Confetti Cookies

These cookies are a party in your mouth!! I love making birthday presents. Not just buying a few items from Target and putting together a Pinterest-worthy gift basket, but physically making the present. I feel like there’s really no downside to a homemade birthday present! After all, you have fun creating it, you save money,…

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…

Chocolate Lava Cookies

Are you a fan of surprises? I most definitely am. Well, as long as they’re good surprises. And especially if they’re surprises involving food! This recipe holds the best surprise of them all: melted chocolate on the inside. You pick up the dark chocolate cookie and think: “Hm, this looks like it could be yummy.”…

No Bake Brownie Bites

Getting back on the healthy train after having fallen off is by far one of the hardest things you’ll ever have to do. I know this first hand. Over the past few weeks, I’ve done nothing but study for exams, procrastinate, stress-bake, and… avoid exercising. I’ve also found excuses to “reward myself” with food (mainly…

Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

These cookies practically melt in your mouth. If you’ve ever had my recipe for Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies, the texture is very similar: surprisingly rich and decadent, yet not so much that you feel guilty after just one bite. Also, why would you feel guilty if the cookie you’re enjoying doesn’t contain any butter, sugar,…

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 Spice Cookies

Why is Starbucks so expensive? Seriously, the other day I dropped by to buy myself a nice Pumpkin Spice Latte as a treat… and left five minutes later six dollars poorer. And only a small (aka “tall”) coffee to show for it! If you’re like me, and not willing to spend a fortune on coffee…