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...]

Chicken Enchiladas Recipe – from The America’s Test Kitchen Healthy Family Cookbook


In my quest to find healthy yet easy to make, "normal" recipes for my family, I discovered the The America's Test Kitchen Healthy Family Cookbook. I was looking for a cookbook that took regular food and recipes that even a novice can make, and made them healthier.  Often, … [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...]