Low Carb Pizza ~YES!!~

I am having a hard time with this low carb diet. I am constantly trying to figure out how to eat things that I WANT TO EAT. The stress of this new lifestyle is starting to work on my anxiety levels. Friday for me has always been pizza day and I have not had pizza…

Friendly Peanut Butter Energy Bites

I have had a really hard time this winter season with being really strict. Every occasion is a special occasion where I can talk myself into eating exactly what I shouldn’t. A piece of cake here, a cookie there and just like last night, I was starving and thought it a good idea to eat…

Split Pea Soup ~Pressure Cooking~

I know many people are afraid of pressure cookers due to a few mess-ups in the history of pressure cooking back in the dawn of people learning to cook this way….. So the Presto Co. formed The Pressure Cooking Institute. Here is a video I found which is key in learning how to use them….

Garam Masala Chicken Stew

I made this up as I went along. Turns out that it is warm, spicy and just plain delicious. It’s a party on my tongue. This is a combination of good fats and flavours mixed in with chicken, carrots, onion and celery…. I am calling this my Kitchen Witch Favorite. Recipe 3 boneless chicken thighs…

Friendly Harvest Grain and Nut Pancakes

I wanted pancakes so bad. This sugar addiction is painful. I remembered that I love IHOP’s Harvest Grain and Nut pancakes so I thought I would try doing it… These are perfection. I made them with very little sugar so don’t worry. You can even omit the sugar entirely. Then I used Smucker’s sugar free…

Shocking Sugar Content

I am always looking at labels on everything. It’s like getting a shot in the arm. I like to watch as the needle goes in so I know exactly when I will feel it. When I get blood drawn for the A1c as well and it’s really cool watching the blood fill up all those…

Banana Bread

I made a friendly Banana Bread 1/2 c oil or butter 2 large eggs 1 TBsp vanilla 1 c whole wheat flour 1 c rolled oats 1 tsp baking soda 2 tsp baking powder 3 ripe bananas 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1/4 cup real maple syrup 1 cup chopped walnuts mix…

Good and Bad, Setting it Straight ~The List~

Do you live in a household that does not understand the good and the bad? Well how about a list to make it easier for them and you? Beyond this list getting the exercise that is good for you is key as well. Just do your best. We don’t need dictators. Only encouragement…. LIST OF…

Friendly Cocoa Mix

I love cocoa mix in my coffee and hot milk. I love to add them together for a homemade mocha. But the price does not matter so much unless you are buying the fancy kind you like, and doubly so if you buy the no sugar varieties. Recently, I discovered a sweetener called Swerve. Here…