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Healthy Desserts


Creamy Date Shakes with Cinnamon

I am practicing no added sugar January, so I tried out these Creamy Date Shakes with Cinnamon, from Real Simple magazine, for a sweet afternoon treat. But, they were a little too sweet for me. See below! Rating: C+ How to make it an…

January 14, 2024
Cooking Mom Uptown Recipes

Chocolate-Avocado and Oat Breakfast Parfait

When Seven Sundays sent me their muesli variety pack, I knew I wanted to put together a simple, but healthy, overnight oat breakfast. I could have gone the traditional bircher route for one of my favorite UK breakfasts, but instead, I thought the oats…

April 18, 2020

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

  January means getting back on track for me. Instead of some gooey cinnamon rolls this weekend, I decided to break from the decadent pregnancy cravings, and opt for a healthier-yet-still-delicious choice. These Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins from Clean Cooking Made Simple magazine are so…

January 19, 2019

Pumpkin Breakfast Pudding

    The first time I made this Pumpkin Breakfast Pudding was in preparation for an early morning road trip. My sister and I were headed up north to the Lake District of England. Chocolate-covered Katie’s make-ahead breakfast was perfect for the adventure. It…

October 19, 2018

Baked Peaches with Yogurt and Granola

    Chocolate-covered Katie is known for her healthy takes on sweet treats, and, while this is definitely healthier than a classic baked fruit dish, I’m left craving some key ingredients. The first being butter! To me, baked fruit (peaches in this case, but…

October 14, 2018

Cinnamon Raisin Granola

    I looooove this granola. I think it should be called Buttery Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Granola (despite the recipe’s lack of butter and many unhealthy ingredients you would find in an oatmeal cookie!) That’s right, Chocolate-covered Katie, once again, manages to make a…

October 10, 2018

Ironman Muffins

    I love these muffins! The flavors really shine in these little guys, and at 115 calories each, I have no complaints! I love the wholesome flavors of bran and flax, and the sweetness of the raisins and molasses. Each main ingredient can…

October 8, 2018

American as Apple Pie Muffins

    No, Chocolate-covered Katie doesn’t pay me. I just can’t help speeding through her cookbook. Everything is so delicious, and with healthier versions of sweet treats, she takes away the guilt that goes with dessert (and in this case, dessert for breakfast)! I’ve…

September 10, 2018

Cherry Peach Crumble Tart

    I’m a broken record professing my love for Chocolate-covered Katie, but, seriously, she’s the best. Her low-cal (sometimes gluten-free, sometimes vegan) dessert options offer ways to indulge without the guilt. This tart is a great way to celebrate the end of summer,…

September 8, 2018

Chewy Oatmeal Crinkle Cookies

    Chocolate-covered Katie does it again! At only 55 calories per cookie, these Chewy Oatmeal Crinkle Cookies aim to please, and will have you saying “I can’t believe it’s not butter!” Seriously, delicious. I opted for whole milk as my milk of choice,…

September 4, 2018