July 2012

No-Bake Peanut Butter & Butterscotch Cookies

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Its hard to think about turning on the oven in summer to make cookies, so these no-bake cookies are a great treat!  You can just pop them in your mouth or another fabulous idea would be crumbling them in your favorite plain yogurt or frozen yogurt 😉  You catch my drift?  Butterscotch chips aren’t exactly […]


Sugar Free Frozen Lemonade

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I love anything lemon, so lemonade is included!  Most lemonade is jam packed with sugar, so here’s a great alternative that tastes the same as regular lemonade, only without any of the sugar! Since its summer, why not make it a frozen lemonade instead and have it even more refreshing…great idea I thought!  This recipe […]


How to Determine Your Calorie Needs

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Happy Monday! Hope you all enjoyed your weekend.  How’s your summer been going so far in terms of your diet/exercise plans?  Are you happy with how things are going, or are you wanting to clean things up but not sure where to start? A Note On Calories When it comes to calorie counting, I know […]


My Favorite Low-Cal Summer Drinks

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Ahhh, summer! Gotta love it! Although its easy to slip up on your healthy eating plan with all the BBQ fare, alcohol, ice cream and other sugary treats, doesn’t mean you can’t have some tasty and low cal things too. I love having some low cal staples in my arsenal that I know I can […]


Healthy Vanilla Cupcakes

July 5, 2012

  Healthy cupcakes. Any healthy baker knows this can be a REALLY tough thing to accomplish.  Over the past couple years I’ve tried multiple recipes with some really bad results.  Dry, didn’t rise, tasted like a muffin instead of a cupcake, and the list goes on.  I must give props to Chocolate Covered Katie for […]


Zevia Review & Giveaway

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Hey all!  Hope you’re all having a great week and Happy 4th of July to all my American friends! When you think about summertime, you think about cold, refreshing drinks right?! I sure do! But I, like most of you, also don’t want to drink soda’s that are packed with sugar or artificial sweeteners, so […]