Category Archives: Healthy Tips

Healthy Tips

I’ve been experimenting with some healthy, baby-friendly treats and I came up with a mini muffin that I think little ones will enjoy. It is gluten-free, dairy-free and contains no refined sugars. I’ve snuck some zucchini and carrots into them as well for those picky toddlers who won’t eat veggies on their own. Also a tasty way to add an extra dose of veggies for big people :) @dessertangel #glutenfree #healthyveggies

Wee One’s Muffins [Kid-Friendly Recipe]

For the past few weeks my baby girl has been on the move! She has mastered crawling and is exploring the whole house. Luckily, she isn’t too interested in opening all my cupboards. It is so much fun to see where she wants to go and what she wants to do when she has this…

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Easy Egg Replacement [Recipe]

A few days ago I received a question from Stacey, a follower of mine, asking for an egg replacement recipe: Hi Helen, I have a child with an egg allergy so I was wondering what you recommend as an egg substitute in your recipes. I know there are a few different options and I don’t…

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Have Your Desserts While Losing Weight!

Here’s a question I always get from my followers: “Can you please explain how l am able to eat these if l am trying to lose weight?” My Answer to this question is: You can definitely lose weight while enjoying desserts! My recipes use all natural sugars, and yes, honey is one of them. Your…

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Use This Oil Everyday to Boost Your Health

The word is getting out about the health benefits of coconut oil. Coconut oil can help your body run smoother in a few different ways. Studies have shown that coconut oil can help your body resist viruses and bacteria that can cause illness, and even fight off yeast and candida. Coconut oil can also help…

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What’s in your protein bar?

We’ve probably all had a few protein bars back in the day. Or maybe you still have one on occasion to get a little more protein during the day. I confess….. I’ve had my share of protein bars – they seemed like a good idea at the time – get more protein in my diet…

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Is Sugar Really That Bad?

The question I want to address today is: should sugar ever be consumed? And if so, in what amount? We all know we should cut out or at least cut down on our sugar consumption. But what’s the problem with sugar? Sugar exists in many forms, although we usually recognize it in its white powdered…

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Baking with Almond Flour (Your Common Questions Answered)

Have you tried baking with almond flour yet? If you’re familiar with The Dessert Angel’s desserts, you’ll know that almond flour is one of my go-to flours when baking. It is really easy to work with, tastes great, and gives baked goods a nice texture. I use it to replace white flour or all-purpose flour…

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Nutella is in Trouble!

The weather has been really weird here this spring so far. It’s been a lot colder than normal and there’s been hardly any rain. The Bottomless Pit (TBP aka my hubby) keeps saying how he’s worried about the crops. All he can think about is food lol! Speaking of food, we  just got a new…

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When Desserts Just Don’t Turn Out…

When I come up with my heavenly dessert recipes for you guys, I have a lot of fun playing in the kitchen. I get to experiment with new ingredients, come up with substitutions and dip my finger in the batter for a true taste test! It takes a bit of creativity to get something delicious…

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Be a Food Connoisseur

2009 was the first time I went on a wine tasting tour. My hubby and I visited Niagara-on-the-Lake, which is a region in Ontario that is well-known for its many wineries and delicious wines. It’s a also a beautiful area and very friendly. If you’re ever Ontario, it’s worth it to visit. We decided to…

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