Sweet Potato-Blueberry Pancakes

Who doesn't love breakfast for dinner or just breakfast?   A different alternative to regular pancakes is this lower fat Sweet Potato-Blueberry Pancake. (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)  Ingredients: 1 medium sweet potato 2 eggs 1 cup milk (dairy or nondairy) 2 tablespoons butter or coconut oil, melted and cooled 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 cup buckwheat … Continue reading Sweet Potato-Blueberry Pancakes


Broccoli Sprout and Arugula Salad with Blackberries, Papaya and Almonds (Vegan, Gluten Free)

A blackberry-citrus dressing complements spicy arugula and crunchy broccoli sprouts in this fun, crowd-pleasing salad dotted with fresh papaya and almonds. Ingredients:   1/4 cup fresh grapefruit juice 2 tablespoons all-fruit blackberry preserves 2 tablespoons flaxseed oil 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil Salt and pepper (to taste) 4 ounces broccoli sprouts 6 cups arugula (about … Continue reading Broccoli Sprout and Arugula Salad with Blackberries, Papaya and Almonds (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Lemon Coconut Blueberry Muffins

2 cups almond flour 1/2 cup unsweetened flakes coconut 2 tbs baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 3 tbs coconut oil Melted 3/8 Cup Swerve or Sweetener of Choice 1 tsp Fresh squeezed Lemon Juice 1 Tbsp Lemon Zest 2 eggs 1/3 cup Ricotta Cheese 1 cup frozen no sugar added blueberries or if it is … Continue reading Lemon Coconut Blueberry Muffins


I know the calendar says it is spring;  but when you look outside be it in California or Utah, Idaho, New York etc.   it looks more like winter from rain to snow.  thought it would be a great day for some chowder. CAULIFLOWER CHOWDER INGREDIENTS: 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, … Continue reading CAULIFLOWER CHOWDER

Chocolate Raspberry Cake – Low Carb

Butter to grease pan     2 cups finely ground almond flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup Sweetener of Choice     3 Tablespoons Butter, melted 3 large eggs, room temperature 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk or other milk of choice 1 small package … Continue reading Chocolate Raspberry Cake – Low Carb

Egg Custard – Low Carb

4  Eggs 1/2 Cup Sweetener of Choice 1/4 tsp Salt 3 Cups Milk 2 tsp Vanilla 1 tsp Cinnamon (Optional) and/r whipping cream.   In large mixing bowl beat eggs until light and fluffy and foamy.  Add Sweetener, salt, milk and vanilla and beat until well mixed. Pour into greased Ramekins for individual or a … Continue reading Egg Custard – Low Carb

Blueberry Buckle – Low Carb

  Blueberry Buckle 3/4 Cup Sweetener of choice 1/4 Cup Butter 1 egg 1/2 Cup  Heavy Cream 2 Cups Almond Flour 2 Tsp Baking Powder 1/2 Tsp salt 2 cups Blueberries   Crumb Topping 1/3 Cup Almond flour 1/2 Cup Sweetener of choice 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 soft butter  Cream together sweetener, butter and egg.  … Continue reading Blueberry Buckle – Low Carb

The 9 scents of Night

#NewHopeBlogger Imagine Your curtains are drawn . Your bedding is Super soft, Microfiber. Your room is dark and quiet, and your Lavender/chamomile tea is sweet and calming. The missing sense to ease your way into sleep? Smell! Research suggests that some scents (such as lavender) can produce stress-relieving physiological responses, like decreased heart rate. While … Continue reading The 9 scents of Night

Moist Chocolate Cake – Low Carb

4 Eggs. Beaten 1 2/3 Cups Sweetener of choice- I prefer Swerve 1 tsp Vanilla 1 Cup Mayonnaise 2 Cups Almond Flour 1/3 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa 1/2 tsp Baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/4 Cup Water Frosting of Choice - I am partial to a whipped Cream Frosting with Cocoa and Sweetener and then dusted … Continue reading Moist Chocolate Cake – Low Carb

Chicken A La King w/Alternatives for Low Carb

I love Puff Pastry, so if it is a cheat I will do it;  otherwise I will serve over Miracle Noodle or Nooddles. 2 -3 Cups Cooked Chicken, torn into 1/4" strips or  1/1/2 lb skinless boneless chicken breast 1 tsp white vinegar 1 tsp salt 3 tsp vegetable oil 1 large onion, diced 1 … Continue reading Chicken A La King w/Alternatives for Low Carb