Dark Chocolate Coconut Peanut Butter Truffles

Homemade truffles can seem intimidating to make at home, but they are actually very easy! No special equipment is needed. The peanut butter filling is made in the Magic Bullet, chilled in the refrigerator, and then dipped in melted dark chocolate mixed with a splash of coconut oil. Melting chocolate can be a difficult task, but once you know what you are doing it is quite simple. The most important thing is to melt the chocolate chips very slowly over […]

Dark Chocolate Avocado Cake

This rich, dark chocolate cake has a secret ingredient: avocado! Avocado replaces butter in this mouth-watering cake to make it soft and moist. The obvious health benefits of this substitution is definitely a plus! Even the chocolate frosting is made with avocado instead of butter. Now you can enjoy chocolate cake for dessert without feeling so guilty, since avocados provide you with healthy fats. I used my Magic Bullet blender to make both the cake batter and the chocolate frosting […]

Mint Chip Cheesecake Dip

This St. Patrick’s Day, wow your friends with this mint chocolate chip cheesecake dip! No baking required, and minimal clean-up necessary to make this festive dip or dessert. All you need is cream cheese, powdered sugar, peppermint extract, green food coloring, and mini chocolate chips. I like to serve this mint chip cheesecake dip with graham crackers, but you can also serve it with bars of chocolate – yum! Every bite tastes like a mint chip cheesecake. Mint Chip Cheesecake […]

Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies

These days, there are many so-called healthy cookie recipes out there. This chocolate chip quinoa cookie recipe is one of my favorite healthy recipes because it still tastes like a satisfying dessert! It’s made with creamy peanut butter and applesauce, instead of butter, to give it a soft texture. Oats and quinoa add healthy doses of protein and iron to these cookies. You won’t be disappointed! My whole family loves these. Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookie Recipe Ingredients 1/2 cup cooked […]

Mini Carrot Pancake Muffins

They always say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? But we all know how hard it is to make sure you eat breakfast, especially when you have to get the kids out the door early in the morning while accomplishing everything else on that morning to do list! That’s why I love the idea of making breakfast ahead of time so that I can grab it and be out the door. These breakfast muffins are not […]

Chocolate Pumpkin Smoothie

Come fall, I am totally ready to embrace all things that go with the season! Pumpkin begins to slowly creep back into my life and I get so excited at the sight of everything pumpkin in the grocery stores. Unfortunately, the first day of fall is not always the cool sweater weather that I’m expecting, especially living in the desert! So, this smoothie is perfect for staying cool for the summer and satisfying those fall flavor cravings! Chocolate Pumpkin Smoothie […]

Vegan Coconut Chip Ice Cream

During the summer, all my family wants are ice cold treats, especially ice cream! It’s easy to buy your favorite ice cream and stock up your freezer for when a craving calls. But as a mom of three active girls, sometimes, the summer days can be long and there is always an activity needed to be done. Making ice cream has become one of our favorite things to do together! We can use whatever ingredients we have on hand, and […]

Lusciously Sweet Chocolate Pudding

I’ve been making this pudding for years, and it’s definitely one of my favorite recipes! The best thing about this pudding is the surprise ingredient: avocado! It not only adds a richness and creaminess to this pudding, but it also provides a great serving of healthy fats. And, surprisingly, it’s one of those recipes everyone loves. All three of my kids can be extremely picky with their food choices; sometimes, it seems like they would be just fine living off of ice […]

Dark Chocolate Pudding

On its own, pure chocolate can be a great treat, but, let’s be honest, it’s rarely a satisfying snack. It’s something you usually enjoy in moderation and usually not abundance (unless it’s been one of those weeks…) Chocolate pudding, on the other hand, satisfies your sweet tooth without putting you into that food coma that so many other indulgent desserts do. I used a dark chocolate bar as the foundation in this recipe. The brown sugar, vanilla and cocoa powder balance […]

Chocolate Banana Frozen Yogurt

Chocolate and banana go so well together, it’s sort of bizarre that banana peels aren’t made of chocolate. Wouldn’t that be beautiful?! Well, luckily for us all, with just 3 ingredients and your trusty Magic Bullet, you can make this delicious chocolate banana dessert in no time. It’s a simple frozen yogurt that uses only a frozen banana, a little yogurt, and a touch of cocoa powder, and it’s really, really tasty. It sounds too good to be true, but it is! All natural […]