Gluten Free Orange Cranberry Muffin Recipe

Gluten Free Orange Cranberry Muffin Recipe

I love cranberries… especially the tart *pop* that they give to holiday recipes & muffins!  I could not find a single Dairy & Gluten Free Orange Cranberry Muffin recipe online that tasted good…  so I got a little crazy in the kitchen and came up with my own. I felt a little like Goldilocks while… 

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Soy, Gluten & Dairy Free Pumpkin Pie Recipe

soy and dairy free pumpkin pie recipe

When I hear people use the word ‘comfort food’, I immediately think of Pumpkin Pie.  It isn’t the pie so much as it was the people that made the pie so special.  Family, friends, cold nights, a roaring fire, playing card games until late, & watching The Sound of Music while my sister & I… 

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Gluten Free Pie Crust Recipe

Gluten Free Pie Crust Recipe

There’s a few dishes I make that call for a ‘real’ old fashioned pie crust… a light & flakey, delicious pie crust for both sweet & savory dishes. Two of which are my Chicken Pot Pie Recipe and my Dairy Free, Soy Free Pumpkin Pie Recipe. I’ve tried several recipes for gluten free pie crusts and… 

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Low & Sugar Free Jam with Pomona’s Pectin

how to make strawberry jam with pomonas pectin

Canning your own fruits and veggies can seem like a overwhelming task if you’ve never done it before… I know this, because I used to feel that way. Several years ago, I decided to try it for myself.  I figured I’d start with making my own Strawberry Jelly since I was tired of paying for… 

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How to Make Butter in a KitchenAid Mixer

how to make butter in kitchen aid mixer medium

It doesn’t take much to convince me that making something yourself is always better than store bought… this is also true for butter. After making it once in my KitchenAid Stand Mixer, I couldn’t believe my taste buds! It was so creamy and full of flavor!  Plus, the byproduct when making butter is buttermilk… perfect for… 

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Raw & Natural Fruit Roll-Ups Recipe

Natural Fruit Roll Up Recipe in VitaMix 01

I have 3 boys… which means not even 5 minutes after breakfast, they are pre-programed to start asking “Mommy, can we have a snack?” I swear you could feed them an entire cow and they’d be planning their next meal before the last bite is swallowed! Gosh how I love boys! =) Needless to say,… 

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Best Restaurant Style Salsa Recipe

Best Homemade Salsa Recipe

If you didn’t know it already, I live on a deserted island in the middle of the Pacific ocean (along with about 50 thousand other people), and although the weather is great all year ’round, there are no ‘great‘ Mexican food restaurants.  Sure there a a couple of ‘ok‘ ones, but nothing authentic that screams… 

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Natural Hawaiian POG Recipe

Fresh Homemade Hawaiian POG Juice - 7

If you’ve ever been to Hawaii, chances are you’ve been offered a delicious concoction called POG (which stands for Passion, Orange, & Guava). It’s typically offered on your airplane ride over and is often referred to as the ‘Official Drink of Hawaii.’   It is sold in every store here, and by the gallon at Costco…. 

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