Sweetness Without Sugar Meets KathEats

 (From I’m so excited to share this post today from Registered Dietitian Wendy! Her advice on sugar is spot-on! Hi there Kath Eats Real Food readers! I’m Wendy, a RDN, Intuitive & Transformational Coach and CECP who writes, speaks, educates, and consults about passionate and health-full living for families and organizations.  I am the author [...]

Best healthy chocolate chip cookies

The best cookies? I know that's a big claim to make. But in this video, I talk about how it took us dozens of tries to get this recipe right for healthy chocolate chip cookies. Talk about trial and error! Our home kitchen became a lab as we tested different combinations of ingredients to get [...]

What’s the Big Deal About Gluten?

Photo: ilovememphis/Flickr. Gluten, the protein found in wheat and products containing wheat, is hidden in many common foods. During baking, the protein makes the final product stick together. Research has shown that when gluten breaks down during digestion, it produces a mild opiate effect. Unfortunately, gluten sensitivity is linked to common diseases such [...]

Chocolate Fudge Ice Pop

Chocolate fudge ice pop pictured with other flavors. Photo by Sraddha Van Dyke. This recipe tastes wonderful in cold or warm weather. I’ve worked with people who get excited about having a low-fat, artificially-sweetened or sugar-laden frozen treat for a night-time snack. This tasty ice pop alternative, containing protein and healthy fat (to offset the natural fruit sugar) will provide satiety and satisfy your sweet tooth! […]

Recipe for Healthier Rice Crispy Treats

Rice Crispy Treats have been a favorite in our family for a long time. Our two kids, ages seven and five, not only love to eat them. They also love to help make them. The recipe from Sweetness without Sugar is so easy that I'm sure your kids will love to help too. Sweetened with healthier brown [...]

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Perfect for the holiday season and anytime. Chocolate Chip Cookies –try these nutritious and delicious cookies to share with friends and loved-ones over the holiday season ... People have asked me for a version of the “real kind” of chocolate chip cookies. After many trials, I created these cookies, which are tasty like the more [...]

Thumbprint Cookies (aka, Bun in Oven Cookies)

These cookies were inspired by Cynthia Lair and recipes for other jelly-filled cookies. The dough works well for “traditional” holiday cookies made into a variety of shapes using cookie cutters. Cookies may be topped with natural decorating colors (see the book’s Appendix and Resources section on page 302), raisins, or vegan carob chips to make faces and designs to share with your loved ones. […]