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)

Carrot Cake Protein Smoothie (GF, DF, SF,Vegan)

Carrot Cake Smoothie

Several weeks ago, I held a poll across Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram to help me pick the next dessert we tried. Overwhelmingly, the No Bake Protein Fudge Bars won. The second highest vote getter was the Carrot Cake Protein Smoothie. As much as I love fudge, I also really wanted to try this recipe, as did … Read moreCarrot Cake Protein Smoothie (GF, DF, 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)

No Bake Protein Fudge Bars (GF, DF, SF, Vegan)

Fudge bar

I had the ingredients for several recipes, but wasn’t sure which one to start. They all sounded good to me! I decided to put it to a vote on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. One recipe got an overwhelming majority of the vote across all three platforms: protein fudge bars. The inspiration for this recipe is … Read moreNo Bake Protein Fudge Bars (GF, DF, SF, Vegan)

Dietary Restriction Friendly Cornbread

Slice of cornbread

A staple at many Southern dinner tables is cornbread. It’s a great side, especially with a hot meal. Sweet cornbread is typically found in the South, while “regular” cornbread is more common in the North. I feel like “regular” cornbread is bland and definitely prefer the Southern version. When Nikki had to make changes from … Read moreDietary Restriction Friendly Cornbread

Homemade Shamrock Shake (GF, SF, DF)

Homemade Shamrock Shake

Can you believe it’s already March? Spring is almost here. *praise hands emoji* March is often associated with green. Green grass, green leaves, green beer. St. Patrick’s Day epitomizes all things green. Corned beef, fish and chips, and Irish soda bread are commonly associated foods with the holiday. Another favorite is McDonald’s Shamrock Shake. The … Read moreHomemade Shamrock Shake (GF, SF, DF)

Homemade Sugar Cookies (GF, DF, SF, NF, TF, EF)

Decorated sugar cookies

Galentine’s Day. Singles Awareness Day. Valentine’s Day. February 14th. Whatever you’re celebrating, eat some cookies. Better yet, make them yo self. Need to make sugar cookies that are gluten-, dairy-, soy-, egg-, tree nut-, and nut-free? Keep reading. I gotchu. This blog is a few days late because Nikki had really bad back spasms last … Read moreHomemade Sugar Cookies (GF, DF, SF, NF, TF, EF)

Easy Vegan Cheese Dip (GF, DF, SF, TF, PF, Paleo)

Cheese dip and tortilla chips

With the Super Bowl coming up soon, I was trying to come up with a recipe for all the festivities. Dips are one of the most common dishes at any party, celebration, get together, etc. As I started perusing Pinterest for recipes, many of them were made with cashews. I even found one made with … Read moreEasy Vegan Cheese Dip (GF, DF, SF, TF, PF, Paleo)

Guide to Dietary Restriction Friendly Cookies (GF, SF, DF)

Enjoy Life Vanila Honey Graham Cookies

There’s never a bad time for cookies, honestly. Who doesn’t like cookies? If there is a person that doesn’t like cookies, I don’t need to know if they exist because I don’t need that kind of negativity in my life and neither do you.     In 2018, there is still the perception that gluten-free … Read moreGuide to Dietary Restriction Friendly Cookies (GF, SF, DF)

Crockpot Hot Chocolate (GF, SF, DF)

Crockpot Hot Chocolate

Confession time for my #unpopularopinion: I don’t like coffee and I never have. Hot chocolate? I’ll drink that all fall and winter long. I make it at home all the time. Even though I rarely go to McDonald’s, they have really good hot chocolate.   As much as I drink hot chocolate, I don’t think … Read moreCrockpot Hot Chocolate (GF, SF, DF)