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Easing a Child Into a Gluten Free Lifestyle

Easing a Child Into a Gluten Free Lifestyle

Stomach Bug or what?? It was nearing the 3-week mark and our son was still reeling from an apparent stomach virus. A Monday afternoon scare prompted a visit to the local Urgent Care. A virus was circulating in the area and so it was no […]

Kash’s Perfect Gluten Free Pancakes

Kash’s Perfect Gluten Free Pancakes

Kash’s Perfect Gluten Free Pancakes Ingredients Serves 2 1 3/4 Cup Gluten Free Flour Blend (KingArthur Measure for Measure or Gluten Free Cafe All Purpose) 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp corn starch 1/2 tsp salt 5 tsp granulated sugar 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 […]

Kids Series- Vegan Yogurt with Sunflower Butter and Fruit

Kids Series- Vegan Yogurt with Sunflower Butter and Fruit

    The word “Vegan” seems to invoke a negative response with many people. For me, I used to picture some ladies I knew. Vegan, no makeup, very pale and a bit unattractive. My next thought wasn’t a thought really, but rather a feeling. I […]

Kids series- Breakfast Chia pudding With Mangos and Blueberries

Kids series- Breakfast Chia pudding With Mangos and Blueberries

Chia pudding With Mangos and Blueberries 1/2 C Milk of Choice 2 Tbsp Chia Splash Vanilla Extract *1 tsp sweetener (I omit when using flavored milk) Blueberries Diced mangos Strawberry Almond Milk 1/2 C Vanilla Almond Milk 2 Strawberries Blend and serve. By utilizing fruits […]

Chunky Nutbutter and Celery

Chunky Nutbutter and Celery

  As a child, I was fortunate to have a mom that always prepared an afternoon snack for my sisters and I. It was rare to eat something that wasn’t completely healthy. Ants on a log was a favorite of mine. I liked the salty […]

Kids Snacks- Homemade Sunflower Butter with Yogurt

Kids Snacks- Homemade Sunflower Butter with Yogurt

Healthy Snacks Semi-Homemade In a dream world I would prepare each of our meals from scratch…hahahahahahahah! I’m kidding. No, actually I would hire someone else to do it. I’m just saying. Then again if I had all the time and energy in the world I […]

Kid Series- Breakfast On The Go. Sippy Cup Smoothies

Kid Series- Breakfast On The Go. Sippy Cup Smoothies

Sippy Cup Smoothies     Strawberry Berry Banana     1/4 Cup Almond, Oat or Rice Milk 2 Strawberries 1/2 Banana 10 Blueberries 15 Spinach Leaves 1tsp sweetener (*optional*-I don’t) Blend on high until smooth. 30-60 seconds      

Kids Series- Mini Deconstructed Parfaits and Life Lessons

Kids Series- Mini Deconstructed Parfaits and Life Lessons

Kids When children are young there are many opportunities to teach them things that will travel far into their distant future. Of course with the¬†plate¬†pictured above, motor skills are practiced. As an adult can you see what else can this plate teach a young child? […]

Homemade Sunflower Butter…Easy and Peanut Free

Homemade Sunflower Butter…Easy and Peanut Free

    Having a peanut allergy is no fun. What is worse, is having developed an allergy after years of loving peanut butter. Seriously, if I wasn’t hypoglycemic or allergic to peanuts or allergic to milk…I would live on PB&J sandwiches and tall glasses of […]

Strawberry Apple Spinach Salad with Fig Muscat Vinaigrette

Strawberry Apple Spinach Salad with Fig Muscat Vinaigrette

Strawberry Apple Spinach Salad Serving size 1 The Salad Fill your lunch bowl with Spinach. Fresh and organic. Cut 3 strawberries into wedges. Core 1 apple. (whatever kind your little heart desires…or is in that fruit bowl on the counter) Take 1/4 a dice with […]