Baked Apple Crisp Chips

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Baked Apple Crisp Chips are easy to make at home and a whole lot cheaper too! Recently, I purchased some "healthy" apple chips at a health food store for my kids. They really love them, but I rarely buy them since they are so expensive. I decided I would try to make my own and see how the kids liked them and how they compared to store bought. After looking over some recipes online, I gave them … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Muffins: Refined Sugar Free

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Yeah for Updated Photos 10-27-12 I love this time of year! I love the fall colors and everything about the cool, brisk air, wearing cozy sweaters and enjoying being outside before the cold wintry months begin. But nothing feels more like fall to me until I've made and eaten some PUMPKIN! Pumpkin is the rock star of FALL! Did you know......... pumpkins contain potassium and vitamin … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Four Bean Chili


  It's a typical New England kind of day today. Cold, rainy and a chance of snow tonight! The only day all week that I had to be out with the children since early this morning until dinner time. Yuck! Having a busy, hectic day ahead and not having a plan for dinner is one of the biggest culprits for ditching your weight loss plans. I know, I've been there. I don't know about you, but with a … [Read more...]

Apple Oatmeal Muffins


So I've been thinking about muffins for awhile now waiting for the time to experiment with a couple of different favorite recipes I love and wanted to do a little tweaking with. Finally had the time this morning and made these for my kids and they were the MOISTEST muffin I've ever had!!! I'm so happy with the results and wanted to share. I didn't plan to have a topping on these muffins, but … [Read more...]

Overnight Crock Pot Apple Oatmeal

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Having a smaller crock pot is ideal for recipes like this one. Who wants to pull a giant crock pot out if you only need it for a small breakfast for yourself or hubby and you know you're kids won't eat it? My little crock pot, which is a 3 quart one shown here, is one of my most favorite appliances! Hubby bought it for me a few years back and I thought he was crazy! I specifically remember … [Read more...]