spice Cake

Are you good at carving pumpkins? I have the most vivid memories of my dad helping my sisters and me carve pumpkins when we were younger. We would have a chance to think up designs, then we may attempt to cut out the stem-part of the pumpkin before our dad took over with his giant…

Vegan Cereal Bars

My sister has recently decided to go vegan. Which has meant that while I already have a bunch of vegan recipes on SST, I’ve had to create a few more savory recipes for her to enjoy with the family. (Because no matter how great it seems to me, she doesn’t just want to eat dessert…

Tropical Strawberry Layered Smoothie

Layered smoothies are a great way to impress your Instagram followers with a stunning photo and a healthy way to treat your body following a hard workout. They’re basically the perfect two-for-one deal. Plus, they’re two layers so that totally fits! I absolutely adore this smoothie because it combines the tropical flavors of pineapple, mango,…

Vanilla Protein French Toast

Today I faced the biggest dilemma of my life: should I get blueberry pancakes or French toast for brunch? On one hand, French toast is fluffy, thick, and stuffed with decadent cinnamon-vanilla flavor. Yet, blueberry pancakes combine savory and sweet perfectly in one hearty dish that will leave you feeling satisfied for hours. Decisions, decisions.…

Carrot Cake Truffles

Why are delicious things so high in calories? Seriously, you would think that with crazy technological advances such as lightning-fast DNA sequencing and cars that can park themselves common today, someone would have taken the time to come up with a carrot cake that’s zero calories or Ben & Jerry’s pint that contains less than…