Healthier Chocolate Pecan Pie

Chocolate Pecan Pie
When we visit my family in Pennsylvania, sometimes we stop by the Amish store to pick up a few of their baked goods. One time we got a freshly baked pecan pie and wow, it was AMAZING. We finished it that night and it instantly became my husband’s favorite pie. I searched for recipes but realized most pecan pies are made with a TON of sugar. My recipe is definitely on the healthier side, however, I still used more sugar than I typically do. But I mean c’mon, we can indulge a little once in a while right?? 😉
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Healthy Yogurt Fudge Pops

Summer is here…..I thought it would never come! In my previous post I mentioned that we moved into a new apartment. We love it and there’s so much more space. Plus it came with a HUGE private garden and we’ve been eating out there almost every night. Since it’s finally warm outside, I wanted to try to make an easy recipe for fudge popsicles, because who doesn’t love to eat them during summer, right? Here is my healthy version made with Greek yogurt which makes them so deliciously creamy. Enjoy!
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Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie
Who’s got a craving for something sweet?? This giant chocolate chip cookie is baked in one of my favorite kitchen tools, my cast iron skillet! It’s so versatile, you can cook pretty much anything in it, like German spaetzle or homemade pizza. I love this method because the cast iron helps create a nice outer crust and keeps the inside moist…so DELICIOUS. Dig in!
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Chewy & Sweet Brown Rice Treats

Brown Rice Bars
I have a weakness for Rice Krispies treats. They are the perfect sweet snack and I can’t just eat one bar…I simply can’t! But this recipe here is definitely not the marshmallowy sweet rice bars I grew up with. Instead, I made them with a peanut butter base and use brown rice cereal. They’re so good, I still could NOT eat just one!
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Easy 4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

PB Chocolate Cookies
So I’ve been on a little peanut butter binge lately. Check out these recent desserts here and here. My latest creation is super easy, involves no flour and only four ingredients are needed. I love using peanut butter in my recipes because it’s such a great binding agent for any dessert, the perfect ingredient shortcut!
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Baked Banana and Chocolate Wontons

Banana Chocolate Wontons
If you need another reminder that Valentine’s Day is coming up, here it is. You only have a few more days and I bet you haven’t thought about what to cook for your honey? It’s ok, I’m usually late with these kinds of things, too 🙂 . In any case, my banana wontons are your perfect last minute solution: Healthy (no deep frying here), crispy and super quick to prepare with only 3 ingredients.
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Gluten Free Chocolate Ganache Pie with Almond Crust

Chocolate Ganache Pie
Valentine’s Day is only a week away and if you want to prepare a real treat for your loved one, look no further. Nothing says “I love you” better than chocolate, rich and dark chocolate! This is my first chocolate ganache pie and it is fantastic. And the ingredients are wonderful: grain free almond meal (I used Bob’s Red Mill), dark chocolate, coconut oil and almond milk.
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