Pumpkin Pie Spiced Creamer – Dairy and Sugar Free

{I love pumpkin so much that I am happy to eat it in all its forms all year round.  We love these Pumpkin Snickerdoodles, Soft Pumpkin Cookies, and my Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice, and here's a grouping of Healthy Pumpkin Recipes if that isn't enough for you.  Today Tiffany from Don't Waste the Crumbs brings you a Dairy-Free Creamer that is the latest addition to our repertoire of yummy healthy ...Read The Full Post

Our Family’s Favorite Spice Blend – Chaat Masala

I just love making homemade seasoning blends like:Taco Seasoning Best Basic Chili Powder Cinnamon Sugar Dorito Seasoning Herbes de Provence, and Vegetable Broth Mix. But this one, Chaat Masala is hands down our family's favorite.In fact, I haven't made it for a long long time, since we had a bunch of spices given to use that I wanted to use up, and my husband has been begging for it ...Read The Full Post

Stop Your Garlic from Rotting – Easy Homemade Granulated Garlic

{Making your own kitchen staples is one of the best ways I know to save money on whole foods, and this homemade granulated garlic is a case in point.  I already make my own Easiest Coconut Milk, Easiest Almond Milk, Aluminum & Corn-Free Baking Powder, Easy Vegan Condensed Milk, Powdered Sugar Substitute, and Liquid Stevia Drops, but granulated garlic is one thing that I have not made yet.  I ...Read The Full Post

Vegan Ranch Dressing Recipe – dairy, egg, nut, allergy-free

{I've been making my own salad dressings for years--either the Moroccan Vinaigrette, this "5-Way" Salad Dressing, or our 5-Ingredient Salad Dressing are always on our table. However, I haven't perfected a vegan ranch dressing recipe yet - it's not easy.Thanks to Debra Worth from Worth Cooking, I've got a recipe now :).Plus, her Balsamic Cherry Dressing is calling my name too!}My mom ...Read The Full Post

Keep Germs at Bay with Immune-Boosting Jam

{When flu and cold season hits, we break out the sinus wash, to help us get better and avoid antibiotics, but boosting your immune system with things like fermented foods and probiotics is another good idea. Today we have another great immune booster - Elderberry Jam from Melanie of Herb Geek . The post is mainly Melanie's, but I'm chiming in occasionally.} It's absolutely that time of year ...Read The Full Post

Grain-Free Meatballs with Dairy-Free Mushroom Sauce (egg & dairy free)

{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 – no sugar added and low carb

Today I'm sharing a Homemade Ketchup Recipe with you, and it's a Super Easy one.Since we've been on a candida diet, I've worked hard and remade some of our favorite foods into sugar-free alternatives.We've ended up with some great recipes like my Homemade Chocolate Chips, Dairy-free Ice Cream, Homemade Jello, Gummy Candy, and Homemade Marshmallows, plus Homemade Unrefined Powdered Sugar ...Read The Full Post

Five-Ingredient Salad Dressing – Our New Favorite

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 surprise)

I love making my own homemade seasoning blends like taco seasoning, curry powder, vegetable broth, chili powder, cinnamon sugar, chat masala, and even DORITO® seasoning.But 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 ...Read The Full Post

Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette – 1 Recipe 5 Ways — vegan, low-carb, AIP

I've been meaning to get this Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe 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.If you haven't already checked out my ...Read The Full Post