Vanilla Coffee Creamer

coffee creamer

I am picky about my coffee, just like I’m picky about the pants I wear. If my husband was reading this right now he would roll his eyes and agree heartily (about the jeans). It takes me a while to find the right jeans. I’ll try on 20 pairs before I find the right one. […]

Cherry Vanilla Recovery Shake


  Spring is here and Summer isn’t far behind! If you’re into Spring and Summer sports then this is the time you increase your training intensity and duration. I know for me this is the time of year I add more into my workouts to get ready for road races and events depending on what […]

Blueberry Macaroons {Recipe Redux}

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  Hey friends, it’s Recipe Redux time again! That time of month when we are challenged to come up with healthy recipes that fit a theme. This month’s theme is Spring cleaning (which reminds me that I need to do that soon…). April 2015 Recipe Redux theme: Spring cleaning Go through your pantry, cupboards, freezer, […]

Grain Free Chocolate Mini Muffins

Mini muffins

Oooh yum! Grain free chocolate chocolate-chip mini muffins If you’ve been craving donuts but don’t have a donut pan, try making mini muffins instead and just call them donut holes. Gigi recently posted a recipe on her blog for donuts and I had to try them! but I needed come chocolate to mask the hemp […]

Chocolate Cherry Clusters and Cherry Chocolate Bites

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 Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and that means more chocolate candy! How about skipping the crowds at the store and making some of your own this year. Besides the Chocolate Dipped Cherries, I whipped up a couple more cherry/chocolate combo treats this past weekend. You can find the recipes for Chocolate Cherry Clusters and Cherry Chocolate […]

No-Bake Chocolate Almond Macaroons

No-Bake Chocolate Almond Macaroons - The Fit Cookie

Looking for a sweet treat for tomorrow’s holiday that doesn’t require n oven and is still healthy? Check out my recipe for No-Bake Chocolate Almond Macaroons!  I am guest posting today for Lee over at Fit Foodie Finds and sharing this quick and easy recipe. Get the complete recipe at Lee’s blog and let us […]

World’s Best Gluten-Free Granola Bars


    Sometimes a girl just needs the sweet, chewy, dense little treat that is the granola bar. Finding great granola bars that are good for you and fit into a special diet can be tough! I was hankering for some great granola bars so I adapted this recipe from one of the best granola […]

Almond Snow Ball Truffles

Almond Snow Ball Truffles

Hi everyone! I am guest posting a recipe for Almond Snow Ball Truffles for Amber over at ExSoyCise! This little treat only has 5 ingredients and is perfect for busy Christmas events or homemade gifts. Check out the recipe and check out Amber’s great fitness website!      

Chocolate-Dipped Protein Bars

Chocolate Drizzled Protein Bars

  Check out these yummy protein bars: don’t they look good? These taste good too and are really easy to make. I got this recipe for these protein bars from Real Fit Moms. These are already healthy, but I made mine gluten-free by using gluten-free oats, and I skipped the raisins because I didn’t feel […]

Chocolate Coconut Pancakes (aka Mounds Pancakes)

Mounds Pancakes

  What could be better than your favorite candy bar? Your favorite candy bar in healthy pancake form (gluten-free and vegan, too)! Whoa : ) Almond Joy candy bars are one of my favorite treats, but my kids can’t have the almonds, so we made some Mounds Pancakes instead so everyone could eat them. Feel […]