Sugar-Free Holiday Ricotta Loaf


  During the holidays when family and friends get together there is usually one or more guests who can't eat sugar. It is nice to have a little treat that they can enjoy too. This Sugar-Free Holiday Ricotta Loaf does the trick in my family. Everyone likes it just because it tastes good! Sugar-free doesn't have to mean filled with artificial sweeteners. This loaf is sweetened with Stevia a plant derived sweetener that is all natural. The chocolate chips in the loaf are from Lily's ... [ Read More ]

Chocolate Dessert Cups


    Did you know that November is National/World Vegan Month?  I’m celebrating with Lily’s Sweets, who sent a few bags of their Premium Dark Chocolate Baking Chips to me to review.  There are so many reasons to go vegan, and I always say that food is one of the best forms of activism.  And when that food is chocolate, how can you not win people over? :) Lily’s dark chocolate chips are not only vegan, they’re also fair trade, non-GMO, certified gluten-free and, because they are ... [ Read More ]

No-cook Chocolate Coconut Balls with Lily’s Baking Chips


  There are many ways to cut energy usage in the family home, and surely taking the time to be more energy-efficient, not only helps our precious planet, it also helps cuts personal financial costs. Double bonus! ...These No-Cook Chocolate Coconut Balls, are really easy to make being a wonderful hands on project for Little Ones, they are also protein packed (almond meal and chia seeds), vegan and relatively healthy. And, all you need is human energy to make them. Love ... [ Read More ]

Healthy Homemade Peanut Butter Cups


GUESS WHAT I DID LAST WEEK??  I made Peanut Butter Cups.  Healthy Homemade Peanut Butter Cups! Totally nutritious, sugar-free, low-carb, gluten-free and guilt-free.  Soooo I obviously ate like, four in a row And I sure loved sharing the eats with you here and here on Twitter! [Get the recipe] - excerpted from Desserts with Benefits Blog ... [ Read More ]

Lily’s Chocolates and Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Charm of Home

I am so happy to tell you about a great product today called Lily's Chocolates.  Lily's Chocolates is delicious stevia-sweetened chocolate.  Founded in 2011, it has quickly become a leader in making all-natural, indulgent chocolate sweetened with stevia.  Stevia is a natural plant based sweetener that is virtually calorie free and low on the glycemic index. [Get the recipe] -excerpted from The Charm of Home blog. ... [ Read More ]

Chocolate Pumpkin Cake in a Mug featuring Lily’s Baking Chips


I woke up yesterday morning knowing there was different weather. I think this summer has been super strange with the weather not being consistent but I am thankful that we did not have as many hot days. Yesterday it was overcast and cool and I completely enjoyed it because it made me feel like fall was coming very soon. I do not usually anticipate a season but I believe the fall weather, after moving to an area of the country where it exists, is such a transitional season and a gorgeous one ... [ Read More ]