Category: Sweets

Almond Butter Granola Bars

Almond Butter Granola Bars

[ 7 ] January 6, 2014 |

This year, banish the boring or unhealthy snack. These almond butter granola bars are packed with natural ingredients. They will satisfy your craving for a good snack without blowing your calorie budget. I love making homemade granola bars. They are easy to make and they don’t require too many steps. What’s your favorite granola bars […]

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Gingerbread Loaf with Lemon Glaze

Gingerbread Loaf with Lemon Glaze

[ 11 ] December 23, 2013 |

When it comes to baking, the Holiday season is my favorite time of the year. I am craving for the spicy and sweet  flavor of ginger, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. This gingerbread loaf has all my favorite flavors. This aromatic, spice-filled gingerbread loaf  is even better  the next day.   Make this easy and delicious low […]

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Lemon-Glazed Eggnog Loaf

Lemon-Glazed Eggnog Loaf

[ 6 ] December 21, 2013 |

Few days ago, I made some Eggnog Cookies and they were delightful. I got carried away when grocery shopping  and I bought too much Eggnog! But, no problem, this week, I am baking and guess What ? I just made a lemon-glazed eggnog loaf. A fragrant, festive touch to any Holiday celebration, this amazing  eggnog bread […]

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White Chip Snickerdoodle Cookies

White Chip Snickerdoodle Cookies

[ 9 ] December 18, 2013 |

Craving for some delicious sweet cookies, then try  these white chip snickerdoodle cookies. I love the addition of the cinnamon chips, and  the white chocolate chips to this recipe. When I am craving for a treat, cookies are on my list. If you are looking for a new recipe to try during the holidays, these […]

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Naturally Good Fruitcake Muffins

Naturally Good Fruitcake Muffins

[ 3 ] December 17, 2013 |

When you hear the word “fruitcake” you think about Christmas, don’t you? I am personally not fond of fruitcake—it’s one of those love-it-or-hate-it things—but fruitcake muffins are another story. I love these!   These adorable muffins taste like holidays. With their natural ingredients, they are a much healthier alternative to a typical fruitcake loaded with […]

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Eggnog Cranberry Muffins

Eggnog Cranberry Muffins

[ 3 ] December 8, 2013 |

These Holiday muffins are flavored  with eggnog and cranberries. They are festive and a great addition to your holiday brunch. The tart cranberries combined with the sweet streusel topping make these muffins so delicious. Eggnog flavor helps give these streusel-topped muffins their delightful taste. Eggnog is a must have during the Holiday Season ! Eggnog is […]

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Fresh Cranberry Oatmeal Bars

Fresh Cranberry Oatmeal Bars

[ 15 ] December 4, 2013 |

We all have our weakness, don’t we? Confession time: my weaknesses are bars and cookies. And when it comes to this particular weakness, what’s better than homemade? These fresh cranberries oatmeal bars are divine. Seriously. And not only that, they have all the wholesome ingredients that I love. This time of the year, the grocery […]

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Healthy Zucchini Bread

Healthy Zucchini Bread

[ 4 ] November 28, 2013 |

This recipe for zucchini bread is a wonderful example of how some quick breads can be healthy if you use wholesome ingredients. One cup of zucchini has 36 calories and 10% of the RDA of dietary fiber. It’s also high in vitamins A and C, potassium, and folate—which our bodies need—which makes zucchini a perfect […]

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Apple Baklava (gluten-free)

Apple Baklava (gluten-free)

[ 3 ] November 6, 2013 |

Baklava is a traditional Greek dessert prepared with many layers of  phyllo dough, separated with melted butter, chopped  nuts (traditionally, walnuts and pistachios), honey, and cinnamon. It’s rich and sweet, but it’s amazingly delicious. Apples are everywhere at the moment. I love this time of the year as there are so many to choose from! […]

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Very Berry Almond Quinoa Crisp

Very Berry Almond Quinoa Crisp

[ 8 ] November 5, 2013 |

It’s hard to resist to a good fruit crisp, and now you can make it healthier and gluten free with our star ingredient—quinoa. Right out of the oven my Very Berry Almond Quinoa Crisp was just what I hoped for…juicy, sweet, and crunchy. Fruit crisps are sometimes called a “crumble” and similar to a “buckler” […]

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Applesauce Muffins #MuffinMonday

Applesauce Muffins #MuffinMonday

[ 8 ] November 4, 2013 |

These healthy apple sauce muffins are amazing. The applesauce makes them moist and delicious, infusing a tiny bit of sweetness without a bunch of added sugar. I absolutely love the texture of these! This is my first time to participate in #MuffinMonday, and I’m excited to be part of this baking group. This week’s Muffin […]

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Baked Mini Pumpkin Donuts

Baked Mini Pumpkin Donuts

[ 4 ] November 1, 2013 |

It’s fall, the pumpkin patches are full, and these tiny baby Baked Mini Pumpkin Donuts are the perfect on-the-go breakfast for a crisp, autumn day. Even if you live in Florida and crisp days are just a memory, these donuts are the best. But I remember the fall in Quebec, and nothing complements a chill […]

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No-Bake Protein Goji Berry Granola Bars

No-Bake Protein Goji Berry Granola Bars

[ 3 ] October 28, 2013 |

I almost feel like I’m sharing a big revelation when I tell you about this no-bake recipe for protein goji berry granola bars. These bars only take a few minutes to make, and they’re far, far healthier than store-bought protein bars. Have you ever read the ingredients on a packaged protein bar? Most of them […]

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Coconut Black Bean Brownies (gluten free)

Coconut Black Bean Brownies (gluten free)

[ 24 ] October 24, 2013 |

These coconut black bean brownies are moist and delicious. Flourless, they are gluten free. Surprise your family with these easy to make gluten free brownies. Black beans have 24% of your daily value of fiber in 1/2 cup. These Brownies are packed with delicious ingredients.  This recipe delivers deliciously dense, bite-sized squares of melt-in-your-mouth fudge-textured […]

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Slow Cooker Applesauce #SundaySupper

Slow Cooker Applesauce #SundaySupper

[ 45 ] October 20, 2013 |

It’s the time of the year when apples taste so good, and the variety and crisp texture are spectacular. When I found out about this week’s Sunday Supper  theme “Sauce it up,” I knew exactly which recipe to choose. Nothing beats homemade apple sauce. If you’ve never tried it, it’s seriously time because this is […]

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Pumpkin and Berry Muffins

Pumpkin and Berry Muffins

[ 0 ] October 19, 2013 |

  These  pumpkin and berry muffins are  pleasantly spiced. Although there are no eggs or  butter  the muffins are fluffy and have the right amount of lightness. Fall is here. I don’t bake much in the summer; it’s  too hot in Florida. But when comes October, the weather cools down a little bit and we can finally open the windows […]

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