Natural Strawberry Frosting (no dyes, artificial colors, or artificial flavor)

‘Tis the season for cookies, and – although I didn’t grow up making or eating them – iced/frosted sugar cookies are a popular choice; too bad most frostings are laden with sugar and artificial ingredients. Well, I have a healthier alternative for you, and it starts with freeze dried fruit! For this recipe, I used Crunchies freeze dried strawberries, but you could use any fruit variety that you like (and Crunchies has a ton!) ....more

Blender Eggnog Latte

Eggnog: love it or hate it? It seems people fall at either end of the spectrum when it comes to the rich, creamy, seasonal beverage. I love it, but only in small amounts a few times during the holiday season ....more

No-Bake Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough Snack Bites

Snickerdoodles weren’t a cookie that I grew up eating, but I loved cinnamon sugar toast as a kid. The same sweet, cinnamon coating is why people like snickerdoodles, right? Well, I took that...more

Chocolate Chip Banana Snack Cake with Peanut Butter Glaze

Snack cake. Those two words – individually – make me happy, but put them together and I’m downright blissful. Cake that you can justifiably get away with eating at any time of day? ...more

Apple Cinnamon Steel Cut Oatmeal in the Instant Pot {Vegan}

Let’s start off by discussing the Instant Pot in case you’re not familiar with it… it’s a programmable pressure cooker, slow cooker, saute pan, rice cooker, yogurt maker, (and even more!) all in one. Using the Instant Pot...more

Chai Pear Overnight Oats Parfait

I typically eat plain yogurt, but when I was offered the chance to try Noosa Bhakti Chai and Pumpkin Yoghurt, I accepted without hesitation… and I am so glad I did because this yogurt is fantastic! Thick, rich, and creamy plain yogurt is swirled with ribbons of sweetly spiced yogurt. It’s certainly dessert-worthy, but I made an overnight oats parfait with the Bhakti Chai Noosa, a ripe pear, and my Crunchy Chai Spice Granola Clusters, and it was the best breakfast I’ve had in quite a long time ....more

Crunchy Chai Spice Granola Clusters

Pumpkin spice...more

No-Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Snack Bites

At the risk of sounding like a complete and utter cliche…...more