Category Archives: Recipes

Going Nutty For Holiday Nuts

sustaining and high in omegas going nuts make sense There is nothing more satisfying than eating walnuts, pecans and almonds during the holidays. They are totally delicious. Nuts a great source of plant based protein which makes them ideal for vegans and omnivores alike. They are high in fiber, antioxidants and full of monounsaturated, polyunsaturated…
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Killing The Carbs In Cranberry Sauce

It's crazy how many grams of carbs and sugars are in canned cranberry sauce. It can really turn your turkey into a sugar bomb. Here's a really simple cranberry sauce recipe that will delight your guests without adding to their guts. Check it out. Super Easy No Added Sugar Cranberry Relish  
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No Added Sugar Peach Melba Pie

Total Servings 12 slices Serving Size 1 slice Carbs Per Serving: 28.9 g Prep Time:<60 minutes Skill Level: Moderate The timing on this recipe couldn't be better. Peaches are at the peak of their season and you guessed it, so are raspberries. This recipe isn't not a beginner level recipe but, if you apply yourself…
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Low Glycemic Sugar Free Sweet Potato Pie

[fb-like-button] White potatoes, corn, rice, and white bread all have a high glycemic index and can cause a spike and an ultimate drop in blood sugar. Diabetics and others wanting to avoid glucose highs and lows can turn to sweet potatoes, which have a low glycemic index.  The sweet potato is a good source of…
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Hidden Calories in Holiday Cocktails: Try Steviva Mocktail

[fb-like-button] A glass of wine won’t affect you at all, but strong drinks are not bad only for your health, they are also harmful for your waist. Alcoholic drinks contain millions of calories. Wine, beer, vodka, and all of these drinks are combined in cocktails made throw the natural fermentation of sugar. Alcohol contains a…
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Gingerbread Men/House Facts and Healthy Steviva Recipe

[fb-like-button] Gingerbread has been around for a long time, but the recipes used to make it have changed considerably over the years. Initially gingerbread was made from breadcrumbs, ginger, and a sweetener, like honey. People discovered that ginger has preservative properties and used it accordingly. The recipe for gingerbread changed, and by the 15th century…
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Health Benefits of Wine & Reduced Sugar Holiday Mulled Wine Recipe

[fb-like-button] Health benefits: As with most alcohol, these health benefits cannot be attained if over-indulgence occurs. Be sure to keep your limit at 1-2 glasses or servings of wine today to reap the many health benefits of red wine. Watch your red wine nutrition! Empty calories in wine can cause weight gain if overdone. Enjoy…
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Happy National Egg Nog Month

[fb-like-button] Happy National Eggnog Month! Infrequently (nay, never) have eggs and liquor been married into such a winning combination. But the pairing of egg and nog (British slang for strong ale) have become a loved and hated holiday tradition since the early nineteenth century. The traditional recipe -- which relies upon dairy, eggs, sugar, nutmeg and…
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