Dairy-free Low Carb Cloud Bread

Dairy-free Low Carb Cloud Bread

I really love dairy. I think I’ve probably said this before. What’s not to love? It’s a delicious food group. Unfortunately, my body does not love it back. I constantly flip flop back and forth between eating wonderful, cheesy and cream-based concoctions, but when I’m honest with myself there’s no denying that my body is …

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Series: Natural Sugars (Part 2)

Series: Natural Sugars (Part 2)

This week we’re going to take a look at a ton of natural sugar alternatives. These substances are caloric and contain sugar in natural forms. Natural sugar options can be complicated. On one hand, they’re sugar, and sugar is sugar no matter where it’s coming from, but on the other hand, some of them have benefits. …

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Series: Sugar Simplified (Part 1)

Series: Sugar Simplified (Part 1)

I’m sure you’ve noticed by now that the recipes here don’t feature refined sugar, and infrequently natural sugars such as honey, molasses, or fruit. If you’ve ever wondered why, you’re about to find out! Proper nutritional education is essential for everyone, but especially for those of us who are trying to help nurture little ones (and …

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Mini Apple Pie Pockets

Mini Apple Pie Pockets

I never liked apple pie as a kid. Any time I tried it something about the texture of the apples was never quite right to me. They would be partially crunchy still and half gooey Ingredients: This apple filling  4 oz cream cheese 1 cup mozzarella cheese 1 egg 1/4 cup granular swerve 4 tbsp …

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Stamp Chart Reward System

Stamp Chart Reward System

Sometimes it can be really difficult to get kids to cooperate when you need them to. Believe me, I know. My kids can be as stubborn and ornery as their mom and dad. One of the best ways that I’ve come up with to get the kids to help out is a stamp chart. It …

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Low Carb Mocha Chip Frappuccino

Low Carb Mocha Chip Frappuccino

It’s been so long since I’ve been to Starbucks that I don’t even know if these are available anymore, but 10 years ago this was my favorite. I have finally found an amazing, healthy recipe to replace the insanely high sugar original. Ingredients: 1/4 cup ice 1/4 almond milk 1-2 tbsp heavy whipping cream 15-20 …

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SA Outdoor Adventures for Kids

SA Outdoor Adventures for Kids

Hey, hey, hey! Today, as with many August days here in San Antonio, it’s nice and sweltering. Sure, it may get down to 90, but you’d never know it with the humidity. Of course, the heat keeps us indoors in an attempt to avoid it a lot of the time, but it’s still important to …

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Crockpot Sausage and Cheese Pizza Stuff

Crockpot Sausage and Cheese Pizza Stuff

I love pizza. But you know, gluten and carbs and stuff. Fathead pizza is a great substitute and it’s not like it’s super time consuming, but sometimes I want the comfort food with minimal work. Queue the Crockpot! What a wonderful invention. Ingredients: 1 onion 2 orange bell peppers 1 poblano pepper 2 cans diced …

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Easy Low Carb Avocado Dip

Easy Low Carb Avocado Dip

If you’re looking for snack ideas for a low carb diet sometimes it can feel like quick and easy options are limited. One of the go-to snacks in our house is pork rinds, but let’s be honest, that gets so incredibly boring. I always get burnt out on pork skins pretty quickly. That’s where the …

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