Dessert Recipes

baked pears

Dessert: Baked Pears with Trail Mix

There’s enough to worry about when preparing a Thanksgiving meal without having to stress about making time and space for dessert. For us, it’s important to keep dessert simple, healthful and easy to make quickly. Mostly because we fall asleep almost immediately after the main courses and don’t want to serve a burned dessert. One […]


apple cinnamon parfait far

Dessert: Apple Cinnamon Parfait

It may seem crazy but dessert is actually the easiest part of the Thanksgiving meal to make healthy alternatives for. Part of this is just due to the fact that traditional Thanksgiving desserts are pretty unhealthy, so it’s a fairly low bar to clear. But the other part of this is that there are just […]


caramel apple plus dip

Caramel Apples, Healthified

As we went about finding ways to make our favorite Halloween treats a little healthier to indulge in, we found we had the longest discussion around possibly the most classic treat of all: the candy apple. “If you keep the caramel coating thin, how unhealthy could it be? It’s got a whole apple!” went one […]


pumpkin oatmeal cookies

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Cookies

Everyone has favorite memories of Halloweens past from their childhood. But once those little ghouls and goblins grow up to be adults we start to feel guilty about the sweets we consume (and handout). So at Wholesome Goodness, we spend a fair amount of time thinking about how to take some of the guilt out of […]



Simple Berry Crumble

This easy berry crumble is the perfect way to start your morning or end your day. Simple to make, and delicious to eat, try it with a dollop of cream of dessert or a helping of Greek yogurt for an upside-down parfait.



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