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    Gluten Free Protein Cheesecake

    Ok, this recipe is AMAZING!!! I’ve always been a lover of cheesecake. I mean who isn’t? And although cheesecake is usually gluten free minus the crust, I wanted to find a gluten free alternative that was also super healthy! This creation is the result! One serving is only 160 calories and has 11g of protein! Ingredients   Crust 1/2 C Almond Meal/Almond Flour 1/2 C Shredded dried coconut (sweetened) 2 Tablespoons melted coconut oil   Filling 1 egg 1 egg white 1 C Low-fat Cottage Cheese 1 C 0% Greek Yogurt 1/4 C low-fat cream cheese 1 Scoop vanilla whey protein 2 tsp lemon juice 1/4 C truvia sweetener (sugar…

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    Mmmmm Brownies

    I love experimenting with desserts and making fun unique yummies with lots of fun flavors, but sometimes you’re just in the mood for something classic and simple. Enter these delicious brownies.  This recipe is super easy!  It’s almost as fast as a box mix, but tastes yummier and more homemade in my opinion.  So, if you’re in need of a quick treat to wrap up and make someones day, I recommend these 🙂 Ingredients   -1 Cup Butter -2 Cups Sugar -4 Eggs -2 Teaspoons Vanilla -2/3 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder -1 Cup Flour -1/2 Teaspoon Salt -1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder Directions 1.Preheat your oven to 350 Degrees F. Grease…

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    New Years Resolutions Beware

    Have you ever heard of Oatmeal Caramelitas?  Well if not, they are what s’mores dream of becoming one day (yes, I think they are that good.) These are probably my family’s favorite treat and until recently,  I didn’t realize so many other people knew about these slices of perfection.  You can probably just google Oatmeal Caramelitas and find lots of recipes,  but we have a particular way of making these in my house, so I thought I’d share.  Ingredients + 2 Cups Flour + 2 Cups Quick Oats + 1 1/2 Cups Brown Sugar + 1 teaspoon Baking Soda + 1/2 teaspoon Salt + 1 Cup Softened Butter + 1…

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    Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cakies

    As soon as the weather starts to cool down, I can’t wait to make pumpkin flavored everything! This is one of my favorite recipes of all time. It’s SO easy and SO yummy.  Scott has named these Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cakies because they’re a cross between a cookie and cake.  Ready for the easier recipe ever? Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cakies Ingredients: 1 box spice cake mix (any brand works) 1 15oz can pumpkin puree 1 bag chocolate chips (ghirardelli milk chocolate is my fav!) Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees  2. Mix spice cake mix and pumpkin together till smooth 3. Mix in 2/3’s of chocolate chips (the whole…