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There’s something so comforting about an oatmeal cookie. Soft, chewy, these Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies feel and taste like Grandmom’s kitchen. One of his total faves, my husband calls these breakfast cookies, and are a staple in our house. Packed with oats, nut butter, nuts, and applesauce, I’m ok with that…(Read More)

What to do with all those beautiful cherries? They’ve been on sale for weeks now and hopefully you have been enjoying them as much as me! If you went a little overboard, and have some extra sitting in the fridge, fear not. This Cherry Vanilla Applesauce takes about 30 minutes to make and eats…(Read More)

Need a pick-me-up? Hold the sugar, bad carbs and bad fats? This Chocolate Avocado Smoothie is no joke! Packed with great fats to hold back hunger and give you energy, little to no sugar (your choice), and so creamy and satisfying, this powerhouse chocolate avocado smoothie makes a great breakfast, lunch, or snack…(Read More)

Looking for chocolate chunks that are dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free? What if you happen to need nut-free, too? Once you start looking at chocolate labels, you realize what a tall order this is. I can often find chocolate that is free of one of these ingredients at a…(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)

Game day gluten-free pizza is sure to be a winner! The secret? Flavor. Layered on flavor. Layered on flavor. Layered on flavor. No bad fats or processed ingredients. Just fresh herbs, vegetables, and bright flavors that dance together in your mouth. Vegan? Gluten-free? Who knew? Who will care? Probably no one. With all…(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)

A tasty breakfast, snack, or side, this berry applesauce isn’t just for kids! For August, Recipe Redux asked us to raise the bar on food in a jar. I think this elevated berry applesauce answers the call. I learned lots about food in a jar from my grandmother. Every summer we jarred tomatoes. Cooked…(Read More)

My gluten-free, grain-free, vegan snack that satisfies every craving (well, almost)… This month Recipe Redux asked us to share one of our favorite healthy snack recipes. Some days I feel like I live on snacks. I don’t eat large meals and I don’t always “sit down” for a formal meal. Snacks…(Read More)

Is there really kale in my peanut butter kale smoothie? You bet sweet 6 lb, 8 oz Baby Jesus there is. Although you might doubt it when you take the first sip, there is a whole cup of kale in this Peanut Butter Banana Kale Smoothie. “It’s in there.” With the X-Men Toad…(Read More)