Amazing Old-Fashioned Apple Butter

Apple butter holds a special place in my heart. It was my Grandma's favorite thing in the world, and I've always felt close to her when I eat this simple, silky smooth, fall treat. Apple butter doesn't have to be as hard to make as everyone says. Dump everything into your crock pot or dutch … Continue reading Amazing Old-Fashioned Apple Butter

Pumpkin Pie Filling From Scratch

If you are determined to make your pumpkin pie filling from scratch, I admire you. Hopefully, this will make it easier: Ingredients: 1 Medium-Sized Pumpkin 1 Cup Vegetable Oil 1 Pinch of Finely Ground Salt 1 12 oz Can of Evaporated Milk 1 Tablespoon of Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon of Ginger 1/2 Teaspoon of Nutmeg 3 … Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Filling From Scratch

Sugar-Free Chocolate Almond Brownie Cookies

I'm calling these "brownie cookies" for now because I didn't think to just make them in a sheet and call them brownies. Next time, I'll try that, but these turned out great, so I'm going to go ahead and share them with you. I made these so that my diabetic dad and my gluten-free sister … Continue reading Sugar-Free Chocolate Almond Brownie Cookies

Low Calorie Strawberry Pops!

How do you save overripe strawberries?  You freeze them into mini-popsicles, and eat them whenever you want! You know how I am about strawberries, so of course I experimented. Fortunately, the best-tasting version of these is also the lowest in calories. Just 14 calories per pop! Low-Calorie Strawberry Pops Ingredients: 2 Cups of Strawberries 1 … Continue reading Low Calorie Strawberry Pops!

Simple Poached Apples

Poached apples are a great dessert. They don't need much added to make them rich and filling. These are served on their own, without sauce, crust, or garnish. I eat them from a bowl with a spoon. Poached Apples Ingredients: 4 Granny Smith Apples 2 Tablespoons Cinnamon 1 Tablespoon Ginger 1 Pinch Salt   Instructions: … Continue reading Simple Poached Apples

Healthy Coconut Caramel Sauce

Oh, this stuff is yum!  I think it's better than "real" caramel. It's pretty easy to make, but you want to be very gentle with it. Cook low and slow. Coconut Caramel Sauce Ingredients: 1/2 Cup Coconut Sugar 1 Can Coconut Milk 1 Teaspoon Coconut Oil or Ghee 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1 Teaspoon Sea … Continue reading Healthy Coconut Caramel Sauce