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.

Gluten Free Oatmeal Peach Bread - The Lemon Bowl

Peach Oatmeal Bread

Ripe peaches and hearty oatmeal add flavor and texture to this moist and delicious gluten free bread. Peach season is a beautiful thing, isn’t it? One of my favorite summertime traditions is eating a freshly picked peach over the sink and savoring every juicy, messy bite. The floral aromas and honey-scented …

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Pina Colada - The Lemon Bowl

Pina Colada Smoothie

An instant vacation, this Pina Colada will transport your taste buds to a tropical island without having to pack a bag or book a ticket. Feel free to indulge any time you need a break from reality. My love for smoothies is no secret so you can imagine my delight …

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Cinnamon Roll Popovers Recipe - The Lemon Bowl

Easy Cinnamon Roll Popovers

These Cinnamon Roll Popovers are the heavenly cross between French toast (too messy to dredge) and pancakes (not eggy enough). Why Popovers Are Delicious If you’ve never had a popover, let me enlighten you. Popovers are like the heavenly cross between French toast (too messy to dredge) and pancakes (not …

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Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts

These moist, flavorful pumpkin spice donuts are baked and not fried, contain NO OIL OR WHITE SUGAR and are also packed with protein, nutrients, and fiber. I am embarrassingly excited about the fact that these Pumpkin Spice Baked Donuts were made without any oil, butter or white sugar. All you …

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Crockpot Applesauce - The Lemon Bowl

Slow Cooker Applesauce

Homemade applesauce is as easy as pie thanks to fresh, locally grown apples and a slow cooker that does all the work. When I tell you making healthy and delicious applesauce from scratch could not be any easier, it literally could. not. be. easier. Apple season is in full swing …

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Healthier Chocolate Malt

Healthier Chocolate Malt

Summa, summa, summatime… Confession: I am obsessed with ice cream. Admittedly, I do not have a sweet tooth and much prefer salty snacks to sugary confections. But ice cream? That’s an entirely different ball game. Guess what else I love? Chocolate malts. Yea baby… you know you do, too. Did you …

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healthy banana muffins

Healthy Banana Muffins

If you love baking but also love fitting into your skinny jeans, buttermilk is your friend. Buttermilk is one of my ultimate secret weapons for healthy baking. Despite what the name suggests, buttermilk is actually very low in calories: one cup only has 98 calories and provides 28% of your daily …

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Chocolate Tofu Pudding

Chocolate Tofu Pudding

We have all heard by now that chocolate, in moderation, is heart-healthy. Well, the good news keeps coming! New research published in the British Medical Journal and presented at the European Society of Cardiology’s conference earlier this week in Paris states that consuming chocolate may slash the risk of heart …

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Apple Plum Crumble

Today’s recipe is a week overdue but it is in honor of my little plum (which is now my little peach!)  Good news? This recipe would work just as well with sliced peaches so feel free to mix and match. Ginger is one of my secret weapons when it comes …

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