Paleo Nut Butter Cups
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Paleo Nut Butter Cups

I’ve always loved Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.  I don’t think it’s a news flash that they have no nutritional value and are loaded with refined sugar and other junk.  But there’s something about that peanut butter and chocolate taste combination that I just can’t give up.  So here’s my solution!  These nut butter cups are…

Sweet Potato Brownies
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Sweet Potato Brownies

After my success with quinoa brownies, I decided to try some different types of flourless brownies.  I really thought that you had to have flour in baked goods like cookies and brownies to make them taste good.  I would have been the first to admit that using a vegetable instead of flour was a weird…

Candied Pecans
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Candied Pecans

My family loves eating nuts.  I could snack on a bag of nuts all day long!  So I thought it might be fun to do something a little different and came up with this candied pecan recipe.  Mr. Real Food said it reminded him of pecan pie (and that I should make one).  To me,…

Veggie Egg Muffins

Veggie Egg Muffins

We’ve really been making a conscious effort to cut down on our grocery budget the past few months.  When we actually sat down and looked at what we were spending each month, we were absolutely shocked.  So we figured if we cut down on grocery spending (and in some other areas – bye bye cable…

Quinoa Pizza Bites

Quinoa Pizza Bites

I’ve been looking at various recipes that can be made with quinoa instead of just the typical recipes that replace rice.  This recipe from Fit for Success caught my attention so I thought I’d give it a shot.  I’m so glad I did!  It was a delicious, easy, AND healthy snack (or appetizer) and only takes…