Healthy American Dessert Recipes


No Guilt Cream Cheese Frosting

By Norene Dowell
I was looking for a way to make a cream cheese frosting without all that powder...

Good For You Zucchini and Apple Bread!

By Karina Alcala
I love zucchini bread but I hate all the oil and sugar you have to put...

Harvest Chip Cookies

By Teresa Jacobson
It feels like fall when I make these cookies. Pumpkin is enhanced with cranberries and chocolate...

Banana Loaf in a Crock Pot

By NIKKI SMITH
As an Diabetic, I try to recreate favorite foods so that I can eat them. This...

Chocolate and Zucchini Praline Bundt Cake

By ALEKSANDRA B.
This year the zucchini is growing really nicely. I have one recipe for zucchini bread so...

Orange Whip

By Sylvia Waldsmith
This is a wonderful treat for the kids and a perfect light dessert for the grown-ups!

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Cookies

By Rhoda Angove
We are three sisters or southern belles as we like to refer to ourselves from the...

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

By patricia martin
You know you have a good recipe when your hubby asks you to make it and...

The Best Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

By anna messina
These cookies are awesome! Moist & chewy! With only 85 calories per cookie, you can...

Caramel Apple Butter Bread

By Teresa Jacobson
Apple butter is one of my favorite fall treats. There are so many things that it...

Pecan Pie Bars

By Straws Kitchen(*o *)
A friend, (Irene), sent this recipe and photo to me. She did not say where she got...

Strawberry Yogurt Pops

By gaynel mohler
this recipe is so easy and sounds good for a hot summer day. Watch OUT...

Refreshing Strawberry Frosty

By Catherine Cappiello Pappas
Simplicity and grace are sometimes difficult to find in a fast paced world. Sometimes people don’t...

The BEST Glazed Fruit Salad!

By Megan Haskins
I found this recipe in a 1950s reminisce magazine. I tweaked it by adding orange marmalade,...

Hazelnut-Toasted Coconut Crispy Treats

By Catie B
I loved Crispy Treats as a kid, so made them for my kids too. Somewhere...

NoOil?NoEggs?NoProblem! Oh So Easy Pineapple Cake

By penny jordan
NO OIL? NO EGGS? NO PROBLEM!!! OH SO EASY PINEAPPLE CAKE I am always trying to come...

Fabulous Fruit Lasagna

By FH Browne
Was looking for a dessert to wow the family and thought of this when I saw...

Pumpkin Whole Wheat Fluffy Biscuit

By Sandi Weiso Brown
I was thinking about individual pumpkin bread. Something easy-to-serve so decided to try this change to...

Clint's Hippie Cookies

By Julie Ann Keene
So I make these on a regular basis for my sweetie to take to work. For...

No Bake Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Balls

By LINDA BAILEY
These are one of my family favorites.

No Bake Energy Bites

By Sarah Farrand
This ridiculously easy snack food is great for a quick boost of energy. It is so...

Roasted Strawberry Tart

By cassie thornburg
Lee and I went to the Farmer's Market last weekend and bought a bunch of fresh...

Blueberry Strawberry Buckle

By billy haze
A refreshing dessert for those summer barbecues.

Homemade Bisquick Mix

By Pat Duran
Recipe from Simple Recipes.
24 Warm Weather Side Dishes

24 Warm Weather Side Dishes


When the weather gets warmer, relaxed summer dinners are a must. Grilling dinner becomes a weekly activity. But what to serve with your burgers, chicken, fish, or steak? Easy side dishes like grilled vegetables and lots of salads. Everything from grilled corn salad to fresh watermelon and cucumber tomato salad. Don’t worry… we’re sharing delicious […]

Summer Recipes That Spotlight Cucumbers

Summer Recipes That Spotlight Cucumbers


When thinking of summer vegetables, squash and zucchini are probably at the top of the list. But, cucumbers are abundant too and we think they deserve the same spotlight. While they are technically a fruit, for cooking many consider them and treat them like a veggie. From a classic cucumber, tomato, and onion salad to […]

Zucchini Recipes for Summer

Zucchini Recipes for Summer


While Memorial Day is the unofficial beginning of summer, for me it really starts when I see store shelves full of zucchini. One reason I love zucchini so much is the health benefits. They’re low in carbs, high in fiber, and filled with essential vitamins. But, another reason – and it’s the main one – […]