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Recipe 6 in the coconut challenge.... gingerbread
Saturday, February 18, 2012      1 comments

Today's recipe was gingerbread and it is a nice moist cake. I like it and will see how the kids feel about it. DH will have to wait until he returns and I will certainly make it again or for guests. I have not done the nutritional value but l... Read more
Recipe number 5 in the coconut challenge
Friday, February 17, 2012      2 comments

Today I substituted coconut oil in my Nanny's oatmeal cookie recipe. This was a scary decision because this is a no fail recipe for guests. The result was a slightly dryer, less buttery cookie but they still flew off the plate. Since I don't ... Read more
Getting what I want
Friday, February 17, 2012      2 comments

When I did the passion test one of the things that I was told was when you make clear your passions then the way to your passions will become clear. Having DH has not been good for me. I have been stressing and turning to food. I feel u... Read more
Thursday, February 16, 2012      3 comments

The coconut apple crisp is edible. My guests had it with sausages and fruits this morning. Another recipe I would not make again though. This morning I went for my ENT apt. and I expected the worse. That didn't happen. The camera went ... Read more
Coconut flour apple crisp
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      2 comments

Recipe #5 in the 25 day coconut challenge... I am so happy I don't have a team.... it seems like a silly challenge at times... is apple crisp. I LOVE my apple corer. I have a lot of apples to eat up so this recipe works for me. There are coc... Read more
Recipe experiment #4 in the coconut challenge
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      1 comments

Today I baked coconut flour cheese/garlic biscuits. I have a good gluten free baking powder biscuit recipe and I would not give it up after trying these. A bit disappointing. The recipe makes 8 golf ball size biscuits. As expected you... Read more
The third coconut recipe - cream cheese squares
Monday, February 13, 2012      3 comments

DH left in the wee hours yesterday so when I looked through my recipe list of 25 of course a dessert popped out. Coconut flour cream cheese squares. Literally coconut flour, some honey (I used maple syrup too as I was out of honey) a little sa... Read more
The second gluten free low carb coconut recipe: banana bread
Sunday, February 12, 2012      1 comments

I put all the ingredients into the spark planner and decided a serving could be 1/10 of a loaf... very generous! You could easily eat half the serving size pieces for a nice snack and still be satisfied. Coconut flour banana nut bread is q... Read more
Mini challenge with ....coconut?!!!
Saturday, February 11, 2012      7 comments

I am a great believer that things don't happen by accident. So when I received a couple of utubes and articles about coconut I thought I would look at it more seriously... just for interest. Coconut flour is gluten free. Coconut oil is possibl... Read more
The food tracker - good, better, best advice
Friday, February 10, 2012      6 comments

I discovered an addictive "carrot cake jam" at a friend's house and felt very guilty but put some on the fresh rolls she had made for breakfast. Oh so good. Gingery and sweet. I saw the same label at the health food store and decided I would ... Read more
Still working at it!
Thursday, February 09, 2012      4 comments

Today I felt sore so I did an easier day. I took the dog for a leisurely 20 minute walk in the lovely sunshine then after dinner had a soak in the hot tub and did the minimum of swimming. Know what? That is perfectly OK. I am listening to my ... Read more
A new attitude?
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      5 comments

I have a different attitude this morning and hope I can hold onto it. A friend has a life threatening and disabling dissease... not yet diagnosed but the options given to her so far are all bad. She may only have a couple of months ahead and yes... Read more
What is the best?
Monday, February 06, 2012      4 comments

What is the best for me? The best breakfast? The best exercise? The best fun activities? The best friends and family to surround myself with? LOL I was wondering that as I did my daily housework routine and then it hit me... I am so fo... Read more
Change of Heart
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      7 comments

I read a spark article and was really inspired. It talked about having bad days and learning to accept them. The focus of the article though was on presistence and celebrating the accomplishments. There are good days. Yes there a... Read more
So close but not sticking to it
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday was a great exercise day. I had a lot of chores to do in the B&B so all the steps add up. I walked in the pool reading a very interesting book so half an hour went past and I was still walking. I snow shoveled our 9 car driveway and... Read more

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