Double Chocolate Mini Cupcakes with Maple-Cashew Frosting

mini chocolate cupcakes with homemade frosting, recipe by fertility nutritionist Anna

These mini chocolate cupcakes are an older recipe, but they’re so good, so quick, and so foolproof that I had to bring them back. They’re naturally sweetened, full of fiber, grain-free, and gluten-free. Plus, the vegan cashew frosting is simply divine! Perfect for a Valentine’s Day treat or whenever you need a little chocolate love.

Blueberry Almond Breakfast Cake

blueberry almond breakfast cake recipe by Anna, fertility dietitian

Shake up your overnight oats routine with this hot, ready-made breakfast option. Naturally gluten-free and nutrient-packed, it’s perfect for busy mornings. Make it on batch-cook day and enjoy a nourishing breakfast all week long.

Milk Boosting Banana Muffins

easy banana muffin recipe by Anna, fertility nutritionist

Calling all nursing mamas! Boost your milk supply with our Milk Boosting Banana Muffins recipe. As a mom myself, I understand the importance of maintaining milk flow while juggling the demands of motherhood. Packed with galactagogues like oats and a special blend from Majka, these muffins are a delicious way to support lactation and keep your supply up. I love having these on hand for easy snacks and quick breakfasts. They also freeze well, so go ahead and double the recipe!

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Double chocolate peanut butter guilt-free cookie recipe by Anna, fertility nutritionist

These treats are not only easy to make but also provide a decent dose of protein, ensuring they won’t disrupt your blood sugar balance. Gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined-sugar-free, they’re perfect for satisfying your chocolate cravings without the guilt. They’re healthy enough to indulge for breakfast!

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bread

healthy whole wheat pumpkin bread recipe by Anna, fertility nutritionist

There is nothing I love more in the Fall than pumpkin bread. This healthy whole wheat pumpkin bread gets a lot of its sweetness from banana and uses whole wheat flour for a deliciously wholesome twist on your favorite fall treat. Happy baking!

Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Salted-Maple Glaze (Gluten & Guilt Free)

Delight in the season with these Soft Pumpkin Cookies. Savor the perfect blend of sweetness and warmth, finished with a delectable salted-maple glaze. These gluten-free, guilt-free treats are not only a fall favorite but also perfect for those on a fertility or pregnancy journey, providing a delicious yet nutritious option for satisfying fall cravings.

Date Sweetened Pumpkin Pie

Crafted to perfection, this pumpkin pie recipe doesn’t compromise on taste, offering a healthy twist to a classic dessert. With its wholesome ingredients, such as whole grain oats, pecans, and naturally sweet dates, you’ll savor every guilt-free bite, making it an ideal treat any time of the day during the festive season.

Easy Pumpkin Cookies

pumpkin cookie recipe - easy dessert recipe by Anna, fertility dietitian

Bursting with pumpkin spice goodness, these cookies are perfect for any time of day—whether you enjoy them for breakfast, as a snack, or as a delightful dessert. With rich pumpkin flavor and a hint of warming spices, these cookies are a delicious treat that’s never too early to enjoy the flavor of the season.

Apple-Granola Muffins (Gluten Free)

apple granola gluten free muffin recipe by Anna, registered dietitian

After the routine fall apple picking with the fam, I was inspired to make a healthy-enough-to-eat-for-breakfast, lunch and dinner muffin. This recipe was a first for me, but came out sooo good! Hope you love them!

Blueberry Lavender Chia Jam

blueberry lavender chia homemade jam recipe by Anna, Fertility Nutritionist

Enjoy the flavors of Oregon summer with this delightful blueberry lavender chia jam recipe. Quick to make and versatile to use, it’s the perfect way to preserve the bounty of summer berries. Enjoy it on your favorite snacks and meals.

Lavender Vanilla Nice Cream

lavender vanilla ice cream - Anna, Fertility Nutritionist

We’ve all craved a sweet treat without the guilt. Now, look no further than this easy nice cream recipe! Made from blended frozen bananas, it’s a simple dessert that is also packed with nourishment. Infused with calming lavender, it’s perfect for unwinding after a long day. Plus, it’s dairy-free, gluten-free, and nut-free, making it accessible to all. Grab a spoon, indulge in relaxation, and savor every bite of this delicious frozen dessert. You were made for this!

Chocolate for fertility: Too good to be true?

fertility blog - are you eating enough to get pregnant?

Do you hate the pressure around sex ever since you started trying to get pregnant? I thought that was one of the worst parts of the whole ordeal – making it a scheduled requirement steals all the fun out of it. I bring this up because Valentine’s Day is around the corner – another date for “obligatory” romance. If you ask me, chocolate is the best thing about this Hallmark holiday. Turns out, chocolate on V-Day may be good for your fertility too – NOT too good to be true! Stick with me here…