Tag Archive for 'grain free'

Banana Pudding Bites

Last week, my son’s class hosted a 30th birthday party for one of his teachers.  They compiled a list of the thirty things they love about the teacher and brought in his favorite treat – banana pudding. The other teacher shot a note to the parents to let us know that a gluten-containing snack would […]

Sometimes people feel sorry for me when I tell them I don’t eat grains. Don’t.                       This would be a pair of US Wellness grassfed beef sliders, topped with simple guacamole and shitake mushrooms sauteed in the burger drippings.  You can barely see the bacon […]

If you’re on Pinterest or read any blogs from the parenting world, chances are you’ve seen gorgeous shots of lunchboxes, packed with loving care, creativity and healthful foods. Ever wonder what they look like after the school day? Here’s a little before and after from my house. This is the BEFORE.  You’ve got some pear […]

Rocking Some Not-Bierocks

If you’d have asked me what veggies my kids would end up loving before I was a parent, I would have likely guessed cucumbers, carrots, and maybe green beans.  Cabbage would not have made the short list. But, to my surprise and delight, my two older children love the stuff!  This is a recipe that […]

Stuffed Acorn Squash

I wasn’t kidding in this post when I said I had embraced autumn squash.  One of my family’s favorite recipes is the one below for Stuffed Acorn Squash.  My five-year old begs me to make “that thing with the beef where you can eat the bowl.” View this recipe as a general guideline if you are […]

Butternut Apple Soup

I am not one to let summer go without a fight.  I love everything about summer – the humidity, the heat, the pool, the produce.  Oh, how I love the produce.  I tend to overbuy and this summer, that tendency was coupled with some wild pregnancy-related hoarding habits.  Around 35 weeks or so, I had […]

In a future post, or series of posts, I plan to walk you all through my wellness journey.  But before I get to that, I thought I would offer up a little bit of chocolatey goodness.  This snack cake is dairy free, grain free and nut free.  One of my kids is in a nut […]