If oatmeal hasn’t typically been your thing (or hasn’t gone over well with your kids), give this baked oatmeal a chance. You might be pleasantly surprised!... Read More
Guest Post by Allison of Kale Cuties I LOVE ice cream! I mean, WHO DOESN’T? Isn’t that why there’s a whole song about it? :) Unfortunately, my carefree enjoyment for ice cream came to a halt around my freshmen year... Read More
Guest Post by Whitney Cornelison of Beauty in the Mess Veggies in a popsicle?! Really?! I promise they aren't as bad as they sound. While I am sure you think I have lost my mind, let me tell you that my... Read More
Stephanie's note: In a week, our family will be embarking on yet another "free" diet. You know the kind - free from gluten and grain, free from dairy, free from sugar, free from our usual favorites and convenience and ease.... Read More
I have now nursed three babies. (By the grace of God, by the way ... it never came easily to me!) And do you know that for EACH baby, I had to take dairy out of my diet for one reason... Read More
By Jessica Smartt, Contributing Writer We are eagerly, painfully, awaiting the coming of warm weather here in the southeast United States. It has been COLD! We love to have friends over during the warm-weather months and I'm always looking for easy,... Read More
Image by Miriam Our blender sees a lot of action once the warm weather hits. We're smoothie fiends all year long, but our cravings go into overdrive during summer. For my family, there is nothing like a frosty glass of... Read More
Looking for a yummy, real-food homemade granola bar recipe? This is a great one! It's nourishing and also allergy-friendly ... no gluten, eggs, dairy, nuts or peanuts! By Jessica Smartt, Contributing Writer I don't know about you, but it feels... Read More
By Kelly Smith, Contributing Writer Enchiladas were a real favorite of mine before I went grain-free and recently, after a little whining about how much I missed them, my brilliant 11-year-old son asked a simple question, which eventually led to... Read More
In need of a whole foods, allergy-friendly holiday meal plan? Jessica has you covered! By Jessica, Contributing Writer Do you have family or friends with food allergies? It can be tricky feeding folks on special diets, but I can help! Unfortunately,... Read More
By Kelly, Contributing Writer Perfect on a cool crisp morning, or any time you’re in the mood for a hearty delicious breakfast, this easy-to-make oatmeal bake is packed with creamy banana flavor reminiscent of its namesake! Whether it’s a special... Read More
Summer wouldn't truly be summer without homemade ice cream. This dairy-free recipe is delicious for those who eat dairy AND for those who don't. We all love it! Here's an excerpt from my post today over at Simple Homemade: This... Read More
With the Plan It- Don't Panic meal planning challenge beginning this Monday morning, now seemed like the perfect time to share some really helpful resources to help you succeed with your menus. Learn more about how to make meal planning... Read More
[caption id="attachment_9084" align="alignnone" width="500"] Bone broth, meat and squash. The foods we seem to live on in the early stages of GAPS![/caption] Just today I was over at a friend's house and as I said "no thank you" to the... Read More
These cookies may be "free" of a lot of things (gluten, grains, dairy) but they do definitely have some things in abundance: ginger, protein, taste, yumminess. Since we have two little munchkins who don't do gluten or dairy at all,... Read More
With fall and cooler weather comes the return of soup simmering on my stove. Too hot for summer dining, it is just the perfect, warming end to a crisp autumn day, and so soup begins to find its way back... Read More
I made this recipe accidentally the other day, when I realized I had blended too many strawberries and didn't want them to go to waste. It was a hot, hot day so popsicles sounded like the perfect fix, and they... Read More
[caption id="attachment_5234" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Coconut Milk Kefir"][/caption] I have to begin this post by stating that we love dairy. I mean, we really love it. Our desire to take dairy out of our diets has been for one reason only--... Read More
Since beginning the GAPS diet back in March, our family has been dairy-free. Although we are currently not on the GAPS diet anymore, through doing the diet we discovered that at least two members of our family react poorly to... Read More
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