Archives for 2016

Whole Wheat Dairy Free Coffee Cake

Sometimes you want something sweet for breakfast but you want to be able to tell yourself that it’s along the lines of healthy. If it has whole wheat flour, it must be healthy right? Yes, that’s it. I’m kidding here, but this coffee cake does have whole wheat flour and less sugar than most coffee […]

People Are Often Surprised That Coaches Have Coaches

Some of you know my fitness journey (AKA the Accidental Fitness Quest). I started out years ago with a personal trainer because I had no idea what I was doing. I’d never worked out before and had no idea how to use anything in the gym. I could have used resources online or in magazines […]

Beef Kofta Kabobs with Lemon Tahini Dressing

I’m all about simplifying wherever and whenever possible. That goes in the kitchen and elsewhere. If it’s complicated or upsetting, you won’t do it or at least not for long. Your health and fitness journey should be simple too. Would it surprise you that I have several weight loss clients that don’t weigh themselves? We choose […]

Low Calorie Pumpkin Cranberry Bread

Tis the season for pumpkin and cranberry recipes, but what do you do when you’re stuck with bananas? The Kid asks for bananas every time I go to the store, and half the time I find them turning a lovely shade of dark brown. I’ve used plenty of them recently in double chocolate banana bread, […]

Dairy Free Magic Bars

Have you ever had Hello Dolly Bars? I think the name is a regional thing. They call the Hello Dolly bars here in the South, but back home in Maryland we called them Magic Bars or 7 Layer Bars. They’re all the same thing. Graham cracker crust topped with coconut, nuts, and chocolate chips. Then […]