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Low Carb Tiramisu

By September 2, 2013February 18th, 2023Desserts, Vegetarian

Low Carb Tiramisu

It is my birthday today and I thought I would let you in on some tidbits about myself. I am a pretty quiet person, so I don’t always put information about myself on the blog, but I thought I would throw some fun facts about me on here to give you a better idea of what I am like. First off, I was married at age 20 (12 years ago… you do the math! lol)


Introvert/Extrovert: TOTAL Introvert! You can often find me in the woods by myself.

My Most Memorable Birthday: It was my 25th birthday, my mom secretly signed me up for my first running race called the Bluegill Bash in Medford, WI (my hometown). I was SO nervous, but I took first place! I even beat the local Iron Man Triathlete! I won a gift certificate to High View (a restaurant that I worked at in high school that is on a beautiful lake). Afterwards, my whole family and oldest friend, Marla (we were friends since birth), came to High View to celebrate. Then we drove back to my parent’s cabin and sat on the dock to fish until dusk. I caught a 26 inch walleye that night too!

My second favorite birthday was 5 years ago when I was asked to do a live television segment at the Minnesota State Fair on how to eat healthy at the fair. That same day I also did a live segment on Cities 97 radio show. So on our way to the fair, I had a radio interview in the car at 8am. Then Craig and I ran around and had food gathered that I had picked out that I would eat while trying to stay healthy at the fair (my favorite was the prosciutto wrapped asparagus with mascarpone cheese). After the live television show, Craig and I strolled the fair enjoying live music at the Linnie Lodge, checked out the baby animals, as well as other attractions. The day finished at the fair with a live performance of The Prairie Home Companion.

Favorite Book: A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

Favorite Movie: Fried Green Tomatoes

Favorite TV show: I’m not a huge fan of TV, but I LOVE MasterChef!

Dream Car: 1969 baby blue convertible Volkswagen Bug (but it would have to be an automatic…any mechanics out there reading this!?)

Favorite Concert: Brandie Carlile in Bayfield, WI at Big Top Chautauqua (that was also my last concert… the boys came soon after that)

Favorite Flower: Forget-me-nots

Dream Vacation: Paddle boarding the beaches of Thailand or hiking New Zealand

Dream Date: Biking around the lakes in Minneapolis, stopping at a cute new coffee shop for a long conversation and visiting with Craig, then paddle boarding and finishing the day with a picnic while enjoying live music at Lake Harriet Band-shell.

Shocking Fact: I LOVE to bow hunt and fish

Hobbies: kayaking, yoga, running, biking, swimming, snowboarding (but I hate the cold), play guitar and piano

Previous Job: Outdoor Education/Rock Climbing instructor/Yoga Teacher

Favorite Job: (besides this one!) I worked at a coffee shop in High School where my love of baking started

First Job: Plumber (helped my dad who owns a Plumbing/Heating Business)…definitely NOT my favorite job! I remember having to go into small, underground tunnels which was very unpleasant!

What’s the Strangest Thing I’ve Ever Eaten: Craig traveled all over for his previous jobs and one trip to Japan, he brought home dried bird egg that were about the size of a thumb nail and black… totally gross! Or some raw sea animal that Craig ordered at a sushi restaurant.

Favorite Cuisine: Is dessert a cuisine? lol! I guess I would say BBQ (I could eat a hamburger on a Protein Bun every day) and I love Thai food.

Favorite Dessert: Tiramisu! But I don’t drink alcohol, so here is my version:


Birthday Tiramisu

Maria Emmerich
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8


  • Lady Fingers makes about 20 fingers
  • 3 large eggs separated
  • 1 tsp Pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup Natural Sweetener or 1 tsp stevia glycerite
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 6 oz decaf espresso or strong brewed coffee
  • 1/4 cup Natural Sweetener or 1 tsp stevia glycerite
  • 1 tsp rum extract
  • 1/2 tsp Pure vanilla extract
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup Natural Sweetener or 1 tsp stevia glycerite or to desired sweetness
  • 8 oz mascarpone cheese or cream cheese
  • ¾ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 tsp rum extract
  • Unsweetened Baking Cocoa to dust in between layers


  • LADYFINGERS: Preheat oven 375 degrees F and place parchment paper on 2 cookie sheets.
  • Separate the eggs and beat yolks with natural sweetener for about 4 minutes; then add in vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl beat the whites until egg whites form stiff peaks.
  • Fold almond flour and baking powder into egg yolk mixture.
  • Slowly fold in the whipped egg whites, making sure not to over- mix the batter.
  • Place the batter into a very large ziplock bag and cut with <g class="gr_ gr_155 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim Grammar only-del replaceWithoutSep" id="155" data-gr-id="155">a scissors</g> ½ inch piece from corner and pipe the batter into ladyfinger shapes, 4 inches long 1 inch wide and about 2 inches apart from each other.
  • Bake for 6-8 minutes until they are <g class="gr_ gr_160 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim Grammar only-ins replaceWithoutSep" id="160" data-gr-id="160">light</g> golden color.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  • COFFEE DIP: Mix all ingredients and set aside and allow to cool.
  • ZABAGLIONE FILLING: Beat egg yolks until fluffy and pale.
  • Add in natural sweetener.
  • Put in double boiler and whisk yolks till it thickens.
  • Remove from heat and pour into another bowl to stop the cooking.
  • Whip heavy cream and set <g class="gr_ gr_149 gr-alert gr_spell gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling ins-del" id="149" data-gr-id="149">a side</g>.
  • Beat mascarpone cheese with cooled yolk sauce.
  • Fold the whipped cream into the mascarpone cheese mixture until smooth.
  • ASSEMBLY: Layer the 6 <g class="gr_ gr_151 gr-alert gr_spell gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling ins-del" id="151" data-gr-id="151">lady fingers</g> into a beautiful dish that is at least 8 x 8 and at least 4 inches high (option is to line the dish with parchment paper so you can remove it and serve out of dish, but serving it in a beautiful dish also works) upside down so they absorb more coffee dip.
  • Spoon 1 tsp of coffee dip on each <g class="gr_ gr_147 gr-alert gr_spell gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling ins-del" id="147" data-gr-id="147"><g class="gr_ gr_158 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_disable_anim_appear Grammar multiReplace" id="158" data-gr-id="158">lady</g> finger</g>.
  • Layer 1/3 of the "zabaglione" filling over ladyfingers.
  • Dust with cocoa powder.
  • Repeat 2 more times.


Traditional Tiramisu = 295 calories, 13g fat, 7.2g protein, 38.9g carbs, 0g fiber (38.9 effective carbs)
"Healthified" Tiramisu = 185 calories, 15.3g fat, 8.6g protein, 3.2g carbs, 0.8g fiber (2.4 effective carbs)


My birthday wish today is to sell a few books. So, if you would like to help out a small family, you can click HERE to find my books.

If you are more of an ebook reader, I am happy to announce that you can now get my books as a high-quality ebook that works on any platform (Craig spent a whole week working on this for me!). This is an ebook format that works on any computer or mobile device. It is a beautiful pdf that has all the full-color pages and layouts as the printed books with clickable table of contents and searching capabilities. This is extremely useful when trying to find a recipe. These books are much higher quality than the ebook platforms (kindle, apple). Plus, most of the profits don’t go to Amazon or apple! Just go here to get your copy! Just Click HERE or select “My Books” above to get your copy now!


Swerve Kitchenaid 5-quart Stand Mixer GIVEAWAY!!

This is an essential tool in any ‘Healthified” kitchen.  I love baking with my stand mixer.  It makes the process so much easier.  Thanks to the great people at Swerve Sweetener for hosting this giveaway of a beautiful 5-quart stand mixer.  The winner can pick the color of their choice!


 You can get up to 7 entries by following us.  Good luck!
UPDATE: The winner is Pamela Peterson McGinley!  Congrats!
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Maria Emmerich

Maria is a wellness expert who has helped clients follow a Ketogenic lifestyle to heal and lose weight for over 20 years. She has helped thousands of clients get healthy, get off medications and heal their bodies; losing weight is just a bonus. She is the international best selling author of several books including "Keto: The Complete Guide to Success on the Ketogenic Diet.".


  • Aimee says:

    Hello, Maria!

    I’m excited to find your website! I’ve been cooking with nut flours and natural alternative sweeteners for about a year now simply by making substitutes from recipes I find online. I love your ideas and just ordered one of your books from Amazon — this could be dangerous!

    If I were to win the mixer, I’d use it for all my baking; right now I’m using a food processor that’s about as old as I am and my Vitamix to get the job done!

    • Jolie says:

      You have so many recipes that I want to try it’s hard to narrow it down! The Pound Cake with Lemon Curd sounds sooo good, I love lemon desserts. But, I’m also a chocolate freak! So, I would love to try all of your chocolate recipes, brownies, cakes. Than, I would move on to the pumpkin desserts. I love to bake, and just started this new journey of weight loss by low carb. I love your blog and am learning so much on how to bake the lc way! Of course the bread recipes, just need to purchase Jay Robb whey! Happy Birthday!!

    • Gina Lawrence says:

      I would try the tiramisu and the protein bread. Thanks Maria for all you do!

  • Nicole trevisan says:

    I would try the tiramisu of course!

  • Katy says:

    Happy Birthday Maria! Thanks for the recipe, it’s one of my favorite desserts and I love that it’s healthified.
    Have a “Great Birthday!”

  • KathyFuller says:

    Thanks for the opportunity to try to win!!! 🙂

  • kelly says:

    Happiest of birthdays!! Thank you for all you do!

  • KathyFuller says:

    I would want to make your cauli- “rice” or “risotto” first, I believe. There are just so many things I’d love to try to make with it. 🙂

  • Ha Van says:

    I want to use the stand mixer for your Zucchini Bundt Cake recipe 🙂

  • Tammy C. says:

    I’m looking forward to using the mixer to make your Fudge Ecstasies!

