Seedy Crackers

Crunch! Everybody loves a good crunchy nibbly. It seems so satisfying and if it's healthy, it's all the better. Ever since I can remember I have loved crunchy things~ the toasted crusty bits of any kind of food like celery, only the outside crusty bits of that very rare croissant,  nuts of all kinds...you name…

Easy Grain-Free Scones

I'm back with another scone recipe! This time it's the promised low carb grain-free version. You can have the pleasure of eating scones,  but without the health issues that grains cause in some people and they are lower in carbs. For me, I'm so thankful to have a healthy alternative that I can enjoy with…

Chocolate Protein Balls

Chocolate Protein Balls are quick to make and a yummy afternoon snack  or after dinner treat. I first made something like this when my friend, Gail sent a package to me here in South Africa several years ago. I was so excited to receive a package from home that I didn't really care what was…

Chocolate Banana Pudding

This Chocolate Banana Pudding can fake out even the most avid sweet eater into eating a healthy dessert.  My friend Dan is a big, pretty imposing, Aussie-Figian guy that has a heart as big as the whole of Australia. Just to give you a better picture of him, many people mistake him for being a…

Veggie Eggplant Lasagna

Veggie Eggplant Lasagna I made this lasagna while my niece Sophia was visiting me here in South Africa.  It was a really fun bonding experience being able to cook together.  After making it we shared this flavorful dish with my husband Terry and friends.  It was a hit!  This is on my keeper list of…

Easy Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Easy Homemade Ricotta Cheese Many people don't realize how simple making ricotta can be.  I have never purchased store bought ricotta again after I discovered how to make my own ricotta.  My family enjoys the dishes I make using this easy recipe.  Some examples include: Veggie Eggplant Lasagna and as a Pizza topping.  I use…