Holiday Candy Cane Brownies (GF, SF, DF)

Brownie topped with Swedish Fish candy cane

This year has seemed really long at times and others, it has flown by. It’s hard to believe it’s already December. Christmas is my favorite holiday! I love sparkling Christmas lights, cute decorations, holiday music, picking out gifts, and of course, the food. Nikki & I have been discussing holiday recipes to make just for … Read moreHoliday Candy Cane Brownies (GF, SF, DF)

Easy Festive Fresh Fruit Turkey

Fresh fruit turkey

I still can’t believe Thanksgiving is almost here again. Time to start getting our comfy clothes ready, stretch our stomachs, and plot nap times around parades, eating, football, and eating. I know some of you will be fueling up for Black Friday. More power to you. I just wait for Cyber Monday. Since Thanksgiving revolves … Read moreEasy Festive Fresh Fruit Turkey

Top 8 Allergen Free Pumpkin Cupcakes (Vegan, Low FODMAP)

Pumpkin cupcakes

October is upon us again, which means pumpkin. Pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin scented everything, pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin decorations, you get the idea. Pumpkin tends to last into November and December these days. People make pumpkin work for Thanksgiving and Christmas too. Confession: I’m not a fan of pumpkin. Nikki makes some good pumpkin … Read moreTop 8 Allergen Free Pumpkin Cupcakes (Vegan, Low FODMAP)

No Whey Chocolate Review

No Whey Chocolate Chocolate No No's

Raise your hand if you love chocolate. *raises both hands* I love dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and white chocolate. The only time I don’t like chocolate is with coconut.¬† *insert green nauseous emoji* Nikki, on the other hand, likes chocolate in moderation. She only likes white and milk chocolate. We were perusing Vitacost¬†one day and … Read moreNo Whey Chocolate Review

What to Do When Your Loved One Has an Invisible Illness

Invisible illness

Oftentimes when a person has an illness, there are physical signs that we can see. This could be hair loss, puffy cheeks, or weight loss/gain. Not all illnesses have these physical signs, but they should be treated as any other illness. I have friends with Endometriosis and Fibromyalgia. I know someone with Hashimoto’s. I have … Read moreWhat to Do When Your Loved One Has an Invisible Illness

What to Order at Moochies Tavern If You Have Dietary Restrictions

Hamburger from Moochies Tavern

My dad had invited Nikki & I to dinner several times in about a 10 day period. Unfortunately, Nikki was dealing with a flare up and wasn’t ready to eat anything at a restaurant. We also needed new establishments to try. Last weekend, we were finally able to take our dad up on his offer. … Read moreWhat to Order at Moochies Tavern If You Have Dietary Restrictions

Easy Nice Cream (DF, GF, SF, Vegan)

Nice cream

Who else screams for ice cream? Here in Charlotte, it stays in the 90s this time of year. With the humidity, it can feel closer to 100 some days. I love where I live, but humidity is the bane of my existence. That’s one of the reason to love ice cream. What happens when you … Read moreEasy Nice Cream (DF, GF, SF, Vegan)

Easy Yogurt Bark (GF, DF, SF, Vegan)

Yogurt bark with strawberries and blueberries

Someone pointed out that we’re already halfway through the year and I can’t wrap my mind around it. Of course, I know it’s June, but I didn’t think about it being the halfway point. Nikki said she saw someone post a countdown to Halloween. It’s 92 degrees, people. Let’s not skip Independence Day or Labor … Read moreEasy Yogurt Bark (GF, DF, SF, Vegan)

How to Make Allergen-Free Blondies (Vegan, FODMAP friendly)

Blondie slice

This Blondies mix has been hanging around in my kitchen for a while. We’d been meaning to make them and decided Mother’s Day was a pretty good reason. If you’re not familiar with Namaste Foods, they are a family-owned, woman-operated company which I think is super awesome. They also own their own factory, so they … Read moreHow to Make Allergen-Free Blondies (Vegan, FODMAP friendly)

Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event Recap

Samples from a swag bag

Last month, I attended my first event as a blogger. I attended the Gluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event here in Charlotte. The event features various vendors and speakers to help educate and serve those that cannot eat gluten and/or have allergens. Free product sampling before purchasing, lectures and demonstrations, and a free gift bag … Read moreGluten and Allergen Free Wellness Event Recap