  • Valerie says:

    This is one kitchen gadget that I don’t have and would love to own. Naturally, I would make some of your wonderful sweet treats with it 🙂

  • Heidi P says:

    Amazing Bread!!!!

  • Jacquie Z says:

    I would try the Tiramisu recipe.

  • Janis Inman says:

    For the past year I have been wanting a KitchenAid mixer. Just didn’t feel like I could turn loose of that much money in order to purchase one. Thank you for the opportunity to win one, Maria.

  • Alison says:

    Happy Birthday Maria!! Enjoy that tiramisu and YOUR day! Thanks for all that you do to help!

  • Tamara Hamilton says:

    I would live to win this mixer. I am addicted to all your protein bread/cake recipes.
    Swerve is great. Even better I can get it locally 🙂
    Thanks for sharing.
    Happy Birthday!

  • Crystal says:

    When I lived in Northern Italy my landlady would make me tiramisu every year for my birthday. Would love to try your healthy version. I have Swerve on order but alas no stand mixer yet, maybe for my birthday.
    Happy birthday!

  • Jennifer says:

    First and foremost, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! Since tiramisu is one of my favorite foods, I would make your healthified tiramisu and your bread. Finally got a loaf to turn out properly last night! Thank you for all you do.

  • Meta Brackbill says:

    What a great giveaway! And how sweet that you are having it on your birthday! Happy Birthday, Maria! I would love to make some of your sweet desserts in this mixer.

  • Meta Brackbill says:

    What a great giveaway! And so sweet to have it on your birthday! Happy Birthday, Maria! I would love to make some of your sweet dessert recipes in this mixer!

  • Tricia says:

    Happy Birthday Maria! Your tiramisu looks delicious! If I won this amazing giveaway, I would enjoy making many thing with my children with it… maybe your healthified cinnamon bread 😉 Love all of your posts thank you for sharing them with us!

  • Beth says:

    Happy Birthday Maria!! Hope you have a wonderful day. I would probably bake all your delicious desserts, all day with this mixer. lol

  • Shannon says:

    I would use it for your Amazing Bread recipe to start with. Then I would go through as many of your recipes as possible to see which ones I could try next. I LOVE your blog, by the way! I recommend it to all my friends and family members. You have made being in good health easy, fun & delicious. Thank you!

  • Jennifer Clark says:

    Happy birthday! We love your cookbooks!

  • Susan Lawrence says:

    Happiest of birthdays! Loved your beautiful blog post and looking forward to trying this recipe

  • Laurie says:

    Happy birthday Maria!! May you have a fantabulous day filled with lots of fun and many blessings!!! I am so excited about your birthday giveaway as this mixer is on my wish list. I got two of your ebooks books on Saturday and love them. I am using a hand mixer to create your recipes but this would make it so much easier!! Thank you Maria for all you do. I have learned so much from you and am so thankful to have found you.

  • Pam Wenzel says:

    All of your recipes are incredible. Hard to pick just one. Probably start with the tiramisu.

  • Darla says:

    I’ve been wanting one of these for a long time… I hear it’s very handy when making homemade bread!

  • Carole says:

    Happy Birthday, Maria! This mixer would be great for making your protein bread, plus any other of the great recipes that you have!

  • Erin says:

    I hope you have a great birthday! I would love the kitchen aid mixer to use when making the
    Pizza dough, protein buns or cheese Danish!

  • Volanta Peng says:

    Happy birthday!

    I’d use the mixer to make meringues and marshmallows.

  • Melinda Cowell says:

    Happy borthday! Love the recipe!
    Highly recommend hiking on NewZealand! Be sure to make it to the ” punakaiki” & Fox Glacier my 2 personal favorites!

  • Laurie says:

    Help!! I am now following swerve sweetie on pininterest. What am I suppose to put in the the box under their entry portion of the giveaway?

  • JennM says:

    I will definitely be trying the tiramisu! It’s one of my favorite desserts. I’ve made a passable low-carb version before, but this looks great!

  • JennM says:

    And have a happy, happy birthday!

  • Vicki says:

    I have all of your books and love them!

  • Amy says:

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! I own all your cookbooks – LOVE THEM! And, I am seeing improvements almost daily since I have started my “Maria Way”. THANK YOU!

  • Indira Valdez Padilla says:

    Leaving my comment here: I will use the mixer to prepare your amazing bread every other day!
    And I also want to wish you a Happy Bday!

  • Carol L says:

    Happy Birthday Maria! Thanks for this great blog! I made your “healthified quiche” (the 3rd time) for my labor day treat, and it’s the best quiche I’ve ever made ! I’d love to win the mixer, but I can’t get any entry in because I don’t do Facebook. I’m a long-time follower, so thanks for this latest awesome recipe! Enjoy your special day!

    • unterderlaterne says:

      This is for Carol L, Just as you I do not participate in Facebook. I asked Maria if I can participate, I am still not sure, I did not understand the answer. But we can leave the E-mail address and see what happens. You can read my post and Maria’s answer Sept.3 12.32 pm.

  • Sue Zientek says:

    I would luv to win this mixer.

  • Mimi says:

    Happy Birthday. May your dreams come truee

  • Ruth says:

    First would be the tiramisu and then another batch of cinnamon rolls and then and then and then……

  • Sue Zientek says:

    This mixer would help me make the protein bread!

  • Kimberley O. says:

    I would use this for our favorite coconut flour cupcakes. Yum!

  • Brooke says:

    Happy Birthday! My husband and I are starting a new healthy lifestyle (we have a 6 month old and want to make good food habits for him) and we more than let ourselves go when we were having sleepless nights! We both LOVE desert and just bought 3 of your ebooks yesterday. We would love this mixer to help start our healthy journey! 🙂
    Have a great bday!

  • Sara says:

    Happy Birthday Maria! That tiramisu looks delicious!

    • Sara says:

      Oops, just realized there was a question. Ive been wanting to try your cheesecake recipes. The mixer would definitely help make it faster! I would also use it for any of your protein bread/cake/muffin recipes!

  • Laura says:

    Lovely “About Me” meme and this recipe sounds fantastic! It’s been one of my Kitchen Dreams to have a Kitchen-Aid stand mixer. I hope I win! And I’m going to follow you too! 🙂

  • Vicki Greene says:

    I have never used a stand mixer and would like to try some of your bread recipes with it!

  • Cindy Ramos says:

    I MUST try this recipe, sounds and looks so delicious!

  • Penne says:

    Happy Birthday Maria! I hope your day is terrific. And I would love to win a new mixer

  • Angel says:

    I would love to use it to make the tiramisu.

  • Donalda Martin says:

    Happy Birthday!!! I would use it to make the protein bread and desserts with it. Thanks for all your hard work in helping us to stay healthy.

  • Midge says:

    Birthday Tiramisu

  • Laurie says:

    Happy Birthday To You, Happy Birthday To You, Happy Birthday Dear Maria! Happy Birthday To YOU!! Thank you for all you do! How sweet of you to share with us on your birthday! Birthday Tiramisu looks and sounds wonderful! 🙂

  • Teresa says:

    Me me, oh oh , hand in the waving in the air, pick me !

  • Sue Spire says:

    Happy Birthday Maria. I love reading your blog. Your recipes are scrumptious. I’d love a Kitchenaid. I’ll be 76 in a couple of weeks and have only had a hand held mixer all of the years I’ve been cooking. A “real” mixer would make my life much easier as I still cook and bake for 3 people every day.

  • Claudette Melanson says:

    Very Happy Birthday to you!! I hope you have a great day! My hubby’s birthday is on the 14th so if I win the mixer I will use it to make him a Maria healthified birthday cake!!

  • Pat says:

    Good morning, I wold make your Monkey Bread. It looks absolutely delicious. Thanks for the give away. I hope I am the lucky winner

  • Agne says:

    I would use it for baking recepies, especially icecream

  • Sarah says:

    Happy birthday! Love your recipes! I would be making your sub bread which is a staple in our house and your healthified shamrock shakes!

  • susan says:

    yumm….my favorite desert. Can’t wait to make it.

  • Betty Anne says:

    I really would like to win this mixer!!

  • Pat says:

    Happy Birthday Maria

  • Dana says:

    My birthday is coming up and I’ve been worrying about what dessert I will have to celebrate with. If I win this stand mixer I will make the cheesecake out of your “sweets” cookbook I own.

  • Diane says:

    I would love to win the mixer. My mom had one when I was growing up and I always got to lick the beaters. Happy Birthday!

  • Theresa says:

    Happy Birthday Maria!! Thanks for ALL of your amazing recipes!! I would use the stand mixer for protein bread, tiramisu, and all the recipes that require whipping egg whites until they are stiff .

  • Kate says:

    It’s hard to pick one favorite Maria… I LOVE your healthified blondies though and ALWAYS have a pan in the house. They satisfy my sweet craving and keep me full all day. I love your site and all of the fabulous information you provide. Thanks for all that you do!

  • Nikki says:

    Happy birthday wishes from Amsterdam, The Netherlands! Thank you so much for doing what you do so well for all of us and may you have many many more years filled with heath, happiness and love x

  • Kelly says:

    I love Tiramisu! It’s my favorite dessert as well – so excited to try this recipe!

  • Nancy says:

    Happy birthday! I would use the mixer to make your ‘protein bread.’ I have yet to have it turn out right, and I feel certain that it would be PERFECT with a stand mixer! 😀 Thanks for all you do to make the world a healthier place.

  • Melissa says:

    Happy Birthday! I love your chocolate cake!

  • Darlene says:

    Happy Birthday, Maria! I would sooo love to have that stand mixer while using your fantastic recipes! Enjoy your day~~

  • Thank you for hosting a wonderful giveaway! I would love the mixer!!

  • Bethany Jacobson says:

    I would try to make protein bread! I can’t get the recipe right with my vintage stand mixer.

  • Rachel says:

    I’d try making your bread recipe.

