Category: Recipes

These recipes will help you simplify your time in the kitchen with healthy food that you and your family can enjoy. Cooking can also be a great time to spend together as a family.

Feb 29

Top 10 Cookbooks

It’s no secret that I love to cook.  I know cookbooks are a little outdated (everyone uses Google these days, right?).  I guess I’m an old school nerd because I love to flip through cookbooks and see the colorful pages and, well, touch them.  I think they look so pretty on the shelf and I …

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Sep 01

Zipzicle Recipes & Giveaway

I recently had the chance to review Zipzicle popsicle bags.  There is a giveaway on our Facebook page going on right now.  I am smitten! They are great for a quick healthy snack and are so much healthier than Otter Pops.  I think they are such a great idea! I just made 45 Zipzicle popsicles …

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Jan 07

Gluten Free Lemon Cookies

We made these gluten free lemon cookies for a neighborhood party this summer and they were a big hit!  They are soft and chewy and just plain delicious!  We used this gluten free flour.   PrintGluten Free Lemon Cookies Ingredients½ cup softened Earth Balance (butter substitute) or butter of your choice 1 cup sugar ½ …

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Dec 20

How to Make Kale Chips in the Oven

Making kale chips in the oven is so incredibly easy and I think it’s pretty tasty and an easy snack to make.  Kale is very healthy for you and I don’t really like the flavor raw or in smoothies unfortunately, so this is a palatable way for me to eat it. Here’s how to make …

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Dec 03

Gluten Free Dairy Free White Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

My 12 year old daughter made this gluten free dairy free white chocolate chip cookie recipe yesterday for family night and they were so delicious!  They tasted just like their non-gluten-free counterparts.  Thank you to the cookie goddess who brought us a little bit of heaven last night as it doesn’t happen every day around …

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Nov 06

Seattle Flying Apron Review & Dairy Free Italain Soda Recipe

My sister in law recommended a restaurant / bakery to us when we were visiting Seattle.  She knows our family is gluten and dairy free and Seattle really caters to our dietary lifestyle a lot more than Utah does!  The restaurant she suggested was called Flying Apron. Boy was she right, we loved it! Everything …

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Nov 02

Instant Pot Recipes – How to Make Rice in a Pressure Cooker

I used to have a crock pot, a rice cooker, and a steamer.  Now I just have an instant pot pressure cooker.  It slow cooks, steams, and pressure cooks.  Best of all, it makes the most amazing rice in about 15 minutes!  It’s so easy, all you do is pour the rice and water in, …

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Oct 21

Refrigerator Bread and Butter Pickles

I have planted pickling cucumbers in my garden this year.  They are so cute and little!  I started them from local heirloom seeds in the spring and they are flourishing now in the summer.  We love to snack on pickles all year round.  When I have a lot of pickles, I will steam can a …

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Oct 14

How to Freeze Green Beans

I have these lovely local heirloom beans in my garden.  They start of green and then turn a pretty yellow color when they are ready to pick.  My family loves to eat them (I even eat them raw, without cooking them).  However, one bush creates a lot more than we can eat in a reasonable …

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