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 […]

Quick and Easy Cauliflower Etouffee

We’re coming up on Mardi Gras soon and I live near Louisiana so that means it’s a perfect time for etouffee. Bam, y’all! For those of you new to etouffee, it’s typically a seafood stew that’s served in New Orleans and area. I’ve seen shrimp etouffee and sometimes a crawfish version. Like many Southern comfort […]

Zucchini Noodle Pad Thai

Oodles of zoodles! Yes, zoodles can make the world go round… or at least make it easier to squeeze in some veggies. Zoodles are zucchini noodles for those of you not in the know. I love using them in place of pasta. They keep calories down, add a nice punch of vitamins and fiber, and really […]

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 […]