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How to Dye Easter Eggs Naturally

How to Dye Easter Eggs Naturally

By Kate Horney   When I was growing up, some of my favorite family Easter traditions had to do with eggs: First on the list, of course, were Reese’s eggs. Buuuut a very close second was decorating, hiding, and the finding some “real” Easter eggs with my family. Every year, like so many other families, we went to my Memaw’s house and used fizzy egg dye tablets to make i ...[Read More]

Parmesan Zucchini Chips

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I used to be a sucker for the chip bowl at a party–potato chips, tortilla chips, chocolate chips–I love ‘em all! But that loving them doesn’t help me love (and follow) a fat loss lifestyle. Here is a “chip” that won’t wreak havoc on your fat loss goals! A friend of mine shared this snack and the recipe recently while we were watching our favorite football team play ...[Read More]

Trick-or-Treat: Homemade Reese’s Cups

By Kate Horney You know I’m a peanut-butter-a-holic. 🙂 And I also happen to love chocolate, so naturally…I love reese’s cups. What I don’t love is the crazy amounts of sugar and ridiculous list of ingredients packed into each bite. Finally a fat-loss friendlier homemade reese’s chocolate peanut-butter treat just in time for Halloween… Added bonus: you can pronounce all of th ...[Read More]

5 Minute Homemade Peanut Butter

By Kate Horney Confession: I’m a peanut-butter-a-holic. Yes, it’s a real condition… Unfortunately, like many man made products we consume, the peanut-butter on our grocery shelves today is far from natural or good for fat loss. Traditional peanut butter – the “normal” kind that we’re accustomed to – is often loaded with trans-fat. Trans-fat keeps the ...[Read More]

Fat Loss Friendly Deviled Eggs

By Blair Lindler Deviled eggs are one of my favorite foods – Grandma turned me onto them when I was just a wee one. But as I’ve grown up, I’ve found new and “improved” (read: healthier) ways to make one of my favorite finger foods to take to picnics, pot-lucks, or any sort of party (football games included!) As football season comes into full swing with its tailgates and rivalries, this seems ...[Read More]

Gluten-Free Fruit & Oatmeal Bars

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It’s a rainy morning here at the Pittman house today, just the kind of morning that gets me in the mood for baking things like these amazing gluten-free fruit & oatmeal bars.  It’s also been a super rainy summer here in Eastern NC, but I don’t mind. I *love* the rain! Perhaps because fall is looming around the corner, or maybe it’s the gloomy weather…whatever the case, I needed ...[Read More]