Roasted Garlic Butternut Hummus

I love making hummus out of ingredients that are beyond the ordinary. I know it's technically not hummus if there's no chickpeas in it. But for those of us that can't have beans, those types of technicalities don't matter all that much. I figure if it tastes like hummus, and has a hummus texture, that's good enough for me! So ... Read More

Crockpot Applesauce

Ever since I started making applesauce in the crockpot, I've never looked back. It's so easy to put together, and it cooks while I sleep! Waking up to fresh applesauce for breakfast is also totally great. The whole house smells amazing, and applesauce tastes so good warm or even hot, (which was a new concept for me). If you've never ... Read More

Ginger Peach Green Smoothie

I can't decide if I like this smoothie better with peaches or nectarines - they're both so good! If peaches aren't stellar in your area, I'd go with nectarines because they're more reliable than peaches for flavor. We've been lucky enough to get some good peaches this year and I've been going overboard with peach everything! I love it when ... Read More

Easy Gluten Free Summer Cheese Board

I love putting together cheese boards/antipasto platters because there's nothing more fun than entertaining with snacks. We often make The Best Chicken Caesar Salad for at home date nights. But sometimes we put together a simple cheese board, and snack away as dinner. The main idea is to have a few varied flavors so you can make different combinations between ... Read More

Creamy Coconut Lime Chia Pudding

This coconut lime combination has become one of our favorites. It's one of those combinations you don't expect to fall head over heels for when you're a 'dyed in the wool' chocoholic, but what can you do!?! It all started with my Coconut Lime Ice Cream which has become Tyler's most requested dessert. And from there I started using the ... Read More

Rainbow Spring Rolls with Sweet Chili Mango Sauce

It might still be pretty cold around here, winter temperature are hanging on with hail one minute, and pouring rain the next. But the grass is slowly turning green, the trees are budding, and I'm in full force Spring mode! I'm so predictable because I do this every year, I jump in full speed ahead into all the nice new ... Read More

Carrot Cake Energy Bites

Who doesn't need all the comforting flavors of carrot cake wrapped up into a healthy snack!?! It's clearly no secret around here that we love energy bites. They're so easy to make, and they're absolutely invaluable for keeping me on track for healthy eating. It seems like more often than not I'm in need of a quick snack, and these ... Read More

Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites

Energy bites are one of my favorite things to have around because they're awesome as a snack on a mountain top in Glacier National Park. Or they're equally good in the car on the way from one appointment to another when I just don't think I can make it until dinner time. On one of my recent grocery trips, I ... Read More

Slow Cooker Spiced Pear Sauce

Ever since I found out you could make applesauce in a slow cooker, I haven't looked back. Not that it takes very long on the stove top, but it does require attention and stirring. Not so with the convenient slow cooker, you just have to put everything in and it does all the work. I usually put a batch in ... Read More