Healthy Greek Yogurt Parfait with Summer Fruit

This healthy Greek yogurt parfait is the perfect summer treat! I love summer fruits like strawberries and blueberries so we add them to a lot of summer desserts. Sometimes, we pick fresh berries at our local berry patch. Other times, we buy them from the farm stand or the grocery store. This post contains affiliate links, […]

5 National Strawberry Month Activities to Enjoy in May

You’ll want to leave time in your schedule for a few of these National Strawberry Month activities. Did you know that May was National Strawberry Month? Even though strawberries aren’t ripe here in Vermont in May, we still get excited because we know they will be soon. I received samples of some of the items […]

How to Make My Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce Recipe

Do you have a favorite strawberry rhubarb sauce recipe? If you’re from New England, you know about rhubarb, but do you like it? Rhubarb is a thick, celery-like plant with reddish stalks that can grow to be more than two feet long. In Vermont, it’s one of the first edibles that grow in our yard. […]

How to Choose a Healthy Valentine’s Day Dessert

With Valentine’s Day only a few days away, I have been searching for a healthy Valentine’s Day dessert that we can enjoy. Many of the desserts that are typically enjoyed for Valentine’s Day are not that healthy and I am trying to avoid cakes, cupcakes, and heavy desserts. I want to be able to sit […]

Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie

One of my weaknesses is cheesecake. I don’t need it all fancy. Just give me a slice of cheesecake with some fresh strawberries on top and I’m happy. One of the challenges I face with making cheesecake for the family is the crust. Graham crackers are definitely not gluten free and any of the grain […]

Easy Mini Berry Tarts

These easy mini berry tarts are delicious! Did you ever notice that portion control is a challenge? Seriously. I occasionally splurge on a dessert especially on holidays and at family events. That piece of pie or piece of cake that ends up on my plate somehow manages to be much larger than one portion. It’s […]

Strawberry Paleo Pancake Recipe with Fresh Strawberry Topping

This paleo pancake recipe is one of my favorites. I’ve been following the paleo diet for a while now and for the most part, I don’t miss the way I used to eat. Yes, I occasionally get cravings for potato chips or macaroni and cheese, but generally, I do OK. I have noticed that one of […]

Power Up for Spring Break – Citrus Protein Smoothie

I was part of the Every day, care™ project with Whirlpool® as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #EveryDayCare I normally don’t need much to keep on going each day. Just give me a few cups of coffee and a little bit of quiet time each morning and I’m good to go.  I’m the […]

Strawberry Chocolate Shake Without Chocolate Syrup

You are going to love this strawberry chocolate shake without chocolate syrup! OK, so I totally admit that there are a few comfort foods I miss from before I started eating healthier. Pizza and chocolate shakes are at the top of the list. I know. Comfort food is a killer when it comes to food cravings. […]

Strawberry Protein Energy Smoothie | High Protein Energy Shake

It has officially started. One of the busiest times of the year is really here. November and December are my most stressful months.  My workload really increases. I have tons of holiday preparation to deal with. The rotten weather means more challenges driving, cleaning and dealing with life. My first impulse is to grab a […]