Caramelized Coconut Chips (like “Dang” Brand) with low carb & AIP options

This Homemade Caramelized & Toasted Coconut Chips Recipe is one of the most helpful recipes I have ever come up with. Why? Numerous reasons. I'm a busy mom, and I'm a frugal mom, and we have special diets in our house. My oldest has life-threatening food allergies, plus due to the horrid presence of candida in our guts, we have moved towards the low carb end in our diets. Plus, ...Read The Full Post

AIP (Autoimmune Protocol) Taco Seasoning ~ nightshade and seed-free

Today's recipe is something that I didn't think was possible -- an AIP Taco Seasoning Blend Recipe. One of the things that really spices up a meal (pun intended) is seasoning blends.  With the right seasoning mix, you can turn plain meats, veggies, eggs, or a salad, into something really special. And one of our favorite seasonings is taco seasoning, however if you're on the AIP diet, regular ...Read The Full Post

Mint Chocolate Ice Cream with Ganache Swirl – dairy free & low carb, with AIP option

I have a super fun treat for you all today -- Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, but not your normal Mint Chip Ice Cream.  This one has 2 twists -- this vegan mint ice cream is made with Fresh Mint, and with melted chips that are turned into a ganache. Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream and I have had a "thing" going for a long time now. I've mentioned it in previous posts about ice cream, but ...Read The Full Post

Addictive 10 Minute Spaghetti Squash Salad – low carb, paleo, with AIP options

I'm a busy mom, so I am always on the hunt for quick and easy recipes....and for new things to shake up our mundane meals.  This Summer Spaghetti Squash Salad totally fits the bill. It's easy to throw together, tastes amazing, and if you cook your spaghetti squash in a pressure cooker (I LOVE my pressure cookers), or crock pot, then you can make this dish without heating the kitchen up at all. ...Read The Full Post

Easy Chocolate Coconut Milk Ice Cream (dairy free and sugar free)

Chocolate Ice Cream that's good for you? That's right. When it's this Chocolate Coconut Milk Ice Cream, you've got a super healthy treat. Totally different than the ice cream that I grew up on. I've shared other Delicious Dairy-free Ice Creams on the blog before, like Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, Dairy-Free Chocolate Almond Chip Ice Cream, Lemon Poppyseed Ice Cream, and Mocha ...Read The Full Post

Key Lime Popsicles (low carb & dairy free with AIP & vegan option)

Today I have another fabulous warmer weather treat for you -- Key Lime Coconut Milk Popsicles. As the weather gets warmer, my mind turns to days at the pool, being outside more, and of course, cold treats. Popsicles and My Childhood I have memories of making all kinds of popsicles when I was a young girl.  We had a set or 2 of plastic molds and my mother or I (I loved spending time in the ...Read The Full Post

Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free Fudgesicles – low carb with AIP & vegan option

Ice cream has been one of the biggest temptations of my life.  And since I found that I had candida, most ice cream treats had been ripped out of my diet. I have managed to come up with a few low carb replacements, including Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, Chocolate Almond Chip Ice Cream, and some guest writers have shared fantastic recipes for Lemon Poppyseed Ice Cream and Mocha Chip Ice Cream ...Read The Full Post

Cinnamon Crumb Coffee Cake – grain free & paleo, with low carb & vegan options

Today I am sharing with you one of our new favorite recipes, a low-carb coffee cake. And by favorite I mean, kids practically jumping up and down whenever I tell them I am going to make it. When I was little, one of my favorite things to eat was coffee cake. My family would occasionally buy those Entenmann's coffee cakes -- you know, those perfect-looking cakes in those clean, white ...Read The Full Post

Naturally-Colored “Fun” Fudge – low carb with AIP option

Having fun with food can be a little hard when you're on a special diet.  So many other moms just get slice and bake cookies, colored sprinkles, and jars of frosting to make treats for their kids.  Me?  I have to be a little more industrious, making Natural Blue Food Coloring, Homemade Marshmallows, "Dorito®" Popcorn Seasoning, and now this Low-Carb Fudge, otherwise known as Fun Fudge. I ...Read The Full Post

No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Nests

Easter is of course about so much more than candy, but inevitably, sweet treats can be a big part of the celebrations. One of my all time favorite Easter treats used to be the Cadbury Chocolate Eggs.  Not the large filled ones, but the small chocolate ones.  You can see loads of sugar-laden homemade nests filled with those eggs on Pinterest.  I love them, but the sugar and artificial food colors ...Read The Full Post

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