Berrylicious Mini Trifles

November 30, 2012
Berrylicious Mini Trifles from Van's Natural Foods and

When I hear the word “trifle”, I immediately think of one specific moment in one of my favorite TV shows.  Can you guess what that is?  If so, we could definitely be friends. Click on the photo to see if you’re right and to get the rest of the scoop on these delicious trifles I made […]

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Gluten-Free Apple Crisp Two Ways

August 8, 2012
Gluten-Free Apple Crisp Two Ways from

Which do you like better?  Blueberry? Or strawberry? Blueberry? Or strawberry? Can’t make up your mind?  I couldn’t either.  That’s why I made two gluten-free crisps on Sunday.  Don’t worry, I made them to share, and you can too.  Grab a bag of green apples, a pint of blueberries and a box of strawberries.  The […]

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10 Healthy Recipes for the 4th of July

June 24, 2012
10 Healthy Recipes for the 4th of July from

I’ve been seeing so many fun 4th of July recipes popping up lately, but many of them use food coloring to achieve their red, white and blue hues.  I thought it would be fun to do a roundup of some patriotic recipes that get their colors from nature.  Enjoy! Honey Yogurt Berry Pops from Joylicious […]

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Thankful Thursdays: Week 25 – Stepping Outside my Comfort Zone and a Recipe for Mini Key Lime Pies

June 20, 2012
Mini Key Lime Pies - Gluten Free and Dairy Free from

Stepping out of my comfort zone seems to be a common theme lately. Selling our house, moving to Phoenix, starting a new life in baseball?  Not so comfortable. Sharing my faith on my blog?  As comfortable as jumping off a wobbly pole 30 feet in the air. Going to Ethiopia in July?  That’s about 8,942 […]

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Gluten-Free Raspberry Apple Crisp

June 18, 2012
gluten free raspberry apple crisp

I was all ready to make a gluten-free apple crisp for Father’s Day yesterday until I had some extra raspberries from making this beautiful creation from Pinterest. The sangria was something I had been eyeing for a while. I was excited to finally give it a try and even found the right wine at Target. […]

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Gluten Free Strawberry Vanilla Cake

April 3, 2012
gluten free strawberry vanilla cake recipe

Leila requested two things for her birthday yesterday.  Fish tacos and pink strawberry cake.  Fish tacos were the easy part.  I have made them countless times and always use this recipe for marinating the fish.  The trickier part was the strawberry cake.  As you know, I’m not much of a baker.  Thankfully, I was able […]

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Healthy Chocolate Shake

February 20, 2012
Healthy Chocolate Shake from #glutenfree #dairyfree

Welcome to this month’s Recipe ReDux!  When I found out that our theme is chocolate, I was pretty stumped.  I’m not much of a baker, so chocolate chip cookies were out.  A healthy recipe using chocolate?  Hmm….. Inspiration hit me last week when a friend mentioned that she thought of me while sipping a smoothie […]

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My all-time number one favorite Christmas cookie recipe

December 21, 2011
Pecan Dreams Cookies | (gluten-free)

When I was first diagnosed with celiac disease, I thought about all of the foods I wouldn’t be able to eat anymore. Immediately, my mind went to Christmas. Most of the year, I don’t have much of a sweet tooth or get tempted by baked goods. Christmas is another story.The breads and cookies that I […]

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Rustic Fig & Date Pie on The Kids Cook Monday

September 19, 2011
fig and date pie

It’s been a while since our last Kid’s Cook Monday post.  With the end of summer, a little bit of traveling, and some crazy cold that kept me on the couch for a week, I haven’t spent much time in the kitchen.  I woke up feeling better this morning, so I decided to go with […]

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Coffee Granita

August 21, 2011
Coffee granita

Do you like coffee?  I have a bit of an obsession with the stuff.  I don’t care if it’s 100 degrees at eight in the morning, I want a hot cup of coffee!  In the afternoons though, iced coffee is the way to go.  Throw a little soy or coconut milk in there, mix it […]

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