October 2012

No Bake Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies

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I couldn’t complete my run of pumpkin madness recipes without a protein cookie, now could I?  These cookies take no time at all, and are stored in the fridge for grab-n-go.  If you like cookie dough, you will love these!  You could also add some other things to these if you like….chia seeds, flax seeds, […]


Favorite Find: Baby Wash and Giveaway

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As you all know, life has certainly changed around here since we welcomed our new bundle of joy, Clara.  Much to my dismay, she’s exactly 2 months today! Tears will be shed, not only by her, but by me, as time just seems to be going that much faster the second time around!  Being a […]


Pumpkin Spice Mini Donuts or Cupcakes

October 19, 2012

What would be your preference? Mini donuts with a cinnamon sugar topping? Or mini cupcakes with a cream cheese icing? This recipe does both, and you really can’t go wrong with either!  Both are delicious in their own way. Plus they are ridiculously low cal (38 calories each) with no added fat or refined sugar. […]


Oil Free Balsamic Dressing

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    This recipe is a slight modification from the Whole Foods Balsamic dressing recipe. It is my absolute favorite at the salad bar. You’d never guess it was oil-free! Seriously to-die for.  My favorite dressing recipe. Oil Free Balsamic Dressing Makes 2 cups Ingredients 1 cup balsamic vinegar 3 Tbsp reduced sodium tamari (for […]


Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Pumpkin? Check!  Chocolate? Check! Delicious?  Most definitely!  These cookies were a hit with gluten free and non gluten free folks.  Very rich tasting cookies that literally melted in my mouth.  You could also make these with regular flour if you prefer. I’m very happy to have discovered a fantastic local gluten free bakery called Zena’s […]


Clara’s Birth Story

October 5, 2012

Hey everyone! It feels like forever since I’ve done a family update.  Forgive this long-winded post, but I have a bunch to update on!  My last pregnancy update was at 35 weeks, and I had Clara at 38 weeks to the day! So I’ll give you the deets about how things went down the last […]