It took many years to find a blend of gluten free flours that I can actually use cup for cup in real flour recipes (including BREAD) that makes gluten free baked goods taste JUST like their glutenous counterparts (maybe even BETTER). So after some tweaking by my friend Shelly, and my own secret ingredient addition… Read More The BEST Gluten Free Flour Blend EVER! ***plus my secret ingredient***
You’ve all heard it: “Stop drinking Starbucks and save the money you would have spent.” Well we never actually do that, do we? Somehow, we manage to eat out with the kids (even if it’s only fast food), put clothes on our bodies, gas in our car, and pay for our kids’ extracurriculars, but we… Read More 9 Ways To Save Money When There Is No Extra
I don’t love using tons of chemicals around our food. I’m kind of stuck on Soft Scrub for cleaning my sink, but other than that – I like to use more natural stuff. Plus, this stuff costs PENNIES! I’ve been using this home made spray for a while and I’m loving it. Using a spray… Read More Simply Safe Homemade All Purpose Cleaner (and one for granite too!)
Unfortunately, too many of us know the ugly reality of anxiety. Your heart races. Your head races. Your chest tightens, and you’re certain that whatever terrifying thought is running through your head is about to come to fruition. I believe that knowledge and understanding aid in recovery. Once you can recognize the signs of anxiety… Read More 3 Truths No One Tells You About Anxiety (that will actually help you overcome it)
It’s what you’ve been asking for…the GLUTEN FREE TWIX BAR RECIPE!! Here is the link to the recipe, but I made adaptations to make them dairy free as well. For the crust: I HIGHLY recommend Honeyville Almond Flour. Use what you have, but there is a definite difference in taste and texture with this brand.… Read More Gluten Free/Dairy Free TWIX BARS!!!
Back to school is just around the corner and I’m reminded of HOW MUCH I LIVE IN THE KITCHEN during the school year. Maybe I’m a little too “crunchy” for many of you, but I struggle with how much junk food and sugar kids consume daily. I feel like I can never have little treats… Read More Healthy Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread
There are times when I fear the future. Tell me I’m not alone. None of us know what tomorrow will bring but why is it that somedays, that brings more anxiety than normal? This morning, while reading through the book of Daniel (as in: lions den), a story I’ve read a thousand times struck something… Read More Facing Fire • When Fear Trumps Faith
If you’ve ever bought into the hype of how dangerous bottled sunscreens are, this post is for you! We still use the bottled sunscreens, because sometimes it’s unavoidable and the natural stuff is SO expensive. This post will show you a step by step how-to…that will literally take less than 10 minutes to make. One… Read More Easy Inexpensive Homemade Sunscreen
Ugh! I was traveling with delicious leftovers on a paper plate (mistake number one!) and when I got home, some of the grease from my mother’s INCREDIBLE (gluten free) chicken cordon bleu made its way onto my favorite Nike joggers. Super annoying. So, I decided to test out a simple home remedy I’ve seen floating… Read More A home remedy flop for grease stains on clothes…and what REALLY worked.
These are so good! I’ve been making them for years! There aren’t a ton of recipes that stick around here this long, but this one is a keeper. This recipe is adapted from one of Rachel Ray’s 30 Minute Get Real Meals Cookbook, but this recipe has my adaptations. It’s so easy and adaptable! Her… Read More New Recipe: Individual Turkey Meatloaves (with hidden veggies!)