Vegan Oatmeal Cookies

Are you looking for a quick and easy breakfast idea that will fit into a raw and vegan lifestyle? Then you’ve got to try these Vegan Oatmeal Cookies that I made yesterday! I was running low on groceries this week and I don’t have time to make it to the store, so I raided my [...]

Pantry Organization for Cooking Clean

My pantry was driving me crazy. I do a lot of cooking and baking for Five a Day the Fun Way and I use a variety of healthy ingredients, from brown rice flour to sucanat to wheat germ. This results in my pantry overflowing with bags of flours, sugars, oats and more! Not only are [...]

Make your own Mango BBQ Sauce

Last week I blogged about the top sneaky sugar foods. Topping that list was my favorite barbecue sauce, Sweet Baby Ray’s. I was quite shocked to learn that it not only has 15 grams of sugar per serving, but also has five different types of sugar, including high fructose corn syrup (which is the first [...]

Sugar Addiction

My name is Stacy I am completely addicted to sugar.

I thought I was OK because I don’t eat the foods that blatantly scream “sugar” like store-bought cookies, soda or sugary cereals, but I still consume way too much sugar. I HAVE to have a special treat every night and I look forward to [...]

Save time and calories – Healthy Slow Cooker Carrot Cake

I know, I know, slow cooker carrot cake doesn’t exactly sound mouth-watering, but trust me, this cake is one of the most delicious, moist, decadent cakes I’ve had in a long time. The best part – it’s healthy, low in calories & take mere minutes to make.

This clean eating approved carrot cake is [...]

My top ten favorite items from Trader Joes

I love Trader Joes! Oh how I love thee, let me count the ways:

1. They are inexpensive

2. They carry a wide selection of healthy, organic and fresh foods

3. Their Trader Joes brand is high quality

4. They sell grass-fed beef and chicken with no antibiotics or hormones

I shop at Trader Joes [...]

Eating healthy at an all-you-can-eat buffet?

Check out my latest blog post for Working Mother magazine for tips on eating healthy at a buttered, battered and fried all-you-can-eat buffet. Comment on the blog and let me know what you think. Check back here tomorrow for an awesome new post on Five a Day the Fun Way.

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Day 27: Another Reason Why George Bush is a Tool

George Bush Sr. was quoted as saying, “I do not like broccoli. And I haven’t liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I’m the President of the United States and I’m not going to eat any more broccoli.”

C’mon, how can you not like broccoli? It [...]

Day 25: Healthy for the body and libido – Cumin

With Valentine’s Day approaching I thought it was appropriate to kick of the month of February with a food known as a natural aphrodisiac – Cumin.

Dictionary.com defines an aphrodisiac as “an aphrodisiac food, drug, potion, or other agent that arouses sexual desire.” Aphrodisiacs are named after, Aphrodite, Greek goddess of love, fruitfulness, and beauty. [...]