45 Healthy Fruit Desserts {vegan + special diets included!}

45 Healthy Fruit Desserts {vegan + special diets included!}

When it comes to baking, there are three kinds of people:  The holiday-and-birthday baker, the constantly-in-the-kitchen kind, and the weekend warrior.  I’m sure you already know which one you are, don’t you?

Let’s take a poll right now!  Tell me in the comments which type you are and why!  Are you baking this weekend at all?  It seems like a baking weekend to me – but then again, almost any day could be a baking day for me!  I’m definitely the constantly-in-the-kitchen kind.  Maybe that’s partly because I’m in the middle of writing a cookbook (a protein powder-based cookbook, due out next year!) but also because I really just can’t stop trying new things in the kitchen!

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Simple Ceviche

Simple Ceviche

Have you ever been to the grocery store or some marketplace with a serious seafood spread laid out and seen something you couldn’t resist?  Like a glistening pink-striped salmon fillet that looks perfect for grilling, or a bunch of succulent giant scallops for serving with roasted broccolini?

Whenever I see some really thick, plump white fish, I always think of ceviche.  Unfortunately, where I live in Arizona, it’s not always reasonable to expect the best of the best when it comes to seafood selections.  So when I go somewhere and find some amazing-looking fish, I know it’s gotta be time for something epic.

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{Small} Triple Chocolate Layer Cake

{Small} Triple Chocolate Layer Cake

What do birthdays, Father’s Day, and Tuesdays have in common?

Why, they are all vastly improved by chocolate cake, of course.

But one great thing about chocolate cake is… when it’s fairly healthy (and, you know, you want to make all those heavy squats worthwhile!) you really don’t need special occasions to make this. 

This recipe is devised to have a total of 8 decadent servings, so that you – plus one to seven other people – can enjoy this for a day or three without having so much cake that you have to freeze it.  I mean… let’s be honest.  It is somewhat possible to have too much cake.

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Mother’s Day Recipe Roundup

Mother’s Day Recipe Roundup

Dear Mom,

I think that even though you deserve thanks and appreciation every day, Mother’s Day is one day to make extra sure you hear it.  So this is a letter from me to you, letting you know how much you really mean to me.  Hopefully the fact that everyone else on the internet can read it, too, makes you proud for having such a thoroughly unashamed daughter.  Or maybe you’ll at least laugh a little.

By the way: Don't forget about the fun giveaway I'm hosting from now through May 12! It's super easy to enter.
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