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Do Thanksgiving pies cause you stress? Let’s be honest, pie-making is not everyone’s jam. If not, no worries. You’re still a good person. Thanksgiving can be stressful enough with the cooking, family drama, travel, and overall craziness of the season. Don’t add more stress to your table with dessert anxiety…(Read More)

Halloween is peeking around the corner. How many sugar highs (and lows) are in your future? Do you really know what’s in that candy you can’t stop eating? What if you could help yourself, and those you care about, make better choices? How do you know what’s a Halloween trick or treat…(Read More)

This month Recipe Redux asked us to share a healthy recipe that incorporated tasty liqueurs. Since I do my free food thing, keeping my food free of dairy, eggs, wheat/gluten (for the most part), I know how difficult it is to find liqueurs that are gluten-free or vegan, much less both. How to…(Read More)

April’s Recipe Redux Challenge asked us to create a healthy recipe using one of our favorite kitchen tools. No brainer. Gram’s rolling pin. In the pic below is the rolling pin Gram used for most of her adult life. It’s the one her mother, my great-grandmother Jenny, passed down to her…(Read More)

It’s been 18 years since I changed my diet, eliminating wheat, cow’s milk, eggs, refined sugar, and processed foods in general. I am grateful to have wonderful family and friends to share the Thanksgiving holiday with, and it’s taken those 18 years to get to a place where I can eat at…(Read More)

Need an easy, healthy dessert? Crisps are one of my favorite late summer, fall desserts. Easy to make, packed with flavor, fruit based with simple gluten-free and vegan toppings, they’re something everyone can enjoy. What a score when I can make just one dessert for everyone! They take some time in the oven…(Read More)

A sin-free dessert was never so simple. I love dessert. I get it. Even though you won’t find refined sugar in my house, and only low glycemic sugars, they are still sugar. As much as I want to gobble down dessert like a vampire chomping on a fairy (any True Blood fans besides…(Read More)

My Free Food Chocolate Chip Cookies leave Toll House in the Stone Ages. I’m talking total yaba daba do time. That’s how stone age. Cause you don’t need refined sugar, butter, eggs, and wheat to make chocolate chip cookies to taste awesome. Not anymore. The post below, that I originally wrote for…(Read More)