Pumpkin Gems (mini-cupcakes)

As the chill returns to the air and the leaves start to turn, our thoughts turn to pumpkin gems…

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Salted Dark Chocolate Fudge (dairy free!)

Stop whatever you are doing and make this now. Because fudge. It’s no secret that I love food.  And it’s not just the eating of food that I like; I love that food can bring people together, can represent and define cultures, and can soothe and comfort.  Typically I prefer savory foods.  I will choose…

Mint Melon Ice Pops

Beat the heat of summer with homemade refreshment! “Daddy, can I have a pockidle?” This is something I hear on an almost daily basis. Maybe some day they’ll learn how to properly say the word “popsicle,” but I’ll enjoy the adorable mispronunciation while it lasts! We always have ice pops in our house (and almost never Popsicle…

Lennox and Reese’s SunButter Cups

My son Reese can’t have peanut butter (or dairy, or eggs, or soy, or nuts, or……). But he can have these! Without question, my favorite candy is Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. In fact, any peanut butter based candy is going to top my list. Unfortunately, two of my kids are allergic to peanuts, so I…

Coconut Oil Chocolate Drops

Easy, delicious, and Top 8 free?  Yes please! Do you ever find yourself sitting in front of the TV after finally getting the kids to bed and saying to yourself, “I need something…..”?  I do.  Frequently.  That’s when I start getting creative.  I make up popcorn toppings, I pour honey and cinnamon on ice cream… basically I…

Chocolate Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

(contains wheat) Sometimes you just want cookies.  Like, really want cookies.  I was at the store the other day to buy some spaghetti sauce.  Spaghetti is one of the few things our little dude will/can eat, so it’s something we have frequently.  I don’t know what it is about spaghetti (specifically spaghetti Bolognese – or…