There’s no shame in savoring a little of the sweet stuff. It breaks my heart when people skip dessert for the sake of their diets. Every diet needs a little wiggle room, and I’m living proof that it fits perfectly in a balanced lifestyle. “The key to balance is everything in moderation — even moderation!”


Chcolate Truffles (V)

Trail Mix Cookies (G)

Strawberry Oatmeal Cookies

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Earl Grey/Chocolate Icing (V/G)

Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Zucchini Loaf Cake (G)

Easy Blueberry Pie

Peanut Butter Chocolate  Chip Blondies (V)

Apple-Pumpkin Cake (L/G)

Rustic Apple-Pear Pie (G)

Coconut Macaroons (G)

Gingersnaps (G)

Cinnamon Bun Cookies (G)

Gingerbread Cookies (G)

Soft & Chewy Sugar Cookies (G)

French Silk Pie (V)

Poached Pears (V)

Nestle Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies (G)

Maple Cinnamon Cupcakes (L/G)

Basic Chocolate Cupcakes (L/G)

Xocolatl (Spiced Hot Chocolate) (V)

Almond Cake with Chocolate-Coconut Buttercream (G)


V = vegan

G = contains gluten

L = contains lactose

*The recipes listed here are my favorite recipes. Most are my own, but some are not. Credit is given on each post where it is due.