Cucumber side dish

cucumber side dish #recipe |

Happy September 1st! I hope you're all having a nice Labor Day weekend...Summer's last hurrah. Here's a great little recipe to put all those garden fresh cucumbers to good use. It's an old fashioned recipe that reminds me of my Grandma Kae whenever I … {Continue reading...}

Back To School pictures 2014

back to school photos |

My sweet kids started school two weeks ago, and in keeping with tradition, I wanted to share our fun little Back to School pictures with you. I loved our pictures from last year so much that I basically set everything up just like last year. We have … {Continue reading...}

Egg Salad Sandwich with homemade mayo

egg salad sandwich with homemade mayo on gluten free bread |

I've been learning so much about food lately including good oils vs. not so good for you oils. Store bought condiments like mayo and ketchup are big staples for many of us and something we don't think much of when it comes to what's acutally in their … {Continue reading...}

Peakfection: new favorite salsa and guacamole

New favorite Salsa and guacamole! |

It's safe to say that chips and salsa are a staple food group at our house. The amount of Don Julio chips (the purple bag) that's consumed at our house is a little excessive...shall we say (wink-wink). You just can't beat good chips and salsa! That's … {Continue reading...}

25+ Gluten and Dairy Free Breakfast Recipes

25+ Gluten and dairy free breakfast recipes via

I have to say our house has been in a breakfast rut for years now. No one can agree on what to have and everyone is tired of instant oatmeal. With the decision to change our families eating habits I have been forced to come up with new ideas for the … {Continue reading...}

Sweet Potato Sliders with homemade ketchup

Sweet Potato Sliders with homemade ketchup |

We've been making a bunch of changes in our diets and with this change, I've been cooking from scratch a lot lately. I'll be honest it's so much easier to just grab the bottle of ketchup out of the fridge when you need it, but the truth is it's not … {Continue reading...}