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A perfect breakfast in the Fall! Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes!

We love pumpkin pancakes!  To be honest we love just about anything pumpkin!  I usually purchase Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Pancake Mix but because I have not made a recent Trader Joe’s run, I needed to make my own recipe.  Not having regular flour in the house I decided to make gluten free pancakes. I used […]

Skillet Pumpkin Granola: Quick, easy and yummy! You control the ingredients!

I love granola! And it is pumpkin season so why not make pumpkin granola! I love to layer granola in yogurt parfaits or even eat it by itself.  My granddaughter Kate, a picky one year old, will eat granola by the bowl! The issue with store bought granola is that it is often high in sugar […]

Who says you can't eat pancakes on a healthy food plan?

Blueberry Pancakes….Comfort food, happy, warm and cozy! That is what I think when I think of pancakes! Not to mention thoughts of a lazy Sunday morning, bacon sizzling and coffee brewing… I am drooling already.   Another favorite of mine is pumpkin. (I love everything pumpkin) So why not combine the two? And make them […]

Good for You Popsicles: These are made of just a few simple ingredients, no artificial ingredients or processed sugar or ingredients you can't pronounce!

It is hot out there and sometimes the sound of the ice cream truck sets off the desire for an icy refreshing treat! I remember as a child on hot summer days hearing that musical truck and running to the end of the driveway just waiting for him to stop at our house!  Do you […]

Health Black Bean Burgers! Enjoy without guilt!

Move over hamburgers! Make room for black bean burgers!  Hamburgers are a staple for the grill in the summer times. But grilling isn’t just for hamburgers!  Black bean burgers are a great meatless option! These burgers are full of flavor, moist and glutton free.  Some black bean burgers tend to be dry but not these! In place of […]

Healthy oatmeal muffins! A great breakfast to grab and run! Perfect for the 21 Day Fix Plan!

I have always had a sweet tooth and love baked goods!  In the morning the smell of muffins, coffee cake, or fresh bread baking is divine!  There is something comforting about the scent of cinnamon in the morning that is comforting, bringing back those wonderful childhood memories!  What a great way to start the day!   I […]

Healthy Granola Bars! These gems are full of superfoods and are easy to make!

Recently in a challenge group we were asked to use the Fooducate app to see how some of our favorite foods rated. This app is awesome to help you determine a healthy a food rates by scanning the barcode.   Since I had just returned from vacation I used it on those wonderful crunchy granola […]

Cleaned-Up Valentine Cupcakes! Simple sweet and contain no refined sugar, oils or wheat flour!

Who remembers making Valentine cards out of lacy doily’s, construction paper, glue, tissue paper and glitter?  I also have wonderful memories of Valentine baking with my mom. Cookies, candies and cupcakes were always on her list and she never hesitated to let us help. The kitchen had flour and sugar everywhere when we were done as well as […]

The Healthy Crock-Pot: Hot Apple Dump Dessert This apple filled dessert has the same flavors as apple pie without the guilt of a fattening crust. If you use gluten free granola it becomes a gluten free dessert.

Crock-pots are not just for dinner! They can be quite handy in preparing other meals including warm, comforting yummy desserts. Desserts that are healthy so you do not have to feel guilty about indulging yourself. Crock-pot desserts are a perfect treat for chilly days.  This apple filled dessert has the same flavors as apple pie without the guilt […]

Mini mango prosciutto wraps: A healthy appetizer when you are following the 21 day fix or other clean eating plan.

It is holiday time and that means parties. Are following the 21 Day Fix or other clean eating plan? If so thinking of a healthy appetizer to bring to a party can be challenging.  Finding one that is quick and easy to put together after a busy day is equally hard. Vegetable and fruit trays are good […]