They are chewy and fudgy and gluten free. The toasted nuts and added chocolate chips are optional, but why? 🙂 I make them with avocado oil but you can use butter if you like.
Everyone is loving this easy recipe. One bowl. No mixer. No butter. Use all-purpose or whole wheat pastry flour – it’s a super easy recipe with minimal cleanup. 🍋🍋
With this simple recipe everything goes in one bowl for a faster, healthier cake. It’s low in sugar and made without butter. Try it with my 2-minute frosting.
One bowl. No mixer. No butter. Super Easy. Anyone can make this easy healthy cake, made with whole grains and 3 cups of apples!
These yummy & soft high fiber bars have no white flour or butter, are low in added sugar, and figs are full of vitamins & essential minerals. Lots to love! Great for vegans.
Easy, healthy recipe for 100% whole grain oatmeal bars with dark chocolate chunks and a crispy broiled coconut pecan topping.
This is the same recipe as my Soft & Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies but made without butter, using only oil. Don’t like raisins? Use chocolate chips.
Simple recipe. Easy prep. Minimal cleanup. This super easy lightly sweet cake uses chocolate chips (or chunks of a dark chocolate bar) and toasted nuts.
Skip the bagel and make this 100% whole grain apple crisp for breakfast with almost 2 pounds of apples and plenty of fiber.
My apple crisp has a 100% whole grain topping of oats and whole wheat pastry flour and it’s made entirely without butter. (Butter option is available)
My double chocolate loaf cake is full of dark chocolate chips and toasted nuts. Works just as well using all-purpose or whole wheat pastry flour. And oh… no butter!
These chewy bars are full of dark chocolate, toasted pecans, oats and whole wheat pastry flour – no white flour, no butter. Gotta love that!
This is intense. You start with a 70% cacao dark chocolate bar and add even more cocoa for a moist & fudgy brownie made without butter. It’s a really easy recipe.
This light one-bowl easy butter-less cake has a reduced fat cream cheese frosting and is really good made with part whole wheat pastry flour.
This moist chocolate cake gets its lovely texture from grated fresh zucchini. Dust with powdered sugar or try the butter-free glaze from my Simple Chocolate Cake.
This variation on my easy yellow cake is just as simple. It’s a coconut lover’s dream, topped with a coconut cream cheese frosting and it’s all made without butter.
There’s lots of fiber and no butter in this crispy oatmeal cookie made with oats, bran cereal, 100% whole grains, figs, and dark chocolate chips.
They call it pie but com’on – it’s a cake. This luscious dessert is made all from scratch, even the creamy custard filling. It tastes just like a chocolate éclair.
Soft and gooey homemade cinnamon rolls will be on your table pronto with my easy one-rise recipe. You can even start them the night before and bake in the morning.
This is the exact same recipe as my one bowl chocolate cake made without butter but I show how you can make a beautiful chocolate glaze without butter. Super easy.
I make this every Easter. I call it “Tunnels of Cinnamon” bread because the braids are filled with delicious tunnels of brown sugar & cinnamon. It’s a show stopper!
Here’s why you will LOVE this easy recipe: One bowl. No flour. No butter. No mixer. No shaping. It’s the easiest cookies you will ever make. And they’re gluten free.
There is no butter anywhere in my healthier homemade deep dish apple pie. It uses an easy oil crust and THREE pounds of apples. 🍏🍏🍏🍏🍏🍏
Skip the bagel. With more than 4 grams of fiber per cookie, this is a cookie with a mission. It’s made with high fiber cereal and lots of prunes (and dark chocolate!)
These healthier chocolate brownies have no butter! My quick & easy recipe uses olive oil, yogurt, whole wheat flour, toasted nuts & dark chocolate chunks.
What an easy recipe! Only four ingredients into a bowl, mix, and bake. Then dip into melted dark chocolate. I make them for parties and we always run out.
Big crispy crunchy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies made with no white flour or butter, made even crunchier with toasted nuts.
It’s all the stuff you want for breakfast: whole grains, oats, bananas, walnuts, okay… a few chocolate chips! It’s a quick & easy recipe and uses no butter.
It looks impressive but it’s easy to make this lightly sweet, crispy apple tart with an apricot glaze and an easy oil crust. Make it for kids and call it an apple pizza!
