Month: December 2016

Healthy Chocolate Chip Oat Scones

Healthy Chocolate Chip Oat Scones

  Chocolate for breakfast?  Yes, please!               Print Healthy Chocolate Chip Oat Scones Yield: 8 scones Serving Size: 1 scone Calories per serving: 158 Fat per serving: 11g Carbs per serving: 5g Protein per serving: 7g Healthy scones made […]

Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Guess who’s nephew asked her to make Santa some healthy cookies this year? That’s right, my adorable nephew told me that he wants to leave Santa some of my special peanut butter and chocolate cookies! My heart melted into a million pieces and of course […]

Healthy Chocolate Pomegranate Cups

Healthy Chocolate Pomegranate Cups

 

For the simplest and probably the most healthy Christmas candy, make these sugar-free, 3-ingredient pomegranate cups.


 

 

 

Merry Christmas Week, everyone!!!

 

Healthy Chocolate Pomegranate Cups

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Healthy Chocolate Pomegranate Cups

Healthy, sugar-free chocolate pomegranate cups!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 c sugar-free chocolate chips (I used Lily's) or Enjoy Life for Vegan
  • 2 tsp. coconut oil

Instructions

  1. Use a paper towel to dry pomegranate seeds.
  2. Distribute pomegranate seeds between 4 silicone cupcake molds or 4 paper cupcake cake liners.
  3. Melt chocolate and coconut oil together using a double boiler or in a microwave safe bowl in 10 second intervals, stirring between each one until chocolate is melted.
  4. Distribute melted chocolate over each pomegranate cup.
  5. Place in the freezer for 1-2 hours before serving.
  6. Store in freezer.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-chocolate-pomegranate-cups/

The ULTIMATE Healthy Protein Pancake Recipe

The ULTIMATE Healthy Protein Pancake Recipe

Your search for a “healthy” pancake recipe is over!     This ULTIMATE paleo pancake recipe creates the fluffiest protein stack that you will want to make every single morning.     This entire stack is only 368 calories, 12g fat, 31g carbs and 49g […]

Healthy Dark Chocolate Brownies {no added sugar + high protein}

Healthy Dark Chocolate Brownies {no added sugar + high protein}

I have about a hundred different brownie recipes up my sleeve and most of them consist of some secret ingredient like beans or a banana  (which I’m not hating on because I do love a good black bean brownie) but it is nice to have […]

Healthy White Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Cranberries

Healthy White Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Cranberries

Just a week a half until Christmas! Where has the time gone? Well I can tell you where my time went…

 

It went to creating as many healthy versions of Christmas cookies as humanly possible before I leave to visit family for the holidays. It’s going quite well so far.


 

Today I made Healthy White Chocolate Cranberry Shortbread Cookies that literally melt in your mouth.

 

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Healthy White Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Cranberries

Yield: 11 cookies

Serving Size: 1 cookie

Calories per serving: 89

Fat per serving: 6g

Carbs per serving: 6g

Protein per serving: 4g

Healthy White Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Cranberries

Melt in your white chocolate cranberry shortbread cookies made healthy!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c almond flour
  • 3 tbsp. oat flour
  • 1 tbsp. tapioca flour
  • 32g vanilla protein powder (I used PEScience Gourmet Vanilla 30% off code PBCHOCO)
  • 2 tbsp. avocado oil or coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp. sticky syrup (maple, agave, or honey)
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tbsp. white chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp. dried cranberries

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, sift all dry ingredients together (almond flour, oat flour, tapioca flour, protein and baking powder).
  2. Stir in oil, water, vanilla and syrup.
  3. Mix until a dough forms.
  4. Fold in white chocolate chips and cranberries.
  5. Roll dough into a cylinder shape and wrap with plastic and place in the freezer for 20 minutes.
  6. While dough is firming up, pre-heat oven to 350F and prepare a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  7. Remove cookie dough from the oven and slice it into 11 evenly sized pieces.
  8. Bake cookies for 6-7 minutes.
  9. Let cool completely before serving.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-white-chocolate-shortbread-cookies-with-cranberries/

Healthy Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Healthy Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Move over Girl Scout’s Thin Mints! There’s a healthier and more delicious cookie in town and it’s vegan, gluten-free with no sugar added!                                    Print Healthy Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies Yield: 22 cookies Serving Size: 1 […]

Healthy Chocolate Dipped Almond Shortbread Cookie Dunkers

Healthy Chocolate Dipped Almond Shortbread Cookie Dunkers

Today is one of my favorite days of the year – National Cookie Day!     Who says cookies have to be round? I prefer them in rectangles that are perfect for dipping!     These chocolate dipped shortbread cookies are healthy, gluten-free, paleo and […]

Healthy White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Healthy White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Tis the season for WHITE CHOCOLATE!

 

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Bring. It. On.

 

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White chocolate covered everything!

 

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Healthy White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Healthy White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c white chocolate chips
  • 5 tbsp. natural peanut butter (I used Nuts 'N More)

Instructions

  1. Prepare a muffin tin with 5 cupcake liners and set aside.
  2. Gently melt white chocolate using a double boiler or in the microwave stopping every ten seconds to stir.
  3. Place a small spoonful of white chocolate in the center of each liner - just so it covers the bottom.
  4. Place it in the freezer for 5 minutes or until chocolate is solid.
  5. Place 1 tablespoon of peanut butter in the center of each white chocolate bottom.
  6. Cover peanut butter with remaining white chocolate.
  7. Return to the freezer for 5 minutes or until chocolate is solid before serving.
  8. Store in a cool place.
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/healthy-white-chocolate-peanut-butter-cups/

 

 

Healthy Gingerbread Men {Vegan & Gluten-Free}

Healthy Gingerbread Men {Vegan & Gluten-Free}

WARNING: The following Gingerbread Men Cookie Recipe is highly addictive. I’m not going to lie; I’ve had a few of these cookies today and I just can’t seem to stop. HELP ME!     If your self control is better than mine and you are […]


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