Tag Archives: Coconut

Cookie Dough Snack Balls

Cookie Dough Snack Balls

A few months ago I told you about one of our new favorite snacks – these Fudgy Snack Balls – which continue to be a staple in our rotation.  The concept is really flexible, though, with variations on this date/nut ball theme all over the internet.  So in the spirit of experimentation, I decided toRead More

Granola

Granola

If you’re going to make yogurt at home, doesn’t it follow that you need to make granola to go with it?  Well, maybe not, but there are a lot of good reasons to make your own granola.  You come out way ahead cost wise, but in my opinion the most important one is that youRead More

Crunchy Nut Bars

Crunchy Nut Bars

In my post on Coconut Granola Bars, I mentioned that I’ve been looking for the perfect bar recipe for ages with very little success.  Well, in a stroke of really good luck, it seems like I’ve found two great recipes in just a few short weeks!  One of the blogs I follow is called EnlightenedRead More

Coconut Granola Bars

Coconut Granola Bars

Most of you are probably unaware, but I have been obsessively making various kinds of granola and protein bars for months. I have a serious addiction to NuGo Organic Double Dark Chocolate protein bars, which I have been trying to break for ages. Not only are they expensive and loaded with sugar, but I hateRead More

Whole Grain Chocolate Chip Cookies

Whole Grain Chocolate Chip Cookies

A few days ago I told you about the Oatmeal Flax Cookie recipe I found on the King Arthur Flour website, and hinted at another great recipe to come.  Well, I am so excited to share this one.  Many of my other cookie recipes are delicious but hearty and more healthy tasting…the type of cookieRead More

Healthier Oatmeal Cookies

Healthier Oatmeal Cookies

I have been trying to get away from dessert recipes…really, I have!  But the little peanut in my belly seems to have quite the sweet tooth, and I have been wanting dessert all of the time lately.  In an effort to get my sweet fix from something moderately healthy, I decided to try out aRead More

Mini Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Fudge Frosting

Mini Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Fudge Frosting

Hi everyone!  I started the story of the munchkin’s birthday cupcakes in this post, but decided the chocolate cupcakes needed a post of their own! Whereas I was happy with a modified muffin for the vanilla version, I needed to try 2 chocolate recipes to find a winner.  The first one was from Weelicious (with wholeRead More

Carrot Coconut Muffins

Carrot Coconut Muffins

Ok, I’ll admit it right up front, this is the third time I’m posting a variation of this recipe – first as carrot cupcakes, and the second time as carrot zucchini muffins.  But I promise, these muffins keeps getting healthier AND better, so even if you’re sick of hearing about them, I want to remember what IRead More

Coconut Muffins – Update

Hi everyone!  A couple of weeks ago I told you about the Coconut Muffin recipe I found on Sweet + Natural.  Well, I’m happy to report that they have become one of the munchkin’s favorites, and mine, too!  I really want to make them part of my regular rotation, but was still a little concerned becauseRead More

Coconut Muffins

Coconut Muffins

This weekend, hubby’s sister and her husband are coming to NYC for an anniversary weekend getaway.  They’ll be staying with us Friday night, and then moving to a hotel for the next 2 nights (not sure why they don’t consider staying on a hard pull-out couch in a room with no door and getting wokenRead More