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Apple Coconut Breakfast Bowl – (Paleo – Vegan – Gluten Free) – Easy Breakfast Recipe

This healthy apple coconut breakfast bowl is chock full of fresh and healthy goodies. It comes together in just minutes. Having a breakfast bowl makes a great change from eggs when you are following a whole foods or high protein eating plan.  The recipe is vegan, gluten free and this Paleo breakfast bowl tastes amazing. …

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No Bake Peanut Butter Balls with Chocolate & Coconut – Healthy Recipe

These no bake peanut butter balls make a great snack or light dessert. Honey, coconut and dark chocolate chips add a nice bite of sweetness and crunch to this delightful treat.  Looking for a post workout snack that is healthy and still tastes amazing?  Try these home made peanut butter coconut balls.  They are super …

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Thai Chicken Coconut Soup – Tom Kha Gai – (Whole30 – Paleo – Gluten Free)

This delicious Thai Chicken Coconut Soup has a really well balanced combination of sweet, sour, spicy, and salty ingredients.  The soup is Whole30 compliant, Paleo and Gluten Free. As an added bonus, the soup comes together in one pot to make clean up super easy later.   If you eat at Thai restaurants, you might …

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Lemon Coconut Energy Bites – Paleo – Whole30 – Gluten Free

Are you looking for a quick pick me up after a workout? Try these lemon coconut energy bites. These little balls of goodness are Paleo, Whole30 and gluten free and taste really great. Most energy bites and granola bar style recipes are loaded with some form of sugar.  These little balls are lightly sweetened with …

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Sweet Corn and Coconut Pudding – Brazilian Dessert for Summer

My friend Regina, who used to blog at Molly Mel, is a regular contributor of recipes to my website.  I loved her blog, and especially today, because of both this amazing recipe and the gorgeous pictures of her peonies in bloom. They put mine to shame!  This recipe for sweet corn and coconut pudding just …

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Super Easy Chocolate Coconut Hello Dolly Bars

This recipe for Hello Dolly Bars fits that bill nicely and has an amazing flavor and texture. Bar recipes are my favorite type of baked goods recipes. They are normally quite fast and easy to make and most have of them require ingredients that are already in your pantry.  Keep reading to find out how …

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Fresh Pumpkin Puree – How to Make this Fall Staple

Here is one of my latest cooking tips for the holidays – making your own fresh pumpkin puree. Pumpkin puree is a staple in Halloween and Thanksgiving cooking. From pancakes to smoothies, to fudge and cookies, this creamy part of the pumpkin adds an earthy flavor to all your fall recipes.   You can buy …

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Halloween Recipes – 30 Spooktacular Ways to Celebrate the Holiday

These 25 spooktacular Halloween Recipes are the perfect way to celebrate this fun holiday. Halloween will be here before we know it. This holiday is such fun for kiddos and gives parents a chance to be a kid again, too! Halloween party food is fun, spooky and whimsical and looks great on a table.  Check …

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Food Projects – Cute Food to Make – Whimsical Food Recipes

These fun food projects show just how creative cooking can be. Are you looking for ways to make your food cute? These fun recipes are your answer.  Take a simple food idea and make it into a DIY project. From a marshmallow snowman floating in hot chocolate to a hedgehog bread snack, your kids will …

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Summer Desserts Ideas – Tips for a Dessert Table That Takes the Heat

Outdoor parties are so much fun, but how do you make sure that the summer desserts ideas that you choose are those that melt IN your mouth and not on the table? Keep these handy tips in mind for a fun outdoor summer dessert table that can take the heat. Outdoor entertaining is a fun …

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Party Dessert Table Ideas – 17 Tips to Make your Sweets Table Decor a Hit

Putting together a great looking table for desserts and sweets is not as hard as you might think. These easy party dessert table ideas will rock your next gathering. Do you have an upcoming occasion where you will be serving special desserts? Many get togethers, such as wedding and baby showers, mother’s day teas, charity …

