Archive for the ‘Desserts’ Category

Living in Southern California my entire life, I grew up going to Palm Springs every Easter with my family. Every trip to palm springs always included a quick stop by the date gardens in Indio to get a date shake. Since you guys know I love “healthifying” comfort foods, today is the day for a Lightened Up Date Shake. Traditional date shakes consist of full fat vanilla ice cream, whole   Read More ...

Congratulations to the winner of my #ChotallyAwesome Chobani Giveaway: Kaitlin! Don’t forget to check your email to claim your prize! xo Merry Christmas Eve Eve little bunnies! Is it just me or has this holiday season been crazy? I’ve been working on a lot of graphic design projects and I’ve barely had time to create new recipes, which makes me bummed. But today, that changed! It’s been a way-too-warm 70   Read More ...

I hope you guys had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I am so very thankful for all of my readers. You make me so happy and inspire me every single day. Thank you for allowing me to do what I love for a job. It’s incredibly rewarding and I love hearing your success stories! Thank you so much for being patient with me the past few weeks! A lot has been going   Read More ...

This past weekend I took to my Facebook page to ask what your favorite Halloween candy is. Not just because I couldn’t stop thinking about candy, but because I wanted to do a Healthy Halloween recipe for you guys! Winning by a landslide was your favorite chocolate pb treat, Reese’s! Today I have vegan-ified those little chocolate cups of heaven and traded in the peanut butter for nutritious MaraNatha Maple   Read More ...

I LOVE ice cream, frozen yogurt, but most of all, Dairy Queen’s Cookie Dough Blizzard. When it comes to fast-food soft serves, Dairy Queen’s Blizzard totally trumps their competition. If you aren’t familiar with DQ Blizzards, they’re ultra thick soft serve shakes with various toppings bended in. They’re so thick that when you flip the cup over, nothing comes out! Although they’re mouth watering good, I have to admit that I   Read More ...