Archives for January 2017

Key Lime Pie Protein Smores

Key lime pie seems to be the dessert of the moment. I’m seeing dessert specials all over the place featuring it, and I even saw a key lime cupcake in my FB newsfeed this weekend. I love key lime pie, but I don’t love the effort to make it. I also can’t imagine a dairy […]

Double Chocolate Muffins

I spent many Summers growing up in the kitchen with my grandmother, baking this and that. I’ve got a lot of cherished memories of morning donuts and cinnamon rolls, afternoon goodies, and all kinds of things in between. I usually get a boxed mix at the grocery store and make chocolate chocolate chip muffins for […]

Compassion Is The Key To Long Term Change

Have you ever just not wanted to go to the gym but thought “I don’t want to but if I don’t get my minutes in, I won’t lose weight this week?” What about eating tuna, chicken and steamed veggies while thinking “Gah, I just want a burger and fries but I can’t.” I want to […]

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 […]

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 flavorĀ 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 […]