  • Natalie says:

    Happy Birthday, Maria! I would make a birthday cake, your bread recipe and any of your other desserts that look so delicious!

  • Linda Z says:

    Happy Birthday, Maria! I have several of your books and just made chai cupcakes last night and meatloaf cordon bleu the night before. The hubs scarfed the rest of that down last night. A Kitchenaid stand mixer would definitely get a lot of use in my kitchen! Hope you get that dream date soon!

  • Cary says:

    I loved this post so much! Happy Birthday Maria. I read your blog often. It’s inspiring for me on my own path to health and happiness.


  • Rachel says:

    Happy Birthday, Maria!! I would LOVE to win a Kitchenaid! What a cool offer from you and Swerve!! I would use it to make cookies!!! (And everything else!) 🙂

  • Beth G. says:

    Protein bread!!

  • zosia says:

    Which if my recipes do you want to use the stand mixer for?

    I’d love to use it to make the protein bread!

    Sto Lat! Happy Birthday!

  • Karen says:

    Happy Birthday, Maria! I would love to have a stand mixer to make your Amazing Bread, Chocolate Zucchini Muffins, etc. I’m definitely going to try the tiramisu, too. Thanks for all your fabulous recipes!

  • jean says:

    Happy Birthday!! I am so glad I found your website. And thanks for holding the contest.

  • KJ says:

    I would use it to make several of your cheesecakes, especially the peanut butter cup cheesecake!

  • Michelle says:

    Would probably try the tiramisu. Looks pretty tasty! Happy Birthday

  • michelle bailey says:

    Happy birthday Maria! I just want to take a moment to thank you again for everything you have done for my family an I. You have helped in ways I cannot begin to cover. I attribute my children’s health and then never having been sick, not only for your recipes, but for the information you give with them. For my parents becoming healthy and following what you have taught us so the can live longer and healthier to spend more time with me and my children and most importantly each other. But the biggest change has been the boost you have given me to increase my desire for learning. For pointing me in the right direction toward my goals and dreams. Thank you Maria. We love you and hope you have a very blessed birthday!

  • Emily clear says:

    Hi Maria, I just found this blog. I am eager to hunt the website for inspirational healthified recipes. I’d use the kitchen aid mixer to try out new recipes all weekend just from pure excitement!

  • 1956okie says:

    Happy birthday, Maria! Love your recipes and would definitely love a new mixer! My 40+ -year-old one is getting pretty tired…. Have a great day!

  • Elizabeth Groff says:

    I am SO excited to try out your tiramisu recipe. It’s one of my absolute favorite foods and I’ve been trying to figure out a way to follow my WOE!!! Thank you SO much :0)

  • Patty says:

    Happy, Happy Birthday!!!! I now have 3 of your books and am loving them!!!

  • Matthew B says:

    I would try all of your recipes that use “non-traditional” flour. I’m sure its not just me, but whenever I use almond flour or any other kind, my hand mixer (or mixing by hand) takes a lot longer and seems to be a lot more firm. So the kitchen aid would be AMAZING!


  • Norma says:

    Happy Birthday Maria, Thank you for sharing your life with us in such a beautiful way!!

  • Sandra says:

    Wishing you a very Happy Birthday! Your recipes look delish. I have been trying a few and really enjoying reading your blog. I just ordered your ebook, “Secrets to a Healthy Metabolism”. Looking forward to the read.

  • Nancy says:

    First…HaPpY bIrThDaY!!! Hope it’s a great one with a great year coming up!!
    This mixer is soooo on my wish list! Any color would do…I have looked and looked at them on Amazon! I’d use it for your egg white recipes…protein bread, etc. I love your recipes…use them all the time! Made several yesterday for my vacation starting today!! Cheezy Bacon Scones, Pinwheel Crackers, Ranch Dressing, Cheese It Crackers, Nacho Chips…of course I had to taste them every one, and yummm–eeeee! Thanks so much to you and your ability to create healthy food. See…? We need balance…I’m a total recipe follower and not a creative type in this area! Love Tiramisu, and can’t wait to try it!

  • PC Charnley says:

    Hi Maria, I hope that you have a the happiest of birthdays filled with family and laughter 🙂

  • Hannah says:

    Last September I was finally able to quit my job and fulfill my dream of being a stay at home mom. I have been working hard to try and come up with healthy recipes and I was feeling like I was miserably failing. When I found your blog it was a gold mine! Thank you for everything!!

  • aimee says:


  • Nykki says:

    Happy Birthday Maria! I would definitely make the tiramisu with the mixer! I love to bake, but am trying to switch my family to healthier food. I love your website, you are such an inspiration!

  • Lauren says:

    Well this would be a dream come true! I am not a huge traditional Tiramisu fan, although I may have to try your version to see how I like it!

  • Diana A. says:

    Happy Birthday Maria!! You share this special day with my husband too! Love how the Tiramisu looks, great job as usual!. I would love to win the KitchenAid mixer. That would be awesome!! Thanks!

  • Melinda Wyckoff says:

    I really want to try this recipe. Thanks for offring a Kitchenaid mixer prize!

  • Marie says:

    I can’t wait to try this recipe!

  • Kristaleen says:

    Happy Birthday Maria!!!! I would bake up a storm if I win the mixer!!!! I’d make all your baking recipes!!! I’ve made the brownies and the lemon bars-yummmoooo!!! I can’t wait to try all of your baking recipes!!!!!

  • Allison says:

    Happy birthday!! I would definitely like to try that tiramisu recipe! 🙂

  • Jenna says:

    Love this recipe and giveaway!

  • Jenna says:

    ps – I would use it for the tiramisu recipe. among many others.

  • Claire says:

    Happy Birthday Maria!
    May you have many many more. I love the pics of your wonderful family.
    Keep up the great work.
    I would love to make this Tiramisu with this beautiful mixer!!!!
    Bunches of love,

  • Anthony D. says:

    Would make the tiramisu and use it with other recipes you have in your books. My birthday is the 18 and I could use this to make your cheesecake recipe

  • Karen says:

    Happy birthday! Would love to enter this contest but am not on facebook so guess I’ll never know how to submit six more entries. 🙂

  • Anne-Marie says:

    Happy, happy birthday, Maria!!!! I have three of your books (Kids, Sweets, Savory) and love them all! If I win the mixer, I’d probably use it to make your “Healthified” Pumpkin Bread first. It’s still pretty hot down here in Mississippi, but I’m ready for the fall and pumpkin recipes! 🙂

    Thanks for all you do! I hope you have a very wonderful birthday!

  • Stacey Bennett says:

    I would love to win the Kitchen Aid mixer and would use it for tiramisu, bread, and cheesecake!

  • Gramzo says:

    Happy Happy Birthday! The question should be “What would I NOT use the Kitchenaid mixer for?” That would be easier to answer. I use a mixer for so many of your recipes. Amazing Bread, “Healthified” Chocolate Chip Cookies, Chocolate Zucchini Cake, Indian Fry Bread (would be amazing to whip the egg whites up!)

  • Chris says:

    Happy Birthday!! God bless you!!

  • Kimberly says:

    Happy Birthday!! It’s YOUR Birthday but one lucky winner gets a mixer!!!! Awesome:)

  • Michelle Leverette says:

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY! What a great giveaway! I would use the stand mixer to make some protein bread. I could definitely mix up some stiff egg whites with this.

  • jessica says:

    Happy birthday! Glad I found your site! Always happy to support fellow Wisconsinites!

  • Terri says:

    Happy Birthday and thanks so much! I want to make the layered birthday cake you recently made.

  • karen says:

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! It’s been about a month I’d say of my total surrender to the Maria & Craig way of healtified nutrition and I can honestly say I have not had a single craving! I’ve not had success with every recipe I tried, but I enjoy the challenge 😉

    I have 3 of your books and love them all!

    My favorites so far are the desserts too! Anything with pie crust :-). Lemon bars, coconut cream pie. I want to try next the Macadamia Nut Torte….

  • Betty says:

    I would make Oospie rolls. Happy Birthday!!!

  • Carol Lovett says:

    I would use the mixer for this recipe! Happy birthday!

  • Debbie says:

    Tiramisua – this weekend with family & friends!

  • Angela Jenkins says:

    Hi Maria!
    I love your cookbooks! I just found out from my doctor that I am insulin resistant and one point away from being pre-diabetic. This news has given me the boost I need to go “full on Maria style!” I am on day 5 now and I feel better already! I am going to order the books of yours that are missing from my collection. I am so grateful to have you as a resource so I can continue this new lifestyle! And the mixer would be awesome! The first thing I would make in it would be your tiramisu. Then on to protein pancakes!! And that royal blue would look beautiful in my kitchen! 🙂

  • Alicia S says:

    If I were to win I would try that tiramisu! Love that stuff! Happy Birthday Maria!

  • Bonnie says:

    Happy Birthday, Maria!! I would be making the tiramisu….it sounds amazing!

  • Sara says:

    Hmmm I think the pumpkin bread since fall is coming up.

  • Brenda says:

    I am sad to say that I don’t have a wonderful Kitchen-aid mixer and as a result, I have not been able to make any of your delicious items that require this – so I’ll start with the tiramisu! Thanks and Happy Birthday to you – you are an inspiration! (I’m an adoptive mom of two boys also)

  • DameLaila says:

    I LOVE Swerve sweetener! I have 2 bags on my shelves, and an 8 oz. container on my table that I refill. Tried making confectioners swerve but had a fail, so I’m looking forward to them getting it. My only wish is that they could make it so it dissolves in cold liquids (love me some iced tea).

  • Tracy Evans says:

    Happy Birthday!! I hope to order a couple of books within the week!!

  • pattie says:

    Wishing you a very happy birthday with lots of healthy desserts!!

  • DameLaila says:

    OOPS! Forgot to say I’d make anyn/most all recipes using the KitchenAid as I don’t have a mixer!

  • Tracy Evans says:

    Protein bread

  • S Woodruff says:

    first off HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! also I would love to win to try this tiramisu recipe, looks super yummy!!! and that is my favorite dessert!

