THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED, CONGRATS TO NIKKI FOR WINNING A COPY OF ONE OF MY FAVORITE COOKBOOKS! I am thrilled to be writing my review for my good friend Ricki’s new cookbook, Naturally Sweet & Gluten Free. Ricki has been a long time blogger, and she has well of information, recipes, and resources for […]
I am loving my SuperSeedz!! It is always fun to discover new and delicious snacks that I can afford AND eat! Kathy’s Kitchen has put out a whopping 7 flavors of these perfect snackers: pumpkin seeds at their finest! There is so much to love about these crunchy seeds: I am hoping they might offer […]
Ok, so we all love bacon..at least many of us do. But what happens when you look to buying from your local farmers for responsibly raised meat and things you have never heard of come back to you in white paper packages? Enter Beyond Bacon. I have followed Matt and Stacy of the Paleo Parents […]
Now of course, I meant for this to be done over a month ago….but i figured late was better than never! I love top ten lists and they always help me discover new recipes I may have missed. 2012 was a busy year for my little blog. I have grown, slow and steady over the […]
Here is a recipe born of a mama’s desire to fulfill her kiddos chocolately dreams. Come winter, my kids lust after the stuff, so creating a hot chocolate that was more of a nutritious boost rather than a straight cup of sugar was my job. On a recent December day, we decided to brave our […]
Circle of Mom’s is running their “Top 25 Food Allergy Mom’s” contest again, and I am trying to stay in the Top 25! Will you consider helping me out? It takes about 5 seconds to follow the link and vote, and you are allowed to vote one time every 24 hours! What this means for […]
You may be thinking to yourself, “Really Tess?! Make my own sunflower seed butter?! As if I would go to the hassle to do THAT!!” Well let me convince you. This requires no special skills. It is done in under 10 minutes. It is more frugal than store bought. And MOST importantly, the taste? […]
I have always loved the Fall. There is something about the plethora of produce overflowing from my garden and at farmer’s markets that spells ‘element’ for me. A season of hard work coming to fruition. Those hot summer days are slowly, subtly changing our daylight, and the warm days are followed by cool nights.
Please join me over at Allergy Free Alaska where I am privileged to be guest posting today as Megan works hard on completing her cookbook!
I have a confession to make. I love smelly things. Like a crack addict, I could sniff fabric softener sheets behind closed doors. Smelly candles? Sign me up! I can’t stand body perfumes and scented lotions however, so go figure?! Here’s the problem….all those lovely smells come with a hefty price tag: artificial fragrances are […]
It never occurred to me that most people didn’t cook bacon this way. This is THE only way I have cooked my bacon for so long, I have learned to take it for granted! I love this method for three big reasons: It requires less time. It is less messy (no splattering fat all […]