Dessert Recipes

A wide variety of healthy (and not so healthy) desserts to end with your perfect meal. Reader favorites include my husband’s famous New England Hermit Cookies, Peanut Butter Drizzled Popcorn, Old Fashioned Creamy Rice Pudding and Cinnamon Roll Popovers.

Double Chocolate Granola Recipe - The Lemon Bowl

Mexican Hot Chocolate Granola

This easy homemade chocolate granola recipe is scented with cinnamon and filled with whole grains, nuts and flax seed. We make granola on the regular in our house and in fact, I’ve been making this Mexican Hot Chocolate Granola for weeks but and am so excited to finally share it …

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Gingerbread Cookie Smoothie

Everything you love about gingerbread cookies transformed into a creamy, protein-packed Gingerbread Cookie Smoothie filled with ginger, molasses and cloves. I felt a little guilty sharing my first gingerbread recipe of the season last week but now that November has arrived, I feel zero guilt! Bring on all things warm, spicy, …

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Greek Yogurt Pops - The Lemon Bowl

Raspberry Greek Yogurt Popsicles

Made with just three ingredients, your whole family will love these sweet and fruity Greek yogurt popsicles made with fresh raspberries and orange blossom water. One reason I love our neighborhood is because we are on the ice cream truck route. There is just something warm and nostalgic about the classic …

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Gluten Free Brownies with Coffee Frosting - The Lemon Bowl

Gluten Free Fudge Brownies

These thick and fudgy brownies are topped with a chocolate espresso frosting sending these gluten free treats to the next level. Chocolate and espresso are a flavor match made in heaven and one that is very close to my heart. It all goes back to the infamous duck cake you’ve …

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Whole Wheat Blackberry Jam Muffins - The Lemon Bowl

Blackberry Jam Muffins

These light and fluffy whole grain muffins are packed with nutrients and filled with sweet and tangy blackberry preserves. I’m not sure how it happened but my 3 year old has turned into quite the little baker. And it absolutely melts my heart. So you better believe when my friends …

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Healthy Maple Oatmeal Muffins

These whole grain Maple Oat Muffins are naturally sweetened and filled with warm spices. I’ve baked us a heap of muffin lovin’ that will convince even the staunchest of alarm-snoozers to hop out of bed: Maple Oat Muffins. They’re whole grain, naturally sweetened, and filled with warm spices The batter …

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Frozen Hot Chocolate - The Lemon Bowl

Frozen Hot Chocolate

A healthy version of the drink made famous by Serendipity in New York City, my Frozen Hot Chocolate is made without any store-bought hot cocoa mix and is completely guilt-free! I have an embarrassing confession: I just watched the movie Frozen for the first time a couple weeks ago. Yes friends, …

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Mexican Hot Chocolate - The Lemon Bowl

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Velvety chocolate goodness in every sip, this Mexican Hot Chocolate is a fun twist on the classic cold-weather favorite.  We have officially entered the most wonderful time of year! Our social calendars are packed with festive occasions, our kitchens are over flowing with warm aromas and we no longer need an excuse to paint …

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Mixed Berry Ginger Frozen Yogurt - The Lemon Bowl

Berry Ginger Frozen Yogurt

Ripe berries are sweetened with pure honey and flavored with a hint of fresh ginger and lemon zest to create this cool, creamy and decadent frozen yogurt. One reason I love living in Michigan is that we are still very much enjoying summer! Berry season is in full force and I am savoring every last …

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Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars - Eat Skinny Be Skinny

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

America’s favorite cookie gets a much-needed makeover (and a bit of a face-lift) with this healthy, whole wheat chocolate chip cookie bar recipe. As a healthy food blogger, I could’t be more thrilled to tell you about my dear friend Claire’s new cookbook, Eat Skinny, Be Skinny. Filled with 100 recipes …

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Banana Licuado {Mexican Smoothie}

Banana Licuado {Mexican Smoothie}

Licuados are a popular Latin American drink made by blending fruit, milk and ice. A fresh and light drink perfect for using up ripe fruit including bananas, strawberries, peaches and more. Unless you’ve read my About Page, you probably didn’t know my father spent a year attending college in Mexico where he …

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Raspberry Ginger Lime Sorbet - The Lemon Bowl

Raspberry Ginger Sorbet

Ripe raspberries are pureed with fresh lime juice and ginger simple syrup to create this cool and refreshing sorbet that is not only delicious but easy on the waistline.  Summer is right around the corner and I couldn’t be more excited. After an extremely brutal winter, I plan to soak …

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Healthy Blueberry Ginger Scones

These healthy scones combine the classic flavors of blueberry and lemon with a little extra spice from crystallized ginger. My dear friend and talented baker Erin from Texanerin Baking has created these beautiful, guilt-free scones just for you while I enjoy a little downtime with my little babe. Erin’s website is full of …

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Sugar Cookie Cutouts - The Lemon Bowl

Easy Sugar Cookies

A Christmas cookie classic, these adorable sugar cookies are perfect for holiday entertaining, homemade edible gifts or leaving out for Santa. One of my all-time favorite holiday traditions is baking sugar cookie cutouts with my family. Growing up, my sisters and I would dig out our big collection of cookie …

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Christmas Layered Smoothie

Christmas Layered Smoothie

A fruity flavored smoothie packed with vitamins to balance out the indulgent holiday season. Layering only takes a few extra minutes but the wow factor can’t be beat.  Friends, please welcome my dear friend Caroline from Chocolate & Carrots who has so graciously created this beautiful, protein-packed smoothie for all of you! Although …

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