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oatmeal cookies, healthy snack, healthy dessert

Semi-Sweet Eggless Oatmeal Cookies with Dark Choco

These easy to make semi-sweet and eggless oatmeal cookies are not only a nutritious snack but also a fun recipe to try with your kids in the kitchen.

Avocado ice cream, healthy dessert

Avocado Ice Cream with Chia Seeds

This easy homemade ice cream blends four delicious flavors rich in nutritional and health benefits.

Zemlovka-apple cinnamon bread pudding

Žemlovka: Baked Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Žemlovka may look hard to pronounce, but it’s easy to enjoy for anyone who fancies apple-cinnamon pies or bread pudding.

Healthy cookies

Anytime Oatmeal Cookies

These fresh-baked homemade healthy oatmeal cookies boast whole grain goodness, and they’re a great way to warm up the kitchen in cool autumn weather (they make a perfect lunchbox treat, too). They are also a great way to get kids to snack healthy.

Coconut macaroons, healthy dessert, coconut recipe

Fresh Coconut Macaroons with Chocolate

Making coconut macaroons from fresh coconut might take a while, but the result is worth it.

vanocka recipe

Vánočka: Sweet Holiday Egg Bread

Though the name means “Christmas bread” in Czech, this sweet and moist bread filled with dried fruit and nuts was my grandmother’s staple for any special occasion.

Healthy Homemade Chocolate Banana Pops

It’s hard to resist the great-together flavors of a frozen banana with a crisp dark chocolate shell.

pudding cheese cake, healthy dessert, kid-friendly

Pudding Cottage Cheesecake with Fresh Fruit

The recipe for this cottage cheese pudding cake came from a favorite childhood pudding snack. It can also be made with a gluten-free crust.

Black bean brownies, Black bean recipe, health benefits of Black bean

Chocolate Black Bean Brownies with Coconut Chunks

This surprise ingredient yields a rich and subtle–and nutritious–treat that will not disappoint any dessert connoisseur.

easy homemade muffins, muffin recipe

Quick and Easy Whole Wheat Muffins with Fresh Fruit

These eggless whole wheat muffins might be the easiest dessert you’ll ever bake!

cooking with kids, Banana oat muffins

Cooking with Kids: Sugarless Banana Bread Muffins

We’re making healthy sugarless banana bread muffins with two three-year old helpers, Luca and Egidio.

funny chocolate

Squeakers by the Dozen: Chocolate Mice!

Chocolate doesn’t have to be heart-shaped to be sweet: These merry mice make a great edible (and adorable) gift and are guaranteed to be the hit of any party.

Kids and smoothies

Frozen Fruit Smoothie and Sorbet

Refreshing, vitamin-packed frozen fruit smoothies and sorbets help cool off busy bodies on hot summer days.

Gluten free chocolate cake

Warm Flourless Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Cake

This dark chocolate cake will satisfy any chocolate craving; fresh fruit adds cool, tangy flavor.