Category Archives: Cooking

Healthy Fourth of July Recipes – Sugar-free Red, White and Blue Cheesecake-stuffed Strawberries

Another ridiculously easy Fourth of July recipe. I posted the exact same recipe a few weeks ago, but it didn’t have the pretty blueberries and raspberries, which definitely take the presentation of this recipe to another level. I made this … Continue reading

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Healthy Fourth of July desserts: Red, White and Blue Ricotta Banana Split – Sugar free!

I was looking for a cute Fourth of July recipe to make when I stumbled on this recipe. The easy thing about the Fourth of July theme is that all you have to do is add fruit! Strawberries, raspberries, cranberries, … Continue reading

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Easy and HEALTHY Baked Eggplant Parmesan (gluten free, diet-friendly)

Of all the healthy recipes that I learned how to make while I was on the HCG diet last year, this one is by far my favorite. Like I say in just about every single blog post, sometimes all you … Continue reading

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Healthy Sausage and Peppers

Just like the Boy Scouts, my NUMBER ONE  rule when I’m trying to lose weight is: Be Prepared! I can’t even count how many times I’ve cheated on a diet because I was starving when I got home and I … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Tomato Sauce

Over the weekend I decided that starting today I’m going to completely cut out carbs for the next two and a half weeks (until June 16, my cousin’s graduation party). For my “last meal,” which was last night, I chose … Continue reading

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Creamy Avocado Sauce with Miracle Noodles

Avocados are such a huge part of my diet these days that it’s hard to believe that my first time buying one was just last year! I had gone to a Mexican place with friends, and when we ordered the … Continue reading

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Sugar-free Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

I had originally planned to make these cheesecake-stuffed strawberries on Saturday night so I could bring them to my aunt’s house for Mother’s Day on Sunday. But alas, things don’t always go according to plan: On Saturday around 7:30 pm … Continue reading

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Miracle Noodles – are they really a “miracle”?

I first heard about Miracle Noodles a little over a year ago. Back then I was on the extremely strict HCG diet (only 550 calories allowed each day), and I was completely obsessed with finding ways to make low-calorie versions … Continue reading

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Sugar-free chocolate with coconut and almonds (aka “Almost an Almond Joy”)

The first time I made this I had just eaten dinner and was having a major chocolate craving. Of course I was on a diet (because seriously, when am I NOT on a diet?), so I decided to make some … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Pizza Crust (No Carb, Gluten-free, HCG and South Beach Diet, etc.)

If you follow my blog then by now you should know that I’m big on the idea that sometimes all you need is a hint of a flavor to satisfy a craving. Does a cauliflower pizza crust taste like a … Continue reading

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