Unsweetened Vegan Coconut Milk Crockpot Yogurt

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When my daughter was diagnosed with a milk allergy at just 17 months old, I could have never imagined where our food journey was about to take us. It was just two years prior to that when I learned of my son’s shellfish allergy. Because my son is severely allergic to shellfish, exposure giving him […]

No-Bake Vegan Candybar Brownies (Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Refined Sugar-Free, Raw alternative noted)

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Let me start by saying Pinterest is a dangerous site. Very dangerous. In addition to losing unimaginable amounts of time, Pinterest can motivate you to do things you might not have done before. Sometimes this is a good thing. Sometimes this is not. These no-bake, refined sugar-free vegan candy bar brownies are the result of […]

Ingredient-Challenge Monday: Pineapple Bacon Bites

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Welcome to the April Ingredient-Challenge Monday! As announced yesterday, this month we feature the mouth-watering pineapple as our challenge ingredient. In spite of its natural sweetness, pineapples are not only low in calories (82 calories per cup of pineapple chunks), they are also a good source of fiber, Vitamin A, Calcium, Iron and Vitamin C.  […]

Guest Post for Dixie Chik Cooks: Sugar-Free Chocolate Cashew Butter (Raw, Vegan)

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This post originally aired over at Dixie Chik Cooks.  While Shea (the original Dixie Chik) is not gluten-free or dairy-free, many of her creations are naturally safe for those of us who are.  Creative, spicy, and beautifully talented, be sure to visit Dixie Chik Cooks for some beautifully southern inspiration.   It is always an […]

Grain-Free Irish Soda Bread, 2-ways

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My red hair is generally a dead giveaway to one of the most distinct parts of my family ancestry. While I grew up proud of every part of my rich, mixed family history which includes: American Indian, English, Dutch and (as mentioned before) Irish, the two portions I studied most closely were definitely my American […]

ICM, Giveaway and the Chocolate Mint Green Monster (AKA, the healthiest Shamrock Shake this side of the pacific)

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Happy Ingredient-Challenge Monday! As Shea and I announced last month, the 2nd Monday of every month is now dedicated to our ICM challenge! As mentioned this past Saturday, we have a lot in store for you this month. First, our featured ingredient for this month: Kale! Like I have said before, I love love love […]

no-bake cookies (allergy-free, refined sugar-free, grain-free, vegan)

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About a week ago I pinned these beautiful, paleo-friendly no-bake cookies which were originally shared by Alison Lewis from ingredients, inc. While Alison’s recipe is good, really good, this recipe has been the cause of much discussion over the last week. One of the main discussions that really stuck with me is where on earth […]

Perfectly Sweet Fruit Roll-Ups

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Growing up as a child of the 80’s, fruit roll-ups were one of those quintessential items.  I mean, what was lunch without a vivid green and blue, sugary sweet roll of fruity deliciousness? And fruit roll-ups are made with fruit so they are good for you, right? Riiiiight. When the key ingredients include corn syrup, […]

Raw, Vegan, Sugar-Free Red Velvet Fudge

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When Food Network first offered up their Fall Fest calendar, there were a number of ingredients that I was excited to work with…then there were a few that made me think: “What on earth am I going to do with those?” This is one of those weeks. You see, I don’t normally work with beets. […]

Vegan Cheese Ball (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Grain-Free and Soy-Free, too!) & Thanksgiving Round-up

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I don’t know about you, but up until a few years ago, cheese balls were a staple at our holiday gatherings. Then, my daughter was diagnosed with a milk allergy. Things like cheese balls, cranberry relish covered cream cheese and cheese fondue quickly fell by the wayside. Over the last year though, I have taken […]

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