Moist Almond Cake


Baking with almond or coconut flour can be tricky. Half the time it comes out gritty, or dry, or both. As a result, I was hesitant to try another almond flour cake. However, I came across a recipe that sounded good, so I made a couple of adjustments and the result was a warm, moist cake with a consistency similar to pound cake. It was fabulous! Continue reading


DAY 2 DINNER: Lemon Chicken


Day 2 of my weight loss journey.

This dinner was fabulous and another easy fix!  Definitely on my favorite list.  I found it by doing a search for Ideal Protein Recipes.  It came from so I can’t take credit for this recipe. I served it with sautéed green beans and mushrooms, and cheese tortellini.  Obviously, I did not get to eat the tortellini but I served it to my family with the pan juices from the chicken served over top. Continue reading

DAY 2 BREAKFAST: Sausage Skillet


Morning weight: 137 ( -1 pound)

It’s day 2 of my weight loss journey and I was SO excited to see I had lost a pound!! I’m really hoping my decision to publicly write out my journey will keep me focused and on track.  Today I had more cravings for sugar, especially in the evening, so I’m trying to do things to keep my mind off of those cravings.  The hardest part is that I am hosting a party tomorrow and am cooking some snacks that I would love to eat!   Continue reading