August 24, 2015

Mom Monday {Healthy Sweets Ideas}

When talking healthy food with other moms, the constant question I get is, "but what about the sweets? I can't give that up. It's too difficult and my child just loves sugar." Well here are some great ideas for sweets for your kid, refined sugar free...I can't wait to try some of these. Let me know if you try...READ MORE

August 27, 2014

Healthy No Bake Desserts

I have been really excited about making fun, no-sugar, no-bake desserts. Here are a few of my favorites to try... ...READ MORE

November 26, 2012

Magic Date Balls

For Thanksgiving this year, I decided to make these amazing tiny bites of goodness, which I have dubbed "Magic Date Balls" appropriately. With these Date Truffles from Sprouted Kitchen as my guide I created these tiny bites.   I love how easy it is to create homemade Almond Butter! Literally just put almonds in the food processor and whirl them up for about 8 minutes...voila you have almond butter! I think what makes these so special is not...READ MORE

November 19, 2012

Mom Monday {healthy desserts for Thanksgiving}

My sweet mother-in-law asked for a few recipes she could choose from to make some healthy desserts for Thanksgiving this year. I have recently witnessed the genius of Dates, almond extract, and carob powder in creating the illusion of a sugary snack. Here are a few of my favorite dessert recipes for Thanksgiving. None of the recipes call for sugar. They use dates, honey, agave, or bananas as natural sweeteners. I would love to hear from you if you try any...READ MORE