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Pumpkin Spice Smoothie Recipe

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Aloha, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #MyAloha #AlohaMoment http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV.The type of food you eat is a critical source of nutrition for your body. Eat the … [Read more...]

Peach Sorbet Recipe

Peach Sorbet

I'm pretty sure I don't need to say much more after you see that picture. Frozen, yummy goodness. And only 3 ingredients. You can use whatever frozen fruit you prefer, we opted for the peaches and it was fantastic but you could use raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, … [Read more...]

Rustic Grain-Free Bread #Paleo #GlutenFree

Rustic Grain-Free, Gluten-Free Paleo bread Recipe

Every once in awhile, I kinda miss bread, and rather than wreck my gut by indulging in actual wheat filled bread, I'd rather try and come up with an alternative that helps me get through those days where I want some bread but without affecting my body in a negative way. I have … [Read more...]

Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Christmas Cookies

homemade larabars

These delicious cookies are no bake and are sweetened with dates. There is no sugar added to these yet they taste sweet! They can be gluten-free very easily, and even nut-free with a bit of creativity using granola or seeds. You can use whatever ingredients you want to create a … [Read more...]

Eggnog Peppermint Cheesecake Recipe

eggnog cheesecake

Cheesecake is one of those desserts that I really never understood. Is it cheese or is it cake and why would anyone want to combine the two anyway? I never liked it. But as I got older, my taste buds changed and I noticed that I developed more of an appreciation for … [Read more...]

Garlic & Herb Penne Pasta with Sausage


I'm a big fan of all-in-one style dinners.  I like to be able to cook everything, toss it together and serve.  It makes it easier to deal with the kids claiming they don't want a particular item (say...veggies) because it's all mixed in, they have no choice. I'm the type of … [Read more...]

Bacon and Alfredo Pasta Recipe


Clean and healthy eating doesn't mean low fat and no flavor. In fact, you can even have bacon on occasion. Yes. I said the 'B' word. BACON. And I don't mean fake bacon made from an imposter animal that is nothing even remotely like a pig. I mean thick, yummy … [Read more...]

Pasta with Roasted Sweet Potato & Feta Recipe (easy)

pasta and sweet potato

A couple of weeks ago I had 2 sweet potatoes sitting on my counter and I had a craving for pasta.  So I typed "sweet potato pasta" into the search engine and Voila!  I found a recipe that looked good and sounded good and I had most of the ingredients on hand for. I made it and … [Read more...]

Homemade mocha frappe recipe (Weight Watchers friendly)

mcdonalds frappe recipe

I love, love, love McDonald's Mocha Frappe drinks. LOVE THEM. But, they have HUGE calories in them and I'm cheap. Today I had a craving for one but didn't want the calories nor did I feel like dragging 2 kids out to go get one because then one $3 frappe turns into a $15 … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Oatmeal Recipe

pumpkin oatmeal

Stop buying flavored instant oatmeal. Stop it. Flavored instant oatmeal is a better choice than a doughnut or a multitude of other unhealthy breakfast options, but it's really not hard to make your own tasty oatmeal from scratch without all the additives and sugar that is … [Read more...]

Chicken and corn filled crepes (or tortillas) recipe

chicken corn crepes

Yesterday around 3:30 pm I was inspired to make dinner from scratch, and happened to look up on top of my fridge and notice my poor lonely crepe maker just itching to be used again. So I scoured the web for a recipe for a low-fat crepe and a chicken filling - all made with … [Read more...]

Delicious NO CARB pizza recipe

Delicious no carb pizza recipe made without nuts or flours of any kind. Gluten-free, grain-free & perfect for low carb diets.

A few weeks ago I started following the Atkins Program.   I was doing well with it and felt fantastic but I had 1 problem - carb and fruit cravings.  While I felt that the Atkins program works for some people, I also felt that obviously my body was telling me something because … [Read more...]