Plant-Based Sweet Potato Pie Muffins ~ Gluten-Free
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Plant-Based Sweet Potato Pie Muffins ~ Gluten-Free

These plant-based sweet potato pie muffins are bursting with all the flavors of a homemade sweet potato pie minus the crust and the fat. Actually, I’ve never had sweet potato pie, but this combination of spices is what I imagine it might taste like. The good news is that these muffins have much less fat,…

Easy Chocolate Fudge Protein Bites
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Easy Chocolate Fudge Protein Bites

Snacking is an important part of my day so I try to keep snacks as healthy as possible, like these Easy Chocolate Fudge Protein Bites. And whenever chocolate is included as a healthy snack…I’m in! Dates are natural sweeteners with some great health benefits; they are rich in fiber and antioxidants, a good source of…

Healthy Instant Pot Black Bean Soup
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Healthy Instant Pot Black Bean Soup

This new healthy instant pot black bean soup recipe is so incredibly easy it’s perfect for busy weeknights. I think it’s fair to say that I might be getting the hang of this whole Instant Pot thing. With all the flavorful spices there was no reason for me to add any fat to this recipe….

Nearly No Fat Party Cookies ~ Gluten-free option
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Nearly No Fat Party Cookies ~ Gluten-free option

Nearly No Fat Party Cookies ~ no cookie should be without a sprinkle or two!   Sprinkles add fun and color to everything even these new Nearly No Fat Party Cookies. Change the colors of sprinkles for every holiday or celebration. You can also change the flavor of chips just remember to read labels for…

GF Double Chocolate Chip Cookies ~ Flourless Recipe
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GF Double Chocolate Chip Cookies ~ Flourless Recipe

GF Double Chocolate Chip Cookies are not only a healthy option but a delightful surprise! I would have NEVER believed these cookies had garbanzo beans in them and no flour of any kind. I’ve tried a few recipes of this sort, and haven’t been overly impressed…but this one is really good. Even the dough is…

Leigha’s Fit & Fab Granola ~ Gluten-free & vegan
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Leigha’s Fit & Fab Granola ~ Gluten-free & vegan

Leigha’s Fit & Fab Granola…just saying the name of this recipe makes me feel healthy. Try this flavorful granola that my daughter made when she was in college. She still likes to add cinnamon to a lot of her breakfast dishes, and it adds a nice touch to this granola. Add some cinnamon to your…

Slow-Cooked Refried Beans 
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Slow-Cooked Refried Beans 

These are absolutely the best homemade slow-cooked refried beans I have ever made! It took a few tries, but this recipe is a keeper! What do I love even more about this recipe? It makes the best slow-cooked pinto beans I have ever had too! I can make three different meals from just this one…

Heart-Healthy Apple Crisp – Gluten, Dairy, and Egg- Free
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Heart-Healthy Apple Crisp – Gluten, Dairy, and Egg- Free

Feel good about dessert while you enjoy a dish of heart-healthy apple crisp. I’m always on the lookout for healthier desserts. My husband loves apple crisp…any fruit crisp, for that matter. But right now, since we have an excess of apples, I am focusing on apples. I found this recipe in a cookbook called Forks Over…

Quick & Easy Spanish Rice  ~ Gluten & dairy-free
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Quick & Easy Spanish Rice  ~ Gluten & dairy-free

I love an easy recipe and this Spanish rice is definitely easy and absolutely perfect served with all your favorite Mexican dishes. One of my very favorite things to eat for lunch is a plate of refried beans and Spanish or Mexican rice with some salsa and baked scoops. It’s a perfect combination; I guess that’s…