dessert ideas

Caramel Apple Popcorn

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In celebration of fall, I decided to whip up a tasty treat this weekend – Caramel Apple Popcorn. Oh my, I can’t begin to tell you how good this was! I’m a big fan of anything caramel and I also absolutely love flavored popcorn. This is the type of snack that once you start; it’s so hard to stop. My main ingredient in this addicting treat was coconut oil. This was substituted in place of butter and definitely increases the flavor of the ingredients. I used coconut oil for the homemade caramel and also when making my apple chips. Now, […]

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Healthy Chocolate Truffles

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Let me tell you, when they say that chocolate is a girl’s best friend, I couldn’t agree more! I already have such a sweet tooth, chocolate being my one guilty pleasure – I could eat a bar of dark chocolate in one sitting like it was nothing.  All the sugars and calories do add up though, which made me realize that I had to severely cut back on this treat. So now from time to time, I look for recipes that can help my chocolate cravings, but not make me feel as bad. I turned to fitness expert Becky Fox […]

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White Chocolate Pumpkin Mousse

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It’s getting to that time of year again…pumpkin everything! I’m beyond excited because I’ve become absolutely obsessed with anything pumpkin related. To recreate one of my all-time favorite desserts, I decided to turn the traditional chocolate mousse into a white chocolate pumpkin mousse. I can’t even being to describe how incredibly good this turned out. Not to mention, I found the perfect way to melt white chocolate…with coconut oil. Incorporating coconut oil into the white chocolate in place of butter when melting gave me the smoothest consistency; no more clumps or burnt chocolate. Let’s take a look at what you’ll […]

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