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Coconut and Frozen Banana Ice Cream

Coconut and Frozen Banana Ice Cream

When is comes to making dairy free ice cream frozen bananas are essential. Who would ever thought to use frozen bananas in the recipe, but it works like a charm. If you are like our family, we eat tons of bananas. It's the perfect package mobile snack. Plus organic bananas are not to expensive. When...
Summer Popsicles

Summer Popsicles

Summer is here! I'm loving the fact that we don't have to worry about putting on coats, gloves, hats, or scarfs to stay warm. All you need is some flip-flops and you are good to go. When it's super warm outside, I've noticed that I crave lighter cooler foods to enjoy. And, popsicles are the...
Getting Creative with Grilled Veggies

Getting Creative with Grilled Veggies

Lately, I've been grilling up veggies then stashing them our refrigerator in order to add some spice to our meals with.  For example -- making veggie quesadillas, adding them to a salad, using them in a chicken cacciatore crock pot recipe, and sometime just eating them for a snack. It's a lot of fun. They are...
Paleo Banana Bread with My Little Helper

Paleo Banana Bread with My Little Helper

Baking paleo recipes can be a lot of work especially when it comes to getting all the ingredients -- it's not cheap, but you know what?! It's worth it because it's such a great option if you are gluten and diary free. There are many new ingredients that I'm working with and getting to know...
Paleo Zucchini Bread

Paleo Zucchini Bread

This blog entry is dedicated to our awesome friends out in L.A. -- Martha and Keegan. They sent us a fun new recipe book a few weeks ago and it's inspired me to get back into the kitchen! This zucchini bread recipe is pretty easy to whip up you just need the correct ingredients (like...
Cashew Cheese with Truffle Salt

Cashew Cheese with Truffle Salt

I found a great cashew cheese recipe from The Blender Girl's blog. It was the first time that I discovered her blog and it has a lot fun recipes to explore and try out. I did spice up this recipe by adding truffle salt. And, boy it was yummy! Quick note the more water you...
Holy Popping Cranberries (Batman) Just in Time for the Holidays by Chickpea

Holy Popping Cranberries (Batman) Just in Time for the Holidays by Chickpea

Making cranberry sauce from scratch is quite possibly the most enjoyable - and exciting - dish you’ll create in your kitchen this holiday season. If you’ve never been a fan of cranberry relish from a can, never fear and be free from that ban by creating fresh sauce with a plan and get cranberries popping...
Hallelujah Hummus with the Magic Bullet

Hallelujah Hummus with the Magic Bullet

Have you ever had fresh hummus? If not, you are missing out big time. Fresh hummus is light, fluffy, and simply delicious. You can scoop it up with veggies, crackers, pita, or chips while watching football or have it for a quick afternoon snack in the office. It's a good go-to-dish when you have vegetarians...
Gluten and Dairy Free Peach Pie

Gluten and Dairy Free Peach Pie

Gluten and Dairy Free Peach Pie: Bella Gluten-Free All Purpose Baking Mix Review With the cool breeze rolling in and the days getting shorter baking is a great way to transition into the Fall season. Back on the East Coast, we would be apple picking but living in Colorado we focus on our beautiful peaches....
Gluten Bootin’ Bakery: Uncompromisingly Delicious Gluten Free Food By Chickpea

Gluten Bootin’ Bakery: Uncompromisingly Delicious Gluten Free Food By Chickpea

Chickpea interviews the mother-daughter founders of the Gluten Bootin’ Bakery AND gets a take-home treat that was divinely delicious… When I went gluten free almost 2 years ago, I thought I’d never have one of those gigantic super-tasty muffins again. Well, I was happily proven wrong and found a great mondo muffin available from Fort...
Gluten Free Matzo Balls

Gluten Free Matzo Balls

Thanks to the awesome Wendy from Girl’s Gone Child Eat Well blog … matzo balls are back! Of course they are gluten, dairy and soy free. Below is her recipe. Visit her site for more detailed directions. Wendy’s Gluten-Free Quinoa Matzo Balls (with nutmeg of course!) 2 eggs, beaten 4 T canola or olive oil...
Gluten-free vegan cupcakes

Gluten-free vegan cupcakes

As part of a gluten-free meetup event, I was to bring a dessert. Not yet feeling confident in my gluten-free baking, I researched area bakeries. Being both lactose and gluten intolerant posses quite a challenge. Finding gluten-free products typically doesn't mean success as often the product contains milk or butter. When I find vegan goods...