peanut butter chocolate chunk oatmeal cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies

As you probably already know, I love peanut butter and chocolate… It’s the ultimate combination of sweet and salty! I try really hard to stay away from sweets (mostly) during…

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Brown Sugar and Spice Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Swirl

Brown Sugar and Spice Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Swirl

  It’s all about pumpkin this time of year! I absolutely love it, but I’m sure for some people you can get sick of it pretty quick. Maybe pumpkin isn’t…

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

I love a good oatmeal cookie… They bring back that feeling of being a kid again! The smell in the house of cinnamon and nutmeg it just takes you back 🙂…

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protein rice Krispy treats

Protein Rice Krispy Treats

We all have obstacles when it comes to dieting, making good choices and just having a overall healthy lifestyle. Whether your vice is sweets, salty snacks or alcohol, they can all…

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maple pecan scones

Maple Pecan Scones

Who doesn’t love the smell of something sweet baking in the oven first thing in the morning? I know I do – and my husband does especially! We really don’t do…

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toasted coconut muffins

Toasted Coconut Muffins

Just got back from our trip back to Chicago – where we’re from – for  a few things: my stepsister’s wedding in the city (which was beautiful!), my family reunion…

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Banana Bread Donuts

Banana Bread Donuts with Maple Glaze

Oh how I love donuts!! I mean, come on… donuts are really the ultimate sugar craving (at least for me). I really don’t let myself have donuts too often, if at…

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key lime biscotti

Key Lime Biscotti with White Chocolate Drizzle

If you’ve been on the site here any time in the last few weeks, you know that I love my biscotti! Give me one with a cup of coffee… and, well, I’m…

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Emily Ness

Sharing a passion for food and fitness to live a healthy lifestyle - with the occasional hint of chocolate.

new cookbook!


The Testosterone Chef is a cookbook all about eating in a way that supports your hormones. With 90+ recipes for both men and women, there's something for everyone in here...
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Kino Chef, the Kinobody cookbook, is full of healthy recipes that are easy to make, very satiating and make dieting and weight loss easier than ever before. 
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