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 […]

Chocolate Dipped Cherries

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Got Valentine’s Day candy? I have something better! Valentine’s Day is coming up and people are on the lookout for great Valentine’s Day treats to make their special day sweeter. Try stepping away from that sugary processed stuff and make your own treats this year! Sugar is my kryptonite…especially Valentine’s conversation hearts. In fact, the […]

Healthy Gluten Free Maple Apple Crisp

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Think you can’t find allergy-friendly comfort foods that are easy to make and healthy? Think again! If you are looking for a sweet apple recipe for fall, than look no further: this Gluten-Free Maple Apple Crisp is simple, delicious, gluten-free, and has no cane sugar and no flour. Awesome! A week or so ago I […]

Homemade Concord Grape Juice

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It’s that time of year when we harvest our gardens and enjoy the fruits (and veggies) of the spring and summer labor. Unfortunately, I am not much of a gardener (my gardens have never survived my…*ahem*…neglect…), but my Mom has a great garden and she shares garden goodies with us every year. In my Mom’s  […]

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 […]

Grain-Free Mini Chip Cookies – 2 Ways

Soft Grain-Free Mini Chip Cookies

  Oh yummy…don’t these look so good? These grain-free gems are adapted from a recipe by Chef Katelyn. I had to make some substitutions, but they turned out beautifully! Unlike my other recipe for grain-free chocolate chip cookies, these are not as crispy for those who love soft cookies (like me!). The best thing about […]

Almond Butter Protein Cookies

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  Any Pinterest fans reading this? Duh…of course! Pinterest can be an amazing source for recipes, but sometimes I get discouraged when I see all of the recipes I miss out on because of food allergies. But, I decided that I am not going to feel sorry for myself! I am convinced that just about […]

Chocolate Truffles with Strawberry Cream

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  I am guest posting over at Paleo Parents today with a Paleo dessert that involves chocolate and strawberries – perfect for Valentine’s Day!  By the way, Valentine’s Day is only 1 week away (big hint to any guys reading this!). So instead of gifting a sugar-hangover and stomach ache for Valentine’s Day, share some […]

Caramel Apple Galette

Caramel Apple Galette

This recipe is sponsored by Silk and FitFluential Looking to save a few calories but still enjoy a little gooey sweetness now and then? Apple pie is a great dessert because it largely fruit-based, making it a sensible choice for people watching their calories – if you choose the right slice! You really have to […]