Dessert


Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
On the ninth day of Cookies, my Trainer gave to me… Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Kristin McConnellHi!! I’m Kristin McConnell, creator of Innovative Health & Fitness, I am an Elite Fitness Trainer and a health and lifestyle blogger! I am a wife to my Amazing husband, […]

Day 9 of 12 Days of Cookies


Peanut Butter Cookies Close Up
On the eighth day of Cookies, my Trainer gave to me… Peanut Butter Cookies Peanut Butter Cookies Kristin McConnellHi!! I’m Kristin McConnell, creator of Innovative Health & Fitness, I am an Elite Fitness Trainer and a health and lifestyle blogger! I am a wife to my Amazing husband, Mom of […]

Day 8 of 12 Days of Cookies


Paleo Fudge Cappuccino Crinkles
On the seventh day of Cookies, my Trainer gave to me… Paleo Fudge Cappuccino Crinkles Paleo Fudge Cappuccino Crinkles Paleo Fudge Cappuccino Crinkles MAKES: 32       SERVINGS PREP: 15 MINS       BAKE: 10 MINS 350°F Ingredients 1/3 cup Grass-fed butter, softened 1 cup packed Coconut brown sugar 2/3 cup  Cacao powder  1 tablespoon Instant coffee granules (preferably Organic) 1 teaspoon […]

Day 7 of 12 Days of Cookies



DREAMY SNICKERDOODLES
DREAMY SNICKERDOODLES On the sixth day of Cookies, my Trainer gave to me…  DREAMY SNICKERDOODLES DREAMY SNICKERDOODLESyield: 12 prep time: 10 cook time: 10 total time: 20 COOKIES:1 cup almond flour (I use Bob’s, Red Mill)1 cup oat flour*1 teaspoon cream of tartar1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon baking […]

 Day 6 of 12 Days of Cookies


Thin Mints
Paleo Peppermint Patties On the fifth day of Cookies, my Trainer gave to me…  Paleo Peppermint Patties Paleo, Gluten-Free, Soy Free, Milk Free, Egg Free Ingredients1 ½ cups almond flour¾ cup arrowroot powder½ cup honey6-8 drops peppermint essential oils (depending on how strong you like your peppermint!)10 oz. chocolate chips […]

 Day 5 of 12 Days of Cookies


gingerbread cookies
GINGERBREAD COOKIES On the fourth day of Cookies, my Trainer gave to me… These are the best gluten-free gingerbread cookies you will find! These gluten-free gingerbread cookies are soft, moist, and shapeable, can be easily prepped ahead of time, and are sweet and delicious, just like gingerbread cookies should be! […]

 Day 4 of 12 Days of Cookies



jam thumbprint cookie
JAM THUMBPRINT COOKIES  On the second day of Cookies, my Trainer gave to me…  An easy, no-mixer-required recipe for healthy thumbprint cookies! Sweet, buttery, absolutely irresistible… And only 46 calories!  Jam Thumbprint Cookies (Paleo, GF, Vegan) Prep Time 15 minutesCook Time 10 minutes Total Time 25 minutes Servings 15 cookies […]

 Day 3 of 12 Days of Cookies


PEPPERMINT MARSHMALLOW CREAM CHOCOLATE BARS  On the second day of Cookies, my Trainer gave to me…   PEPPERMINT MARSHMALLOW CREAM CHOCOLATE BARS  gluten free, grain free, dairy free,soy free, nut free Prep time – 1 + 1/2 hours + overnight chillingYield – about 12 barsNo bake! Ingredients8 oz. Bittersweet Chocolate1 Tablespoon […]

 Day 2 of 12 Days of Cookies


Energizing Peanut Butter Balls
I am so excited to start this blog series this month  12 Days of Cookies! These recipes are delicious and healthier versions. I have something for everyone, Paleo, Whole30, Gluten-Free, Vegan… Day 1 of 12 Days of Cookies!  On the first Day of Cookies, my trainer gave to me…  These energy peanut […]

Day 1 of 12 Days of Cookies



12 Days if Cookies
I just love this time of year! Holiday parties, driving around looking at  Christmas light, Christmas movies, time for giving…  I have a new series starting my Christmas gift to you. It’s 12 Days Christmas Cookie Series I have 12 recipes coming your way. And they are paleo, grain-free, refined sugar-free and totally and […]

12 Days of Christmas Cookie Series


Orange Cream Fruit Dip
Regardless if you are planning an evening with someone special, a night with the girls, or some much-needed personal time this recipe can meet your needs! Enjoy this healthy but decadent fruit dip and feel like the queen you are! Orange Cream Fruit Dip Kristin McConnellHi!! I’m Kristin McConnell, creator […]

Orange Cream Fruit Dip


Peanut Butter Cookies Close Up 1 comment
Decembers Recipe Redux Challenge/Theme was to grab the nearest cookbook and “ReDux” the recipe on page 201, 18, 218 – or any combination of the number ‘2018.’ I grabbed my trusty Better Homes and Garden Cookbook my Grandma bought me after I moved out of my parents home.  So to […]

Peanut Butter Cookies



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Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting Easter is almost here! What are your plans and traditions for Easter? We usually do Easter brunch with the family and then we go for a hike if the weather is nice. Decorate easter eggs and look for eggs around the house an yard. This […]

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting


brownie cookies on a cookie sheet 1 comment
Keto Brownies Cookies  “I received free samples of Swerve mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Swerve and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.” Keto Brownie Cookies! Over the weekend I was recipe testing. And, […]

Keto Brownie Cookies


Zucchini Bread on a wooden cutting board
Paleo Zucchini Bread I love zucchini bread but traditionally made it can have up to 3 cups of sugar! Yikes!!! For this months February  The Recipe Redux Challenge we were challenged to make some bread! I went to my freezer to see what I had on hand to use to make […]

Paleo Zucchini Bread



Paleo Fudge Cappuccino Crinkles 1 comment
Paleo Fudge Cappuccino Crinkles Starting this month I am now part of a Nutrition Blog Community called The Recipe Redux. Its a community of Registered Dietitians, Nutritionist, and those with a Nutrition Certification (that’s me!) =)  Each month they send out a challenge and today is my first post contributing to this community. I […]

Paleo Fudge Cappuccino Crinkles


 On the second day of Cookies, my Trainer gave to me…   PEPPERMINT MARSHMALLOW CREAM CHOCOLATE BARS  gluten free, grain free, dairy free,soy free, nut free Prep time – 1 + 1/2 hours + overnight chillingYield – about 12 barsNo bake! Ingredients8 oz. Bittersweet Chocolate1 Tablespoon Coconut oil1 Tablespoon beef gelatin1/4 cup […]

 PEPPERMINT MARSHMALLOW CREAM CHOCOLATE BARS


COLLAGEN HOLIDAY LOAF RECIPE This classic loaf recipe is taken to new heights with this healthy, collagen-infused version. It’s sure to keep you warm all winter long! If you haven’t tried Vital Proteins’ new delicious Collagen Creamers, you need to. These diverse creamers can be incorporated into any recipe your […]

COLLAGEN HOLIDAY LOAF RECIPE