  • Jon says:

    Nutella Cupcakes

  • Samantha Fisher says:

    Happy Happy birthday Maria! I’ve heard SO many great things about your clean eating plans from 2 co workers who have great success, i can’t wait to start it myself. But I would LOVE to use this stand mixer to make that Tiramisu that you just posted. My boyfriends’ birthday is in 2 weeks & that’s his favorite dessert!

  • Aimee says:

    I will be trying your Tirimasu recipe real soon!! Absolutely LOVE Swerve (I just bought a bunch online) and use it in most all my baking!! LOVE the blue stand alone mixer!! I am starting to have problems with my wrist and thumb joint so holding a regular mixer these days is getting harder and harder so the stand alone would make things soooo much easier!! You have a great birthday!! And thank you for your wonderful site!!!

  • Kathy Powell says:

    I will make the cheesecake!!

  • Wafa says:

    Hi bought two of your books recently and reading through them and learning so much! Thanks for sharing. I would use the mixer for any recipe that requires egg whites beaten.

  • Amy says:

    You share a birthday with my sweet nephew and my best friend. A good day to be born! HBD, Maria!

  • anna says:

    I would use the mixer for this tiramisu and your cheesecakes!

  • Roni says:

    Zuchini bread or muffins!

  • Debbie says:

    I would make your Protein Bread & Amazing Bread recipes first using the stand mixer and then all your other recipes I have bookmarked!

  • Londa says:

    this would make cooking so much easier, I think I would start with a batch of protein rolls/buns

  • Evelyn says:

    Hi Maria, I’ve been a fan for years! Thanks so much for this opportunity!

  • Evelyn says:

    Oops! Just saw that I need to name a recipe! We love your coconut flour cinnamon rolls!

  • Barbara says:

    Happy, Happy Birthday, Maria! If I win the mixer, I would use it for your Amazing Bread, and many, many other of your fabulous breads and desserts. When I first started on a no-grain, no-sugar diet, I was frequently at a loss for recipes- until I discovered your site. What a wealth of ideas! And everything I have tried has been so delicious!! My family and friends rave as well  Thank you for all you do to make all of us more “healthified”!

  • Heidi says:

    Happy Birthday and I hope I win! 🙂

  • Kelly Buzan says:

    Happy birthday, Maria! If I win I look forward to making any of your recipes that requires stiffly beaten egg whites because that takes FOREVER to do with my little old hand mixer!

  • Tara says:

    I would love to win the kitchenaid mixer. I would whip up some of your Amazing Bread for my family 🙂 Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  • Norma says:

    Happy Birthday, Maria, and Blessings for a wonderful year! Would love to make your sub rolls.

  • Happy birthday! This tiramisu makeover looks wonderful. 🙂

  • Adel de Weever says:

    I wish you a very happy birthday Maria, you are an outstanding lovely,wonderful person. I am blown away by everything you do. I have most of your books through amazon and am trying to live the Maria way.

    I also wish you much success in your life, what you do to help others gain their health is nothing short of amazing. Hats off to you!

    I am looking forward to trying many more recipes, the amazing bread would be mt first choice, I need more practice with the bread recipes.

    Take care and have a beautiful day with your family and friends.


  • Adel de Weever says:

    I forgot to mention, my daughter and I love swerve, it’s the best sweetener we have tried. Thanks so much for all your recommendations, I just wish we could order from your amazon store, we live in Canada and they do not ship to us for some reason, which is such a shame. Happy Birthday again

  • Corly Wilson says:

    If I were lucky enough to win the KitchenAid mixer I would try making your healthified Danish pastries again. Last time I made them, I didn’t beat the eggs for long enough and my batter fell flat (they still tasted good though). A stand mixer would allow you to beat egg whites forever without getting tired! 🙂 Thank you for the opportunity to win Maria and thank you for everything you do!

  • Nemours says:

    Hi Maria, Happy Birthday! I’d like to make “Micah’s Birthday Cake.” Thanks for the opportunity to win this mixer.

  • Karla says:

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MARIA!!! Hope it’s fun and special! Have all of your books! So many favorite recipes…Spinach Artichoke Tart, HEALTHIFIED Pumpkin Bread, Lemon Bars, Blueberry Crunch Cereal with VANILLA EXTRACT, “Yum”tella Cupcakes, HEALTHIFIED Nutella, & Chocolate Chip Cookies, to name a few! Would love to win the beautiful stand mixer from Swerve! Love using Swerve!

  • Terri says:

    Happy Birthday Maria!! I’d love to try out any of the bread recipes if I won the mixer to start with. I’ve never had a stand mixer, so I’m sure I could find tons of your recipes that this would be great to make with.

  • Rebecca says:


    What a great giveaway! I would love this mixer. Over the past three years I have been changing the entire way I eat and cook. Your books have been the icing on the cake. There is no doubt that investing in quality kitchen tools makes it so much easier and worth it. This would be an awsome addition.
    Thanks for the opportunity

  • Karen says:

    happy happy birthday! love your blog. and would like to make cinnamon rolls. and actually any of your baking treats!

  • I would use it for everything! Mine is getting a tad old and I could use a new one. 🙂 Happy Birthday!

  • Leigh says:

    Hi Maria!

    When I win the mixer, I will use it for the pizza crust, the cream puffs, your garlic bread, and your breakfast hot pockets. I love all of your recipes and I can’t wait to try each and every one of them. I own 3 of your cookbooks, and I look forward to purchasing more in the future. Congrats on the Healthful Blog award! Keep on doing what you do! 🙂

  • Carolyn says:

    I would be making that birthday tiramisu because it is just about my all-time favorite indulgence.

  • Laura says:

    There are many recipes I would love to make, but my next desire is to dive into your donuts. Specifically the chai ones you have 🙂 hope you have a great birthday and thank you for all you do 🙂

  • Kate says:

    Well, there’s so many to choose from. The chocolate zucchini bundt cake, the pumpkin bread, the birthday cake that you made for your son, the chocolate chip cookies, etc. The list goes on and on.

  • Joey says:

    Id use it for any kind of cookies. Happy Birthday!!

  • Terry N says:

    Happy Birthday!!!!! Love, Love, Love the Crock Pot Cookbook…..I also bought the Kids book while it was on sale…I already have 2 other cookbooks…
    I made the Cordon Bleu chicken, Lasagna, & Tamale Pie this weekend for this weeks menu….I love the Amazing bread, but can’t figure out why it keeps coming out purple colored. Tastes good though. Off to make some peanut flour waffles and pizza bases for the freezer….
    Thank you for all you do….

  • Revonda says:

    Happy Birthday! Mine was yesterday. I would use the mixer for everything… Bread, desserts like e zucchini bunt cake and turtle cheesecakes and whipping those egg whites for soooo many recipes!

  • Gee says:

    Happy birthday! I’d use the mixer to make your protein bread recipes, to whip up all of those egg whites!

  • Nicole L says:

    Happy Happy Birthday ! I would love to win this mixer 🙂 Today is my 37th birthday, and day one of living the “healthified” life. I am excited to join in your journey, and hope to share mine with others as well !

  • Dani says:

    I’d make molten chocolate cake and protein bread!

  • Lisa says:

    I would make loads of protein bread!!!

  • Peri Stone-Palmquist says:

    I love tiramisu. Can’t wait to try!

  • Judith Rice says:

    I have every one of your cookbooks, both kindle and hardback! I would use the mixer for breads… and who knows what else as I browse your wonderful recipes. I am on a strick ketogenic diet just now, but won’t be on it forever and I definitely look forward to using more of your recipes

  • Barbara says:

    I would make your Turtle Cheesecake ,with Swerve . yummo

  • Stacey Fiala says:

    I am a new fan of your Amazing Bread – I like it so much more than any other low carb bread recipes I have tried! Love your website, love your recipes. 🙂

  • Jade Kuystermans says:

    Thanks for the chance to win. Looking forward to downloading another book soon.

  • HeatherK says:

    I would use the Kitchen Aid to try all your recipes! Thank you for the giveaway!

  • Joanie Shubin says:

    I can’t wait to try the bundt cake. I am a huge fan of the zucchini chocolate muffins and zucchini hummus. Thank you Maria!!!!

  • Kim Douglas says:

    Happy Birthday! It was pleasant to read your favorite birthdays, esp the part of catching the huge walleye at the end of the day already filled with great events. I am always pleased to know a little of someone who is behind what I am reading or listening to, involved and interested in.

    Tiramisu is my favorite also, (oh, the mascapone and expresso!) Your recipe is appealing as it contains no sugar or gluten–both problems for me. I have never used Swerve and look forward to giving it a try–what a door this could open for me to have desserts again. Dairy also bothers me but if I only have it once in a great while, I am OK. It has been a long time since I’ve had tiramisu because of the intolerances so I would make it first with the ultimate dream appliance–a KitchenAid Stand Mixer.

    Thank you!

  • Theresa says:

    Oh my gosh, this Tiramisu looks awesome! It would have to be the first thing I would make!

  • Jennifer Still says:

    Happy birthday, Maria! Hope it’s a good one!

    My whole life has changed since finding your site (and Swerve, by the way!) and there are a million recipes the mixer would come in handy for. I think there are some cakes with my name on it that need to be made – perhaps the chocolate layer cake with coconut frosting? YUM!

  • Allison says:

    Happy birthday Maria! You’re a huge inspiration to me.

  • Kristina says:

    Happy Birthday!!!! Thank you for the recipe for the Tiramisu. Sounds so good. Thank you for the chance to win this mixer. What a blessing it would be.

  • Rheanna Smith says:

    Maria, my husband is very impressed that you love to bow hunt!!!!

  • Sara Hawker says:

    I want to try the Amazing bread and your hamburger buns. I miss that the most!

  • Ariene says:

    I want the mixer to make the oreos and milk! As a Type 1 diabetic, I say thank you from the bottom of my heart for so many delish recipes that make me feel “norml” again!

