Pancakes, Cupcakes, Frosting, Jam and more Recipes…..{Gluten Free, Dairy Free}

Coconut Manna-Chip Pancakes Bite

Somewhere between Sam’s 1st birthday at the zoo….. Baby shower favors with A Loving Spoon nut butters….. And fall snacking ideas….. I have been behind-the-scenes developing recipes for Nutiva. After putting up this picture on Facebook and Instagram the other day for my Lemon -Garlic Basil Spaghetti Squash with Wild Salmon, I was reminded that this… 

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DIY Sunscreen with Nutiva Coconut Oil and What We Currently Feed Samarah

DIY Sunscreen via

You’d think by the title of this blog post that I might be rambling on for days. I promise, I won’t. Search the Internet, and you will likely find hundreds of recipes for “DIY Sunscreen.” Why? Consumers are tired of the standard, chemical-filled sunscreens that have flooded the marketplace. The Environmental Working Group has outlined… 

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Frothy and Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice

Frothy and Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice via

A frothy and freshly squeezed orange juice begins with simple, great ingredients. At Natural Products Expo West, I attended a session with Dr. Andrew Weil. He told a story about a time when he made freshly-squeezed orange juice. He offered the fresh juice to a kid, but the kid wouldn’t drink the orange juice because… 

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Mint-Lime ‘Nanna Shake

Mint-Lime 'Nanna Shake. #DairyFree #GlutenFree via

Ready for a Mint-Lime ‘Nanna Shake recipe today? Yes, it’s green. Yes, it’s St. Patrick’s Day. I got the memo all around. We did it….we finally got a Vitamix, and ended up with the Vitamix Professional Series 300. It was in our house on Saturday afternoon, and by evening I had already created this recipe. I… 

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Cheesy Tuna Casserole {gluten, grain, dairy free}

Close Final Cheesy Tuna Casserole (gluten, grain and dairy free) via

I have re-invented the Midwest Cheesy Tuna Casserole successfully. {Just a hint on saving this recipe for later, all you Pinteresting people. I have made it very easy for you. Just hover over any image on my blog. You will see the “Pin” symbol. Click it. Pin it. Good. Now it’s saved.} How do you… 

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