Whole Wheat Chocolate Muffins

I must admit I have been enjoying my time in the kitchen. I like my children, really enjoy having a sweet treat. But as a mom to 3 kids, I want to be healthy and show my kids how sweet treats can be healthy too. Or at least not as bad of some of the…

Summer Favorite: Summer Minestrone Soup!

I have to admit, I love soups. Okay, let me rephrase that, I love soups that celebrate their season. ┬áLike our family favorite Summer Minestrone. It’s a great soup to celebrate the bounty of your garden or that of your local farmers market. It’s simple to make and is delicious. It’s one you can share…

Sweet Treats! Chocolate, Peanut Butter & Banana Quesadilla

If you know our family, than you know it’s no secret we LOVE chocolate. If there is a way to sneak chocolate into anything, we will. Or even substitute. Like this this little treat. So Simple. So Yummy! No cheese, so really I shouldn’t call it a quesadilla but it is gooey like a quesadilla….

Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins

Hello and welcome! I am back at it again, I’m in my kitchen experimenting with coconut flour. Today, I am excited to share my Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffin recipe. It also happens to be sugar-free, sweetened with raw honey. As we enter the season of delicious fresh fruits it is prime time to take advantage of…

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

As you may have noticed I am a big baker. I can say we go through 25 LB of unbleached flour a month. Yes, I buy the restaurant size bag of flour. I make lots of breads, cookies, brownies and pizza dough for my family. We are bread eaters. My husband alone can easily consume…

Family Favorite Recipe – Homemade Pancakes

Every family seems to have their own favorite pancake recipe, if not, they have their favorite brand of pancake mix. Since our family is moving away from eating any processed food, a box mix of pancakes is something we no longer do. So I have perfected (in my opinion) our family pancake recipe. It’s really…

Blood Red Orange Popsicles

One of my favorite winter fruits is the Blood Red Orange. They are vivid in color and an tart on the tongue. They are my favorite part of winter. I literally can’t wait until they are ready to be picked from the tree in my mothers yard. They truly are a treat for my palate….

Family Favorite – Homemade Ugly Tortillas

Today, I will be sharing how I make my homemade Ugly Tortillas. Now, if you have never had homemade tortillas, you are in for a real treat. They are well worth the effort. As for me, I grew up with my mom making homemade tortillas. I have fond memories of her in the kitchen in…

My Homemade Granola

I am super excited to share this recipe with all of you. After trying different ways of making a tasty granola without using vegetable oil, and yes I even tried making a few fat free versions. Once with pureed re-hydrated prunes. I know that totally sounds gross but it was pretty good for being fat…