Lightened Up Lemon Bars

Lightened Up Lemon Bars - Diary of a Formerly Fat Girl

  The day I’ve been waiting for since December 26th is finally here– it’s Spring!!! And while it may not feel quite like Spring where you are (or where I am, unfortunately), it’s only a matter of time before the grass is green and the daffodils  are peeking their smiling faces up at us. In the […]

Perfect Lemon Cupcakes

Perfect Lemon Cupcakes - Diary of a Formerly Fat Girl

I know that ‘perfect’ gets thrown around pretty liberally on the internet, so it’s fair enough if you’re a bit skeptical of the title of this post… and I’ve tried enough so-called ‘perfect’ recipes to know that most of the time, they’re perfect in name only. That is not the case for my Perfect Lemon […]

Skinny Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Skinny Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake

Peas and carrots. PB & J. McAdams and Gosling. Some things just go together. But “healthy eating” and “cheesecake”? Those two aren’t exactly joined at the hip. Until my Skinny Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake, that is.  Super creamy and satisfying, these cheesecake bars are only indulgent tasting. With about 3/4 less fat than traditional cheesecake and […]

Sparking Lavender Lemon Bar Martini

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If you’ve read my post or article, ‘You Booze You Lose… And Not in the Good Way‘, you know that nothing packs on the pounds like alcohol. But you also know that, when enjoyed in moderation, there are some cocktails that can keep your calorie count in check. ….but they can get pretty boring. A vodka soda […]

Trends Come and Go, But Olive Oil is Here to Stay (May 30, 2013)

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To read my May 30th article about the benefits of olive oil, Trends Come and Go, but Olive Oil is Here to Stay, click here or keep reading below!   You’d have to be living under a rock to have missed the new trend in oil. From Costco to Bulk Barn, health food forums to baking blogs, […]

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