healthy dessert

Pistachio and Cranberry Chocolate Bark

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Just about every woman has a love for chocolate. Mine may be a little bit too much, so I have to make sure to watch my intake of sweets. To keep myself in a good range of moderation, I wanted to create a way to portion out my chocolate, but still be satisfied. Last night I whipped up a dark chocolate bark topped with pistachios and cranberries that turned out absolutely amazing.

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Stuffed Baked Apples with Vanilla Greek Yogurt

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Erin was featured on Daytime TV this morning, making a recipe for Baked Stuffed Apples! We highly recommend this recipe that Kevin aka Fit Men Cook, created for us. These apples are great to bring to a Thanksgiving gathering, or even for a warm dessert at home. Let’s see why Kevin decided to create this delicious dish: If you’re like me, cakes and pies over the holidays are your downfall. Just one bite of cake “unleashes the beast” that you rarely like to uncover, especially in front of guests. But, just because you will not indulge in cakes this year […]

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Gluten-Free Peach Cobbler

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Now that fall is upon us, I’m craving warm desserts at night. Apple crisp and peach cobbler are my two favorites, but eating these a few times a week can add extra calories, carbohydrates and (tons) sugar. What happens when you add all three into your regular diet? Extra weight. Packing on a few pounds can be hard enough to shed off, but it’s especially difficult during the holiday season. When making my own recipe creations, I use coconut oil as a substitute for butter or other oils. Liza Muravyeva, Registered Dietitian and Certified Personal Trainer, agrees this is a […]

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