Learn about the benefits of peppermint and enjoy this recipe for a gluten free allergen friendly smoothie which features fresh peppermint and pineapples.
What are Prebiotics?
What are Prebiotics? I recently have been receiving many emails asking what are prebiotics and how to find gluten free vegan sources of prebiotics. I have to admit this isn't the easiest task because I am usually wary of supplements and their labeling practices. Luckily by working with Mom's Meet network, they were able to … Continue reading What are Prebiotics?
Blueberry Lemon Sorbet
Blueberry Lemon Sorbet The last few weeks I've gotten a few requests for gluten free, dairy free dessert options. One of my favorite flavor combinations is blueberry and lemon, as you know from my Lemon Blueberry Overnight Quinoa recipe. The weather is getting warmer and berries are now plentiful. Blueberries are the inspiration for this … Continue reading Blueberry Lemon Sorbet
Mindfulness Meditation As the tag on my blog says my goal is for my family and I to live "...a happy gluten free and allergy friendly life." However, like many things in life there are always some type of obstacle. This year was a rough year for my twins, they were victims of bullying. Of … Continue reading Mindfulness Meditation
Roasted Tomato Salsa
Roasted Tomato Salsa As the summer approaches, one of my favorite items at the local farmer's market is the cherry tomato. They are fantastic to eat straight but they also make the sweetest and most delicious salsa. You can use it for salsa fresca (aka pica de galio) or if when they get ALMOST overly … Continue reading Roasted Tomato Salsa
Pollen Allergy Survival Kit
Pollen Allergy Survival Kit "Spring is in the air...", what does that mean to you? Do you think about flowers or girls in flowing white dresses running through a field of daffodils? For me, I think about swollen eyes, runny noses and scratchy throats. I guess that's not a very romantic view of the season … Continue reading Pollen Allergy Survival Kit
Paleo Berry Jam
Paleo Berry Jam Everyone in my family LOVES jam but lets face it, to make a good tasting jam require SUGAR and lots of it! This is not going to work in our household since I have been working to not only cut the kids sugar intake but also the grown ups. For the last … Continue reading Paleo Berry Jam
Roasted Pepper Spread
Roasted Pepper Spread Roasted Pepper Spread This is another recipe that is inspired by when you buy vegetable in bulk and completely forgot about them. Yesterday, I walked into the kitchen to finally clean things up and I realized that there was still a bag of peppers that we hadn't used up. Since, we had … Continue reading Roasted Pepper Spread
Vegan Chocolate Truffles
Vegan Chocolate Truffles One of my favorite things to buy are chocolate truffles but with recent reactions to particular nuts and dairy I don't get them anymore. Then I remembered something an old friend of mine use to say about truffles...that chocolate truffles are essentially just cream and good chocolate melted together. Building on that … Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Truffles
Vegan Banana Loaf
Vegan Banana Loaf When I first created this recipe, the goal was to create a banana bread recipe that was gluten free, dairy free, soy free, nut free and refined sugar free. As I was coming to the completion of the recipe, there became many families who asked me to come up with a recipe … Continue reading Vegan Banana Loaf