  • Debbie says:

    Happy Birthday! Thank you for the Tiramisu recipe

  • LaDonna says:

    I would make the protein bread and some sweet treats for my family! Thanks for the opportunity to win such an awesome product.

  • Angela says:

    hmmm I would make your amazing bread and cinnabon coffee cake!! I love cinnamon!!

  • Mary Beth says:

    Just bought your 30 plan! Mom of ten, also married at 20 (ummm, I am a few year older than you….. :). I am using my moms 35 yeqr old kitchen aid-I would give this one to my oldest daughter, about to be married.

  • Alicia says:

    If I were to win the mixer, the first thing I would make with it would be your garlic bread. My family and I have been eating healthy for 15 weeks now and have found substitutes for desserts but until I discovered your books on amazon, we still had no decent bread substitution. Excited to get to try your recipes, I just know that a new mixer is a must in order to get those egg whites stiff!

  • raquel says:

    So fun! Happy Birthday! I use the mixer for the protein buns!

  • Janis Inman says:

    I would make your Tiramisu recipe.

  • Janna says:

    I have made the commitment that September is going to be the month that I make consistent changes. Thanks so much for everything you do, post, invent….it’s all awesome!

  • Jeanette says:

    Happy Birthday Maria! Tiramisu looks fabulous! I can’t wait to try it 🙂 Hope you have a wonderful, fun filled, day!

  • karlatrx says:

    I’d love to make this tiramisu recipe as well as your ganache chocolate cake

  • Jill says:

    Would love to try the Tiramisu!!

  • Kim says:

    I have always dreamed of owning this amazing mixer. I have been following you and your amazing healthy ways of eating since the first class I took thru Inspiring Actions. You are a wealth of information!! Happy Birthday!!!

  • Marcia DesRosiers says:

    I love all your books!! I would whip up something yummy in my new mixer!! One of your chocolate treats!

  • Chris says:

    I would make the Tiramisu…looks so yummy!!

  • Rene says:

    Would love to make your faux cheetos with the mixer…I just can’t seem to do a decent enough job with a hand mixer! And of course…chocolate chip cookies!

  • Dyanne Spease says:

    Your protein bread or sub bread recipes.

  • Sarah says:

    If I were to win one of the mixers, I would definitely have to make your snickerdoole recipe. They are/WERE…LOL..my favorite cookie, and I have missed having them! 🙂

  • cissy says:

    I would like to use it on the pizza hut bread & the tirimisu!!! 🙂 Thanks for the opportunity!

  • Lindsey says:

    Tiramisu for sure!!

  • Becky says:

    I would love to make your protein bread with the mixer as well as many of the desserts.

  • Michelle Johnson says:

    Happy Birthday! I would use the stand mixer for baking!!!

  • Sara Winnett says:

    Happy Birthday Maria 😀 I love sharing everything I am learning from you with my friends and family. Whenever they ask what I am doing to lose weight and get healthy, I simply refer them to your website! It is a great place to get educated. If I were to win the mixer, I would keep it out and ready for your Amazing Bread recipe. I have to make 3 loaves at a time because my family of 5 goes through it so fast.

  • Lauren Jones says:

    Happy Birthday sweet Maria!!!! Hope your day is amazing!!!

  • Pam says:

    Happy Birthday Maria, and thank you for your wonderful blog and all your great recipies, of which I’ve made several!

  • Joanne Mekis says:

    Happy Birthday Maria! I have been following you for a few months and have lost 16 pounds since June through eliminating most starchy carbs and stepping up the exercise. I am wearing clothes that I haven’t worn in years and now will go outside in a tanktop with no over shirt. My mom even said today I can’t believe you wore that outside because she knows how I was. Thanks for your good work. Your guys are super cute. I would use the mixer to make the molten chocolate cakes.

  • Lynn Mercer says:

    I would love use the mixer to make your bread recipe. Although there are still many other recipes I want to try. I just received my third cookbook from you so I’m excited to get started. YUMMO!

  • Kay says:

    Happy Birthday!!! I would use the mixer to make cookies!!!

  • Christeen says:

    I would love to win the mixer to try more of your recipes!

  • Emily says:

    All of the breads and baked goods! I love baking but my little hand held mixer doesn’t always do the trick!

  • Caroline says:

    Happy Birthday!! September is a great month – my birthday month as well. Winning the mixer would be a great b-day gift!! I could make endless recipes with this!! Thanks!

  • Pam says:

    Oh yeah…I would make your healthified bread. I’ve already made the rolls and I’d like to try the recipe as bread! And I want to try your Flourless Chocolate Torte 🙂

  • christa says:

    Any of the cakes would be amazing and the tiramisu..i don’t drink alcohol either, so this would be perfect.

  • Virginia says:

    I love your recipes, especially the Protein pancakes, I have sent them on to my friend for their annual paniecake day..That is the day the starting fostering their now adopted 3 children.

  • I would use the mixer for Tiramisu for sure!! But, most of all I would use it for 99% of your recipes. I LOVE everything you give us and have made most of them. I currently don’t have a mixer so using a whisk and my hands has been the preferred method up until now. 🙂 I am hear to tell you that sometimes I just make a mess of a recipe doing it this way. LOL!

  • Tina says:

    Happy Birthday Maria!!!

    You have such a beautiful family. I enjoy the recipes you post and would like to thank you for sharing pictures of your family and travels with us!

  • Judy says:

    The first thing I’d try with this would be the protein bread. You make it look so easy with yours in your video, but I’ve never been able to get the same volume!

  • Susan says:

    Zucchini bundt cake!

  • Kelly Weaver says:

    I love the Healthy Metabolism book. I’ve learned so much about food, nutrition and supplements. Making big changes around my house. Thank you.

  • Crystal says:

    I would use the mixer for any type of bread!

  • Bridget says:

    The zucchini bread for sure!

  • Marcy Hoffman says:

    If I were to win this mixer I think the first recipe I would try would be your protuen bread. I can live without bread, but it helps for my kiddos with the transitioning to eating the ‘Maria way’. Happy Birthday!!!!

  • Pam says:

    I’m eager to win this mixer to make your sub sandwich bread

  • tami says:

    Happy Birthday Maria. You share the same birthday as my mom though this is her first birthday in heaven. Its because if you I can eat cake on my birthday (: love your recipes.

  • Toni Schenk says:

    Happy birthday Maria! Hope the Wisconsin weather is cooperating for you.

  • Amy Aschenbrener says:

    The first thing I would do is buy a copy of your Sweets book and finally bake myself some desserts I haven’t had the tools to make!

  • Kathy says:

    I want to wish you a very happy Birthday and many many more! Thank you for a chance to win this beautiful mixer and all your insight and beautiful recipes, if I were to win I would use it to make your Protein Bread/Buns first. Thank you.

  • Darcie says:

    Happy Birthday! Tiramisu

  • Terry day says:

    Hmmm difficult question, provably start with protein buns, then one of the cereals for the kids, and one of the dessert hard to pick one, the tiramisu turned out good without the mixer, maybe another go round with the cinnamon rolls!

  • April says:

    My family makes your panini bread at least once a week! I think using the mixer would help the psyllium spread more evenly for a better textured product! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Cynthia Bampi says:

    Happy Birthday Maria!!! Thanks for all the wisdom and inspiration that you give me everyday to keep learning and doing this new way of life, it would be so much easier to o your recipes with that dream mixer!!! My fingers are crossed now!!

  • Amy G says:

    Happy Birthday!

  • Amy G says:

    I would make some of the breads for sure!

  • shelley says:

    I’ve wanted a mixer like this forever. I think I’d make my swerve molten lava cake first!

  • Leslie says:

    Protein Bread . Happy Birthday to you!

  • Gwen says:

    I would make your protein bread and Tiramisu!

  • Angela says:

    Maria, I have learned *SO* much about healthy eating from you. I am thankful every day that I met you and was open to the “Maria Way”! It has changed my life!!! Thank you so much for continuing to share your knowledge with all of us. I love your recipes! I’m hopeful that I will win this amazing KichenAid stand mixer as there are several of your recipes that I avoid because I only have a measly hand mixer. 🙁

  • Tanya says:

    September 2nd certainly is a good day! Your birthday, my first wedding anniversary with my sweetie …and now a giveaway? Awesome! I just started eating the Maria way and purchased all of your books. I’m missing breads and sweets and would love love love to have this mixer so I can mix them up with ease!

  • Denise says:

    Would love to make your tiramisu with a new mixer

  • Jan Johnson says:

    Happy Birthday! I love A Walk in the Woods too! Makes me laugh out loud! I would like to make your pumpkin cookie balls first.

  • Sharon Looper says:

    I have one of your cookbooks ordered. Can’t wait to can what I can make. From the creaminess of cauliflower to your monkey bread. It would be used endlessly. Thanks for all you do!!

  • Nicole says:

    I have my grandmothers old mixer that is over 20 years old and close to dying : (… I would LOVE a new one to make this new Tiramisu recipe that you just posted! Looks absolutely delicious!!

  • Sherry says:

    Happy birthday

  • Jane says:

    Wishing you a very HAPPY and BLESSED Birthday!!! I plan to order your Healthy Metabolism book. I have been diagnosed as insulin resistant and am in the learning process about what all of this means. As for the mixer, it sure is nice. I would use it to whip up some of your biscuits or the Chocolate Zucchini cake. Thank You for sharing so much of your life and time with us!!

  • Melissa Estain says:

    I LOVE tiramisu and cannot wait to enjoy it again with your healthy version of it! It’s been so long since I’ve had tiramisu! Loving and having a great time with your cookbooks! Thank you Maria!

  • Miriam says:

    i will make them all if i get the mixer! :)..love your cookbooks.. and love your blog posts.. i enjoy that it isnt always about food.. Interested in all the health info too.

  • Aileena says:

    I would like to make your breads. Mostly the protein buns that you make. I would also like to mix up a “healthified” cake

  • Emily Stanek says:

    This looks delicious!

