Strawberries n’ Cream Scones – Gluten free, Dairy free

Growing up, my family always made Strawberry Shortcake in the summertime, so strawberries and strawberry desserts were a summer treat. Here in Florida, strawberries are a winter berry. Yes, it seemed very weird to me too at first that strawberries are at their best during February. But no matter how strange it may seem, I don't dare … Continue reading Strawberries n’ Cream Scones – Gluten free, Dairy free

Cream of Chicken & Wild Rice Soup – Gluten Free, Dairy Free

One of my absolute favorite comfort foods on cloudy, rainy, or cold days is a big bowl of soup! And let me tell you, if you don't have a lactose or gluten allergy, imagine the giant list of soups that would get cut out of your diet if you did...it gets frustrating. Even soups that … Continue reading Cream of Chicken & Wild Rice Soup – Gluten Free, Dairy Free

In the Kitchen with Zucchini, Part 2: Carrot Zucchini Flax Muffins

Of all the baked goods out there, muffins are a staple! And yet, they are the one baked good I hadn't attempted to make from scratch until now. Maybe that's a good thing though since it's been a little tricky converting regular recipes into gluten-free and vegan versions. This ended up being a super easy … Continue reading In the Kitchen with Zucchini, Part 2: Carrot Zucchini Flax Muffins

In the Kitchen with Zucchini, Part 1: Double Chocolate Zucchini Brownies

You guessed it, this week is all about...Zucchini!  Zucchini is one of my favorite vegetables and it just so happens that it's pretty easy to disguise in baked goods. The first recipe I'm sharing is for gluten-free vegan double chocolate zucchini brownies. The recipe was adapted from looking at a plethora of regular, gluten-free, and … Continue reading In the Kitchen with Zucchini, Part 1: Double Chocolate Zucchini Brownies

Gluten-free, vegan, what?

  Food has become full of "trends"! Almost every restaurant now offers options for gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, you name it. But these distinctions aren't just a trend and there are some very real health benefits to going back to the basics and eating clean. In a past post, I've talked about the importance of what … Continue reading Gluten-free, vegan, what?