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Homemade Fruit by the Foot

August 12, 2014


This was much easier than I thought!  I experimented with a couple of different ways and this was the one that worked best and was easiest.  You can use any type of fruit you want.  I happened to have some quite ripe figs and peaches, so that’s what I used. Ingredients 12 ripe figs, roughly […]

68 Calorie Pancakes

April 16, 2012


These pancakes are really delicious and fluffy and only 68 calories each!  My 3 year old son, 12 year old daughter and picky eater husband didn’t notice they were low cal and low fat.  I didn’t have any gluten free flour, so I had to make due with whole wheat flour.  Next time I’ll try to […]

Light Mini Ham & Cheese Frittatas

October 13, 2011


This is a quick and easy breakfast, lunch or snack.  It can be made without the ham if you are looking for something vegetarian.  It is very versatile.  You can add sauteed vegetables or fresh herbs.  If you have the time, use a cookie cutter to cut out tiny rounds of whole grain bread and […]

Bomb Pops

September 11, 2011


I found this fun, kid-friendly and healthier version of bomb pops at  In rememberence of the 10 year anniversary of 9/11, here is a red, white and blue treat to share with your family.   View Recipe Remember bomb pops? I definitely have some fond memories of wondering around Jones beach, NY with a […]

Clean Eating Kiwi Flax Muffins

August 10, 2011


Clean Eating Kiwi Flax Muffins (Makes 16 Muffins) Ingredients 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 cup flax seed meal 2 egg whites 1/2 cup agave or honey 1/4 cup canola oil 1/4 cup soy milk 1 cup kiwi – chopped (although, you […]

Kid Recipe: Almond-Crusted Chicken Fingers

August 2, 2011


Instead of batter-dipped, deep-fried nuggets, coat your chicken tenders in a seasoned almond and brown rice flour crust and then oven-fry them to perfection. With half the fat of standard breaded chicken tenders, you can enjoy to your (healthy) heart’s content.  This recipe is also gluten free. Makes 4 servings Active Time: 20 minutes Total […]