Monthly Archives: September 2015

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

 Growing up in a family where several members have diabetes, I like making recipes with less sugar that still taste amazing. These muffins are the best! The pumpkin and banana keep them super soft and chewy (and also provide a great flavor) and they have just the right amount of chocolate to balance everything out.

Mongolian Beef and Veggie Stir-Fry

I find making stir-fry one of the easiest (and tastiest) ways to get a boat load of veggies into dinner. This recipe is super versatile as you can simply swap out the meat and/or veggies for your favorite types and keep that yummy sauce. And it’s on the table in under 15 minutes!  1. Combine

Zucchini and Summer Squash Gratin

 Zucchini and summer squash are abundant this time of year, leaving us to wonder what exactly to do with it all. While they sometimes get a bad reputation for being super watery and bland, cooking them this way makes them decadent. With a wonderful crunch from the breadcrumbs and just the right amount of salty,

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Cashew Curry

 With fall right around the corner, I am always quick to jump on the “cooking with pumpkin” bandwagon because it not only adds great flavor but also a healthy dose of nutritional benefits. This curry is so simple (since the slow cooker does most of the work), but the complex flavors make it seem gourmet.

Chocolate Coconut Breakfast Cookies

 If you often need a quick breakfast like I do, these are a great grab-and-go item. They’re crock full of protein and fiber thanks to the protein powder, flax seed and hemp seed. They may sound healthy (and a little scary – according to my husband) but trust the chef – they are super delicious