Archive - Sweets

Simple Overnight Pumpkin Pie Spice Granola with Maple Syrup and Coconut Oil

Simple Overnight Pumpkin Pie Spice Granola with Maple Syrup and Coconut OilDo you see that delicious bowl full of granola up there? Well it’s almost gone! I’ve been snacking on it ever since I took it out of the oven. It’s so easy to make and the trick is to leave it overnight so you can have a delicious breakfast waiting for you when you get up. This healthy granola will make you feel like you’ve been baking pies all day from the warm lingering smell from the kitchen. The aromatic pumpkin pie spice will keep your family coming back for more!
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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Banana Muffins with Whole Wheat Flour

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Banana MuffinsSo this week I decided to get into the fall spirit and bake with pumpkin puree, which I have never done before. I wasn’t really a fan of pumpkin desserts because whatever I tried was way too sweet for my taste. This muffin recipe is healthier using whole wheat flour and less sugar by adding ripe bananas and dates for a natural sweetness. Check out my popular banana bread for a similar recipe.
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Whole Wheat Macadamia Nut and Cranberry Cookies

Macadamia Cranberry Cookies 3It’s fall! And for me that means it’s time to start baking! My first cookie recipe of the season blends delicious macadamia nuts with tart cranberries resulting in a perfect chewy-on-the-inside-crispy-on-the-outside cookie.
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GrubKit Launch! Everyday Maven Healthy Dessert Sampler

Everyday Maven recipe cardIf you follow this blog, you have heard me talk about my food business GrubKit. We deliver recipe kits that come with pre-measured, non-perishable ingredients accompanied by easy-to-follow cooking instructions. I have featured my own recipes like Jamaican Jerk Chicken and Pad Thai. We also carry General Tso’s and Kung Pao Chicken kits from popular food blogger Diana Kuan from AppetiteForChina.com. You can find those kits and more here. For our latest recipe kit we teamed up with Alyssa Brantley of EverydayMaven.com. Click to read and check out more photos!
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Green Smoothie Popsicles with Fresh Parsley and Berries

Green Smoothie Pops Parsley BerriesFresh parsley is one of my favorite ingredients in green smoothies but will it work in popsicles? Of course! We just came off a big heat wave here in New York City so what’s more fitting than a healthy treat that keeps you cool. And best of all, everything is sweetened with all-natural ingredients like fresh berries and ripe bananas.
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Strawberry Shortcake with Ladyfingers and Mascarpone for Mother’s Day

Strawberry ShortcakeMother’s Day is coming up and if you’re still trying to figure out what to get your mom, there’s nothing better than a gift you can make with your own hands. This super easy no-bake dessert is a cross between a typical strawberry shortcake and tiramisu because of the addition of ladyfingers and mascarpone cheese. And speaking of tiramisu, you can find an amazing, classic recipe right here on my site 🙂
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Lengua de Gato – Filipino Butter Cookies made with Whole Wheat Flour

Lengua De Gato finishedIt’s been a few weeks since we came back from our trip to the Philippines. One question people have been asking is “What do you miss?” and the two things I tell them is my family and well, the food! Especially the delicious Filipino desserts. Many Filipino sweets have Asian or Spanish influences. The Spanish-inspired Lengua de Gato, thin butter cookies, are perfect for pairing with coffee, tea or ice cream and are typically eaten during ‘merienda’ (an afternoon snack). My version is a bit healthier than the traditional recipe since I use whole wheat flour.
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