Happy Friday and happy almost Easter to those who are celebrating this weekend. I’m still in the midst of a crisis at home with my refrigerator being out, but the repairman is supposedly coming later today and I couldn’t be more excited to get everything put back together. I believe now more than ever that the kitchen is truly the heart of the home.

Because of the craziness around here, I’m featuring a short and sweet post today with a round-up of some healthy recipes that might work for your holiday table. Enjoy!

Sugar-Free Cinnamon Apple Bake…so easy:

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Coco-Chop Fruit Salad made with fresh fruit and a sprinkling of dried unsweetened coconut:

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No-Bake PB&J Pie…this is a winner, trust me on this one:

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Raw Peppermint Bites made with almonds, dates, and peppermint extract:

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Spinach & Black Bean Brownies inspired by Dr. Fuhrman’s recipe but with the addition of some undetectable greens plus a dollop of a cashew-based vanilla frosting:

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Also, wanted to let you know that there were almost 1,200 entries for my The End of Dieting book giveaway! Congrats to Sarah G. from Texas who won!!!

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