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Posts Tagged ‘baking’

Handing out Peanut Butter Energy Balls

I made a second batch of Peanut Butter Energy Balls on Friday. I used the ground flaxseed, which the recipe called for, instead of sesame seeds I used last week. And I have to say, this second batch is much tastier than the first. I also added a little more peanut butter. I actually made two […]

Making easy, healthy snack at home

My friend and co-worker Regina let me try a homemade Peanut Butter Ball one day on the shuttle on our way home. It was so good. So I asked her for the recipe. I went to the grocery this morning for my regular run and to get the ingredients for the Peanut Butter Balls. I […]

0 calorie indulgences

My dad, Michael, writes a blog for the San Francisco Chronicle, which I have mentioned before. Check out his post about no calorie indulgences while in the baking portion of his schooling. Did you read it? OK, so you can really only look at that yummy goodness to keep it at 0 calories. But that […]

Biscuits, sauces and blanching oh my!

So last year my dad went back to school … California Culinary Academy, that is. He started his own blog ¡Que Aprovecho! after he started school. He has also done a guest post or two for Go Fit Girl! Michael was also Go Fit Girl’s first Go Fit Boy! Well, on Monday my dad (aka Michael) […]

Recipes can be modified to be healthier

Guest Post: Alicia, a third-timer! I’m a great baker, but the problem is there are only so many cookies, cakes, pies, etc. anyone can eat before their pants start to explode. All this means is that a girl has to learn to how to cook “normal” food, too. Cooking means saving money and calories from […]

Muffin portion control

I watched four episodes of Cook Yourself Thin last night. There are all kinds of great tips and ideas and recipes to try out. But the one that has been mentioned twice and really stuck with me is when making muffins. Use an ice cream scooper. This controls the portions and also keep the muffins […]