Grain Free Chicken Pot Pie (nut and dairy free)

Although most of my recipes are about encouraging your kids to build a broad palate through nutrient dense foods. This recipe was about encouraging my husband to expand his palate. 🙂 This recipe is completely atypical for me and very much a gift for my husband who would eat only meat, potatoes, peas, corn, green … Continue reading Grain Free Chicken Pot Pie (nut and dairy free)

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Green Banana Coconut Pie with Gelatin and Cacao Crust (Grain and nut free)

This pie can be served as a fabulous desert or a yummy breakfast treat. I found the inspiration for this pie from the cookbook, Nourishing Meals by Alissa Segersten and Tom Malterre. I have been working in the morning a lot more lately which means I need to have some healthy breakfasts ready to go … Continue reading Green Banana Coconut Pie with Gelatin and Cacao Crust (Grain and nut free)

Blueberry Seed Bars (Vegan, grain and nut free)

It was time to make a new batch of bars today. After a rare morning excursion to a local museum, I settled into the kitchen to batch cook some bars. Nut free is always a win for school snacks! These energy dense bars are pack a lasting nutrient punch to carry the boys through the … Continue reading Blueberry Seed Bars (Vegan, grain and nut free)

Sunbutter Chocolate Chip Cookies (grain, nut and dairy free)

  In the context of a real food nutrient dense diet, there is always room for a cookie. These are my kiddo's new favorites. They are super easy to make and, like all of my recipes...they freeze very well. My last cookie recipe, Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies (Grain, nut and sweetener free) was also a hit. I … Continue reading Sunbutter Chocolate Chip Cookies (grain, nut and dairy free)

Blueberry Almond Muffins with Teff and Buckwheat Flour (gluten and sweetener free)

Another muffin recipe for you to ring in the new year! Who doesn't like blueberry muffins? Well...me, I would rather eat plain blueberries and a big salad with sardines in the morning. I know, isn't that fabulous? But, if I had to eat a muffin, these would be the ones!! I love baking with teff … Continue reading Blueberry Almond Muffins with Teff and Buckwheat Flour (gluten and sweetener free)

Chocolate Star Cake with a Chocolate Avocado Frosting (grain, dairy, oil and nut free)

Annabelle is my little dynamo. She wanted a "brown" star cake this year. Annabelle loves all things adventure! Her personality is huge and determination inspiring. It's hard to believe what she has learned in three short years. Annabelle is always ready to go, helping me in the kitchen...cracking eggs, chopping bananas or stirring; or climbing inside … Continue reading Chocolate Star Cake with a Chocolate Avocado Frosting (grain, dairy, oil and nut free)

Vanilla Coconut Cake with Strawberry Cream Frosting (grain, nut, sweetener and dairy free)

When I asked Madelyn what kind of cake she wanted for her 3rd birthday, she said a pink cake. So, a pink cake is what she got! This sweet little cutie loves all things pink. This grain and dairy free cake is one of a kind. You will love the fact that the fiber rich … Continue reading Vanilla Coconut Cake with Strawberry Cream Frosting (grain, nut, sweetener and dairy free)

Pecan Date Pie with an Oat Flour Crust

I created this little masterpiece this year because I have never made a pecan pie and I wanted to give it a try. I also know how much my father-in-law likes pecan pie, so I wanted to make a healthier version for him. I already had most of the ingredients on hand for this pie, … Continue reading Pecan Date Pie with an Oat Flour Crust

Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies (Grain, nut and sweetener free)

We typically decorate the house the day after Thanksgiving. The last couple years it has been a race to get it all done while the girls are asleep. Kevin is usually hunting with one of the boys, so I knock everything out solo. The coolest thing is they come home to a fully decorated house! … Continue reading Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies (Grain, nut and sweetener free)

Berry Banana Muffins with Quinoa and Coconut Flour (Gluten, sweetener and Egg Free)

Muffins can be a great way to deliver much needed energy to growing kiddos. I try to make them nutrient dense as well. Nothing beats the nutrition that a plate of fresh food can deliver. But, for growing kids little energy bombs, like muffins come in very handy. I truly believe that my sanity is … Continue reading Berry Banana Muffins with Quinoa and Coconut Flour (Gluten, sweetener and Egg Free)