Posts written by Donna&Danielle

Banana Bread Meets Chocolate! A great match made even better by being gluten free!

I cannot lie! I love, love Chocolate!!! I crave it! Chocolate cake makes me happy – well anything chocolate makes me happy! I also have folks asking about gluten free recipes. Many people are finding that they can’t eat gluten, or feel better when they don’t eat it or are trying to eat less of […]

Enjoy this chocolate pudding without guilt! It’s a nutrient dense, rich tasting dessert that has metabolism boosting properties!

Everyone needs a treat once in awhile. My favorite treats usually involve chocolate.  So it makes sense that I love this chocolate pudding not only because it involves chocolate but because it comes with health benefits!  Better yet this recipe includes just 7 ingredients including avocado, cacao powder, coconut milk, chocolate, vanilla, salt and raw […]

You have planned your menu for the week and prepped your food.  You have made a commitment to yourself to eat healthier.  But you wonder how long will it keep? 

You have planned your menu for the week and prepped your food.  You have made a commitment to yourself to eat healthier.  But you wonder how long will the food keep? How long will it stay fresh? When do you toss it in the garbage? In the past when I prepped used to simply rinse […]

Cloud Bread, sandwich buns that are light and airy as well as gluten andcarb free!

We have been snowed in here for the past few days.  I have binged watched enough television so today I decided to “play” in the kitchen.   I take my lunch with me to work.  Salads and bento boxes and yogurt and fruit are good but there are times I would love a sandwich without […]

A Peanut Butter Cookie for One! This cookie is gluten free! It is made with oat flour but you could substitute other flour if desired. It is free of refined sugar using pure maple syrup and applesauce instead.

Peanut butter lovers unite! Here is a recipe for making just one peanut butter cookie!  Most of you know that I love cookies right out of the oven! You may also have learned that to keep from over indulging on cookie dough and eating a dozen hot from the oven cookies, I make just one! […]

Chocolate Chip Mug Cake: A cake that serves 1! No leftovers to pick at day after day!

You are home alone.  It is late. You have a craving for something sweet and only cake will satisfy your craving…. What to do?  If you make a cake you will eat not just one piece but a sliver here and there until it is gone.  Then you will feel guilty and kick yourself for […]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie for 1! Gluten free!

So you have been eating healthy and you have a craving for a gooey chocolate chip cookie… To be truthful any right out of the oven cookie would suffice.  However if you make a batch of cookies you will eat a few spoonfuls of the dough to make sure it tastes okay.  Then when those […]

Have a craving for something chocolate? Maybe a rich chocolate brownie? Worried you will cave in and eat the whole pan? Never fear! Try this Brownie in a Mug for One!

Have a craving for something chocolate? Maybe a rich chocolate brownie?  However you know if you make a whole pan you will eat more than you should? Like half the pan? Eeek! Never fear! I have discovered a brownie that is cleaned up, cooks in less than 2 minutes and oh so rich! Can it […]

Pumpkin Soup! Rich and creamy and full of pumpkin!

It is that time of year when the air is getting a little cooler and pumpkins are everywhere!  There are hay rides and pumpkin patches all around!  Foods with pumpkin or pumpkin spice can be found just about everywhere! Today we took Finn and Kate on a hayride to find the perfect pumpkin!  I think […]

Roasted Turmeric Pumpkin Seeds: A healthy treat!

This is a super simple and quick recipe! Once you start snacking on these little gems it is hard to stop!  They would make a lovely gift when stored in a cute little glass jar! Did I mention health benefits? To begin pumpkin seeds or pepitas are an excellent source of minerals and antioxidants. They are […]