Sweet Treats

Double Chocolate Chip Protein Cookie (GF, DF, Nut Free, Refined Sugar Free)

thefitforkfeed - August 10, 2016

It was about a month ago when I saw the lovely Monique from Ambitious Kitchen’s Chickpea Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies.  It was one of those recipes that stuck with me, in particular the dreamy photos of melty chocolate, fluffy perfectly shaped crispy edged cookies, with little sprinkles of flaked sea salt on them. I knew I had to make them and last week I finally had …

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Coffee Crunch Granola (GF, DF, V, VF, Refined Sugar Free)

thefitforkfeed - June 2, 2016

Hi friends!  How are you?  Life has been crazy in these parts dealing with the end of the school year crazies, sick child and of course creating recipes for you!  My first job, when I was 16, was working at a small local coffee and book shop making lattes, talking with customers, and smelling like a coffee bean most of the time.  I drank my …

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Peanut Butter, Blueberry & Granola Blender Muffins (GF, DF, VF, Refined Sugar Free)

thefitforkfeed - May 18, 2016

Your mornings just got a lot easier with these quick, soft, and fluffiest muffins ever!   I always love a good muffin recipe, especially when it involves 2 minutes prep time and 12 minutes of baking time.  These babies combine all of your favorite breakfast items such as oats, yogurt, bananas, blueberries, (which are so good right now by the way!) and granola.   My son, who …

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Baked Vanilla Carrot Cake Donuts with Vanilla Drizzle (GF, DF, V, Paleo)

thefitforkfeed - April 21, 2016

I’ve been on a donut making frenzy over here at the FFF kitchen!  I’ve been dying to try Red Palm Oil and my friends at Nutiva sent me some to try!  Not only does it have a beautiful orange color but it also is nutritionally dense as well.  It is high in antioxidant vitamins A & E and has a rich buttery flavor, making it the …

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The Softest Baked Chocolate & Sweet Potato Donuts or Muffins (GF, DF, Refined Sugar Free)

thefitforkfeed - March 11, 2016

Today we had rain in Southern California, a rare event, so it was the perfect excuse to bake all morning while my son was in school.  I wanted to rebake and reshoot an older recipe I made about 6 months ago since my older picture doesn’t quite capture the soft, fluffy, and gooey goodness of these donuts.  I hope this picture captures that better for you, so …

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Chunky Monkey Granola (GF, DF, Refined Sugar Free)

thefitforkfeed - February 26, 2016

I’ve had an obsession with all things banana lately.  Perhaps, my body needs a potassium boost or maybe it’s all the banana bread that has gone to my head.  Needless to say, I came up with yet another recipe incorporating 3 of my favorite things- banana, chocolate, and peanut butter, i.e. chunky monkey.  Except this won’t make you chunky at all because it uses real, whole …

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Banana Bread with Toasted Walnut Streusel Swirl (Dairy Free)

thefitforkfeed - February 16, 2016

I’ve been having serious cravings for banana bread lately, so I had to answer those cravings today!  Fortunately, my new favorite cookbook came to the rescue with an amazing and healthy recipe by Amy Chaplin!  I made a few changes to her recipe and it still came out super moist, sweet, and nutty.  I also had some ripe bananas to use up so this + …

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Butterfinger Energy Bites (GF, DF, Vegan, Vegetarian, Refined Sugar Free)

thefitforkfeed - February 15, 2016

I’ve been looking for quick post workout snacks (who isn’t these days?) that have few ingredients, easy, and are good for you.  Enter these amazing Butterfinger Energy Bites.  These use just 5 whole food ingredients and LITERALLY taste like the inside of a Butterfinger.  Can I get a HOLLAAAAA?!  They are creamy, crispy, and chewy and are filled with a magical good for you ingredient …

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Valentines Day Very Berry Popcorn (GF, DF, Refined Sugar Free)

thefitforkfeed - February 3, 2016

For those of you looking for a fun, festive, healthy, and easy snack for Valentines Day (or any day really), this is it!  This fruity popcorn is naturally colored using freeze dried strawberries, coconut sugar, salt, and a little olive oil spray.  I made this for my sons school Valentines Day party last year (and will be doing it again this year) and the kids …

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