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No Bake Breakfast Apple Crisp | Microwave Breakfast Bowl Recipe

EASY Microwave Breakfast Apple Crisp with Cranberries, Granola & Yogurt

Dutch Oven Pot Roast with Potatoes and Carrots

How to Cook a Pot Roast in the Oven OR Slow Cooker – Dutch Oven Pot Roast Recipe + Crock Pot Roast Instructions!

Healthy Potato Salad Recipe with Homemade Avocado Oil Mayo

Ditch the Ultra-Processed Store-Bought Mayo – How to Make Healthy Potato Salad with CLEAN Homemade Mayonnaise!

Low Carb Chocolate Peppermint Shortbread Bars

Gluten Free Almond Flour Shortbread Bars with Chocolate Topping & Peppermint! When rich, buttery shortbread meets indulgent chocolate and peppermint, it’s a match made in heaven. These chocolate peppermint shortbread bars are a true Christmas treat, oozing with festive flavor—and surprisingly low in sugar! Honestly, the almond flour shortbread is so comfortingly crumbly and scrumptious […]

Healthy-ish Puppy Chow Recipe a.k.a. Muddy Buddies

How to Make Puppy Chow / Muddy Buddies with Chex + Clean Ingredients! Puppy chow, muddy buddies, monkey munch, reindeer chow, WHATEVER you like to call it—this crunchy-salty-sweet holiday treat is hard to beat! And, with just a few simple swaps, you can make the traditional puppy chow recipe SO much cleaner. The standard muddy buddies […]

Sweet Cinnamon Glazed Pecans Recipe

Cinnamon Sugar “Churro” Glazed Pecans – Easy Stovetop Candied Pecans! Candied pecans are a classic holiday treat, but they’re rarely vegan-friendly and need almost an hour or more in the oven. Luckily, this lightened-up cinnamon glazed pecans recipe requires no oil, no egg whites, and NO oven—just the stovetop! Traditionally, candied pecans need egg whites […]

Sweet Apple Pie Dip with Cinnamon Chips

Easy Holiday Party Appetizer: Apple Pie Dip & Cinnamon Sugar Tortilla Chips! Nothing beats chips and dip when you’re feeling snack-y. For the holidays, try a sweeter twist on the classic duo: apple pie dip with cinnamon sugar tortilla chips! A lighter, healthier treat to serve as a holiday party appetizer, or a fun after-school […]

Pumpkin Pie Wontons with Cream Cheese Filling

Baked Pumpkin Pie Wontons – Healthy Holiday Appetizer for a Crowd! These adorable baked pumpkin pie wontons taste like crispy, bite-sized pie pockets! Sweet pumpkin and salty cream cheese make for a festive, heavenly filling, all wrapped up in a savory wonton wrapper. A lighter Christmas dessert that’s low in sugar, rich in flavor, and […]

2-Ingredient No Pectin Plum Jam

Easiest Sugar Plum Jam Recipe – No Pectin, Just Sugar & Plums! I’ve never tried sugar plum candies, but this festive sugar plum jam sure tastes sweet as candy—in spreadable form! Plums are in season in fall, making for naturally-sweeter, extra delicious plum jam. I love the hint of tang, vibrant color, and that I only […]

2-Ingredient Easy Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Easy Chocolate Truffles Recipe with Coconut Milk – Vegan, Paleo & Low Carb Friendly! Elegant, indulgent, and unbelievably simple—you only need TWO ingredients to make this easy chocolate truffles recipe! Creamy, fat-rich coconut milk makes each bite lusciously smooth and satisfying. And, you can use any chocolate you like, whether it’s milk, dark, or white! Personally, […]

Homemade Lemon Drop Candy Recipe

Easy Lemon Drop Candy Recipe – Homemade Sour Hard Candy If you’re a fan of sour hard candies like Warheads, you’ve gotta try this festive lemon drop candy recipe! These goodies are bursting with intense, lemony flavor that’s so-sour-but-so-good—it’ll make your face pucker with joy. Seriously, don’t be fooled by the cute heart shapes… Made […]