  • Emily says:

    1st: Happy Birthday! 2nd: I’d love to make your Amazing Bread.

  • Kim F says:

    would love one of these! HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!

  • Linds says:

    Happy Birthday! I’m getting Tiramisu for my birthday this week too!

  • unterderlaterne says:

    MARIA, Help! I do not have a Facebook account and do not want one! Am I excluded from the contest? I sure could use this wonderful appliance since I am loosing the use of my hands due to severe Rheumatoid Arthritis! Thank you !

  • unterderlaterne says:

    Happy, Happy Birthday Maria!

  • Susan Lynn says:

    Love me some Tiramisu, thanks for all of your great recipes…

  • Colleen Hammerer says:

    I would use it to make your Protein bread

  • Colleen Hammerer says:

    I would use the mixer to make the protein breatd

  • Dustee says:

    Happy Birthday. You have me hungry for the tiramisu. I’d make that immediately!

  • Racquel P says:

    Happy Birthday Maria! I would love to make a lot of your recipes with this stand up mixer, especially your fudge cookies, sweet and savory breads for Christmas gifts this holiday season that awaits us. I usually make traditional Amish friendship bread, sourdough bread, almond roca, along with some other treats for Christmas gifts, but this year I want to make and give out more healthified treats/breads. Thank you for being such a great inspiration!

  • Mona says:

    Hmmmmm. Where to start…..I would love to try this tiramisu recipe for sure.

  • Jessica Turner says:

    A stand mixer is a must for whipping all those egg whites! Happy Birthday!

  • Rachel P says:

    Protein bread for sure…..and then pretty much all of them! 🙂 🙂

  • Sheridan says:

    Happy Birthday, Maria! Thanks for all you do!

    I would use this for so many things, but your cheetohs and angel food cake, for sure!

  • Sasha says:

    What recipe…. as many as I possibly could!!!!!

  • The 2 recipes I make on a regular basis are Amazing Bread and Zucchini Muffins. I am using an old electric mixer which works, but I could save so much time not having to stand there. Although I am getting more ambidextrous.
    I hold the mixer with one hand and sift the dry ingredient with the other !

  • Jenn Buckner says:

    I would love to use the mixer for your biscuits in your biscuits and gravy recipe.

  • Angie Cameron says:

    I can’t wait to use the mixer to make healthy “Maria” meals for my family that much easier!!!

  • Kyle Smith says:

    Hi Maria! I would use the mixer to make all your baked desserts. I have quite the sweet tooth so I love you dessert book, though I have them all. Happy birthday! – mine is tomorrow!

  • Blanca Stephens says:

    Happy bday! I’d love to use the mixer to make the “Pumpkin cream puffs”

  • Melissa Mirarchi says:

    I’d want to make all of them! I’d probably make some sweets first because I have a pretty strong sweet tooth.

  • Naomi says:

    Hi maria,
    Happy birthday!! For your birthday I bought myself the only book of yours I do not own – the art of eating healthy-kids. It’s the first I bought in your new format and its fab!

    I’m not entering your comp as I am in australia , but would love to know if Swerve is available here?

    Thanks for all your work. Your read is a staple and my whole health has turned around eating by your recommendations.

  • Vixie says:

    Happy Birthday, Maria! I think the first recipe that I would try is the tiramisu. My hubby and I used to go to Olive Garden once a week just for dessert (it was all we could afford at the time) and tiramisu was our favorite. We had six kids at home and that was our weekly date. Most are out of the house now.

  • Georgia Keesler says:

    I want to try the Tiramisu

  • tracy says:

    Zucchini bundt cake sounds awesome

  • Cindy Lannon says:

    I ordered your “Nutritious and Delicious” book a few days ago, so as soon as it arrives I’ll be trying many recipes that would put this mixer to use. P.S. Today I’m still using my Montgomery Ward hand mixer which I received for a wedding gift nearly 29 years ago. Crazy, I know.

  • Jessi says:

    Happy Birthday, Maria! I hope you got all of your wishes! Thanks for sharing healthy alternatives with all of us!

  • Christi says:

    Hi Maria! Happy Birthday to you! I thank you for the opportunity to try and win the mixer. It is something I’ve had my eye on for a long time but just have never bought it for myself! Love you books and love the recipes! Set to have a protein waffle tomorrow for my breakfast! This dessert looks wonderful too!!

  • Whitney says:

    Happy birthday Maria! First I just want to thank you for all your wonderful recipes that make this healthy lifestyle so much easier! I would use the mixer for so many things! But I want to try your lemon poppyseed muffins. Thanks again!

  • Sarah says:

    Happy Birthday Maria – if I win the mixer I will try “HEALTHIFIED” CHAI DONUTS or one of your gluten free breads.
    Fingers crossed!! 🙂

  • Lynn says:

    Happy Birthday, Maria

    I love your books!

  • Amy says:

    I would love to use the kitchen aid mixer to whip the egg whites for the amazing bread with conduct flour. I see so many recipes that I would love to try and the kitchen aid mixer would make it a lot easier!!

  • Amy says:

    Oops on auto correct! Coconut flour not conduct flour!

  • Katie Saito says:

    Happy Birthday! I’ve been wanting to try your baguette bread recipe. Would love to win…fingers crossed. 🙂

  • AnnaMarie says:

    I would like to try to make your sub roll recipe with this mixer. I have been too scared to try them.

  • Sabrina says:

    Happy Birthday. Thank you for always being willing to share.

  • Leslie says:

    Happy, happy birthday! I would love this mixer to make the protein bread. Thanks.

  • Mary Parrott says:

    OMG! I could really use this mixer to make all the yummy bread and dessert options you have generously shared on your blog and from the books I have purchased! Soooooo want this Maria! I brag all the time about your books and website and literally do not buy vitamins or make desserts without checking your blog. I have learned so much about cooking from you and have amazing my family with what I make. I am a bit “cooking challenged” and you make me look good to my family. Imagine if they saw me using a fancy stand mixer? LOL! You are always my go to for any health information and frankly my inspiration on many days! Your food is delicious and oh so nutritious. Thank you for always being there even when you didn’t know your were. You have a gift and generously share it with everyone, often for free. Even if I don’t win…I feel like I already did! Good luck everybody! Thank you Maria!

  • Kari says:

    Love your recipes and your blog. Oh the things I could do with a Kitchen Aid….

  • Mary Parrott says:

    Happy Birthday Maria! I hope it is the best Birthday ever…you deserve it! <3

  • AM says:

    Happy Birthday Maria! Thanks so much for all of your wonderful recipes, they are a delight and it feels so good to know every time I make one I am improving the health of our family. Cheers!

  • unterderlaterne says:

    This Kitchenaid Standmixer would be helpful to have Maria, I would make your new recipe for Tiramisu and cheesecake. and so many of you excellent recipes. I like to thank swervesweetener for this opportunity to win the stand mixer. Thank You , Barbara S.

  • Amy says:

    I’d like to attempt the bread in that brand new mixer!

  • Nancy says:

    The mixer would come in handy when I try out your chocolate chip and snickerdoodle cookie recipes! 🙂

  • Kimberly says:

    Would love to make all of your recipes with the mixer. I have type 2 diabetes and I finding lots of success with your information on your blog ! Love all the baked goods, I have tried thus far and none of them seem to raise my blood sugar. Thanks!!

  • Hanna says:

    I would definitely make the most wonderful cinnamon rolls!

  • Joanna says:

    I would make different types of your low carb breads with it. It would make it a lot easier 🙂

    And btw.- happy B-day! :))

  • Stacy says:

    The way we cook around here, we could probably have 10 mixers going at a time. Our staples are Amazing Bread, Extreme Chocolate Birthday Cake, Chocolate Zucchini Muffins, and much, much more.

  • Joan M says:

    I love your recipes and your blog! Happy Birthday, Maria! I would love to win!

  • Joan M says:

    I forgot in last post to add which recipe… I would use it for any of your breads!!! Protein bread is the best!

  • Melissa M says:

    Those molten chocolate cakes, or really any recipe that requires lots of mixing!

  • Melissa M says:

    Happy birthday! Thank you for the opportunity to win. Hope your week is amazing!

  • Amanda says:

    I am going to use the kitchenaid standmixer to make the delicious cheese cake recipe..it is soo good! Happy late Birthday..you look amazing! My fiance and I just started the wheat belly diet a week ago and we are going to buy all your book as well love the recipes!

  • Barbara says:

    I’d use the stand mixer for your protein bread…!

  • Courtney says:

    Happy belated birthday, Maria. Since incorporating “healthified” recipes into our home, my kids don’t like traditional sweets anymore. They are just too sweet. We are all enjoying eating new recipes and knowing they are so much better for us. Pigs in a blanket with a “savory” cinnamon roll dough is a favorite at our house and the stand mixer would make the dough in a snap!

  • Gayle says:

    Can’t wait for next week’s class Happy Birthday to you; my birthday is on Friday. I would SO love this mixer for a birthday present!

  • Gayle says:

    I would use the mixer for the bread and buns recipes; a hamburger on a bun sounds like a great idea for lunch for me.

  • missy says:

    I would use it for the bread recipes, so yummy and versatile!

  • France says:

    Happy Birthday!
    I’m So going to make that Tiramisu, my favourite dessert I think. It was quite hard passing up the restaurant one last Christmas at the Work Lunch!!!

    I’m assuming the mixer is for USA people only?
    Enjoy your week!!!!! And good luck to everyone entering the raffle!

  • France says:

    LOL *Ü* just in case Swerve decide to give away an Australian capable mixer I’d make the protein bread because I still can’t get it right (got it right ONCE!! made it many many many times!!!) 😀

  • Michelle Gauer says:

    Happy Birthday Maria! I love your BLOG and all your information. I have your Secrets of a Healthy Metabolism and love the information. I am a recipe developer myself, but need to learn to develop the “healthified” ones. I would love to make your protein breads in the mixer along with all the other delicious recipes!

