Dark Chocolate Banana Brownies

Thanks to Pillsbury™ for sponsoring this delicious, lower calorie and fat Dark Chocolate Banana Brownies recipe. There really should be a song about brownies. These delicious chocolatey nibbles of pleasure deserve their own song. I like mine really moist, maybe even a tad under done.  Just … [Read more...]

Pineapple Upside Down Donuts with Strawberries

I created this recipe for Pineapple Upside Down Donuts with Strawberries as part of a sponsored series with Socialstars and SPLENDA® Brand; all opinions are my own. #SweetSwaps #SplendaSweeties Pin Pineapple Upside Down Donuts with Strawberries here. Happy Easter!  I'm celebrating today with … [Read more...]

Mini Pistachio Baklava Tarts (Healthy, Low Calorie)

Fill mini phyllo tart shells with the filling of a baklava, pistachios, dates, honey and flax, for a healthier and scrumptious dessert. Pin Mini Pistachio Baklava Tarts here.   I can probably count on one hand the times I have had great baklava.  Usually it is way too sticky, sweet for … [Read more...]

Whole Wheat Strawberry Lemon Bars

Just because you are vowing to eat healthfully, does not mean you cannot enjoy a little dessert now and then. Using better for you ingredients like whole wheat, fresh fruit and less sugar is what these Strawberry Lemon Bars are all about. Pin Whole Wheat Strawberry Lemon Bars here. Today is a … [Read more...]

Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies + Giveaway

Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies are soft, chewy and delicious. Try them for Christmas.  They may become an old family favorite. Christmas cookie season is in full swing. I am always trying to balance between baking old family favorites, like Coconut Orange Snow Balls, and trying new Christmas … [Read more...]