Healthy Chocolate Dip or Spread (with Dates!)

Dates are a nutritional powerhouse and I love using them to naturally sweeten desserts. This recipe for Healthy Chocolate Dip or Spread was inspired by a store-bought chocolate spread that my kids love. My homemade version has only 3 ingredients and is so much lower in sugar. Date, cocoa powder, vanilla, and a little salt…that’s…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

Chocolate and Peanut Butter are a match made in heaven, right? Add in some crunchy crispy rice cereal and you’ve got the yummiest dessert that’s so easy to make at home. Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats are gluten-free, lower in added sugar, and made from only a handful of simple ingredients. Want your cereal…

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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Bars

A healthier baked good that’s naturally sweetened, full of whole grains, and has added veggies? Yes! These Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Bars are easy to make and a great way for veggie skeptics to get on board with zucchini. These treats are lower in added sugar and naturally sweetened with banana and maple syrup. However,…

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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Cookies

Love the warm, comforting flavors of banana bread but also craving some chocolate chip cookies? This recipe is the best of both worlds! Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Cookies are a treat you can feel good about making and enjoying with your kids! Made in one-bowl, this easy recipe is also packed with whole grains and…

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Healthy Chocolate Desserts to Cook with Kids

Can chocolate be healthy? Sure! When you make desserts from scratch with wholesome ingredients and even added veggies! Of course any added sugar (even natural sweeteners like maple syrup and dates) should be eaten mindfully. Dessert is dessert. However, the recipes in this round up of over 25 Healthy Chocolate Desserts are ones you can feel good…

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Banana-Pumpkin Blender Muffins

I know there are A TON of pumpkin muffin recipes out there, but I’m telling you, no joke, these are the best healthy muffins I have ever made! Shouting from the rooftops about my Banana-Pumpkin Blender Muffins is totally worth sounding like a crazy lady. Haha. The muffins are nut-free, dairy-free, and if you use gluten-free…

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3 Healthy Treat Recipes with Zucchini

Adding zucchini to cookies, brownies, smoothies, and other sweet treats is a great way to get even the pickiest toddler on board with trying some new vegetables. You don’t need to hide veggies in sweet treats. Rather, we can to get into the kitchen and make the veggie-packed recipes together! Zucchini is a great veggie to…

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5 Kid-Approved (and veggie packed!) Smoothies

Smoothies…do your kids like them? Mine are hit or miss for breakfast but often enjoy them as a healthy afternoon or post dinner snack. No mater what time of day your family enjoys them, making smoothies is an easy way to get kids involved in the kitchen and get nutritious veggies in their little bodies…

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