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I couldn’t let this month go by without dedicating a post to breast cancer awareness month. With 1 in 8 women receiving this diagnosis, most of us likely know someone experiencing this illness first hand. I’ve watched my Mom fight it twice, and more brave friends and family than I could ever count…(Read More)

If you’re over-run with fresh tomatoes, you have to try my family’s Italian Fresh Tomato Basil Dressing. Every year when my dad’s garden overflows with ripe juicy tomatoes, I look forward to eating this one up. It’s super easy to make, packs a ton of flavor, and you can literally…(Read More)

Need a pick-me-up? Hold the sugar, bad carbs and bad fats? This Chocolate Avocado Smoothie is no joke! Packed with great fats to hold back hunger and give you energy, little to no sugar (your choice), and so creamy and satisfying, this powerhouse chocolate avocado smoothie makes a great breakfast, lunch, or snack…(Read More)

Breakfast is my toughest meal. Without gluten, dairy, or eggs, I typically go for smoothies, fruit, and plain, non-dairy yogurt. When summer hits, I add the Acai Bowl into the rotation, and it’s always one of my faves. Packed with sweet berries, acai, and banana with your favorite non-dairy milk, whipped up…(Read More)

What makes a good all purpose gluten-free flour blend? You can choose from a number of pre-made blends on the market. Bob’s, King Arthur, Cup for Cup, Carol’s, Julia’s, Authentic Foods, and so many others. Each one has its own ratio of rice flours to starches. You might think that…(Read More)

Looking for chocolate chunks that are dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free? What if you happen to need nut-free, too? Once you start looking at chocolate labels, you realize what a tall order this is. I can often find chocolate that is free of one of these ingredients at a…(Read More)

I think it’s no secret at this point that I love dark chocolate. It’s my biggest vice. I don’t hide it. One of the great things about dark chocolate is that a little goes a long way. You don’t need a huge serving to satisfy. When I create chocolate recipes I…(Read More)

What’s ¬†Sweet, Tart, a little Floral, and Tastes Like a Summer Breeze? 10-Minute Maple Rosewater Lemonade! I love lemonade in the summer. Super refreshing, with the perfect combo of sweet and tart on a hot day…what could be better? My only compaint is the amount of sugar. White, refined sugar. Why Maple…(Read More)

Leave the canned jelly at the store. You deserve better! I’ve been watching those cheezy Loreal commercials my whole life. They’ve evolved, how women say the “I’m worth it,” line. Like we have to convince ourselves that we’re worth that $15 knockout hair color or that $10 never-come-off lip…(Read More)

Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

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When I read the November Recipe Redux Challenge to share a healthy, ready-to-go mix, I said to my husband, “But I don’t use any mixes. I create everything from scratch.” Should I create a mix? I don’t know, it wasn’t feeling like me. You can’t force the food. I…(Read More)