Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

My dad picked up a bunch of zucchini the other day so I immediately knew I had to brainstorm some recipes to use them up. The first that came to mind? A moist & fluffy chocolate zucchini bread! I love all things bread…and don’t even get me started with chocolate. So this combo was meant to be. 

A super fluffy and moist zucchini rich bread embedded with chunks of gooey chocolate. It is secretly healthy and is perfect for a morning snack!

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Raspberry Almond Coconut Bars

When life gives you raspberries you make a dessert…because simply just eating them alone isn’t enough. I gotta say I have a sweet tooth.

Picked up a whole crate of freshly picked raspberries from my local fruit/veggie market and I almost ate 2 boxes before we even got home.

Paired this delectable & juicy berry jam with a soft and delicate almond base, crunchy sliced almonds, and toasted coconut.

The perfect breakfast bar!…

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The Best Blackberry Crumble

Labeling this as the best blackberry crumble might seem like a reach, but I can assure you this will meet any of your sweet tooth needs. 

Summer means fresh berries, and fresh berries mean copious amounts of freshly baked pies, cobblers, tarts, and of course crumbles. 

Sweet juicy blackberries tossed in sugar, almond extract, and lemon zest. Topped with a crispy, buttery, and flaky crumble topping. This isn’t like a traditional crumble topping, instead, it resembles clusters of soft scones. It will melt in your mouth. Even more, if topped with cold vanilla bean ice cream or whipped cream….

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Chewy Rhubarb Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

We have been picking up a lot of rhubarb lately! So I have been trying to figure out how I can get creative with it in the kitchen. A sweet & crunchy rhubarb crumble was first…now I am coming at you with a mouthwatering chewy rhubarb oatmeal raisin cookies. 

Oatmeal raisin cookies have got to be my favorite type of cookie. I used to always get one with my mom when I was a kid at our local coffee shop. It was chewy, sweet, and I absolutely loved the texture of the whole oats and gooey raisins. 

These cookies combine my favorite cookie with the holy grail of sweet summer vegetables: rhubarb. A chewy and soft cookie embedded with whole grains, oats, raisins, and stewed rhubarb. …

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Chocolate Chip Carrot Cake Muffins

One of my favorite types of cake is carrot cake, but I try to not make cake too much because 1. It takes a while to make and 2. I never end up eating it all. So what better way to enjoy it then in cupcake form and have it 10x healthier than your traditional carrot cake!

A deliciously moist whole grain muffin embedded with gooey chocolate chips, and shredded carrot. Sweetened with coconut sugar and bound with banana instead of oil. How healthier and enjoyable can that get?! …

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Rhubarb Crumble | Healthy & Gluten-free

Rhubarb season is finally here and I have been constantly getting requests from family members to take advantage of the delicious vegetable. 

I am currently trying to do a refined sugar-free week with my dad, and so far so good. I love to bake so I don’t want that restriction to inhibit my ability to bake sweet treats. So this recipe is completely refined sugar-free, gluten-free, but still so delicious! 

A juicy, sweet rhubarb filling topped with a nutty and crispy oat crumble. 

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Fluffy Strawberries n’ Cream Pancakes

When I was little I was obsessed with strawberry shortcake…and I still am. It is not a typical breakfast food, but when you makeshift it into a stack of pancakes, well I am all over it. 

These uber fluffy buttermilk pancakes are topped with a rich & creamy vanilla bean cream & sweet roasted strawberries. It definitely is a treat, but so worth it!

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Dark Chocolate Raspberry Cake With Cashew Cream Frosting

Mothers day is coming up this Sunday and I am sure most of your moms have a sweet tooth. What better gift than a home-baked dessert. Straight from the heart and absolutely delicious! 

Chocolate + berries is truly the perfect combo. This decadent dark chocolate cake is paired with a raspberry-blueberry compote and a creamy cashew cream frosting. Topped with fresh raspberries and more compote. If it is even possible your mom will love you even more after giving her a slice…or two of this mouthwatering cake. 

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Buttery Almond-Orange Shortbread Cookies

Sometimes I have a sweet tooth and want to make cookies, but don’t have the energy to do so. However, these cookies can be made ahead of time. Just pop the prepared dough in the freezer, take them out when you need them, cut into slices, and pop them in the oven. THAT easy!

These cookies are ultra-buttery, crunchy, and slightly crumbly. Just how a traditional shortbread cookie is supposed to be! With delicious citrus notes from the orange zest and a nutty flavor from the sliced almonds & extract.

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