Easy Coconut Milk Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

This easy coconut milk chia seed pudding recipe was a simple way to make a healthy dessert.  Loaded with dried pineapple and plenty of coconut, this dairy free pudding was absolutely delicious!   What is Chia Seed Pudding? So, you are on your way to eating healthier but you have no idea what chia pudding is.  Maybe you are looking at this easy dessert a bit suspiciously and wondering what chia seed pudding tastes like.  Well, basically, chia seed pudding is just chia seeds that have been left to soak in liquid, … [Read more...]

Maple Pumpkin Custard with Glazed Pecans

Right after Christmas I was at Kroger doing my weekly grocery shopping and (being the slightly thrifty sort that I am) decided to check out the clearance shelves.  To my surprise, I discovered dozens of cans of organic pumpkin all marked down to a ridiculously low price!  Lucky me!  Cheap AND organic doesn't happen very often. So, I bought them all and now have a stash of pumpkin to find creative uses for.  This has posed a bit of a problem the last couple of months.  First I went gluten free, now trying to eat Paleo and all my traditional … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Apple Fritters

Due to some assorted health issues and an overactive anti inflammatory system I am trying to go gluten free for a couple of months to see if it helps me feel better.  It hasn't been easy but I am about 10 days into my new diet (with the exception of one or two meals out) and am having to learn to get a bit creative when shopping and cooking.  One of the things I miss most with this gluten free diet is sweets and baked goods.  I love breads, cookies, brownies and other assorted treats but since they all call for flour I wasn't sure what to do.  … [Read more...]

Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe Makes a Delicious Gluten Free Dessert!

This Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe was inspired by a product I received at no charge to review but all opinions expressed here are my own. I love having company visit for the holidays and find it to be a great excuse to cook for people.  While splurging on a restaurant meal or two with company is fun it gets to be a little expensive after a while!  This year one of my visitors has a gluten allergy which makes menu planning a bit tricky.  I decided to make this flourless chocolate cake recipe, which is one of my mother in law's favorite … [Read more...]