  • Drayanna Maria says:

    HaPpY BiRtHdAy Maria.
    Happy to have found you thru Pinetrest. I love your site. I have so much to learn…just started low carb and gluten free cooking. So I was looking for cracker recipes that use almond flour. I would love to win the mixer.

  • Lisa Langford says:

    Pumpkin anything :^)

  • Chris says:

    I love you blog Maria. My daughter has allergies and other health issues. I spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking and baking to avoid processed foods. I am starting a new life journey, and am in need of a kitchen aide for sure!

  • Chris says:

    Oh…I need to use the Kitchen aid for your breads…for sure!

  • Carolyn says:

    BIG Happy Birthdate, Maria, from Arizona. Love when you post photos of the boys! From Jennifer N’s Mom

  • Eric says:

    Happy Birthday! Love all your recipes and great information.

  • Melinda says:

    I love to bake, it is amazing that I have never received a Kitchen Aid mixer as a gift. I do have a Kitchen Aid hand held mixer. It get the small jobs done well. I haven’t had Tiramisu in years! I would definatly make that!

  • Jamie says:

    I can’t wait to try this tiramisu!

  • Michelle says:

    I would definitely use the mixer to make your Amazing Bread!

  • Natalie C says:

    I hope you have a wonderful Birthday. Thank you for all you do, Keep up the great work.

  • Angie says:

    Happy Birthday! I love Tiramisu and I’m going to try this recipe. As for the giveaway, that is awesome. I’ve been wanting one of these mixers.

  • Claudette Melanson says:

    Hi Maria! Hope your birthday was fun and full of love. I just registered for the forum but no approval yet , but I wanted to ask about the moderate protein thing. I didn’t realize you rec that. I go to the gym and lift pretty heavy and have started doing the Good Life Body Pump workout. A really good bodybuilding site with a protein calculator said I need 130 grams. I’m trying to lose fat (about 15-20 lbs) and gain muscle. I’m 5’9″ and 174.8 right now. Am I eating way too much protein or do I need that amount to continue to build muscle? Thanks!!!!

  • Jennifer says:

    I want to try SEVERAL recipes, but the Tiramisu look pretty yummy right now!

  • Jamie says:

    Happy Birthday and thanks for all that you do. I love your “Amazing Bread” and make it at least weekly.

  • Sue in CA says:

    Wishing you a HaPpY Birthday! Double batch of Choc Zucchini Muffins first, then a double batch of Sub Bread!

  • Kat says:

    I would love to win this mixer!

  • Paula says:

    I would use the stand mixer to make more donuts! And to try the protein bread again!

  • Claire says:

    Happy Birthday Maria

  • Olya says:

    Happy birthday! Tiramisu to start with:)

  • Maryann says:

    Happy Birthday, Maria, you young thing ! Love the site and Craig’s “pizza history.” Kudos to him for the healthy guest recipe ….. Amazing Pizza which is truly amazing.

  • kelly says:

    I hope to win the stand mixer so that i canmix the protein bread while making ice cream, multi task like you Maria!

  • Stacy says:

    Happy Birthday Maria!

    I found your recipe for clam chowder “bread bowls” about a year ago, and I’ve been making them ever since! They’re the very best low carb bread I’ve ever had, and have really helped us stick to eating this way for life. I have also recently gotten into low carb baking, big time! This beautiful stand mixer would be a great help in striving to create the perfect cake-frosting recipe. Thanks for all of the excellent info and delicious recipes!

  • Tabatha says:

    This post really sealed the deal on your website being my favorite healthy recipe website. Admittedly I don’t use recipes so much as use them for ideas. Based on your book Secrets to a Healthy Metabolism, I finally cut unfermented soy from my diet, I’ve been dreading this change for years because I’m a vegetarian and eggs don’t really cut it in tacos. I’ve been subbing paneer.

    What just made this officially my favorite site is not the abundant ideas or the sound science behind recommendations or any of the other features that make it invaluable. It was the fact you just said your dream car was a bug. I got my first bug 4 years ago when I was 19, it was orange, had no interior and ran on a per case basis (not to mention I couldn’t drive a stick) and through extensive learning and willpower it’s become my reliable and very attractive (dark green with cream interior) daily driver that moved me from CA to CO this year.

    I love your website because you value all the same health principles I do, and you’re living proof that health isn’t unattainable for the average person.

    I have bad news for you though. There is no automatic beetle. In 1969 they introduced a semi-automatic (no clutch pedal), but there are very few left because the transmissions aren’t as lasting as their manual brothers. However, driving a vintage manual is COMPLETELY different from driving a newer manual. It’s all very intuitive and you can feel everything you’re doing. You’ll feel the car start to shudder before it ever stalls, and it makes learning very easy(when you drive an automatic, you’ll really wonder what to do with your left foot!). I can’t tell you enough it’s worth it to learn, especially if a beetle is your dream car (it was always mine).

    PS. It really helps that beetles are very noticeable to other cars when you’re learning. Even if you drive too slow or don’t shift fast enough, other cars tend to see what you’re doing.

  • Mary says:

    Happy Birthday Maria! I found your blog months ago and bit by bit have changed my way of eating. I am a competitive kickboxer and health-nut. You have exposed me to a whole new way of eating and fueling my body. I’ve had so much success with so many of your recipes and I tell people about your website every chance i get! Thanks for sharing the wealth!

  • Kendra says:

    Happy Birthday!

  • Marisa says:

    OMG!!! I want one of these so bad!

  • Laura says:

    I’ve tried a few times with my little hand mixer to make protein bread, but my egg whites always flop. I’d love to have this mixer so that I can have a good supply of yummy, healthified bread for me and my family. They have also been requesting the cinnamon rolls and I’ve been hesitant to try. My son has ADHD and a mood disorder and I feel so happy when I know I’m feeding him good food is nourishing from the inside out. You and your recipes have already had a huge positive impact on our family!

  • Sam says:

    Belated birthday wishes to you, Maria! I would love to try this Tiramisu recipe with the mixer.

  • Karen I says:

    I would definitely try this tiramisu recipe. I am in love with tiramisu and always looking for healthy alternatives!

  • Linda says:

    Happy Birthday Maria!! I would use the mixer to make all of your delish recipes! 🙂

  • Lisa says:

    I’d love to try your berry red velvet cake

  • Marilyn says:

    Definitely any of your healthy desserts!

  • Debbe K says:

    Turtle Cheesecake & Mocha Fudge Cake!

  • Have a Super Rad Birthday! I’m from Marshfield (Midwest represent!). Billy Bryson is one of my favorite authors too, and his books on tape are hilarious, I can never get his voice out of my head.

  • roxanna says:

    I would like to use it to whip cream.

  • Abby says:

    I want to use the stand mixer for your cheesecakes, protein bread, bagels and zucchini bundt cake! Um…everything, basically! 🙂 Thanks for all you do!

  • Anne Gonzalez says:

    Happy birthday! I love the Kitchenaid stand mixer; I used to have one but don’t anymore… long story that I will not inflict on anyone. I would like to try the psyllium bread recipes in the mixer.

  • Cathy M. says:

    My daughter had been hounding me for a healthified version of Tiramisu, now I can finally make it for her! Thank you so much, I know she’ll love it! This mixer would be perfect for making this recipe 🙂

  • Kristen says:

    Happy birthday! I’m looking forward to your class on Sept. 8.

  • Amy V says:

    I want to try your angel food cake!!!

  • Michelle says:

    I would whip up a batch of your buns, although I’ve been making breads for years (first one age 13) without one of these, I imagine it would be a whole lot easier! Although I must say I do love the process of baking bread sans breadmaker!!

  • Linda says:

    OMgosh what an awesome giveaway. I would love to make Micah’s Birthday Cake recipe using this mixer! That and all your recipes! Happy Birthday to you!

  • Rachel N says:

    Thanks for the giveaway. I can’t wait to make so many things with it!

  • christi lynn says:

    Hope you had a fantastic birthday Maria! I’ve ordered your crockpot cookbook and I can’t wait to get it! I already have all of the others!! I would LOVE the have this kitchen aide mixer! I’d be making lots of your bread recipes but think I’d have to try the nutella cupcake recipe first but try to sub either a home made chocolate coconut butter or a chocolate sunbutter or combo since I can’t have any type of nuts!

  • Adam says:

    Awesome content! Lots of good stuff

  • Adam says:

    Also, I would love to make coconut flour chocolate cake!

  • G says:

    I’d love to have a Kitchenaid mixer to make your pumpkin cheesecake.

  • nancy says:

    I cannot wait to try this. I have recently bought 3 of the books. I have been using you recipes for the lat 6 months and have enjoyed them all so far.

    • Donna says:

      Happy Birthday Maria!! Enjoy the week. I don’t think you can fit all that fun into one day 🙂

      • Donna says:

        And the mixer is GREAT! I am using my grandma’s mixer. It is an old Kitchenaid. I’m amazed every time it starts up again! That is a great brand for people that love to cook.

  • Faye says:

    I am going to make the apple bundt cake…I LOVE apple cakes!!!

  • Andrea says:

    I love your blog and recipes! Today I am making your deep dish pizza in my crockpot. 🙂

    I would love to make your Glazed Pumpkin Bread in a Kitchen Aid mixer.

  • Alison says:

    Maria- your blog is fab. Thanks so much for doing this mixer giveaway. I’d definitely use it in attempts to make home-made ice cream. And Happy birthday!!

  • Tess says:

    Looking forward to making protein bread that doesn’t fall!

  • Tina says:

    Would love to use the mixer on your angel food cake!

  • Kymber says:

    I keep looking at your protein bread recipe…so that would be my first with a new mixer!

  • Melissa says:

    I would definitely use the mixer to make the protein bread for pizza’s, bread loaves, and buns. I’m also looking at some of your books for trying out the desserts and other yummy recipes you have! Thanks for all of your easy to use information.