You can make a delicious pumpkin pie with low fat ingredients and no cream or butter anywhere. Mine has an easy oil crust and the filling is a breeze.
With my simple one-rise recipe, make this sweet cinnamon raisin loaf with swirls of brown sugar & cinnamon in 90 minutes.
It’s a fresh lemon cake with a lemon curd filling and a fluffy 7-minute frosting sprinkled with coconut – and it’s all made without butter.
This buttermilk streusel coffee cake is moist and light and has tons of antioxidant-filled blueberries, which are known to support brain health.
My Italian style ricotta cheesecake has less fat and less calories but lots of flavor from fresh orange & lemon peel. It will melt in your mouth.
These are my go-to cookies because they’re 100% whole grain, made with whole wheat flour, oats, and olive oil… but no butter. They keep really well.
There’s no butter in this lightly sweet marble loaf with a chocolate swirl, great for a light dessert or something sweet with tea. I sometimes add fresh orange zest… yum.
Old-fashioned chiffon cake is like angel cake only more moist because it contains oil. This light, airy cake is beautifully fragrant with orange & lemon zest.
Billows of heavenly meringue piled on a luscious lemon curd. It’s the easiest and healthiest lemon pie with an oil crust and foolproof filling.
Spiced pumpkin muffins with toasted walnuts and dark chocolate chips are bursting with flavor and nutrients, like lots of vitamin A for beautiful skin. No mixer needed.
These are some seriously fudgy brownies. Canned dark sweet cherries send these moist and yummy bars into brownie heaven… without butter. Easy recipe.
Light & lemony muffins with the antioxidant benefits of blueberries, made with whole wheat flour and no butter. My easy recipe takes just 30 minutes.
My show-stopping Christmas bread is a soft, slightly sweet egg bread filled with golden raisins and decorated with a light glaze and sprinkles. And it’s all made without butter!
A yummy, super healthy muffin made with olive oil, lots of fiber, heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and the breast & prostate cancer protection of flaxseeds.
Greek karithopita is a sweet, moist walnut cake spiced with citrus peels, cinnamon, and cloves and infused with a sweet syrup. And it’s made with olive oil!
A traditional sweet Polish holiday bread filled with poppy seeds, citrus peel, and almonds. The recipe is easier than you think. Make it once and you’ll be addicted!
Light as a cloud, my ricotta and cream cheese pumpkin cheesecake uses all reduced fat ingredients for a healthier but rich tasting holiday dessert.
Fresh blueberries and fresh lemon are the key to this moist and delicious lightly sweet loaf made without butter. You don’t even need a mixer.
Who needs butter when you can make a yummy pecan pie without it? Mine has an easy oil crust and a sweet filling made with a trans fat-free spread.
Soft on the inside, crunchy on top and full of healthy goodness. These whole grain muffins have lots of fiber and protein for a healthy snack or breakfast.
This healthier banana bread comes together quickly with my easy one bowl recipe using whole wheat flour, toasted nuts, dark chocolate chips, and no butter.
These whole grain muffins have a sweet, crispy top and are moist & delicious inside with lots of apple and no butter. And the best part: They are 100% whole wheat.
They’re fat-free – basically egg whites and sugar but they taste like cotton candy! Homemade meringues are incredibly easy (and cheap) to make.
Homemade biscotti takes a little work but dang it, these are good! They’re made with heart-healthy dark chocolate, some whole wheat flour and fragrant toasted almonds.
You’ll need 2 pounds of apples for this simpler alternative to apple pie. It takes less work to put together and the easy oil crust uses no butter or shortening.
No mixer needed for this light as a feather coffee cake topped with toasted nuts and cinnamon streusel with dark chocolate chips, and can be made without butter. Serve warm.
Doughnuts are back! Doughnuts don’t have to be fried to taste good. Mine have no butter, no grease, and are so light they might just float away.
If you ever wanted to have cake for breakfast, this is the one. It’s not too sweet, has whole grains, eggs, and a beautiful crispy broiled coconut-pecan topping.
These old school muffins get that unique “bran muffin” flavor from molasses and all that fiber will do you a world of good.
Here’s my delicious, healthier carrot cake made with whole wheat flour and no butter anywhere. Make it with or without crushed pineapple.