Desserts

BIRTHDAY CAKE – Healthier Style

January 21, 2019

BIRTHDAY CAKE – Healthier Style We had a special 80th birthday in our family this week. I baked a chocolate cake trying to cut down on the sugar and calories by substituting a few ingredients with ones that are healthier.... continue reading

HEALTHIER CHRISTMAS BAKING – Part I

November 29, 2018

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas! The snow has finally provided us with a “Winter Wonderland.” The blanket of snow and the carols playing on the radio has provided me with the mood for decorating and baking. But... continue reading

O’HENRY EASTER BARS

March 28, 2018

O HENRY EASTER BARS – cut into 36 pieces or even 72 1 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup “Taste Like Sugar” 1 cup peanut butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups crushed Corn Flakes 2 cups Rice Krispies 2 cups peanuts... continue reading

STEVIA CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

January 30, 2018

STEVIA CHOCOLATE COOKIES -makes 33 smaller cookies Great for a no-sugar no-dairy healthy diet! Well Melvin has been on this diet for more than 3 weeks now and he is craving cookies. I almost always have quite healthy cookies in... continue reading

CHOCOLATE PUDDING – no sugar/dairy

January 29, 2018

CHOCOLATE PUDDING – for no sugar . . .no dairy . . .and no yeast diet! It’s now almost 2 weeks that Melvin has been on this temporary diet to help get rid of inflammation in his body. At first... continue reading

CARAMEL CORN FOR HALLOWEEN

November 2, 2017

CARAMEL CORN FOR HALLOWEEN This is a holiday favorite for us! Last Christmas I shared this recipe on the website so when Halloween arrived this year, I knew our family would arrive to sit around the table, chatter and enjoy... continue reading

CHOCOLATE PUDDING – AVOCADOS

April 13, 2017

PARKINSONS 4 years ago Melvin started to have hand tremors so a few months later he saw a Neurologist who confirmed that it was Parkinson’s. I have always been an optimist & worked hard to try and heal whatever problem... continue reading

DOUBLE CHOCOLATE OATMEAL COOKIES

December 8, 2016

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! We have just shoveled out from our first snow storm of the year and it certainly does look like Christmas. I was house bound for 2 days and finally this afternoon the... continue reading

SEEDY OATMEAL NO-FLOUR COOKIES

November 16, 2016

This recipe makes 8 dozen medium scoop-size cookies I am always trying to make cookies that are as healthy as possible, but also very tasty. As well, according to our family, the oatmeal cookies should be crunchy. Yesterday I started... continue reading

SQUASH IN NUTRITION

October 17, 2016

SQUASH I am enjoying cooking a squash or two every week; using the pulp in recipes as well as a vegetable with our meal. On Saturday I cooked two squash. One was an acorn squash and the other a hubbard... continue reading