Low Carb and Gluten Free Snickerdoodles

While on vacation this summer, my older daughter got a real bakery snickerdoodle, as big and sugary as can be (bought by her aunt). My younger daughter, who is off gluten, soy and most dairy, got a leftover brownie. Now the brownies were good, but she still had to watch that snickerdoodle being eaten. So I promised her I would figure out how to make gluten-free snickerdoodles when we got hoe. Here they are. These ones can also be made dairy-free and they are low carb.THMers, these are an S....more

Pumpkin Pasties {Harry Potter Inspired}

This post was featured on Epic Mommy Adventures.A couple weeks ago I posted my pumpkin juice recipe, which is a drink from the Harry Potterseries.Well, over the weekend I made another Harry Potter inspired treat–pumpkin pasties!...more

Halloween Witch Broom Cookies

I am so excited to share this month’s Fill the Cookie Jar recipe. Our theme this month is Halloween/ Pumpkin cookies.How cute are these Witches Brooms?!...more

pass the note and the cookies, snack pouches

 After I made s'more pockets this summer I made a few more snack pockets for car trips, television watching, and park visits. Since we are back to school and the daily grind I thought some school notebook paper folding was in order.  These make it easier to tote a little snack without getting chocolatey fingers! The notebook paper might help you send a reminder, a love note, or in some cases a warning to listen to the teacher for the love of all that is good and holy. I guess it depends on your day, right?...more

Pumpkin Cake Cookies

I saw a funny photo on Facebook the other day, and it summed up pretty much everything about this season: ...more

Pumpkin Shortbread Cookies

Day 2! On Monday I posted my new favorite pumpkin butter recipe. That pumpkin butter came in handy with what I wanted to do next.I spent most of August thinking about what sort of recipes I wanted to do this year. One was a shortbread cookie…but I’ve never seen a pumpkin shortbread cookie. There’s a good reason for that....more

Lemon Curd Coconut Bars

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies - Butter Free!!!

If you guys haven't realized it already, I am a sucker for sweets!  I have such a sweet tooth, so I am always trying to find healthier version of almost everything!  When I came across these chocolate chip cookies and learned that they were butter free, no white sugar added I was all in!  These are made with coconut oil instead of butter, and are crazy delicious!  ...more

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Monsters

TammyRenea “People who are always taking care of their health are like misers, who are hoarding a treasure which they have never spirit enough to enjoy.” ~ Laurence Sterne ...more