Low Carb Pizza “Cookies”: Yes, for real.

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If I say “low carb pizza” do you think I’m a crazy lady that believes in fairies and unicorns? Well…you might be right about the crazy…and the fairies and unicorns. BUT I’ve also figured out a way to get in my favorite part of pizza – the gooey cheese and yummy toppings – without the […]

Best thing about eating whole foods? Actually cooking

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I’ve been making a real effort to focus on healthy foods and skip the junk for my daughter and I (again).  The best thing about eating whole foods is actually putting the time into cooking.  I rely too much on quick, easy solutions when I’m not making a conscious effort to eat less sugar and […]

Sugar Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups #NSNG

Sugar free chocolate that actually tastes good?  Yes, it’s possible!  And you can do it at home! I adapted this from a recipe I saw for “fat bombs” on a Facebook page for Vinnie Tortorich’s No Sugar No Grain (NSNG) followers.  I’m not 100% NSNG.  Probably not even 80%.  But a healthier chocolate peanut butter […]

Grain Free Cauliflower Risotto Recipe

My husband is the pickiest eater I’ve ever met by far. And I was both a nanny and preschool teacher for many years, so that’s really saying something! He loves to watch cooking competition shows, though. We watched Luca make cauliflower risotto on “Next Food Network Star” recently for a family on Rachael Ray’s daytime […]

No Sugar No Grain Brownies – Yummy, Really!

As I’ve mentioned, my daughter loves to bake.  I challenged her to make something no sugar no grain for me.  She adapted a recipe she found at Elana’s Pantry. She made them in mini muffin pans instead of a traditional pan.  It made about 35 mini no sugar no grain brownies. Here’s the best part! […]