Deep Dish Mushroom Onion Pizza

Do you have a pizza night at your house? I know lots of families do. Since The Kid has a dairy allergy, we have to be careful where we order our pizza from. No milk  in the crust, no cheese on it, but also no reusing the pizza pan or cutter. Thankfully there are a […]

The Power Struggle of the Wills

Weight loss along with many other things in life requires willpower… and goals and follow through, of course. When you’re faced with a challenge that gives you a choice between moving closer to your goal and moving further away, what is it that helps you make the right choice? Willpower, determination, stubbornness, insanity? Probably a […]

Cauliflower Tikka Masala

Cauliflower is a wonder veggie that really can be used in all kinds of dishes to add volume, fiber, and nutrients without a lot of calories. It’s also pretty easy to hide in dishes and fool unsuspecting veggie haters like kids and other random people. I’ve played around with Shrimp Fried Cauliflower Rice, General Tso’s […]

Baked Coconut Oatmeal Cookie

It’s been a while since I experimented with baked oatmeal. I do quite a bit of overnight oats and regular oatmeal. Those are both really good options with lots of possible flavor combinations, but baked oatmeal is a little different. If you haven’t tried it, you’re in for a surprise. It’s more cookie-like in texture when […]

Roasted Red Pepper Cashew Cheese

I’m an admitted cheese lover. Pretty much any kind of cheese, in any kind of dish. Unfortunately I also live with a dairy allergic child so my life for the most part is cheese-free. Never one to shy away from experimenting and also wanting The Kid to experience the joy of “cheese”, I’ve played around […]