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Recipe

2-Ingredient Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter | Easy Homemade Christmas Gift! Salty, creamy, and with a pinch of holiday spice—this pumpkin spice peanut butter recipe is deliciously irresistible! All of peanut butter’s savory, nutty goodness, infused with comforting, fall-time flavor. Personally, I love pumpkin everything all year-round, so this pumpkin spice peanut butter is a timeless […]

Dark Chocolate Quinoa Bark

2 Ingredient Dark Chocolate Quinoa Bark Recipe – Easy Christmas Chocolate Bark With just 2 ingredients and minimal prep, you can make this sweet-and-crispy dark chocolate quinoa bark, featuring puffed quinoa instead of puffed rice! A deliciously simple and more fuel-filled Christmas chocolate bark option. Or, a tasty homemade Christmas gift that’s sure to please! […]

Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole with Oatmeal Topping

Instead of Marshmallows, Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecans & Oatmeal Topping! For this healthy sweet potato casserole, I’ve lightened up the traditional recipe by using mashed bananas for natural sweetness! I love the fruity flavor they bring to this fluffy mash and the nutty, crunchy topping. Plus, I don’t have to add ANY sugar […]

Marbled Root Vegetable Mash Recipe

Root Vegetable Mash: Parsnip Turnip Potato Mash, Swirled with Carrot & Sweet Potato Mash! Upgrade your old-school mashed potatoes and try this wholesome root vegetable mash at Thanksgiving! Adding root vegetables like parsnips, rutabaga, and carrots to the mix makes this mash extra nutritious AND colorful. Plus, this marbled mash pairs sweeter AND savory varieties […]

Bacon & Sweet Potato Baked Hush Puppies

Healthy Baked Hush Puppies – Thanksgiving Appetizer Ideas! Bring some bite-sized comfort to Thanksgiving with these scrumptious bacon and sweet potato BAKED hush puppies! No deep fryer needed—but they’re still filled with the nostalgic homestyle flavor and mouthfeel that I love. Buttery yet light, ultra-savory, and with just enough natural sweetness! For the base of […]

Parmesan Russet & Sweet Potato Stacks

Russet & Sweet Potato Stacks – Easy & Healthy Thanksgiving Appetizers! These gorgeous Parmesan russet and sweet potato stacks are like fun-sized, health-ified potato gratin—on a stick! Using russet potatoes AND sweet potatoes adds more fun color and wholesome nutrients. Plus, it’s an irresistible savory-sweet flavor combination! If you’re looking for Thanksgiving appetizer ideas, these […]

Vegetable Witch Fingers Halloween Treats

Almond Stuffed Celery Sticks – Spooky Witch Fingers Halloween Treats! Try this crunchier, creepier version of ants-on-a-log for Halloween: spooky witch fingers! A.k.a. almond stuffed celery sticks—an awesome option for healthy Halloween snacks for kids. Simply fill celery ‘fingers’ with the nut or seed butter of your choice, and use whole almonds as ‘fingernails.’ You […]

Goblin Guacamole Halloween Eyeballs Snacks

Tomato, Olive & Guacamole Halloween Eyeballs – Healthy Halloween Party Snacks! Balance out the candy craze with healthy Halloween treats that are fun and festive instead of sugary and sweet! These goblin guacamole Halloween eyeballs snacks are healthy enough to eat ANY day of the year. Colorful, slightly creepy, and so easy to make! They’re […]

Witches’ Brew Activated Charcoal Lemonade Recipe

Black Lemonade / Charcoal Lemonade – Non Alcoholic Halloween Drinks for Kids (or Adults)! This spooky black lemonade has a secret superfood ingredient: activated charcoal! But, if charcoal lemonade (or ‘charcoal’ flavored anything) doesn’t sound super appealing to you…don’t worry. It only makes this regular ol’ lemonade LOOK like a creepy witches’ brew. But, you […]

Radioactive Orange Halloween Punch

Non Alcoholic Orange Halloween Punch for Kids (or Adults)! Get in the spooky spirit with this RADIOACTIVE orange Halloween punch! Okay, so it probably goes without saying that this fruit punch isn’t actually radioactive… But, the vibrant orange color makes it the perfect Halloween themed drink to serve at a party or gathering! And, made […]