Pumpkin Pie Spiced Creamer – Dairy and Sugar-Free

Pumpkin Pie Spiced Creamer--dairy and sugar free! Dairy-free coffee lovers celebrate! Makes a great dessert or oatmeal drizzle too!

{Pumpkin Spice Creamer--yummo!  Tiffany is a new contributing writer on my blog.  This recipe for a non-dairy creamer is something that I have been working on on-and-off for awhile now, so I welcomed the chance to bring it to you now! Tiffany says it is soooo good that you won't be able to not eat it all :).} Those folks who don't eat dairy, for whatever reason, must often feel left out of the ...Read The Full Post

Keep Germs at Bay with Immune-Boosting Jam

Ditch the Germs with this Immune Boosting Sugar-Free Elderberry Jam! http://wholenewmom.com/recipes/keep-germs-at-bay-with-delicious-immune-boosting-jam/

{It's fall. Germs are EVERYWHERE--sniffles, colds, and the flu seem to pop up in families at record pace this time of year. Thankfully, today we have Melanie with us from Herb Geek (she really is just that--so if you want to learn about herbs, go and check out her site) to share a fabulous way to keep these bugs at bay--Immune Boosting Elderberry Jam.  I can't think of a better way to ward off ...Read The Full Post

Allergy-Free Meatballs with DF Cream Sauce (grain, egg, & dairy-free)

Meatballs! Dairy, Egg, and Grain Free! GAPS-Friendly :). Think you need to give up meatballs just because you are on a special diet? No way! These meatballs hold together and are super tasty even without dairy, egg, or grain! And they come with a great dairy-free mushroom sauce to boot!

{If you're on the paleo diet or have food allergies to dairy or egg, making meatballs can be a chore.  My mom's Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs was one of my favorite childhood meals.  My mom would simmer the sauce all day and then would serve us a bunch on a piece of bread when it was almost done..... Mmmmmm... Well, my son is deathly allergic to dairy and egg whites, and we are also ...Read The Full Post

Easy Homemade Ketchup (sugar free)

A Homemade Ketchup Recipe you can make in a flash. Find out how to make ketchup--simple, sugar-free and delicious!

My family LOVES ketchup. Well, truth is, my boys and I love ketchup. Hubby is more of a mustard and hot sauce fan. Over the years I've tried to make homemade ketchup a number of times, but I've always fallen short. Either the recipe was "off" or it just took way too much time to replicate and keep on hand. ...Read The Full Post

Five-Ingredient Salad Dressing – Our New Favorite

Homemade Salad Dressing has never been so easy. Just 5 ingredients. And it's Oh-so-yummy! It's the new favorite on our dinner table!

I've been making my own homemade salad dressing for a long time.  Our long-standing favorite used to be this Moroccan Vinaigrette, and then this homemade salad dressing that you can make 5 ways, but now we have a new favorite. And let me say that if you aren't making your own homemade salad dressing yet, I hope that this post gets you motivated to do so. 'Cause I have another super simple ...Read The Full Post

Homemade Celery Salt (and how to use it ~ including a yummy surpise!)

How to Make Celery Salt - and How to use it!

Why would one want to make celery salt, you ask?  And how do you use it? Well, before you just move on from this post thinking, "What's so great about celery salt?" Don't. I'm sure you'll find something you'll like. ...Read The Full Post

Our Favorite Salad Dressing – Five Ways!

This Homemade Salad Dressing is our FAVE! 5 different ways -- http://wholenewmom.com/whole-new-budget/best-salad-dressing-homemade-salad-dressing/

I've been meaning to get this recipe for Homemade Salad Dressing to you all for awhile now. Life has been crazy and things really get in the way sometimes, you know? Anyhow, this one is a real keeper.  And it's a great homemade salad dressing for those with food allergies as well - no dairy and some substitutions that should make this work for anyone. ...Read The Full Post

Easiest Homemade Liquid Stevia Extract

Liquid Stevia Drops convenient, but sooo expensive. See how easy it is to make them yourself! Enjoy this zero-calorie, natural sweetener in your beverages and baking and save money!

Liquid stevias are all the rage in sugar free eating and baking circles these days. Have you seen them? They are little dropper bottles full of super sweetness that you can add to your favorite beverages and sweet treats without: feeding candida or adding calories I love them and with the amazing variety of flavors out there you can really go to town. The only problem is, they ...Read The Full Post

Nut Butter Fruit Dip | Dessert Sauce (with allergy and sugar free options)

This Easy Fruit Dip is super healthy, dairy and sugar-free! Works great as a drizzle on pancakes or cake too, or eat it right off the spoon!

I love dips. Veggie dips. Fruit dips. Hummus. Bean Dips. My son doesn't really like dip, but he will eat my dips on rice, plain, or spread them on breads and such. As I mentioned on my Facebook page a few days ago, I was working on an Almond Butter Dip. Anyhow, it was a complete success.  In fact, I couldn't really keep out of it yesterday. ...Read The Full Post

Top 10 Posts of 2011 (Kitchen Tips, Health, Food Freedom and More!)

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So here is my final "Top 10" post of the year. I have to say, these have been a lot of fun. It was so neat seeing what interested you all! Anyway, I already shared the Top 10 Recipe Posts and the Top 10 DIY / "Make Your Own" Posts, and these are well, the others :-).  Everything from autism to food freedom to kitchen tips. I really hope you enjoy them as much as I enjoyed writing them ...Read The Full Post