Drink the Rainbow: Yellow Sunshine Smoothie

Drink the Rainbow Smoothie Series - TheFitCookie.com

It’s been a little while since my last recipe for my Drink the Rainbow series. If you missed it, the one before (and the first recipe in the series) was the Green Goodness Smoothie. As I have said before, I am SO not good about drinking smoothies or juicing – I prefer solid food. I […]

Chocolate Dipped Cherries

Chocolate Dipped Cherries - TheFitCookie.com

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 […]

Drink the Rainbow: Green Goodness Smoothie

Green Goodness Smoothie

I mentioned in a previous post that my Mom got me a NutriBullet mini blender for Christmas. Hence, my nutritional world has changed! Maybe not quite, but it is super handy and powerful. The NutriBullet has a 600 watt engine so it makes quick work of hard veggies like carrots. After I got my NutriBullet […]

Berry Healthy Smoothie Bowl {with Protein}

Berry Healthy Smoothie Bowl {with Protein} - TheFitCookie.com

  Need a little variety for breakfast (or any time of day)? As you know, I sometimes get in a food rut, especially in the mornings since I can’t have typical breakfast food (like eggs and yogurt) and I try to keep my baking and flour-based goodies to the weekends (pancakes, muffins, etc.). This keeps […]

Top 10 Allergy-Friendly Recipes of 2013

Top 10 Recipes of 2013 - TheFitCookie.com

With the holidays {almost} over and the New Year coming tomorrow, here’s a recipe round-up of the top 10 allergy-friendly favorites from The Fit Cookie in 2013. Start your New Year with some healthy recipes everyone can enjoy, and don’t forget to sign up for our e-newsletter so you don’t miss any new recipes in […]

Healthy Gluten Free Maple Apple Crisp

Healthy Gluten-Free Apple Crisp - TheFitCookie.com

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 […]

Maple Balsamic Turkey and Prosciutto with Asparagus

Maple Turkey (16) WM

  As you may have guessed, The Fit Cookie is chock full of dessert recipes (go figure…). I love dessert, but I like to throw out some simple main dish recipes on occasion to remind myself people that one cannot subsist on dessert. I do plenty of meal-time cooking outside of dessert making, but I […]

FitSocial Food (& Asian Style Quinoa Salad)

FitSocial Food! - TheFitCookie.com

Last week I spent some time in Boulder and Aurora, Colorado, at the FitSocial Conference fitness bloggers conference. Here are some highlights on the food and a recipe created by Chef Paolo Neville! I did take all of the photos with my iPhone, so they are rather small unfortunately. A quick plug for my FitSocial […]

Homemade Concord Grape Juice

How-To: Homemade Concord Grape Juice - TheFitCookie.com

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 […]