Meatless Monday: Zucchini Frittata


  An easy meal for any night of the week, especially wonderful if you have an abundance of zucchini you need to do something with. I grew up eating this every Friday and it was often called in Italian slang, “coo-kud-zil”. Now don’t ask me why! No idea where that name came from, but that {Read More…}

Naturally Sweetened Strawberry Lemonade


    Who wants a refreshing, low calorie drink that isn’t water or full of sugar-free artificial junk??  You should all be saying….. me me me!! Water can get pretty monotonous at times, so when I made Naturally Sweetened Lemonade last week which has practically no calories  I knew I wanted to make it again {Read More…}

Q&A: Eating Healthy When Hubby is the Cook

A young man prepares to barbeque

                It’s Q & A Saturday! This is a special weekly post of answering reader questions in more detail. Today’s dilemma: ” Hubby does the cooking in our house and I told him I want to give up sugar and white flour, but he just doesn’t know what {Read More…}

Chocolate Cereal Crunchies: Naturally Sweetened, Nut & Dairy Free


  You can make these little chocolate crunchy babies in 5 minutes and you only need 5 ingredients! This little creation of mine came from my desire to replicate a little treat my grandmother used to make. It was a chocolate cluster like this but using crunchy Chinese noodle things, melted chocolate, raisins and peanuts. {Read More…}

How To Become a Food Label Expert on Healthy Cereals


        Are you sure that the “HEALTHY” cereal in your pantry closet is really as healthy as you think? Watch this 5 minutes video to find out what to look for and what to avoid when purchasing cereals. I  also share some of my favorites that I keep in my own pantry! {Read More…}

Naturally Sweetened Lemonade


  Have lemons? Make Lemonade! All naturally sweetened of course! You knew I couldn’t let spring and summer begin with out a healthy sugar-free lemonade did you?! My kiddies LOVE lemonade and when I made my healthy sugar- free version they were quite skeptical and so was the hubby. BUT I promised them it would {Read More…}

Healthier Salisbury Steak


  When you have a family and know the meals they love, it becomes easy to make a weekly menu. Very helpful during a busy week of activities.  Unfortunately it can tend to get a bit boring at times as well. Making a brand new recipe for the family though can be risky business! You {Read More…}

Mediterranean Tuna Stuffed Pepper


  If you’re not much of a fish eater this is a perfect recipe for you! The tuna is mixed in with delicious veggies and you can barely even notice it’s even in there. It’s a creamy meal without any mayo or tons of cheese. You will be greatly surprised by how hearty and filling {Read More…}

PB&J Baked STEEL CUT Oat Cups


Peanut butter and jelly filled steel cut oat cups are perfect for peanut butter and jelly lovers or even those that dislike typical oatmeal!     Do you sometimes like to prove someone wrong? I mean it isn’t the nicest trait but every once in awhile I kinda do like to. This recipe is proving {Read More…}

Q&A: 3 Steps to Eliminate Sugar in Your Diet


  It’s Q & A Saturday! This is a special weekly post of answering reader questions in more elaborate detail. This weeks reader question is from Michele: “I MUST get off sugar. I did good not drinking soda and one day thought, I haven’t had one in a while, it will just be a treat. {Read More…}