Browsing Category : Healthy Cheats!

Naturally Sweetened Holiday Cranberry Sauce


I am so happy this time of year because it’s “cranberry season” and it’s so easy to find them in grocery stores right now to make  one of my favorite side dishes!!  I like to buy quite a few bags to freeze (which they do very well) so I can enjoy them all year long 🙂 I am so glad…

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Biscuits and Gravy (Dairy and Grain-Free)


One of our favorite hearty breakfast recipes. In fact, sometimes I make it for dinner. Made the traditional way , biscuits and gravy are a popular dish, especially in the southern United States. What’s not to love??!! A creamy sausage gravy over soft dough biscuits, mmmm,mmmm!  🙂  Comfort food right up my alley!! Let’s get going and whip up a…

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Paleo Almond Joy Bars


Hip hip hooray! Let’s hear it for all the Almond Joy Lovers!  The infamous Almond Joy candy bar used to be one of my favorites back in the day when I used to eat a lot different than I do now. I got to thinking that there has got to be a way to make these creamy coconut filling candy…

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Quick And Crunchy 24 Hour Garlic Dill Pickles


Attention pickle lovers, this one’s for you! These Crunchy 24 Hour Dill Pickles can be made year round, not just during garden season 🙂 There is nothing better than getting those baby cukes from the garden but, that’s not always possible. In my case I just could not keep these in the house, we are  major pickle lovers 🙂 One…

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No Bake Coconut Turtle Delights


I was craving a treat one day, but not just any treat.   It had to be something to keep me from getting into trouble in the grocery store. I hate to say it but all to often I end up shopping when I am hungry, it’s just how it works out sometimes.  Well, let’s face it, if I know…

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Creamy Coconut Bomb Bars


Calling all coconut lovers, this one is for you! These are Paleo! The combination of the nut butter, chocolate and coconut is right down my alley.  This Creamy Coconut Bomb Bar is perfect if you need a little something to hold you over in between meal times or going on a hike and need an energy snack that isn’t loaded…

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Hydrating Strawberry Blast Energy Drink


On a hot summer day who doesn’t enjoy a frosty fruity drink? I am talking about one without all the nasties like high fructose corn syrup, food coloring, artificial flavors, etc….. Drinking enough good quality water is very important when working towards good health, but when you want a little ‘kick”, an energy boost, nothing compares to fruit and coconut…

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Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles


This paleo sensation broke the taste ‘o’ meter when it comes to pleasing the taste buds. These Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles are over the top. They are very easy to make and I love the fact that I don’t have to heat up my oven for this one.  They should be stored in the fridge as they tend…

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Healthy Dark Chocolate Fudge (Dairy and Nut free)


When I talk about living deliciously on a restricted diet I really am not kidding. For instance, this recipe is just one such example. Not only is it terribly yummy it is quite possibly the healthiest fudge you may ever eat. That’s how I like to operate. I want it healthy but intoxicating to the taste buds too 🙂 I…

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How to Safely Enjoy That Cup of Coffee


  ~As you can see this is a health and wellness blog. Our goal here is to promote smart, healthy diet and  lifestyle choices. We love to write about things that pertain to those guidelines.~ Let’s talk coffee. Is it beneficial or harmful to one’s health? I think that depends a lot on the state of one’s health. I feel that…

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