If you know me at all, you know I’m not a sweets person. I know. INSANE. I can’t even remember the last time I got dessert at a restaurant, and I was perfectly fine not having cake for my birthday. I do enjoy a piece of extra dark chocolate daily but that’s pretty much it. However, with the weather getting slightly cooler, my sweet tooth has been acting up recently....more


MMMMM lasagna. Just because I can’t have gluten doesn’t mean I can’t eat some dang good lasagna. All it takes is some tasty sauce and good fillings. Instead of using noodles, I used my most favoritest squash of all, the kabocha squash. [Read more]...more


Did anyone else have a wet and rainy Halloween? We did here in NorCal. I kinda liked it. It meant less trick-or-treaters (trust me, this is a wonderful thing if you have dogs) and staying home being lazy all evening. There were no Halloween parties or gatherings for us to attend this year. We did get out of the apartment at night to go see a movie. It was wonderful....more

Three Easy Gluten Free Halloween Snacks

Amber @ Mama's Blissful BitesAnd….BOO! Did I scare you? Probably not, but I sure hope these awesome snacks do!...more

Celeriac gratin


Family Turkey Chili

Amber @ Mama's Blissful Bites: with wholesome goodness, this is our favorite family chili....more

How to Make Perfect Caramel Apples

Have you ever made Homemade Caramel Apples? I'm not talking about dipped apples made with those cute little caramel squares that you buy in packages in the supermarket. I'm talking about REAL, honest-to-God caramel apples that you make from boiling-hot-sugar that's sticky and gooey and oh, so delicious. ...more
Yep @jazzpastord that's much easier! @BlogHerFood  @BlogHer #Perfectcaramelapplesmore

Bison Chili

Originally, I used to make this recipe with ground elk, but sadly my supply ran out earlier this year.  My boyfriend and his family are avid hunters and hunt all types of wild game and birds. Last year, they had a ton of Elk meat from a hunt and I was more than excited to receive about 12 pounds of it (felt like Christmas). I love all types of wild game and whenever I see it on the menu at a restaurant I have to order it! If you haven’t tried any I would highly recommend it because wild game is so naturally lean and packed with rich flavors....more