Category Archives: Cooking Challenges

Triple Chocolate Cherry Pie (The Raw Pie Challenge)

I’ve been in a rut. Stuck. I’ve been making the same handful of things over and over, spending the least amount of time in the kitchen as possible. Living on giant bowls of fresh sweet cherries and big shredded cabbage … Continue reading

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Sugar-Free Weekend Eats

Bet ya thought I was flaking out on ya, didn’t ya? Or that I had snuck off to consume some sugar under cover of dark where you couldn’t see me? (Note – I would never ever do that. Nope. Not … Continue reading

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Fruitless Friday (Sugar-Free Day 3)

So, yesterday I went a bit overboard on the fruit. To make up for it, today was fruit-free. That’s right. The sweetest thing I ate today was a carrot. And, dang it if I don’t feel good. Breakfast: Quickie Carrot … Continue reading

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Sugar-Free Challenge – Day 2

Day 2. What does sugar-free mean to you? If you’re doing the Anti-Candida Diet, sugar-free might mean no tropical fruit, but stevia is just fine, thanks. If you’re following Alex’s rules, dates are a go. But, stevia is out. Eryn … Continue reading

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Sugar-Free Challenge!

Alex, over at Spoonful of Sugar-Free, is hosting a 10 day sugar-free challenge, and I’ve decided to play along. Now, I normally eat fairly low sugar. But, it’s been sneaking back in, here and there – a bit in that … Continue reading

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Sweet Or Savory Challenge: Carob Cookies

Let’s just get this out of the way right up front. Sorry! I know I’ve been neglecting you all. I’ve been just a wee bit distracted with this and this and, oh yah, this. One would think that with all … Continue reading

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Raw Cake Pop Challenge

When Nicole and Lisa posted a raw cake pop challenge, and it just so happened to fall during April in the Raw, I knew I had to join in the…um…fun. Yes, that’s what it’s been. Fun. Well. Sort of. Let’s … Continue reading

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Breakfast Bonanza – recipe, review, give-away!

Update: The contest is now closed. Winner to be announced soon. Don’t hate me, but I’m one of those morning people. You know – the ones that wake up all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed and ready to start the day. One … Continue reading

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Feed Your Skin

We’re taking a momentary departure today from feeding our bellies and the bellies of those we love. Today, we’re going to feed our skin! I’ve been inspired lately by reading blogs such as Crunchy Betty and websites such as Skin … Continue reading

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Halloween Gingerbread Cut-Outs (vegan, grain-free, cane sugar free)

Ghosts and goblins and spooks. Oh my! Black cats and witches and bats. Oh my! It’s haunting season! I’m all about the ghoulish food – the witches fingers cookies and the peeled grape eyeballs and all of that. So, I … Continue reading

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