Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Aaah, chocolate for breakfast, what could be more heavenly? On of my downfalls has always been warm chocolate chip cookies. I just love those slightly melty chips! This recipe is my solution to that chocolate chip craving, guilt-free. These pancakes are chock full of chocolate chips, so I actually prefer them without butter. But if you like a more buttery taste with just a hint...

Banana Colada Smoothie

I’m a big fan of the piña colada, as is my mother. I started ordering virgins when I was a little kid, following my mother’s example. Little did I know in my youth that they are full of heavy cream and other potentially hip-expanding ingredients. This is one of my adult tributes to them. It’s a great breakfast treat or a refreshing afternoon snack. ...

Expect More Coconut Macaroons

If you’re a huge fan of coconut, you’re bound to love these macaroons. They’re a bit less gooey and butter than the traditional ones, but that’s actually good because it allows true coconut lovers to enjoy the coconut. Typical macaroons of this size have about 120 calories and 4-6 g of fat, each. These have only 86 calories and 3 g of fat for two! ...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

It's no secret that I was a yo-yo dieter for years before I became a "weight-loss success story". I always joked that I was so creative with food that I could turn anything "good" into something "bad". When I first started making these chocolate peanut butter balls using a slightly different recipe, I got hooked and couldn't stop eating them. So I've tweaked these slightly, swapping cocoa powder for carob...