Homemade Concord Grape Juice

How-To: Homemade Concord Grape Juice - TheFitCookie.com

It’s that time of year when we harvest our gardens and enjoy the fruits (and veggies) of the spring and summer labor. Unfortunately, I am not much of a gardener (my gardens have never survived my…*ahem*…neglect…), but my Mom has a great garden and she shares garden goodies with us every year. In my Mom’s  […]

Grain-Free Mini Chip Cookies – 2 Ways

Soft Grain-Free Mini Chip Cookies

  Oh yummy…don’t these look so good? These grain-free gems are adapted from a recipe by Chef Katelyn. I had to make some substitutions, but they turned out beautifully! Unlike my other recipe for grain-free chocolate chip cookies, these are not as crispy for those who love soft cookies (like me!). The best thing about […]

Grilled Apples with “Caramel” Sauce

Grilled Apples with Caramel Sauce

I did a little experimenting this summer with grilling different foods, like cauliflower and apples. I admit, part of my grilling experiments were fueled by a bit of laziness, but both the grilled cauliflower and the apples turned out delicious! Grilling used to be intimidating, but it is really quick and easy way to cook once […]

Whole Grain Muesli Bars

Whole Grain Meusli Bars

 The perfect allergy-friendly and gluten free snack bars! Whole Grain Muesli Bars Vegetarian, Gluten-Free; Free of: eggs, dairy, cane sugar, soy, corn, peanuts Serves 12   Ingredients 1-1/4 cup gluten-free rolled oats 1/3 cup flaxseed meal 1/4 cup brown rice protein powder 2 Tablespoons brown rice flour (or more protein powder) 1/2 cup raisins 1 […]

Honey Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Honey Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Sometimes things just don’t work out quite like you had planned or hoped. Over the last week or two I have had many failed recipe attempts. I try to make allergy-friendly recipes healthier, and I make regular recipes allergy-friendly. Unfortunately, a lot of my recipe conversions just don’t make the cut on the first attempt […]