Monthly Archives: July 2015

Strawberry Freeze (non-dairy & paleo)

Strawberry Freeze (non-dairy & paleo)

If you are like me and can’t consume dairy, I’m posting a non-dairy version of strawberry ice cream. This is a great way to “trick” your mouth into thinking it is having ice cream. Ingredients (serves 9-10): 4 cups strawberries, hulled (plus extra for topping) 2 cups frozen banana slices 1- 1 1/2 cups sugarContinue Reading

Strawberry Freeze (dairy version)

Strawberry Freeze (dairy version)

Don’t let summer pass you by without making some homemade ice cream! This is a dairy version of ice cream, so if you are like me and have health issues with dairy consumption, I will post a non-dairy version in another post. This is a great recipe if you do not have an ice creamContinue Reading

Homemade Fruit Leather Snacks

Homemade Fruit Leather Snacks

Let’s face it, most kids like fruit roll ups. My boys do! But it wasn’t until recently that I started paying more attention to what’s on the ingredient list and limiting what I bring into my home. Needless to say, fruit roll ups have been banned. Red dye #40 is in all or most fruitContinue Reading

Homemade Fruit Rolls

Homemade Fruit Rolls

Let’s face it, most kids like fruit roll ups. My boys do! But it wasn’t until recently that I started paying more attention to what’s on the ingredient list and limiting what I bring into my home. Needless to say, fruit roll ups have been banned. Red dye #40 is in all or most fruitContinue Reading

Crescent Rolls for Bread Machine (non-paleo)

Crescent Rolls for Bread Machine (non-paleo)

These crescent rolls are so fluffy and soft. As soon as I make a batch, they’re half gone (but that’s what happens when you have teenage boys in the house)! Here’s the recipe: 3/4 cup milk, warmed 3/8 cup water (a little over 1/3 cup) 5 1/2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 egg 3 3/4 cup flour 6Continue Reading

Homemade Tortillas (Paleo-Friendly)

Homemade Tortillas (Paleo-Friendly)

Who doesn’t like taco night? We have taco Tuesday often at our house. I do have to say, though, that I haven’t enjoyed it quite as much since I’ve been eating a paleo diet in the last year. I would use lettuce to wrap my taco goodies. It worked for me for a while butContinue Reading