Light Honey-Vanilla Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

Light Vanilla Cream Cheese Fruit Dip
As the weather starts warming up, I’m being reminded that swimsuit/shorts/tank-top weather will be upon us shortly (cue screaming). That means I need to start eating a little lighter and maybe reducing the number of brownies and cookies that are consumed on a regular basis. I have been trying to eat fruit as dessert (not nearly as fun as ice cream, but, whatever) and I decided it was time to mix things up a little. … 

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Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ice Cream - Celebrating Sweets

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream

I'm sure you're wondering why I call this the "ultimate" chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream. This is no ordinary cookie dough ice cream. It is cookie dough flavored ice cream with cookie dough chunks mixed into it. Yes, the ice cream itself actually tastes like cookie dough! This recipe is for … [Read More...]

Light Carrot Cake Cupcakes - Celebrating Sweets

Light Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

These cupcakes are so good that you won't even know that they're lightened up. So good in fact, that I ate three in one day. Yes, three! At first I thought I only ate two but then I counted the remaining cupcakes and realized it was actually three. Whoops! I've convinced myself that since these are … [Read More...]

cheesy garlic heb breadsticks - Celebrating Sweets

Cheesy Garlic & Herb Breadsticks

As much as I love carbs combined with sugar (cake! brownies! cookies!), I am equally smitten with  carbs + cheese. Mac and cheese? Yum! Pizza? Yes, please. Grilled cheese sandwich? Bring it on. Cheesy garlic and herb breadsticks? Yes, yes, a million times YES! When I saw this recipe on Shutterbean I … [Read More...]

Skinny Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Skinny Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

We drink a lot of smoothies in our house. I have a 3 year old who will not eat berries or greens unless I sneak them into smoothies. That being said, he gets a smoothie almost everyday so that I can feel (somewhat) good about his diet. Most smoothies that we make consist of juice, frozen berries, … [Read More...]