Cottage Style Chocolate Ice Cream

Cottage Style Chocolate Ice Cream (2)

When I was little we would go to Kansas every summer to visit my Grandma. It was quite the trip to pack our family into a 1970’s Volkswagen Bus. One of my fondest memories of those trips was making ice cream in my grandma’s old fashioned ice cream freezer. You had to hand crank it. Read more

Sugar Free Coconut Carrot Cake

Sugar Free Coconut Carrot Cake

With Easter fast approaching I needed to find a carrot cake recipe that would make my family happy as well as meet the needs of my Trim Healthy Mama journey.  This Sugar Free Coconut Carrot Cake is a keeper for sure. It is studded with carrots and is moist with hints of cinnamon, ginger andRead more

Low Carb Pretzel Dippers

Low Carb Pretzel Dippers

Deciding to go low carb “ish” made life a little different in the snack arena. Gone were the salty crunchy pretzel sticks that I really love.. or so I thought … after a bit of experimentation these low carb pretzel dippers were born and have become one of our favorite go to snacks. I triedRead more

Sugar Free Strawberry Kefir Ice Cream

Sugar Free Strawberry Kefir Ice Cream

I was lucky enough to have someone gift me some milk kefir grains. They have been fermenting away and I’ve gotten quite the supply of kefir for my smoothies, salad dressings as well as enough to try making some sugar free strawberry kefir ice cream with it. I love the Tummy Tucking Ice Cream fromRead more

Sugar Free Cream Filled Snack Cakes

Sugar Free Cream Filled Snack Cakes

As we all know my dearest husband is a snack cake lover. I’ve been making lots of different twinkie styled snack cakes for him. These Sugar Free Cream Filled Snack Cakes are for the ladies at our local Trim Healthy Mama meeting in Crystal Lake, IL. If you live close enough to attend we wouldRead more

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