Monthly Archives: October 2016

Cookie Dough Filled Cupcakes

These gluten-free, low-calorie cupcakes are filled with egg-less cookie dough. I made these for a recipe video with Business INSIDER – watch it here!

Healthy Cookie Dough Filled Cupcake

Each cupcake is 102 calories with 3.5 g of fat, 11 g of carbs, 6 g of protein, and only 4 g of sugar!

Cupcakes (serves 12 – 102 calories 3.5 F / 11 C / 6 P)


¾ cup coconut flour

½ cup gluten-free oat flour

2 scoops protein powder

½ teaspoon each of baking powder, baking soda, and salt

2 T ground flaxseed

1/3 cup stevia

¾ cup applesauce

2 T coconut oil

2 T maple syrup

1 1/4 cup almond milk

¼ cup sprinkles (optional)


Combine all dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add wet ingredients and beat just until combined. Fold in sprinkles. Bake in a greased muffin tin at 350 F for 17-20 minutes. Allow to cool, and scoop out a hole in each cupcake for the cookie dough.

Egg-less Cookie Dough Filling (serves 12 – 109 calories 4 F / 17 C / 2 P)


1/2 cup coconut flour

1/2 cup gluten-free all purpose flour

2 teaspoons ground flaxseed

¼ teaspoon salt

1/4 cup maple syrup

3/4 cup almond milk

1/2 cup chocolate chips


Combine all dry ingredients. Add wet ingredients and stir until a thick dough forms. Fold in chocolate chips. Form into 12 balls. Place a ball of cookie dough into each cupcake. Frost with frosting of choice (check out The Healthy Cake Cookbook for lots of healthy frosting recipes!)

For tons more healthy dessert recipes, I have two e-cookbooks: The Healthy Cake Cookbook and The Healthy Cookie Cookbook available here.





Chocolate Protein Frosting and Cream Cheese Drizzle

This delicious chocolate frosting is only 28 calories 1 F / 2 C / 3 P per serving.

The perfect topping for any healthy dessert recipe, or even as a spread on toast.

High Protein Chocolate Frosting

Watch me make it step-by-step in my latest YouTube video here. The video also shows how I decorated these healthy vanilla cake donuts. The donut recipe will be included in my upcoming e-cookbook, The Healthy Donut Cookbook!


½ scoop protein powder (14 g) (Slap Nutrition discount code: SARAH)

2 T almond milk (30 ml)

¼ cup stevia

2 teaspoons maple syrup (10 ml)

2 Tablespoons reduced fat cream cheese (30 g)


Dissolve protein powder in almond milk. Add stevia and maple syrup and stir until combined. Add cream cheese and stir until a thick frosting texture is achieved.

To make the cream cheese drizzle, combine 1 Tablespoon cream cheese, 1 teaspoon stevia, and 1/2 teaspoon almond milk.

Check out my latest YouTube video to follow along step-by-step!

Healthy Vanilla Cake Donut