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Cinderella Cocktail – Fantasy Inspired Cocktails – Glass Slipper Martini

This Cinderella cocktail is fruity, creamy and a lovely shade of blue that comes from using blue curacao. The drink is made from vodka mixed with blue curacao, pineapple juice, grapefruit juice and coconut nectar for a delightful drink that is perfect for summer. Be careful not to drink too many of these glass slipper …

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Baked Trout Recipe – Parmesan Panko Crusted Trout Fillets in the Oven

This baked trout recipe is crispy on the outside with a tender center that is seasoned with Dijon mustard and light mayonnaise. Parmesan cheese and Panko breadcrumbs make these rainbow trout fillets a hit at dinner! Keep reading to learn how to make this tasty recipe. I used to fish a lot when I was …

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Skittles Cheese Balls – Sweet and Sour Super Bowl Cheese Ball Recipes

Are you looking for a Super Bowl recipe that will tempt your sweet tooth? These two versions of Skittles cheese balls are easy to prepare and use both sweet and sour Skittles candy as their topping. It’s that time of the year!  I love it when the Super Bowl rolls around each year. My daughter …

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Blueberry Energy Bites – Great Breakfast or Snack Treat

These delicious Blueberry Energy Bites have a tasty icing drizzle for a bit of extra sweetness. I love energy bites. They are jam packed with wholesome ingredients and give you a burst of energy just when you need it. The energy balls are great for a fast breakfast, or as a nutritious snack. I also …

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Almond Butter Balls – No Bake Paleo Bites with Whole30 Adjustments

Loaded with almond butter, dates and cocoa powder, these nutritious almond butter balls are a quick pick me up, and make a nice addition to a healthy protein packed breakfast. The no bake Paleo bites (with Whole30 adjustments) are super easy to make and have a lovely sweet taste but have no added sugar. I …

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Pumpkin Spice Cookies – No Bake Gluten Free Pumpkin Cookies

Today’s pumpkin recipe are these delicious pumpkin spice cookies. They are sweetened with pure maple syrup and contain gluten free oats for a clean eating treat. In case you didn’t notice it, fall is on the way. On social media that means months of everything pumpkin! Pumpkin spice is something that I use all the …

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Weight Watchers Banana Bread – Old Fashioned Banana Oatmeal Bread

This Weight Watchers banana bread is moist and made with less oil and sugar than normal banana bread recipes.  It is low in calories and only 3 WW Freestyle points per serving! We love bananas in our house even though we eat them often, it also means that sometimes ripe bananas end up in the …

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Vegan Butternut Squash Soup – [Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Whole30]

The comforting feeling of a big bowl of soup is something that few other recipes can deliver. This Vegan butternut squash soup recipe is a remake of my traditional version with sherry. My husband and daughter love soups all year long. For me, soups are a fall experience but since my family is so fond …

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Vegan Banana Muffins – Egg Free, Dairy Free Muffin Recipe

These vegan banana muffins have no dairy and are made with coconut oil and crunchy walnuts. They are tasty and make a lovely quick breakfast. Even though they are designed for a vegan diet, my meat eating husband loves them too.  Your family won’t miss the dairy or eggs at all. The coconut oil banana …

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Old Fashioned Candy Recipes – 20+ Candy Ideas to Tempt Your Sweet Tooth

Do you have memories of spending time with grandma making sweet treats? These old fashioned candy recipes will take you right back to those days! Candy is the perfect addition to a party dessert table. The holidays are a popular time for homemade candy recipes but, truth be told, I enjoy making it all year round! …

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Easy Muffin Recipes – Best Muffins for Breakfast or Brunch

These easy muffin recipes show why muffins are a favorite for on the go breakfast ideas. Muffins are one of the easiest breakfast foods to make. They are quick to prepare, and many can be done in one bowl or a food processor. Most need very little mixing so you don’t need to get out …

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