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

www.Inspired-Housewife.com, 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, [...]

No Sugar Homemade Peach Ice Cream

Homemade No Sugar Peach Ice Cream

Peach season is in full swing here in Maryland and I love it.  Maryland has some of the best peaches I ever tasted.  The peaches are large and oh, so sweet and perfect for homemade ice cream and other wonderful treats.  I am busy canning peaches, and I figured why not make my family some no sugar [...]