Pregnancy Woes · Recipes · Sweet tooth

Baby Countdown #5 Miniature Cheesecakes

Captain's log, post-date day three. As if it was humanly possible, I woke this morning to a lower, more protruding belly. We are attracting sympathetic looks from passers-by. My husband took one look at me this morning and started wondering if we are going to have a baby basketball. I took one look at me this… Continue reading Baby Countdown #5 Miniature Cheesecakes

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Recipes · Sweet tooth · Whole Wheat

Easy, Healthy Date Cookies

OK, OK, so there is no such thing as a healthy cookie. But what about mental health? mine sure improves eating one of these cookies. Especially when I cannot seem to hold one in my hand around my baby boy without him stretching out his little arm towards me, demanding his share. "Do you want some of… Continue reading Easy, Healthy Date Cookies

Recipes · Sweet tooth · Vegetarian · Whole wheat

Whole wheat Banana muffins

How often have you tried preparing a muffin recipe boasting 12 or 24 muffins and ended up with several disappointed empty cups? I do that all the time. Even when I (shamefully) tried these ready-made-just-add-water muffin mixes, I still had to leave some of the cups muffin-less. Now that my conscience is clear, I can proceed to… Continue reading Whole wheat Banana muffins

Recipes · Sweet tooth · Vegetarian

Luscious Chocolate pudding

Being health conscious can seriously hinder your culinary skills when it comes to dessert. I crave serving my guests (and me!) the perfect after meal treat, but then I peek at the ingredient list. Butter, usually in a 3 digit number, heavy cream, white flour, refined sugars. Sigh.  A part of me has a real problem making peace… Continue reading Luscious Chocolate pudding