Every year my husband and I like to go apple picking at the orchard. Because of the early frost, we weren’t able to last year, so we haven’t yet gone with our almost two year old son. We like to pick several bushels of apples at the end of the … Continue Reading
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Every once in awhile in our house, we have “Eat What Ya Got Week.” Usually it’s quite boring, with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and always some sort of dish with canned tomatoes. This past round, I had a bunch of gravy I had stocked up on from a Whole … Continue Reading
Last week, I started a new series on eliminating added sugar. Breakfast is one of the most difficult meals to find sugar-free options. It seems most breakfast options are loaded with sugar from cereal to pancakes, cinnamon rolls to toast with jelly. The only way to leave out the … Continue Reading
Some good friends of ours gave us two huge bags of apples they had picked at their grandmother’s house so we spent a good portion of the weekend peeling apples and making applesauce. I had been wanting to try a strawberry-applesauce recipe. I experimented and came up with this recipe.… Continue Reading
This is one of my favorites to make for a side dish for a BBQ or a picnic. It’s super easy and no one will know it’s dairy-free. I’ve tried many dairy-free cheese varieties, and the brands below taste the closest to dairy.
We’ve been trying to eat less meat and make more vegetarian dishes (well, I have and my husband kindly goes along with it). This is a great dish as it’s high in protein and very filling. Quinoa is also high in fiber, iron, manganese, magnesium and lysine. It’s very simple … Continue Reading
A good friend and I went berry picking the other day so I was excited to come up with a sugar-free jam recipe for the berries we picked. Most jam recipes are packed with sugar. This recipe is still sweet, but has no added sugar. As with all of my … Continue Reading
I’ve never liked bananas, but I do love them in recipes, especially with chocolate chips! Bananas are a great health food. They are full of potassium, Vitamin B-6, manganese and fiber, benefiting the immune system, providing energy, increasing metabolism and aiding in digestion. This recipe also has the added benefits … Continue Reading
I LOVE cream cheese in recipes. Because I’m nursing Silas, I can’t have any dairy, but Go Veggie makes a great non-dairy alternative that I use in a lot of recipes. The flavors in this dish with the cream cheese come together nicely and make an excellent chicken dish.
This is a great, easy side dish to make with everyday meals or when entertaining. Even if you aren’t a fan of sweet potatoes (I’m not), give this dish a try, it’s super tasty!
Sweet potatoes are packed with fiber, 7 grams per serving. They are also loaded with vitamin … Continue Reading