Yerba Mate Frappe

To give your morning or workout an energy boost and buzz, try making a Yerba Mate smoothie!  This is also a great alternative to those super duper sweet frappes served in coffee shops, and way easy to make.  Plus, Yerba Mate has less caffeine than coffee, and may even help with balancing insulin levels.  And … More Yerba Mate Frappe

Flour-free Flour Bread

Sometimes I just crave the chewy soft texture of a good slice of bread. Gluten-free varieties are usually dry and hard or filled with added sugars, and I don’t feel much better about purchasing gluten varieties due to my own health issues. So this month I’ve been experimenting with making nut and seed based breads, … More Flour-free Flour Bread

Sugar-free Margarita

For those hot days when you want something fun to drink, but don’t want all the sugar and other crap that comes in Margarita mixes.  Seriously, have you read the label of margarita mixes lately? High fructose corn syrup, yellow 1, blue 5, polysorbate 60,….and even in ones advertised as made with agave nectar. The … More Sugar-free Margarita

Chocolate Cake

It may not sound delicious to have a sugar-free and flour-free cake, but this one is…sweet dates, moist almond flour, and of course – chocolate!  Eat as is or serve with your favorite frosting!

Spiced Pecans

Looking for the perfect party food for New Years?  This is it!  One bite and the party will be in your mouth! Ingredients: 3 cups pecans 1 tsp cardamom 1 tsp himalayan salt (or sea salt) 3/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/2 – 3/4 cup dates, pitted