  • Michelle says:

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARIA!!! I have never really been much of a cook, but I really enjoy cooking & baking with your recipes. I get really excited when I try a new recipe & my kids even help more in the kitchen. I have learned a lot from your books and I’m passing it on to my children & anyone who will listen. I would love the to use the stand mixer for your bread recipes!!

  • Sheri says:

    Happy Birthday!!!
    That stand mixer would be good for any of the bread recipes – I do struggle to get those ‘just right.’

  • Naomi says:

    I’m a new empty nester…never lived alone before, but let me tell you I beginning to find my authentic self! And it’s amazing! I never liked to cook before…food was the enemy for me. Now that I’m on my own, I ordered two of your books and I’m finding a love for cooking! There are so many recipes I’d love to try it’s hard to pick just one…I’d have to go with the protein bread and for sure try many of the sweet treats! You have turned my scary empty nest into a new exciting adventure where I finally get to focus on me! Happy Birthday!

  • Andrea M says:

    I would love to use the mixer for your tiramisu recipe 🙂

  • Lisa T says:

    Ooohhh, this would be awesome!
    (She said, jumping up and down with a big smile and fingers crossed)
    I would bake protein bread, bacon scones, whip up desserts…the list is endless!

  • Kaye Stain says:

    Happy Birthday Maria, big fan of your site and work~ Thank you for the chance to win a Kitchenaid Stand Mixer….I make everything at home and have several gadgets…however this badboy is something I have yet to let myself buy 🙂 Enjoy your day!

  • Emily says:

    Thanks for posting such great recipes, Maria! I would love to win a mixer! 🙂

  • Mandy Ferguson says:

    Hi Maria! I found your site when searching gluten-free recipes. My family and I have been GF for almost 5 weeks now, and my gluten-loving husband has been so happy with the foods I have been cooking from your cookbooks and blog! I would love to win the stand mixer, because I know it would be SO great to have to keep trying these new recipes and would cut my prep time! With 3 active kids, that would be a huge bonus! Thank you for all of these!

  • Rachel says:

    Happy Birthday! Been following you for awhile, I’m just quiet!

  • Leeann Teagno says:

    If I won, I’d make your turtle cheesecake!

  • Cindi says:

    Thanks for all your wonderful recipes, and for this awesome give-a-way!

  • Tami says:

    Love all you do, Maria. Thanks so much. That mixer would be a big deal at my house. 🙂

  • Theresa Fletcher says:

    I would love to use it for your hotpockets! I’ve made them before, but struggled soooooooo bad with the egg whites 🙁 I made one batch that came out pretty good, but it would be so much better with a good mixer!

  • cathy says:

    Definitely for bread 🙂

  • Sandy says:

    I want to make the bread and pizza dough!

  • Sylvia says:

    Today is the first day I’ve seen your blog. I saw a link from the Swerve FB page. Happy Birthday! The first recipe I would try is your Tiramisu, since it is one of my husband’s favorite desserts. I’m excited about your recipes. I am a type 2 diabetic, so it’s low carb for life for me. Thanks for the chance to win the mixer!

  • Becky Lofald says:

    I want to make the protein bread both as buns and as a pizza crust. I need to find a good deep dish pizza pan though. Do you have any recommendations for one?

    I have followed you and Swerve on Twitter but it isn’t working for entries. 🙂

  • Kim says:

    Happy Birthday Maria! I’m always excited to see a new blog post from you in my email. I would make the protein bread and pretty much everything else. BTW, does the psyllium from Frontier keep the bread white instead of black? The powder I had made it black – didn’t look too appetizing. Also, I just got back from vacation. I took my breakfasts and lunches with me (I really enjoyed the Reese’s p.b. cereal recipe) and ate meat and salad out for dinner. I expected to lose a pound or 2 for the week, instead I gained 5.5 pounds. I immediately checked my ankles which did not look swollen. The only thing I could think of was that I had been constipated a could part of the trip (which is not uncommon when I travel) – do you think that could cause this kind of gain. Two days later, I am only up 2.5 pounds – BUT, I’m still up. Any ideas? Thanks for all you do!!

  • Paige says:

    Would love to make the bread you make! Watched the video and looks easy enough for me. Thank you for posting wonderful recipes!

  • Marsha Gentry says:

    I’d LOVE to win this!!!! <3

  • Gina says:

    Looking forward to trying this tiramisu recipe!!

  • Barb says:

    Happy belated birthday:)

    Barb (from your home town)

  • Susan says:

    I would so make Protein Bread….

  • Lesley says:

    Protein Bread!!

  • Trishie says:

    I would love to add this to my kitchen. I started going low carb and making A LOT of foods from scratch. Really hard to do if you only have a Magic Bullet and a whisk 😀 This would make my food prep so much easier! And I love that color!

  • Kristy B.T. says:

    Hi Maria! I have just discovered your blog and have bought a couple of your books and will buy more soon! I just love everything I have learned so far and look forword to living a healthy lifestyle thanks to you! My 2 boys have Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome and it is wrought with a lot of health issues so I am psyched about them living a healthy life also, thanks to you! I would LOVE to win a KitchenAid mixer to make ALL of your recipes but especially your Extreme Chocolate Cake! Thanks for all you do and keep up the awesome work you and your husband do! Enjoy your boys, children are lifes most precious gift!

  • Kristy B.T. says:

    Wow thats funny that it says 12:19 am! It is actually 8:19 PM here! LOL. Oh and Happy belated Birthday!

  • I want this to make your protein bread!

  • lilly says:

    love tiramisu

  • Marcella says:

    If I were to win this mixer, I would definitely use it to make your breads and cakes. Those recipes have truly changed my life for the better, and even though it is all healthy I never feel like I am missing out on anything. Thank you for helping make my life so much easier, now I never feel guilt or shame after eating!

  • Angela Yeremenko says:

    I would make this tiramisu recipe! Sounds amazing!

  • Cherry Lou says:

    I love to win the mixer. It will making baking easier. God bless Maria.

  • Molly W. says:

    I just found your site, so I haven’t gotten a chance to look through all the recipes yet…but they sound delicious!!

  • Wayne n Nancy says:

    Happy Birthday Maria 🙂 I’m so grateful to have found you!!! Love ALL THE RECIPES WE’VE TRIED! I would use the mixer for amazing bread and protien bread and subs, and buns, and dougnuts and ….. 😀

  • Molly says:

    The tiramisu definitely caught my eye! Thank you for the chance!

  • Maren says:

    Happy (late) Birthday Maria! I have learned SO many things from your blog and facebook page! Keep up the awesome work. You inspire SO many people on a daily basis!! And I would definitely have to try those nutella cupcakes…oh man those looked delicious!!!

  • Margarita says:

    Happy Birthday, Maria! Love all the recipes and would love to win the mixer, I have not done the cookie (chocolate chip) recipes yet and when use the mixer to make a “big” batch so I would have plenty on hand when there is a snack attack!

  • Suzie says:

    Angel food cake!

  • sandy says:

    I would use it to learn how to make home made breads.

  • Shea Mixon says:

    Birthday Tiramisu and bread.

  • Pia says:

    buns rolls breads and cookies

  • Gina says:

    Happy birthday!!! If I had a new mixer, my favorite recipe to make is my guilty indulgence, better known as your wonderful cheese Danish. Yummy and not so guilty but sure taste it.

  • Lissa says:


  • Michelle Becker says:

    Happy Birthday! I would use the mixer for everything!!

  • Kathleen says:

    First of all – Happy Birthday! I love tiramisu and am anxious to try your recipe! What a treat 🙂

  • Jo says:

    New reader, lots to discover here, but I want to try Nutella muffins first

  • Vanessa says:

    Just discovered your site! I can’t wait to check it all out — everything looks so delish! 🙂

  • Kali says:


    I would love one of those shiny new KitchenAids! With a college budget the closest I can get is staring at it at the local Target. Honestly, I would probably use it for all your recipes where it is needed! I hand beat everything and it would be a help especially with the protein breads! I just adore your site, your books, and everything you are offering. It is amazing how much you can help change people’s lives. Thanks for all that you do.

  • Rina says:

    Happy Birthday Maria! This mixer is a MUST for breads!

  • Tiffany says:

    I have to choose only one??!! Okay… I’ll choose 2 🙂
    I’m looking forward to making your protein bread and pizza dough!

  • Shay Morris says:

    I believe that all September bdays are those of kindred spirits! Hope yours was a great one! Mine is next Sunday! I am curious about your protein bread!!!

  • Cindy says:

    Hi Maria, thank you so much for this opportunity! If I won this mixer I would definitely give it to my mother-in-law who I have recently introduced the “healthified” way to. Our family has benefited from many of your recipes especially the sub buns which I make in both versions almond flour for home and coconut flour for school.

    Cindy from Ontario, Canada

  • Laura says:

    Happy Birthday! I would love to make your snickerdoodles (one of my favourite cookies ever!) and the pumpkin bread. Pumpkin is easily my favourite veg ever and it’s the best part of fall and winter!

  • Chelsea says:

    I wold definitely use it to make mine and my husbands cake…RED VELVET!! And of course, I would use it for all breads and desserts! Thanks for the chance to win! 🙂

  • Nancy W. says:

    If I were to win this, I would probably give it to my sister since I have a wonderful mixer already! Love your blogs!

  • Linda says:

    What kind of rum extract do you use? The ones I find have sugar and ingredients that I don’t know what they are! 🙂
    Thank you!


    P.S. hope you had a wonderful birthday!

  • Stacy says:

    Hi Maria, reading the ingredients for the Lady Fingers in the ‘Sweets’ book and these are different. Which do you prefer? And why? thank you so much, just love everything I make from your books,blog and FB!

    • cemmerich says:

      My sweets book recipe is more of my protein bread type of bread. This one has an almond flour bread. The sweets one will be lower carbs. 🙂

  • Stacy says:

    OK. Thanks. I printed and slipped into the book next to it.

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