Heavenly Chocolate Cupcakes (or Whoopie Pies) Grain-Free, Nut-Free, Dairy-Free & Low-Carb


I know what you are thinking… this is either too good to be true, or who cares about nut-free and dairy-free?? To answer those who think it is impossible to achieve a  gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, dairy-free, low-carb cupcake and still have it taste delicious, I will gladly prove you wrong with this recipe! ūüėČ I… 

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Cinnamon Bread (Grain-Free, Nut-Free, Sugar-Free & Low-Carb)


Cinnamon bread…. YUM! Creating this recipe reminds me of the Cinnamon Raisin Ezekiel Bread that I used to eat thinking I was being healthy! Even though Ezekiel bread is made from sprouted grains, supposedly making the grains easier to digest, I couldn’t stop eating it! Literally, 3 or 4 pieces at a time and I… 

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REAL Watermelon Snow Cones (Granita)


This is the PERFECT thing to eat on days like today in Louisiana! ¬†After making the REAL Watermelon Jell-O a few weeks ago, ¬†I still had leftover watermelon in the fridge. Last year I bought a cheap snow cone maker¬†and paper¬†cones¬†¬†to experiment with making a substitute to the sugar laden syrup you purchase at the… 

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REAL Watermelon Jell-O


Summer is here!! ¬†In Louisiana that means heat, humidity and Watermelons!! ¬†Washington Parish has some of the sweetest! (Yes, Louisiana has parishes not counties… weird I know)! Watermelon is one of my favorites, and I always anxiously await its arrival every Summer! Unfortunately, I could eat my weight in watermelon, so I often skip out… 

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Flavored Coconut Milks


I haven’t bought almond milk in over 2 months now. ¬†Really not a whole lot of nutrients in it and lots of other ingredients that I don’t want to consume! ¬†Trying to simplify my “diet” right now! ¬†I have really enjoyed making my own homemade coconut milk¬†and using it to create these naturally flavored Coconut… 

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Homemade Coconut Milk


“Why did I not try this a long time ago???” ¬†This is what I have been telling myself since making my first batch of homemade coconut milk over a week ago. ¬†It can’t get any easier: hot water and coconut flakes (or chips from Tropical Tradition), blend, strain and Vual√°!!!¬†The stuff I had been purchasing… 

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