Snacks & Treats

whole wheat carrot cake cupcakes
Recipes, Snacks & Treats

Whole Wheat Carrot Cake Cupcakes

I try to limit my family’s added sugar consumption to be in-line with the American Heart Association’s daily recommendation for added sugar. However, that doesn’t mean we are a sugar-free household. Though on most nights we simply have fruit for dessert, we do enjoy the occasional chocolate chip cookie and almost always have […]

Mini Dark Chocolate Mousse Cups
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Mini Dark Chocolate Mousse Cups

My family loves dark chocolate and ever since we reduced the amount of added sugar we eat, this dark chocolate mousse is my favorite dessert. Smallish quantities are quite satisfying and the mousse is not overly sweet. It is the perfect end to a special dinner at home or can easily be dressed […]

Whole Wheat Gingerbread Cookies
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Whole Wheat Gingerbread Cookies

I love making gingerbread cookies with my boys. The house smells wonderful and there is something so fun about watching them create the cookie shapes of their choice. This gingerbread dough is ideal for little helpers as it is pliable and does not easily crumble. The dough produces a very flavorful gingerbread cookie […]

healthier whole wheat chocolate chip cookies
Recipes, Snacks & Treats

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

I think everyone needs a go-to favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. After years of cookie making, these are my favorite. They are chewy and yet crisp and loaded with chocolate. Please note: these are NOT low in sugar. They are a treat with approximately 10 grams (or 2.5 tsp) of sugar per […]