Category Archives: Recipes

The Best Low Carb, Gluten Free Pancakes

I’ve tried many low carb/gfree pancake recipes over the past few months–nothing really ever hit the spot. They were either too dry, too wet, too burnt or just plain gross. But alas–there is always a solution! These bad boys are … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chunk Scones

I made these bad boys because I was missing having a little something carb-y/sweet to finish off lunch or dinner. I’m not a huge fan of always replicating sweets and bread-y things with low-carb alternatives. If I did that–I’d be … Continue reading

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Being a Worry-Wort & Cheesy Cauliflower Mash

Amen Sistaa!!! For as long as I can possibly remember–I’ve been a worry-wort (and not a little one either!). It used to be something that really held be back, cost me precious sleep and simply drained my joy. I’ve definitely … Continue reading

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Banana Walnut Cake w/ Cream Cheese Glaze (reduced sugar +carb, GF)

Seriously guys, the BEST gluten free creation I’ve made to date–not to mention it is reduced carb! I’m obsessed, and I know you will be too!   Banana Walnut Cake w/ Cream Cheese Glaze (reduced sugar +carb, GF) Ingredients (cake … Continue reading

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Learning to meditate–a new, less-boring way!

A friend of my mom’s grew up in Thailand and is now raising her children in the States. She often talks about how, in her country, children grow up learning how to meditate and breathe therapeutically. As a result, kids … Continue reading

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The Fastest Way to Cook a Spaghetti Squash

There are many reasons why spaghetti squash rocks my world. The leading is probably that 1 cup of the stuff has about 45 calories and 10g of carbs  compared to a cup of spaghetti noodles which clock in at 220 … Continue reading

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Houston We Have a Problem!

In about 2 weeks, my nursing clinical starts again–and guess what? My scrub pants are way too tight! The holidays (and this whole year, rather) have been way too good to me. While that’s nice and all, I’m not about … Continue reading

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Clementine-Pomegranate Salad & Women’s Self Defense

This chilly January weekend was spent with family and good eats. Saturday we all went to Little Italy in NYC to reunite with our newly engaged friends and get all the juicy details.  My mom’s boyfriend’s daughter (that’s a mouthful … Continue reading

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Immunizing Purple Drank & Asking for What You Want

Everyone around here is sick and it’s so annoying. I know, I know that wasn’t very sensitive of me–also ironic because I’m studying to become a nurse–however, I realllllly don’t want to catch anything…who does?! So I’ve been utilizing hand … Continue reading

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Reduced Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies

What better way to begin eating healthier than to bake some chocolate chip cookies?! Personally, I cannot think of anything else that would be more appropriate! No but really, every balanced diet has to have a little wiggle room for … Continue reading

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