Quinoa Pecan Brittle

Get your toothpicks out cuz yer gonna need ’em for this! And boy oh boy is it worth it! Addicting! WOW! This recipe came up in my newsfeeds on Facebook about a week and a half ago. I had all the ingredients but just got around to making it last night. The recipe comes from … Continue reading

Cinnamon Rock Candy

I remember this girl in school whose mother used to make her rock candy in all kinds of flavors to hand out to her friends. I haven’t had this since that time and that was around 3rd grade. Cinnamon was my all time favorite flavor but you can make this in any flavor you want. … Continue reading

Energy Bites

I’m not sure where these little things originated, but they are all over the internet now. I’m just now getting to post them here on my blog, but I’ve made these now about three times and they are delicious. A great little grab ‘n’ go before you have to head out the door. I roll the … Continue reading

Dairy Free Pumpkin Crisp

Hello! It’s been awhile. Like a long while. But, I’m back now and rarin’ to go. I’d lost interest in posting recipes. Since my diagnosis with Hashimoto’s I have to be strictly gluten and dairy free and mostly ate whole foods in the beginning. But, when I do make a recipe and it’s good, I definitely … Continue reading

Carrot Cake Cupcakes (grain and dairy-free)

I’ve recently found that I have a food allergy to cow’s milk and need to be (mostly) grain-free for a new diagnosis of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. I follow Danielle Walker on Facebook who also has to be grain and dairy-free and bought her cookbook called Against All Grain: Meals Made Simple. Tomorrow being Father’s Day and … Continue reading

Lemon Whip Cookies

I went to a get-together about a month ago (they have lots of those around here…) and took these. They were the hit of the party that ended up with me writing down the recipe 5 times and there were precisely zero left. This is a great cookie to make for summer time (with my love of … Continue reading

4th of July Recipe Ideas for Your Celebration!

I don’t know about you, but sometimes the foods that come with certain celebrations leave a lot to be, well… celebrated. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good grass-fed, organic burger with all the trimmings like pasta and potato salads but what if you want something other than the usual sides? How about a … Continue reading