Blueberry Banana Ice Cream

Blueberry Banana Ice Cream

A Healthy Ice Cream Alternative There is nothing better than a yummy ice cream cone on a hot sunny summers day.  The heat index was super high the other day where we lived and playing in the sprinkler or splashing in our kiddie pool was simply not enough. My kids were whinny and wanting something […]

Dark Chocolate Avocado Cookies

Dark Chocolate Avocado Cookies

My youngest, Ayla, turned two in December and with that came a personality change with her taste buds.  I thought I had done it all right because my older two children will eat anything you put in front of them.  I made all her baby food, fed her organic produce, breast fed her until she […]

DIY Valentine’s Day Chocolate Box

A Quick and Easy Valentine's Day Gift

Today is Valentine’s Day do you have something special for your someone special?  If not I have this easy DIY Valentine’s Day chocolate box gift sure to titillate your love.  My girls and I love chocolate so much we got creative in the kitchen and created a box completely made out of chocolate.  My girls […]

Grain-Free Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

Grain-Free Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am not a sweets sort of person, but I do love a good chocolate chip cookie.  Around Thanksgiving time I was at a dinner where they had a dessert made out of chickpeas.  I am relatively new to the gluten free baking scene and I was shocked chickpeas could be used for anything other […]

Birthday Cake Edible Fruit Arrangement

DIY Edible Fruit Holiday Birthday Cake Arrangement

  My Birthday and an Edible Fruit Arrangement Yesterday, I turned 35.  Yep, only five more years until I hit the BIG 40! I had a fabulous birthday, my husband and children took me out to one of my favorite sushi restaurants and gave me a ton of beautiful winter clothes. With my birthday smack […]

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie with Streusel Topping

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie with Streusel Topping

When my son Tristan was a baby we went over to my husband’s professor’s house for their Thanksgiving dinner.  Their home sat on several acres with a barn, a green house, and a couple of ponds.  It was beautiful at their home in the country in North Carolina.  The house was a quaint old two-story […]

Gluten Free Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Brownie

I love this time of year and this past week my kids and I took a field trip to a pumpkin farm.  We were with a local group of other homeschoolers and it was fun to see my children so excited about pumpkins.  They had a hay bale maze set up with ladders, and slides […]

Nutella Chocolate Kiss Acorn Cookies (Gluten Free)

Nutella Chocolate Kiss Acorn Cookie

Can summer really be officially over?  I feel like I should have done more with my kids or gone more places, but then again I am so excited for Fall.  I love this time of year with the cooler temperatures, the color changes in the leaves and all those glorious yummy food to eat and […]

Nutella Banana Sushi, Nutella Banana Sushi

I love bananas and I love sushi!  When I saw this cute banana sushi pin on Pinterest, I got excited, until I clicked through to the recipe and saw they used wheat bread.  We eat gluten free as a family for my son Tristan and gluten free bread does not and would not wrap around a […]

Quinoa Coconut Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

Quinoa Cookies

I am not a big fan of sweets, but there is nothing I love better than a tall glass of milk and a really chewy, moist, and yummy cookie.  To me the perfect cookie must have chocolate chips and a nice subtle flavor.  The other day my son Tristan asked me to make some cookies, […]