Gluten FREE

Guest Post: Homemade Oreo Cookies

Guest Post: Homemade Oreo Cookies

Y’all are in for a treat today.  I have more desserts to share today, Thursday, and Friday, so keep coming back for some yummy additions to your fall and Christmas dessert spreads! First, I have to start with a little situation control.  I hate to have to even say this, because so many of you…

Continue reading →
Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodle Cookies

I was craving snickerdoodle cookies a few days ago, badly.  I think it was buildup of seeing bake sales and not-good-for-you-but-taste-so-good treats all weekend at a fall festival.  Do you ever experience those food envy cravings?  I had to get in the kitchen and figure out how to make some snickerdoodles.  This recipe is inspired…

Continue reading →
Kombucha Tea Flavorings Round 2

Kombucha Tea Flavorings Round 2

Looking back through my posts in the last few years, I see it’s been a while since my last post about brewing kombucha.  Hard to believe!  Well I have about a year’s worth of new flavor combinations to share with you.  But first, take a look back at our past discussions about brewing kombucha at…

Continue reading →
Whole Food 1st Birthday Party Menu

Whole Food 1st Birthday Party Menu

    After a month of planning, our son’s first birthday party arrived last weekend.  We wanted to make this a special day for Austin, even if he won’t remember it.  Turning 1 is a big milestone; a momentous occasion to honor and celebrate all of his growing and learning done over the past 12…

Continue reading →
Pumpkin Spice Pudding

Pumpkin Spice Pudding

It’s another “double feature” Wednesday!  Our usual Wordless Wednesday picture posted earlier this morning.  I also have to share my latest dessert recipe for Pumpkin Spice Pudding.  I couldn’t wait another day (and neither could some of you over on the Facebook page)!  It is that good. Ever since Dave surprised me with a Vitamix…

Continue reading →
Four More One Pot Wonder Dinners

Four More One Pot Wonder Dinners

I am making an exception to our “Wordless Wednesdays.”  I have too many recipes to share with you, and I need to honor someone extra close to my heart… Yesterday was my son Austin’s first birthday!  I am in awe of our little man each and every day as he is growing up and learning…

Continue reading →
Spice Mix Party + 3 New Recipes

Spice Mix Party + 3 New Recipes

Take a gander at what a few girlfriends and I made at a Spice Mix Party we threw last month: I’m not sure if we created the idea of a Spice Mix Party, but it sure was fun!  It all started with the realization of two Maximized mommy friends, Rachel and Jess, that pre-made spice…

Continue reading →
Dark Chocolate Chip Orange Bread

Dark Chocolate Chip Orange Bread

We had some friends staying with us this weekend from Minneapolis area.  You know that if you’re a guest at my house I am going to make you a healthy treat.  We all wanted something with a touch of chocolate.  Chocolate orange sounded pretty good on Saturday evening, so I made an almond flour loaf…

Continue reading →
Fudgy Walnut Brownies

Fudgy Walnut Brownies

MORE BROWNIES!!  :) Last time, I shared my Moist Black Bean Brownie recipe made with, as the name says, pureed black beans.  Today’s is a new brownie, still super moist but with an almost fudge like texture.  Paired with a tall glass of almond milk, and that is HEAVEN if you ask me!  these brownies…

Continue reading →
css.php