Holiday Recipe

Slow Cooker Chex Mix {Gluten-Free}

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Chex mix is a classic snack. I love making it around Christmas, or simply any time you want a delicious batch of snack mix! My favorite is the traditional version with seasoning salt and worcestershire sauce. So yummy. Its so simple to do in the slow cooker, and aside from stirring it a few times […]


Lower Cal Apple Crisp

December 16, 2010

This is a GREAT apple crisp recipe.  It is a healthier version of my Mom’s recipe.  A great dessert to take to holiday dinners.  Then at least you know you won’t destroy your diet.  I can tell you though, that everyone will be none the wiser that it is a lower cal version.  I tried it […]


Fudge – Episode 10

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Busy But Healthy show host Kristine Fretwell showcases a healthier version of one of her holiday favorites, Fudge. Get the written out recipe HERE. For this recipe, I was inspired by Averie and her blog called Love Veggies and Yoga. Hope you enjoy my version! [Translate]



December 7, 2010

Yummy Holiday Fudge!  But with way less calories & fat than a traditional recipe.  I used less sugar.  It also happens to be vegan & gluten free!  This recipe was inspired from a great blog called Love Veggies and Yoga.  Enjoy! Dairy-Free (Vegan & Gluten Free) Fudge Makes 32 squares Ingredients 2 Tbsp non-hydrogenated vegan […]


Brussel Sprouts – 7 Ways

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Ok, so with Thanksgiving and Christmas coming, I’ve gathered the best, healthiest and tasting brussel sprout recipes I could find and compiled them here in one place! They also happen to be quick too (under 30 min) So if you’re wanting to try a new recipe this year, here’s a great starting point! Let me […]


Marinated Carrots

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See the video for this recipe here.  This is a family recipe, made healthier.  My mom used to make it every year for either Thanksgiving or Christmas.  You can make it in advance and just warm it up before you need it! Makes 12 servings 2 1/2 pounds carrots (I use 1.5 large bags of […]