Pumpkin Buckwheat and Teff Muffins with Blueberries (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Baking with the kids for the kids has become a favorite in our house. The girls love to help dump in the ingredients and stir up the batter. I try to throw in some little lessons here and there...counting, colors, opposites (empty and full) and saying the names of the ingredients. Now, this is definitely … Continue reading Pumpkin Buckwheat and Teff Muffins with Blueberries (Vegan, Gluten Free)

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Plantain banana muffins (grain and sweetener free)

I have been using a lot of plantains lately instead of bananas. I use them primarily as a dense source of energy for the kids. When they are in a growth spurt....I literally could spend all day feeding them. As soon as one meal is over, they are ready for the next one. I want … Continue reading Plantain banana muffins (grain and sweetener free)

Beet root, Plantain and Sweet Potato Brownies with Carob and Pumpkin Flour (Grain free and Vegan)

These brownies are my absolute finest creation!! My photography skills do not at all give these fabulous little gems credit. I cannot believe how well they turned out! First, because I had four helpers in the kitchen and second because I came up with this idea on a whim! I had plantains to use up … Continue reading Beet root, Plantain and Sweet Potato Brownies with Carob and Pumpkin Flour (Grain free and Vegan)

Apple, Pear and Banana Muffins/Bread with Teff and Buckwheat (gluten, sweetener free)

Is there anything more fabulous in the fall than apples and pears? Baking with them is simple and rewarding. Dice them small and add a yummy treat to each bite. This recipe is simple and rewarding. It is free of gut irritating grains, wheat and gluten. Most importantly it does not add any sweetener. Kids … Continue reading Apple, Pear and Banana Muffins/Bread with Teff and Buckwheat (gluten, sweetener free)

Pumpkin Bread/Muffins with Cashew Flour (grain free, sweetener free)

There is nothing more fabulous in the fall than pumpkins, winter squash and apples. I absolutely love the earthy and naturally sweet taste of fresh pumpkin and butternut squash. Add a little cinnamon and cloves and you are all set! Don't forget the mums! I am a total sucker for mums. The bigger, the better. … Continue reading Pumpkin Bread/Muffins with Cashew Flour (grain free, sweetener free)

Carob and Cacao Sprouted Chickpea Flour Muffins/Cupcakes (gluten free)

The boys had a birthday party to go to the weekend before school started. I knew I had to make them a cupcake to bring to the party and I also needed muffins for school. So, I decided to make both in one batch! For the party, I added a quick icing made with melted … Continue reading Carob and Cacao Sprouted Chickpea Flour Muffins/Cupcakes (gluten free)

Banana Apple Muffins with Quinoa and Pumpkin Seed Flour (gluten and nut free)

The girls are two and a half and still taking a long three hour nap everyday. Which is great because I can get a lot done in that three hours. But, it also confines me to the house for three hours everyday. During the girls' nap time this week Cameron also took a nap which … Continue reading Banana Apple Muffins with Quinoa and Pumpkin Seed Flour (gluten and nut free)

Fourth of July Dairy, Nut and Grain Free Paleo Fruit Cookie Cake

My July Fourth started out with a great strength workout in my garage. I truly savor the quiet moments of my morning workouts. I then treated myself to a bike ride. It has been a long time since I have ridden on the road. I just don't feel safe anymore with four little people at … Continue reading Fourth of July Dairy, Nut and Grain Free Paleo Fruit Cookie Cake