Chocolate Teff Pudding (Experimenting with Gluten Free Grains!)

I have become more aware of what I’ve been eating lately, since Nick and I have been thinking about having a baby (yes, the cat’s out of the bag if it wasn’t already).I know I’m healthy, and my diet is prety stellar (if I do say so myself), but before getting pregnant it’s important to make sure… Continue reading Chocolate Teff Pudding (Experimenting with Gluten Free Grains!)

Valentine’s Day Chocolates (Under 100 Calories!), Lighter Ice Creams, and Dinner for Two

If you are sitting at home, or at work, loveless, hopeless, and just hating Valentine’s Day, you’re not alone.  In fact, even some married women (myself included) really despise Valentine’s Day. Yep, it’s true, I really don’t like it.  I never have. It all started in elementary school when I would get my hopes up… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Chocolates (Under 100 Calories!), Lighter Ice Creams, and Dinner for Two

Chocolate, Almond, and Dried Plum No-Bake Cookie Bites

I was perusing The Lean Green Bean’s blog one day and came across a recipe for no-bake cookies that caught my eye. I’m a sucker for no-bake cookies (let’s face it, I’m a sucker for anything that combines peanut butter or almond butter and chocolate). On my day off a couple weeks ago I decided to make… Continue reading Chocolate, Almond, and Dried Plum No-Bake Cookie Bites

Butternut Squash Ice cream and This Week’s News

Here are some health and nutrition highlights from this week; Really? The Claim: Drinking Green Tea Can Help Lower Your Cholesterol (Like most green tea claims, this one is slightly off.) Saturated Fat Reductions Not As Effective For Cholesterol Reduction, Study Says (The title makes it sound like eating a low saturated fat diet isn’t… Continue reading Butternut Squash Ice cream and This Week’s News