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Healthy Breakfast Bowl – Paleo Gluten Free Breakfast Recipe Without Eggs

This healthy Breakfast Bowl is a rich and filling mixture of dried fruit, apples, raw nuts, coconut and other good for you ingredients.  It makes a great alternative when you are tired of the eggs if you have been following a whole foods eating plan like Paleo or other high protein plans. A real plus …

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins with a Creamy Cheesecake Center

These chocolate peanut butter muffins have a creamy cheesecake peanut butter center surrounded by a delicious chocolate outside. Have them for breakfast, or for dessert. Just have them! Did you know that there is a National Muffin Day? It’s celebrated on February 20 each year. Let’s celebrate by making muffins with another favorite taste in …

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Buttermilk Corn Bread Muffins Recipe – Great Comfort Food Side Dish

What personifies comfort food better than fluffy buttermilk corn bread muffins? These muffins make a great side dish and I love to add them to one of my hearty breakfast recipes, too. To me, cold spring nights are the time for comfort food in all its glory. There is nothing quite like sitting down to …

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Banana Nut Breakfast Bars – Healthy Grab and Go Slices

I love banana nut muffins (or any kind of muffins for that matter.)   This recipe for banana nut breakfast bars gives you the home made taste of banana muffins but in a tasty bar recipe instead. If you are looking for a quick, on the go breakfast recipe that you can grab on a busy …

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Orange Cheesecake Bars – Creamsicle Slice Recipe with Orange Ganache

This recipe for orange cheesecake bars reminds me a bit of the frozen Creamsicle bars that I used to love when I was a kid. These delicious dessert bars are the perfect addition to your collection of cheesecake recipes. The tasty recipe is a cross between a cheesecake and sugar cookies, delightfully flavored and baked …

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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 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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Common Food Substitutes – 12 Quick Recipe Replacements

Have you ever been in the middle of cooking a recipe on a busy night and discover that you are out of an ingredient? Then you might find this list of common food substitutes really helpful. One thing to keep in mind with this list of recipe swaps is that when you substitute one food …

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Easy Parmesan Meatloaf – Cheesy Easy Meat Loaf Recipe

Are you tired of the same old boring meat loaf recipe? This easy Parmesan meatloaf is flavored with Italian inspired fresh herbs and topped with a layer tasty Parmesan cheese and a delicious homemade marinara sauce.   The recipe  is fall comfort food at its best and a great addition to your collection of Italian …

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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 and 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. Don’t get me …

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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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Healthy Cinnamon Apple Muffins – Only 2 WW Points!

When you are trying to watch your weight, carb-filled items like muffins can be off limits at breakfast time. But not so with these healthy cinnamon apple muffins. Each of these delicious, full sized, muffins clocks in at just 102 calories each, and works out to 2 WW Freestyle points. The muffins have no flour, …

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Keep those Resolutions Going with these Healthy Recipes and Meal Plan

New Year’s Day may be a thing of the past for you, but its easy to keep those New Year’s resolutions going with one of these healthy recipes. They are tasty, easy and perfect for losing weight. We all have the best of intentions when we make New Year’s resolutions for eating healthy on January …

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Red Velvet Cheesecake Truffles

There could not be any more perfect cheesecake recipe for Valentine’s day or Christmas than these delicious and pretty Red Velvet Cheesecake Truffles. They are a great choice for any party dessert table. The combination of the deep red center and the white chocolate topping, drizzled with light red trails of sweetness is the perfect …

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Amish Food is the Epitome of Real Home Style Cooking

Traditional Amish food is very simple and something that we associate with the group today. We think of it as comfort food.  It usually has simple, plain ingredients. Where are Amish people living in the US? The Amish people are found in the United States in several rural areas, but primarily around Ohio and Pennsylvania, …

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Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu – Only 6 Weight Watchers Points

This baked chicken cordon bleu is a lightened up version of the traditional Swiss favorite that is so popular in upscale restaurants. The chicken is wrapped around ham and melted cheese and then baked to perfection. April 4 is baked chicken cordon blue day. Find out more about the National Days in April here. Chicken …

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Chocolate Cherry Macaroons – Only 4 WW Points!

These chocolate cherry macaroons have a light and crunchy coconut and egg white base that is topped with a maraschino cherry and drizzled with rich, dark chocolate. They are a great choice for any party dessert table. Chocolates and cherries – I can’t think of anything that goes better together.  If you love this taste …

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Holiday Kiss Cookies – A Festive Treat for Christmas

These holiday kiss cookies are an adaptation of a peanut butter version that my sister used to make for Christmas dessert but these are for those who don’t care for peanut butter. (WHO ARE YOU ANYWAY??) Many holiday gatherings include a party dessert table and these would be a hit for sure. During the normal part of …

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Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Bundt Cake

This chocolate cherry cheesecake bundt cake has a rich cherry and cheesecake center surrounded by dark chocolate cake and topped with a rich chocolate and icing glaze. It is the best of worlds – cheesecake and chocolate cake – made in one pan. This dessert would be a good focal point on any party dessert table. …

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Skinny Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with a Healthy Chocolate Frosting

These skinny dark chocolate cupcakes have a rich chocolate taste that will thrill any chocoholic. They have only 139 calories and even have a dark chocolate frosting! When you are trying to cut calories, rich dessert recipes may seem like a thing of the past, but think again! With this healthy chocolate cupcakes recipe, you …

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Best Cookie Dough Brownies – Egg Free Cookie Dough Layer & Chocolate Glaze

These amazing cookie dough brownies have an egg free layer of cookie dough and a rich chocolate glaze. This recipe combines the best part of chocolate chip cookies and fudge brownies in one delicious bar. Who doesn’t love cookie dough? Kids have been lining up for generations to get a taste of it before it …

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Mini Cherry Cheesecake Cupcake Recipe

This recipe for mini cherry cheesecake cupcakes is a dessert that I love year round. It’s a great dessert to include on any party dessert table. It’s a long way away from the annual Cherry Blossom Festival.  That won’t happen until June 30 next year. I have recently discovered that one of my favorite fruits …

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Mummy Brownies – Easy Homemade Fudge Brownie Recipe for Halloween

These yummy mummy brownies will be the first sweet treat to disappear from your Halloween party dessert table. They are fudgy and whimsical with an eerie kid friendly look. Halloween is a fun time of the year to make holiday themed desserts. Recipes like this are a hit with both the kids and fun loving adults …

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Lemon Pudding Bundt Cake Recipe with a Lemon Glaze Icing

This lemon pudding bundt cake recipe is made from scratch and has a light, bright taste.  The pudding gives the taste an extra richness and the light lemon glaze is sweet but not overly so. Summer is the time when I love to make desserts with lemonade or lemons.  They are so plentiful and fresh and …

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