Baked Fennel Gratin


Fennel wants you to love it, it really does. Its been a quiet bystander in the produce aisle, but its time has come and it wants to be seen! Fennel is a super fabulous vegetable that is very low in calories and for someone watching calorie intake, it can be your best friend! You can {Read More…}

No Bake Chocolate Coconut Balls: Flour, Sugar, Egg, Dairy, Nut & Gluten Free


Don’t these look like chocolate munchkins or doughnut holes you can buy from Dunkin Donuts? If you have never heard of them before they are little balls of doughnut cut out of a large doughnut when making a hole in it sold at many coffee shops in New England. My kids LOVE them and I {Read More…}

Personal Sized Baked Oatmeal with Individual Toppings: Gluten Free & Diabetic Friendly


Personal Sized Baked Oatmeal with Individual Toppings: Gluten Free & Diabetic Friendly  Do you have picky family members? Do you make a meal and almost always one child is not as thrilled as the others because of one little ingredient you might have put into the recipe? Well that’s my family. If I make a {Read More…}

Q&A: 3 Tips to Fit in Exercise as A Busy Mom


  Today is the first of hopefully a weekly post of reader questions that I’ve been asked to elaborate on in more detail. Today’s question comes from Marni. ” I would love to hear more about how you fit exercise into your schedule. I am also a homeschooling mom and have three young children. I {Read More…}

A SWEETleaf Stevia English Toffee Giveaway!


Do you love free gifts ?? How about SWEET gifts that can be used for baking with? Free and yummy? Yes! You have a great opportunity here to win a bottle of Sweetleaf Stevia Sweetener in liquid form.  If you have never tried it before this is your chance to enter to win.  I use {Read More…}

Peanut Butter Toffee Dairy Free Ice Cream


  You can not possibly tell me this doesn’t look like soft serve ice cream…………..seriously, doesn’t it? Looks can be deceiving and in this case, it is truly so! Do you know the BEST part about this? NO ice cream maker required! Isn’t that fabulous! I’m sure you’ve seen a few versions of this on {Read More…}

Chicken Salad Cucumber Bites


  Do you LOVE super easy appetizers that look really pretty and you made little effort? I do! These are seriously easy….seriously low in calories…..seriously fantastic looking for a party! These pretty little bites were a creation of food I had on hand and needed something to bring to a mom’s night “in” with friends. {Read More…}

Stevia Sweetened Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Banana Bread


A few readers were wondering whether my Sugar Free Chocolate Chip Banana Mini Muffins could be made into a loaf as a banana bread. And the answer is …..of course it can!  It is a HUGE loaf as you can see here. This needs more baking time as opposed to the mini muffins,  but who cares! {Read More…}

Healthy Baked Chicken Parmesan


    What do you get when you have these delicious Parmesan Crusted Freezer Friendly Chicken Breasts……   …..combined  with some fantastic Traditional Italian Bolognese Sauce ………….   …….and you add some  mozzarella cheese on top?   You will have the most perfect ingredients for a Healthy Baked Chicken Parmesan of course!       Nutrition Info (4 oz {Read More…}

Homemade Ranch Dressing Recipe Review


    Homemade Ranch Dressing…….. Never made it before, never thought I would want to ….BUT I saw it on Pinterest first and added it to my board for recipes I definitely wanted to make! Why did I want to make my own instead of buy it? Well…….glad you asked! Let me read you the {Read More…}