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a child grabbing an energy bite

The Best Energy Bites


If you’ve been searching for a filling and healthy gluten and dairy free snack, look no further. This recipe will give you a wonderful snack and the best energy bites time and time again. As a matter of fact this recipe has been my favorite snack recipe for years. Each bite is full of peanut butter, coconut, honey, chocolate chips,…

A serving plate full of homemade brownie bites topped with dairy free whipped topping and fruit.

Homemade Brownie Bites


Who’s ready to enjoy a delectable dessert that’s also easy on the bank account? Not only are these homemade brownie bites fudgy and chewy, but they can be topped with all your brownie favorites too. Yes, you can truly have it all with this dessert. Best yet– not one bite tastes gluten and dairy free. It’s no surprise these homemade…

Veggie Pasta salad in a bowl

Veggie Pasta Salad


This easy to make veggie pasta salad is loaded with fresh flavor and tangy Italian dressing. It’s the perfect side dish that’s also budget friendly for your next holiday, cookout, baby shower, or work potluck. This is always a winning recipe. Keep in mind this veggie pasta salad goes with about anything… grilled hamburgers, kabobs, coleslaw, baked beans, and hot…

Easy Kid Snack Ideas


Anytime our children are out of school and home it guarantees we’ll be asked 53,958 times what’s for snack. Or is that just with my kids? Something tells me this is a more common situation than with just my family. And don’t get me wrong — I love every minute my kids are home. Therefore this valuable post will help…

A large stack of white chocolate chip cookies next to a glass of milk

White Chocolate Chip Cookies


Ever since Nestle Toll House developed their Simply Delicious brand of white chip morsels I’ve been dreaming of perfecting my recipe for white chocolate chip cookies. And I must brag a bit, this recipe is decadent with not only rich white chocolate chips, but also chocolate chips too. Because why not combine the best of both worlds in a single…

Homemade Calzones


Who else is swooning over these warm handheld dippable pizzas? Can you believe how crispy and thick this homemade calzone dough is? And what if I told you the inside was stuffed with pizza sauce, pepperonis and dairy free cheese-that actually melted and tasted good. Wouldn’t you agree that while everyone loves pizza, calzones tend to be forgotten? But these…

A glass jar filled with a thick and creamy homemade oreo milkshake and oreo cookies on the side. All gluten and dairy free.

Homemade Oreo Milkshake


Not too long ago I realized I’d committed a serious mom fail. Quite honestly it stopped me in my tracks as I thought to myself, “How did this happen?” You see while my family was visiting extended family in Salt Lake City. One evening we were feasting on burgers at a local burger shop. That’s when my kids noticed one…

Chocolate covered strawberries on a platter

Chocolate Covered Strawberries


Every Valentine’s Day my kids and I indulge in the most decadent treat — chocolate covered strawberries. Because we love this tradition so much we’ve even started to make them for Mother’s Day too. I mean, let’s be real-– you can never have enough chocolate covered strawberries. We’re all about the chocolate in my house. Moreover this simple dessert is…

chocolate covered peanut butter hearts

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Hearts


These chocolate covered peanut butter hearts should come with a large warning sign. Because you will want to eat all of them… and by eat all of them, I mean all 15 hearts in one sitting. These little chocolates are ridiculously addictive and just.so.freaking.good! Do yourself a favor and plan on making a double batch. And if I’m being honest…

homemade sloppy joe's in a bun

Homemade Sloppy Joes


Growing up my mom worked long hours away from home. Homemade Sloppy Joes was one of her go-to dinner meals. And I couldn’t have been any more excited to see it served. Honestly what’s better then perfectly flavored hamburger meat between warm, toasted buttery buns? And let’s not forget this classic meal is ready in minutes and requires minimal ingredients.…