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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 […]

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 […]