“Trail Mix” No Bake Cookies {Gluten-Free Optional}


I like quick and easy foods- I don't make a lot of desserts for my kids and I usually over think any sweet things I DO make them...  I try so hard not to use unhealthy ingredients that I just end up ... not making anything. I've been wanting to make a recipe with Bob's Red Mill Museli that my kids would eat. Granted, I could have bought all the ingredients separately but I'm going to just say … [Read more...]

No-Bake Pumpkin Spice Cookies {Gluten-Free Option}


Pumpkin is in the air! Pumpkin Cookies, specifically, today! Now that Bear almost back to normal from his surgery last week, I've finally been able to breathe out fully for the first time in months it seems. I can always tell when I'm happier, I start to make things I really don't need to be eating...  I justify it, however, by telling myself how very healthy these treats are... I'll just … [Read more...]

Look What I Did!!

Ellen and I

I am actually at a turning point in my life.  Divorced for 3 years this December, I have worked at Life Family Chiropractic since August of '09.  If wasn't for the flexibility of my boss, Dr. Chris Akey, I wouldn't have made it these three years!  He always wrote 'thank you' on the bottom of my check and I loved that!  I only worked part time, but I really felt like my kids needed me home … [Read more...]

Pizza Rice {Gluten Free Recipe}

Pizza Rice

I know, I know, it's like 100 degrees outside so the idea of making something hot just isn't very appealing, but this dish, like REAL pizza, is also good cold. :) I'll admit it. I'm a bit of a scrappy cook- I HATE wasting food and with the plethora of fresh garden goodness from my dear mother-in-law Bonnie I've been at a loss some days how to be clever with zucchini, squash and tomatoes. … [Read more...]