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Zucchini Chicken Teriyaki Meatballs

Zucchini chicken teriyaki meatballs that will surely be a hit in your family meals! This kid-friendly recipe packs lots of veggie goodness in every bite plus it’s cooked in a homemade teriyaki sauce.

Homemade Granola

How to make Homemade Granola

Homemade granola ready in 30 minutes that tastes even better than store-bought ones! Granola is the perfect topping to your smoothies, yogurts, or eaten on its own as a healthy snack. This homemade granola has a mix of whole nuts, seeds, oats, and sweetened with a natural sweetener so it’s refined-sugar free. Best part is you can whip this up in about 30 minutes and this stores pretty well in the pantry or in the fridge. This makes for pretty homemade gifts too! Just in time for the holiday season! WATCH THE VIDEO TUTORIAL TO MAKE THIS HOMEMADE GRANOLA If …

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Almond shortbread cookies

Almond Shortbread Cookies

3-ingredient almond shortbread cookies that’s perfect for your holiday baking! These are grain-free and can be made dairy-free, vegan-friendly. My little boy helped me make these and it turned out so good! These cookies are far healthier than your regular shortbreads as these are made from 100% ground almonds and sweetened with coconut sugar. The last ingredient is coconut oil which holds the cookies together. They are unbelievably super easy and you can never go wrong with it even if you’re a newbie baker. They also store very well so you can have them as holiday gifts if placed inside …

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3-Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Healthier peanut butter cups with chia seeds and covered in melted dark chocolate! Perfect guilt-free treats for the halloween—or for any given day that is. So it’s halloween week and it’s trick or treat time once again! If you’re looking for a healthier alternative to all those sugary treats, these chocolate peanut butter cups taste like those Reese’s cups that we all loved as a kid…only that these are a tad healthier, and just have 3 ingredients that you probably have in your pantry. If there are two ingredients that absolutely #sparksjoy for me, it has to be dark chocolate …

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Healthier Trail Mix

Healthier trail mix that is made from 100% wholesome ingredients and is naturally sweetened. It’s loaded with whole nuts, seeds, and superfoods which make for a perfect guilt-free snack treat. If there’s one thing I love to do, it’s snacking! And apart from my usual baked banana breads and muffins, I also love to make my own trail mix which can be topped on yogurts, smoothies, or enjoyed on its own especially when we are on long road trips! Why make your own trail mix when you can buy at the grocery, you might ask. For one, you can skip …

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Apple, Almond, Coconut Crumble

A healthier twist to this classic dessert! This apple, almond, coconut crumble has got a lot of crunch and it’s naturally sweetened so it’s a totally guilt-free treat. Topped with vanilla gelato or greek yogurt to make it even more special. I had half a dozen apples sitting in our kitchen counter and those were calling me to turn them into something extra special without taking too much time in the kitchen. Coz, who has time right? Making this crumble is as easy as 1-2-3. I did a live video inside our Fit Foodie Mommy private FB group when I …

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Healthier Baked Donut Holes

Healthier baked donut holes which taste as good if not even better than your regular donuts. This reminds me of my childhood when my mom used to bring us Dunkin Donuts munchkins which my siblings and I devour in seconds. They are naturally-sweetened and uses gluten-free flour for a healthier twist. Then rolled into some cinnamon sugar and topped with melted dark chocolate. INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 cup organic raw cane sugar (can also use coconut sugar but might make the donuts appear darker) 1 egg 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon …

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Crispy Baked Chicken Wings and Sweet Potato Fries

There’s no better combination than crispy baked chicken wings and sweet potato fries! This is one of my family favorites and you can put this together in under an hour. Perfect meal for those busy weeknights! My little boy loves chicken wings and although from time to time I do give in and make fried chicken wings, I wanted to find a way to make it a tad healthier, less greasy, and still crispy and delicious. So after some trial-and-error in my kitchen, I finally found the perfect way of making crispy baked chicken wings and sweet potato fries that …

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Top 5 low-carb substitutes that are not tasteless

Top 5 low-carb substitutes that are not tasteless but can be made into a delicious, healthy and satisfying meal. Low-carb eating doesn’t have to be bland and lacking in nutrients, in fact it’s a great way to add more plants into your dish. Do you also like your pasta, mac & cheese, pizza, rice, toast, pancakes? Well, I also do. However, you and I know that eating too much of these can leave us feeling tired, and even more irritable. Carbs are not evil (I love them and probably can never leave it out of my daily diet), but just …

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How to Make Chia Pudding

If you have been hearing the chia pudding craze but never got to try it, now is the time! This easy, healthy, delicious treat is perfect for meal-prep and can be enjoyed for breakfast, snacks, or even as a dessert. Chia pudding is made from soaking chia seeds in liquid and letting it sit between 15 minutes to overnight and then topping with your favorite fruits, nuts, and even chocolate! KEY INGREDIENTS TO MAKE CHIA PUDDING: CHIA SEEDS – I normally use black chia seeds, but you can also use white chia seeds. Chia seeds are these tiny superfood which …

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