Coconut Macaroons

By Marie | December 14, 2012

If you want a break from the chocolate this Christmas, try these delicious coconut macaroons!  They are a great one to add to the holiday baking plates for your neighbors.  🙂 Coconut Macaroons  2 large egg whites ¼ cup honey ¼ teaspoon sea salt 2 ½ cups coconut flakes In a medium bowl, whisk together…

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Pecan Cookies – Gluten & Dairy-Free

By Marie | December 11, 2012

These cookies are honestly to die for!  D-E-L-C-I-O-U-S!  My kids eat these up almost faster than I can.  🙂  I will be posting a picture soon. As an added bonus they are even gluten & dairy free!   To-Die-For Pecan Cookies Makes about 18 cookies Filling: 1/3 cup dates, chopped roughly 5 tablespoons maple syrup…

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My Favorite Christmas Recipes ~ Chocolate Truffles & Peanut Butter Carob Balls!

By Marie | December 10, 2012

  Over the next couple of weeks I will be posting some of my favorite Christmas recipes for you to try.  I hope you enjoy them as much as we do! Chocolate and Carob and Nuts – oh my! I LOVE both of these recipes and make them every year {ok, I admit, I make…

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Replace The Mashed Potatoes With What??

By Marie | October 4, 2012

Mashed Cauliflower! Yep, I said cauliflower.  Don’t shut down now… keep reading! Everybody loves mashed potatoes, and I’m no exception to this rule.  Especially during the holidays.  Because it is Thanksgiving in Canada this weekend, I decided to give you a healthy, delicious alternative to the carb-packed, insulin-spiking mashed potatoes that tend to be on…

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Nut-Free Krispie Squares

By Marie | September 14, 2012

Ok, so these aren’t JUST like rice krispie squares, and I don’t have a picture to show you because, well… they were all eaten too fast for me to take one!  I promise I will add one as soon as I make them again, which I’m sure won’t be very long.  They may be closer…

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Beautiful Blueberries

By Marie | August 28, 2012

  Beautiful Blueberries!  One of my MOST favorite of all the fruit, and oh-so-good for you! We are lucky enough to live where we can get wonderful, juicy, fresh blueberries pretty close.  I have gone twice this year to pick them (at a spray-free farm) and have frozen quite a few to use all winter – they…

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Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes

By Marie | August 22, 2012

There is a world outside of boxed cake mixes! Whether it’s for a birthday party, special treat, or just because…. many of us enjoy… ok… LOVE cake!  I love the smell of cake cooking in the oven, and have always enjoyed making special cakes for my kids on their birthdays.  With 6 {going on 7}…

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Eating For Two ~ My Special Announcement + My Favorite Banana Bread Recipe

By Marie | August 14, 2012

I haven’t really said much about my pregnancy until now {most of my clients found out as I popped out} – but, for everyone else – here it goes!  I am 26 weeks pregnant with my 5th baby, and so excited about it!  This will be our 7th child together {I also have 2 step-children}…

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Magical Coconut Oil {Includes a yummy popcorn recipe}!

By Marie | July 25, 2012

Any of my clients, family, or friends know that I am a HUGE believer in coconut oil.  Why?? First of all, please notice in the picture above that it is solid at room temperature if you go looking for it – which I KNOW you will after reading this – it will NOT be with…

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No Sugar Yumminess!

By Marie | June 14, 2012

I love chocolate.  It is one of my big downfalls, and I can admit it. My 4-year-old said it all today when we asked him what fun shape he wanted for his birthday cake, and he said “It doesn’t matter what it looks like, as long as it’s chocolate!”.  That’s my boy! The problem with…

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