Healthy Homemade Pie Crust (vegan!)

Are you a flaky pie crust or a graham cracker pie crust kind of person? I’m most certainly a flaky pie crust kind of girl. Sure, a graham cracker crust goes well with Key Lime Pie. But otherwise, why would you ever substitute anything for the buttery, flaky crust that makes apple, pumpkin, and chocolate…

No Bake Chocolate Mousse Pie

For me, Thanksgiving has always been a time of no regrets. It’s been a time of focusing not on health or fitness, but on spending time with the people you love, and the people who love you. Whether that be with your family, your friends, or even your neighbors, maintaining these relationships is incredibly important.…

20 Thanksgiving Treats to Share (or not to share!)

Who here is a “make everything the morning of” person when it comes to Thanksgiving? I can tell you with 100% certainty that I am! You would think that someone with a healthy food blog, who has to budget her time accordingly in order to publish three new recipes a week, would have better planning…

Brown Sugar Pecan Quinoa

This summer I learned that Pecan Pie is referred to as a “Southern dessert” practically everywhere outside of the south in the US. I suppose the fact that Pecan Pie is predominately southern should’ve been fairly obvious- after all, it’s pronounced as “Pe-can” pie by half the people I know, and slathered in brown sugar…

Sweet Almond Apricot Tarts

I had my first apricot in Germany. No, not my first sausage, bratwurst, or even spatzle. In fact, I didn’t even try any of these foods while in Germany! How is this possible, you may be asking? Well… I had my first apricot in the Frankfurt Airport in Germany. And at the time, I had…

No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

Do you like chocolate? Peanut butter? Fudge?    Then let me tell you- you’ll love this pie. Love. This pie has three basic parts: The Crust, the Peanut Butter Swirl, and the Chocolate Swirl.    First, the Crust. This is the simplest crust you will ever make. And trust me when I tell you, after…

Decadent Chocolate Pie for One

Decadent Chocolate Pie for One

I love single serving recipes. Maybe it’s my affinity for anything mini, or the fact that I can’t be trusted with more than one serving, but recipes “for one” always catch my eye. The first time I think I heard of a true “single serving” dessert (not just a cupcake or cake pop, but something…