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 […]

Traditional Homemade Hummus

I’m almost embarrassed to admit this but if you know me, you probably won’t find this surprising. Instead of lying around and sleeping in on Sunday mornings, I head to the local farmer’s markets so I can be there for first pick of the fresh produce. Sundays are the days that I chop all my […]

Spinach and Artichoke Pizza Bites (Dairy Free and Vegan)

Have you ever had one of those big bread bowls filled with spinach artichoke dip? OMG, I could dip the bread cubes, pitas, veggies and my spoon in there all day! Since The Kid has a dairy allergy, that stuff (thankfully!) isn’t usually found in our house. I’m very grateful for that since I know […]