Category: Recipes: Cookies, Desserts

The Recipe ReDux – Cranberry Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Once again it’s time for the monthly Recipe ReDux challenge. This is the first and only recipe challenge founded by registered dietitians,The Recipe ReDux is focused on taking delicious dishes, keeping them delicious, but making them better for you. Each month there is a theme and this month’s theme is: Break Out of Breakfast Boredom Cooks aren’t always pressed for time in the mornings – they just need new ideas.  Talk about a perfect theme. […] read more

Apple Pecan Pie

My family has enjoyed this pie many times now. The good thing about it is I get to enjoy it as well. This magically pie makes its own crust while being lower in fat and sugar. It makes one 8 inch pie pan appley goodness. My favorite apple combination is two honey crisps and a granny smith apple but just about any type of baking apple will work with this pie. APPLE PECAN PIE Print […] read more

Peach Almond Linzer Shortbread Bars

Over the summer I spend a little time making sugar free and reduced sugar jams for the coming year. This year I ended up with an abundance of peach, peach/orange, strawberry and blueberry. With the hard work out of the way I then spend the rest of the year trying to figure out how to use them up. One of my favorite ways is to incorporate the jam into these shortbread bars. I’ve made changes […] read more

Basic Vanilla Chia Pudding Recipe

I’ve been surfing Pinterest lately while looking for some new recipes to try. Normally I pass over most dessert type recipes that are posted because I know that they will be loaded with sugar including those listed as naturally sweetened. Sorry but honey, agave and maple syrup are still sugars even if they are not the white granulated stuff that we have come to think of as sugar. For a while now I’ve been noticing […] read more

Chocolate Custard Recipe

Personally I have no problems with eating the same things over and over again. Between eating what my family views as the dreaded “leftovers” I’m happy to just saute up veggies and eat them with some type of meat tossed on the side. Which is one reason why I haven’t posted any new recipes lately. This changed when I had a craving for something chocolatey. I decided to see if I could update my pumpkin […] read more

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