Dessert

Halloween Treats

Spooky and Healthy Halloween Treat

Now that my children are both of school age, it’s become more difficult to avoid some of the less desirable foods—like all that candy post trick-or-treating. Instead of telling them what they can’t have, I try and get creative with foods they actually ask to eat. My kids are in love with apples and this time of year, they’re absolutely delicious. Here’s our go-to healthy Halloween treat to embrace the holiday.

Apple Crisp

This Coconut Apple Crisp Recipe Is Simple Yet Irresistible

Apples are the ultimate fruit; they are readily available, store well in the fridge, and are perfectly portable for on-the-go munching. Slather a spoonful of nut butter on apple slices for a satisfying, protein-rich snack, or bake a cinnamon-sprinkled apple and serve with whipped cream or coconut cream for a healthy treat. Then there’s the ultimate favorite: the apple crisp.

5 Sugar-free Desserts To Sweeten Your Summer Party

5 Sugar-free Desserts To Sweeten Your Summer Party

If you’re living the Be Well lifestyle and on the journey of cutting out refined sugar, you may be running into one stumbling block: what to do about birthday celebrations? In our culture, it seems unthinkable to have anything but a beautifully decorated cake with lots of frosting for a birthday. But, there is another way! Here are 5 gorgeous desserts that are worthy of a summer birthday celebration. This way, you can have your cake and eat it too -- without weight gain or a sugar hangover.

Strawberry Shortcake

Healthy Strawberry Shortcakes Recipe That Is Firework Worthy

Can a 4th of July dessert really help you feel fuller longer and prevent you from going back to the picnic table for seconds? This one can. Powered by healthy fats and a good amount of protein, this strawberry shortcake can even be a breakfast meal. Almond flour packs the same nutrition as whole almonds.

Chocolate Cake

Be Well Kitchen:
Keren’s Famous Chocolate Fudge Cake

Many of us are willing to stick to healthy eating and stay away from refined sugar -- except for birthdays and holidays. This chocolate fudge cake is a wonderful dessert to make for those special occasions. You can have your gluten-free, sugar-free cake and eat it too!

Gluten Free Crepes

From The Be Well Kitchen: Gluten-Free Crêpes

Crêpes were a quick and delicious breakfast staple in our household for years. Made with ingredients that are usually on hand in any kitchen, crêpes require only flour, eggs, milk and butter. Conveniently, this easy pancake can be adapted for breakfast, lunch or dinner, depending upon the filling – sautéed spinach and Parmesan for lunch or cherry preserves for a breakfast treat.