Our Real Food Journey (Week 1)

Follow our Real Food Journey | Serving Joyfully

Well, we survived our first week of non-processed food! I thought I'd share some general observations from our first week. But first, I will recap our "rules." Our Rules (For now). We are not doing the 100 Days of Real Food pledge, but we are following similar rules as far as what constitutes … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Muffins: Before & After

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Muffins

Yesterday, I posted about my very high calorie, chocolate chip muffin recipe.  I also posted some strategies for making any recipe healthier.  And promised a before and after comparison of my chocolate chip muffins.  (The photo above is the new, "skinnier" recipe) My original chocolate chip muffin … [Read more...]

Make Any Recipe “Skinnier”

How to make any recipe "skinnier"

Sometimes, you have a great recipe, that you LOVE…but it just has too many calories!  For me, the culprit was chocolate chip muffins.  Delicious, but 267 calories each!  So, I wanted to “skinny up” my recipe.  I decided to share these strategies in case anyone else was interested.  These tips are … [Read more...]