Blueberry Coconut Snack Cakes

Blueberry Coconut Snack Cakes

My snack cake loving hubby strikes again… with the inspiration of these Blueberry Coconut Snack Cakes. As I was cleaning the kitchen last night … Rick walks up behind me and hugs me and says… “watcha doin’”? I turned replied, “trying to figure out what to make with all these blueberries”. He got a bigRead more

Sugar Free Cherry Cheesecake Crumble

Cherry Cheesecake Crumble with Brownie bits

As we all know I am addicted to cereal. I add it to my smoothies, greek yogurt, eat it cold as well as drenched in almond milk. I grew up in a house where hot breakfast just wasn’t happening unless my brother Steve was making pancakes or I made my own. It was a treatRead more

Nutty Banana Crunch Cereal (Low Carb, Sugar Free, THM Friendly)

Nutty Banana Crunch Cereal

Well I think Elvis would have been mighty happy with this healthy cereal as peanut butter and bananas was one of his favorite sandwiches. This Nutty Banana Crunch Cereal really fits the flavor profile. I love the combination of peanut butter and bananas myself and this cereal packs a great flavor combination as well asRead more

Trim and Healthy For Two

Trim and Healthy For Two

       What do you do when there are only 2 of you and all the recipes are either single serve or for larger families?   I love some of the recipes within the Trim Healthy Mama book, however they make way more than we can realistically use. With only Rick and I some ofRead more

Blackberry Coconut Bites

Blackberry Coconut Bites

     Quest bars are so very popular with Trim Healthy Mama‘s but they are pricey in my area. I found this great article about making homemade Quest bars and honestly I figured I would try it, with on plan ingredients of course.      I had some blackberry jelly (from this post) and I made someRead more

Nutty Butter Snack Cakes

Nutty Butter Snack Cakes, Sugar Free, Gluten Free, THM Friendly

     These nutty butter snack cakes were a huge hit with my husband and son just like the chocolate snack cakes from this post. The first thing Rick did when he got home from work was to grab one and start eating it. He didn’t ask if it was “diet food” and he got aRead more

Sugar Free Chocolate Snack Cakes

Sugar Free Chocolate Snack Cakes Low Carb THM S

     My dearest husband is a snack cake kinda guy. He loves them almost as much as he loves me (He also loves chocolate and brownies). I however have never liked Twinkies unless they were the red velvet ones. He tells me stories of Suzi Q’s, King Dongs and Twinkies as he was growing up.Read more

Peanut Butter Candy with Raspberry Curd

sugar free peanut butter candy with Raspberry Curd

     So today while prepping food for the week, I decided to try something a little bit different. When I did my 2 week Fuel Cycle in January the admins suggested a couple different ways to make Skinny Chocolate for snacking on the S days (more explanation in Chapter 28 of Trim Healthy Mama ).Read more

Raspberry Curd (Sugar Free, Low Carb)

Raspberry Curd (sugar free, low carb and THM S)

                With a large bag of frozen raspberries on hand I knew that I needed to use, I started thinking of ways to use them. Not to mention Valentine’s Day was close and who doesn’t like a indulgent dessert on that day?       I had never tried lemon curd beforeRead more