Diet Friendly Freezer Treats

The hardest part about being on a diet is an attack of the munchies. Instead of simply opening the fridge or staring blankly into the pantry, why not look to the freezer for the answer? The best way to combat a binge is to stock your house with healthy and fun snacks. Let’s take a

Diet Apple Pie Recipe Psyllium Husk

The key thing in altering eating habits is to get through 30 straight days (Some say only 21 days is sufficient) without eating stuff that is bad for you. By then you will have altered your eating pattern and adjusted your body to a new normalcy. The change-over is not easy but there are tricks

Dessert Ideas using Fresh Fruit

Fresh fruit is a natural way to enjoy a sweet treat after dinner. Berries or bananas, fruit provides vitamins and minerals along with a pleasant taste. Best of all, it doesn’t require cooking to turn fruit into a delectable dessert. Salad One of the easiest ways to turn fresh fruit into dessert is to use

Delicious Desserts for Diabetics

If you are diabetic you spend much of your time avoiding sweets and monitoring your blood sugar. The reason for this is because when we eat foods, the starch and sugar in that food gets broken down into a simple sugar called glucose. Glucose circulates through the blood stream where cells can draw energy by


When people say the word Halloween, one of the first things that come to mind is candy. The stores are filled with bags and bags of treats for the little ghosts and goblins that will visit on Halloween night. It is no longer protocol to give out retro candy to trick or theaters. However retro

Dessert Breakfast

What could be better than combining a breakfast food and dinner dessert in one, it appeals to the kid in all of us. I would even serve this at a dinner party, fancy it up a little, use croissants instead of white bread and add a shot of Rum or Grand Marnier (we are adults

Culinary uses and Health Benefits of Rose Hips

Most people know roses to be grown for their beauty in the floral world. However, there are other uses of the plant as well. Rose hips, for example, are a great source of Vitamin C. So much, in fact, it has a much higher content than that of citrus fruits. Rose hips are also commonly

Delicious Side Dishes

Sauted Green Beans with Parmesan Crisps Ingredients:1 1/2 lbs. of fresh green beans, trimmed2 Tbsp. unsalted butter1 Tbsp. Olive Oil3 Large shallots, thinly sliced2 garlic cloves, minced1 (14 1/2 oz.) can of diced tomatoes1 Tbsp. dried basil or 2 Tbsp freshSalt and pepper to taste Preparation:Cook the green bean in a pot of boiling water

Creative Cake Decorating Ideas

If you have a wedding shower or a young girl’s birthday party coming up, and want to have some fun decorating the cake, try making a “Ball Gown Cake”. It’s easy and can turn out pretty spectacular! You need a (clean and undressed) Barbie-type doll with her lower half wrapped in plastic wrap, a 2

Non Alcoholic Drinks for Childrens and Adults Party Drinks

A festive non alcoholic bar can be just as fun and fancy as an alcoholic bar.  One of the most important choices and instruments you need for your non alcoholic drinks is fabulous stem ware.  In fact stem ware can set the feel for the entire party.  Martini glasses make everyone feel sophisticated and cosmopolitan.