Gluten free strawberry crumble

Although we are not on a restricted gluten free diet, I like to explore different possibilities for gluten, when I can. It also seems that going gluten free greatly improves my husband's control of his diabetes. Spring in the air, fruits are looking better and better every day, I found this amazing recipe here, and… Continue reading Gluten free strawberry crumble

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Homemade healthy granola bars

For the times when you're craving something sweet and doesn't really need that nasty chocolate bar to fulfill your desert desire, I have the healthy solution! These granola bars are sweet, nutty, crunchy and delicious. It is great as a snack, tucked in your purse for work, for kids in school and as a quick… Continue reading Homemade healthy granola bars

Spring in the air with Whole grain Morning glory muffins

Days are getting longer here in this side of the hemisphere and the hint of spring is everywhere. The feel good post hibernation is back and so I decided to celebrate it with serious Morning glory muffins. Believe me you'll feel more alive after eating them! they're loaded with so much: bananas, apples, cranberries, coconut,… Continue reading Spring in the air with Whole grain Morning glory muffins

White chocolate and coconut strawberries

I was so successful with my chocolate strawberries for Valentine's that I had to make them again last weekend when we had company for dinner. Talking about a favorite that also fits my husband's ongoing diabetes-friendly diet! A couple of tricks will help to cut the sugar down, if you need to: dip just half… Continue reading White chocolate and coconut strawberries

Light coconut pudding with prune sauce

This is a great light dessert, or snack, similar to the ready-made puddings, but with lots of flavor, all the goodness of coconut and additives free. Aim for a good quality coconut milk and use the light version if you want to cut on calories. Easy to make, I normally use small bowls and keep… Continue reading Light coconut pudding with prune sauce

Coconut and blueberry healthy muffin

And here I am after a unsuccessful weekend of exploring new possibilities in the kitchen - thinking I would have a fresh and exciting posting to keep going on my quest for daily posts in November - got overwhelmed with the mess I made, frustrated, dead tired and "postless". lol I should know it better,… Continue reading Coconut and blueberry healthy muffin

Yummy coconut popsicles

Coconut reminds me of summer, always. I remember a "gelateria" in Ubatuba, Brazil, that had some amazing coconut popsicles. Going there in the evening was the highlight of our summer holidays at the beach. They had this white coconut popscicle, with lots of coconut that was my family's favorite. In my wildest dream I would… Continue reading Yummy coconut popsicles