Hi, friends! If you follow me on Instagram (@carrotsncake), you may have already seen this recipe, but just in case you haven’t, here are some seriously delicious and easy-to-make No-Bake White Chocolate Chip Cookies. You can whip up a batch in a matter of minutes and customize them to your liking by using any flavor of chip you like– dark chocolate, milk chocolate, butterscotch, peanut butter… the possibilities are endless! (I just happened to have white chocolate in…

Looking for a mid-morning or afternoon snack that is nutritious, satisfying, and tastes great? Well, look no further. This snack is for you! Made with rolled oats, brown rice cereal, almond flour, sliced almonds, and dried cranberries, these Almond Energy Bars will fill you up and please your taste buds at the same time. Unlike packaged energy bars, these ones are made from wholesome ingredients (none of that hard-to-pronounce, artificial stuff) and aren’t loaded with a ton of…

If you’ve read Carrots ”˜N’ Cake for any length of time, you know that I love pancakes, like love them. When I make them at home, I mostly stick to healthy versions because they fill me up and satisfy me much better than traditional recipes. That said, this recipe for Maple-Cinnamon Sweet Potato Pancakes is another one that I plan to add to my regular pancake rotation. Made with nutrient-rich sweet potato and satisfying almond flour and eggs,…

I love dessert recipes that are delicious and semi-healthy at the same time. It’s like getting the best of both worlds! Having your carrots and eating your cake too (or something like that)! This recipe for “blueberry pie” is so simple to make and takes just five minutes (or less) to prepare from start to finish. It only requires four ingredients (five if you prefer a sweeter flavor), so you can easily whip it up…

I hope your week is off to a wonderful start! I splurged and bought fresh flowers for the house yesterday with the hope of them kicking off a fabulous week””so far, so good! This week’s grocery shopping was all over the place: Stop & Shop, Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, and Walmart. Of course, I love to find good deals on groceries, but I’m not someone who will drive all over creation to get them. Usually,…

I’ve been having a lot of fun with the almond flour/meal lately. Here’s another delicious recipe for you! Ingredients: 1/2 cup almond flour/meal 1 tbsp liquid egg whites 1 tsp ground flaxseed meal 1/2 tsp olive oil 1 tsp garlic powder pinch of salt Directions: Combine all ingredients in a bowl; blend well. Roll batter into a ball. Coat cooking surface with non-stick spray and then spread the batter into a round disk. Be sure…

Good morning! Happy Monday! How was your weekend? Mine was pretty low-key, but really nice. Mal and I were lazy bums and ended up watching the entire first season of American Horror Story. (Thanks to all of you who suggested it!) It’s such an intense and mysterious show, we just couldn’t stop watching it”” sort of like what happened when we started watching Lost. We watched the first couple of episodes and then got sucked…

Hi, again! Here’s a recap of yesterday morning and afternoon. I had a nice, little Saturday! Breakfast I went to bed pretty early on Friday night (drank wine, watched a movie), so I woke up insanely early (and hungry) on Saturday morning. I was in the mood for pancakes, so I broke out the Griddler and whipped up a batch of pumpkin-flavored ones. Saturday Morning Pumpkin Pancakes Ingredients: 1/2 cup canned pumpkin 1/2 cup almond…

Oh, boy, do I have a delicious pancake recipe for you guys! Ingredients: 3 bananas 3 eggs 1/4 cup almond butter 1/4 cup almond meal/flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Directions: Mash bananas. (I like the mash-in-peel method the best. It works great with unripe bananas.) Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend well. (You could always mix by hand; it’ll just take some elbow grease to get the batter really…

Good morning! Happy Thursday! Let’s get right to it! Dinner While I waited for dinner to cook last night, I snacked on some raw veggies with hummus, which I’ve decided is the best I-need-food-ASAP-snack ever for me. It’s nutritious, delicious, satisfying, and quick! Every time I cut up a (crunchy) vegetable for a recipe/meal/snack, I add the extra pieces to my veggie Tupperware container, so I constantly have fresh ones to snack on. It works…

I had a serious craving for cookies last night, so I took to the internet to search for a recipe. I bought a brand new bag of almond flour the other day, so I Googled “almond flour cookies,” which turned up my friend Evan‘s Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies and, boy, did they look delicious! I didn’t have any chocolate chips on hand (and I was too lazy to run to the grocery store), so…

Check out the newest addition to our kitchen! What is almond meal/flour? Almond meal/flour is skinless, blanched almonds that have been finely ground. What makes it so special? It adds a moist texture and rich, buttery flavor to baked goods and desserts. It’s also low in carbs and a good source of protein, fiber, vitamin E, and magnesium. One serving (1/4 cup) has 160 calories, 14g fat (1g sat), 3g fiber, and 6g protein. What…

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