Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding

I took a classic cooked pudding recipe and made it sugar free. Removal of processed sugar and life gets interesting! In this recipe I used Splenda, and before you say ewwww, well each type of cooking has a different type of sweetener that works best. For pudding and lemon curd? Splenda works best. It dissolves… Continue reading Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding

Herbalism · Recipes

Sitka Rose Hip Syrup

One of the best roses for creating herbalist recipes with is the Sitka Rose. While its name has one thinking of wild Alaska, it actually grows along the low lands of the PNW well into Washington State and beyond, and grows beautifully. It's a gorgeous bush, and they grow tall along the salt water on… Continue reading Sitka Rose Hip Syrup


Zucchini Cheese Bread

It's mid-September and the summer squashes are still coming in strong. A savory zucchini bread is a great change from the typical zucchini quick bread, that is sweet. Once you try this you might never want a sweet version again. It's rich, slices great and is so much better than biscuits with a bowl of… Continue reading Zucchini Cheese Bread


Greek Yogurt Banana Bread

Banana bread is a great way to have a sweet treat but remove the sugar easily from it and let me have something...and not feel guilty for a hot second. With 2 substitutions, you can have it sugar-free easily. Greek Yogurt Banana Bread Ingredients: 1 stick (½ cup) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar… Continue reading Greek Yogurt Banana Bread


Pizza Muffins

A quick to pull together recipe, kid friendly and a fun way to make a lunch for them. These muffins won't last long once out of the oven. I used my favorite 1:1 sugar substitute in the recipe, not noticeable at all. I just don't tell the kids I have done it. Just be wary… Continue reading Pizza Muffins