Monthly Archive: July 2015

Mini Quest Bar Pecan Pies

Pecan Pies

We’re still four months away from the most delicious holiday of the year (actually 19 weeks, but who’s counting?), but I’m already thinking about all those carbs lined up in a beautiful display of Thanksgiving glory. Sweet potato casserole is my favorite, followed closely by stuffing. But the pies… I don’t know who decided pies were reserved solely for holiday occasions, but I’m a rebel and usually¬†have some kind of pie every week! I’ve posted my recipe for Quest Bar Pumpkin Pies, which are delicious and macro-friendly. But I don’t always want to open a new can of pumpkin for one little recipe, and let’s face it, I’m not going to actually buy a pumpkin in July. So these pecan pies were born! (more…)

German Chocolate Overnight Oats


Growing up, my birthday cake every year was always, always German Chocolate. My mom knew that’s what I wanted without ever having to ask. The cake came out of a box, and the icing came out of a tub. I was a simple kid with an undistinguished sweet tooth. I also had a knack for eating whole cakes without ever gaining weight.¬†But all good things must come to an end.