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Healthy Blueberry Oat Breakfast Bars

I am always on a mission to find easy breakfast options for my family that don’t come from a package.  Although my girls would gladly eat cereal everyday (and there are weeks when this is definitely the case!), I try to always have something on hand that is homemade, mostly nutritious, and portable.  Portable is key because we are more often than not rushing to get out the door!  These Healthy Blueberry…

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Skinny Double Chocolate Applesauce Muffins

Skinny Double Chocolate Applesauce Muffins - tastes like a cheat, but it's not! Indulgent and full of healthy swaps. | tastythin.com

These Skinny Double Chocolate Applesauce Muffins are a lightened up decadent treat, free of any added fat or refined sugar.  The perfect solution to your chocolate fix craving, without any guilt.  For real…these totally taste like a cheat, but they’re not!    Greek yogurt and applesauce add a rich moistness to these muffins – no oil or butter necessary.  In this recipe (and most baked goods recipes), I like to use…

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Healthy Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

healthy pumpkin oatmeal chocolate chip muffins

These healthy pumpkin oatmeal chocolate chip muffins contain little fat and no refined sugar.  Pumpkin, cinnamon, oats, and dark chocolate chips – some of my favorite flavors together in a sweet little muffin.  These babies rarely last beyond 24 hours in our house.  Perfect for a quick breakfast or snack! Real maple syrup, applesauce, and coconut oil replace the sugar and butter/oil in this recipe so you can feel good about this…

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Healthy Lemon Blueberry Bread

healthy lemon blueberry bread

  This healthier version of lemon blueberry bread is incredibly moist and not overly sweet.  Low in sugar and fat, this loaf also contains Greek yogurt which adds some extra protein. Tart lemon, sweet berries, Greek yogurt, and coconut oil come together beautifully in this lightened up loaf.  You won’t miss the extra sugar at all!  This is another great option for breakfast or to satisfy your sweet tooth without the…

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Healthy Banana Muffins

healthy banana muffins

  My girls love to grab muffins in the morning for breakfast or as an after school snack.  No problem, as long as they aren’t loaded with sugar, right?  I’m always trying and developing new muffin recipes, looking for ways to cut the sugar, and just generally ‘healthify’ them.    I think this one is a winner…no refined sugar added, coconut oil, bananas, applesauce, and whole wheat flour make for a pretty tasty muffin!  You can…

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Fresh Lowfat Apple Snack Cake

lowfat apple snack cake

This one is from my childhood.  It hits the spot every time.  With your favorite comfy beverage of choice (mine is hot tea but coffee or a glass of cold milk would be quite nice too), it can be enjoyed as a snack, or for breakfast, or as a nighttime treat…really any old time of the day.  My mom’s original recipe included lots of butter and sugar.  Although I still occasionally make her version (because…

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