Diary of a Bake-o-Phobe-Another Manic Muffin Monday

Not comfortable baking? Have your baked goods come out like pucks? Have you set off your smoke detector off more than once? Do the ducks even snub the remnants of your experimentation? Does it seem like everyone else has baking prowess or a cooking show and you seem to always overmix, overbake, or are just plain over it?  Yup. I get it. I was a Bake-o-Phobe just like you, until my son was diagnosed with multiple food allergies and I had to learn how to feed him and my family.  ...more

Recipe | Chicken Sausages & Rice - Allergy-Free

I thought I share this recipe that I made up for my family that are allergy-free (what we are allergic to). These are consider healthy and very tasty! This is one of the kids' favorite. The chicken sausages is organic and grass-fed from the grocery store. It's a little on the spicy side, but not too much that my hubby and the kids can't handle (they hate spicy). I used Saymmm.comto make this recipe to share which has been and always will be my favorite website/services....more

Grandma's Borscht

I live in a community with a high percentage of Ukrainians and beet borscht is their staple soup. I figured it was time I learned to make it. I never liked borscht growing up as a child. It wasn't until I tried my Mother-in-law's borscht that I became a convert. This recipe is based off of hers. Although, when I asked for it, it came more as a list of ingredients than a list of measurements. She's not necessarily a slave to exact amounts, but instead uses what she has on hand - something I definitely admire....more

Steamed Ginger Peaches with Vegan Greek Yogurt

Yum! I know what I am doing with the fresh peaches I picked up at the farmer's market. I can't ...more

Gluten/Dairy/Egg Free Vegan Coconut Pineapple Scones

I am so pleased to be participating in this month's Gluten Free Ratio Rally, founded by Shauna from the Gluten Free Girl, and hosted this month by Lauren of Celiac Teen....more
Wow! These look amazing. I can't wait to try out the recipe. I've never made vegan scones before!more

Easy Korean Spinach Salad "Banchan"

Last week, I picked up my first CSA box (Community Supported Agriculture), which contained baby arugula, lots of salad greens, spinach, scallions and fresh picked strawberries....more

It looks simple to make, healthy, and delish. Just three of my favorite things :)more

Warm Mushroom Spinach Salad with Arugula Flowers and Chives

Recently, I wandered into one of my favorite local restaurants, Farmer's Table, to see what local produce they had in stock. Not only does Farmer's Table serve a  farm-to-table menu, but they also carry fresh local produce from their own farm as well as other local farms....more