this time of year is so nostalgic for me. growing up, my parents fed us so well. i remember being sick of eating steak and vegetables. ha! before dinner, if we were hungry, my mom would say, “you can eat your salad first if you’re hungry.” because most of our meals were coupled with a side salad. vegetables, fresh from our garden, were always on our plates. the meals were so well-balanced. now as an adult, a mom feeding her family, i can look back and see how incredibly blessed we were to eat such a healthy diet. Read more
these muffins are probably the best banana bread/muffins i’ve eaten. hands down. gluten or gluten-free diet, these are my favorites. Read more
these cookies are little bites of ginger goodness. they’re a satisfying sweet treat, minus processed sugars that give you that awful rise and fall in blood sugar. and the bonus is that they’re filled with good protein. Read more
i’ve wanted something to dip my veggies in for quite a while. i happened to have tahini in my fridge from a previous dip recipe i’d tried and not fully enjoyed. but tahini doesn’t do me any good just sitting on the shelf of my refrigerator staring at me. Read more
it may look like dirt. but i promise, it’s clean.
i can’t remember how i stumbled upon this recipe idea, but am i ever glad that i did.
i wasn’t a big milk and cereal eater, pre-gluten/grain-free days, but i do like cereal. and sometimes i just need an easy go-to for breakfast. this is a family favorite. we keep it stored in the refrigerator and it stays so crunchy. it’s not pretty to look at, really, but oh my gracious. it is absolutely delicious with milk poured over. it’s good eaten plain or over coconut yogurt or homemade coconut ice cream. Read more
if you’ve ever made babyfood for your babes, this will remind you a LOT of that. this is such an easy soup. and it can become a delicious base as you add your own toppings, or leave it bare.
i try to grab the biggest butternut squash i can find. for that reason, this recipe is somewhat variable depending on your squash size. for my recipe, i’m going to work with you having 5cups of squash (pre-pureeing). Read more
i am so excited to share this recipe with you. and you’ll be excited to share it with your loves, too. especially if you’re on a gluten/grain free diet and miss enjoying pizza from time-to-time.
this recipe is so easy to make. Read more
when i altered my diet, a few years ago, i discovered that i really really enjoyed coconut and all its many uses. after trying to come up with non-peanut butter alternatives, i stumbled on some easy ways to make coconut butter. Read more
i enjoy making snacks for my children that i know they’ll eat. i also really love knowing exactly what they’re eating. and these muffins pack a really good punch. they’re full of good antioxidants and vit A from the pumpkin and a good amount of protein from the eggs and almond flour you’re using to make them. Read more