Coconut Oil Roasted Pumpkin Seeds with Basil, Lime, and Sea Salt

Coconut Oil Roasted Pumpkin Seeds with Basil, Lime, and Sea Salt

Growing up I think I might have looked forward to eating the roasted pumpkin seeds my mom made more than actually carving the pumpkins and as a grown up, I know that I do.  It's something that my kids look forward to as well and even the toddlers love for a snack.  With 5 kids ...

Homemade Gluten Free Bisquick Recipe

Homemade Gluten Free Bisquick Recipe

Gluten free cooking can be a real challenge and it can also be expensive!  When you're buying special products for the "gluten free" feature on top of buying for "convenience" the price really starts to add up.  If you're careful when shopping though you can often find basics like good all purpose gluten free flour ...

Homemade Gluten Free Mozzarella Sticks

Homemade Gluten Free Mozzarella Sticks

When you have food allergies and a child with Celiac Disease you give up a lot of foods you love.  You give up eating out most of the time because no matter how careful you are, no matter how many questions you ask, and no matter how carefully trained a restaurant staff is there is ...

Parmesan Basil Quinoa Salad

Parmesan Basil Quinoa Salad Recipe / This Mama Loves

Parmesan Basil Quinoa Salad Using quinoa in a cold salad for summer time is a great way to mix it up from the expected pasta salads you always see and still have something similar that is really tasty and the people will love. You can make almost any of your favorite pasta salads into a quinoa ...

Simple Strawberry Sorbet Recipe

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Simple Strawberry Sorbet Recipe My son cannot have dairy products. This was only discovered and diagnosed as some big long fancy name that basically means his body doesn't make the enzymes (or makes miniscule amounts of it) to digest lactose. If he has it, he's in a whole lot of severe pain and miserable for days. ...

Gluten Free Molasses Cookies Recipe

Gluten Free Molasses Cookies Recipe- This Mama Loves

Gluten Free Molasses Cookies Our family has been gluten free now for almost a year since finding out our toddler has Celiac Disease.  We're still adapting recipes and trying out old favorites as gluten free.  Baked goods can be tricky because gluten free flour doesn't always behave the same as traditional wheat flours but we're finding ...

MultiGrain Medley Veggie Salad

Multigrain Medley Veggie Pasta Salad- This Mama Loves

This multigrain medley veggie salad recipe is brought to you by our friends at Minute® Rice. Our life changed drastically just under a year ago when we found out our then 2 year old had Celiac Disease.  We used to eat a lot of whole wheat pastas, whole wheat breads, and many other foods that ...

Southwestern Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Southwestern Shepherd's Pie Recipe- This Mama Loves

We are in the thick of winter here. I'm loving so much of winter but am also kind of feeling like I need more dinner ideas. My family absolutely loves Shepherd's Pie, and they request it once a week if not more often. But to be honest... I get tired of making it the same ...

Kiwi Strawberry Smoothie Recipe with Spinach & Cottage Cheese

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This tasty Kiwi Strawberry Smoothie is an excellent way to deliver a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals to you or your kids. And if they don’t see you add it in they will never know it contains spinach! Fresh fruit adds sweetness and flavor, creating a tasty craveable snack that is much healthier than ...

Pan Roasted Cauliflower with Seared Sweet Onion

Pan Roasted Cauliflower with Seared Sweet Onion label

Thanksgiving is in a week.  From today.  Are you ready? I am not. I did dig out our tablecloth we use (which is a favorite family Thanksgiving tradition) but I haven't even made a list of what to buy for groceries yet.  Oops.  We can definitely make this pan roasted cauliflower with seared sweet onion ...