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My Mom’s Apple Cake

I need to be truthful from the start on this one: 1. This cake is a CAKE. It’s not going to be a Paleo-Gluten-free-Vegan-Fad-Diet-Version of anything. You want the healthiest apple dessert? I gotcha covered: dip apple slices in peanut butter. Want a fantastic cake that is fine in moderation and comes out perfectly every […]

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Simple, Dairy-Free Chocolate Mousse Frosting

If you’re a chocoholic or a Pinterest-user, chances are, you’ve run across Chocolate Covered Katie. I gave her Chocolate Mousse Frosting Shots recipe a try for my husband’s birthday cake. You can find Katie’s recipe HERE. She doesn’t specify an amount of sweetener (she simply says, “to taste”), so I thought I’d share my method. […]

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Healthier Candy Options

I’m so happy that sweet treat options are ever-expanding. To be sure, no candy is really HEALTHY, but if you’re going to have a treat, have one without a bunch of junky ingredients. Here are some of my favorites. (Click on each picture to buy online!) You can also check out a post on my […]

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Sugar Is Toxic: Avoiding Sugar & Changing Your Diet (Part 3)

Welcome to Part 3 in Healthful Mama’s Sugar is Toxic Series! Just finding the series? First read Part 1 and Part 2. Resetting Your Body Because sugar causes addiction-like cravings, and because your body craves more and more of it to get a “fix,” the best way to eliminate sugar is to ELIMINATE SUGAR. Most […]

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Sugar is Toxic: Natural Sugar Alternatives (Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2 in Healthful Mama’s series on the toxic effects of sugar.   To read Part 1, which outlines the current research being done on sugar’s effects in the body and how to spot sugar on a label CLICK HERE. Let’s Talk About Sugar Alternatives One step in eliminating the urge for sugar […]

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Grandmom’s Chocolate Cake

Happy Birthday, Grandmom! My grandmother knew a little somethin’ about pizzazz: she always added something extra to things, a special topper on a package, a pretty brooch to a jacket, a secret ingredient to a recipe. Her chocolate cake is coveted by everyone in the family for its dense texture and chocolate flavor that isn’t […]

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