month : 08/2010 5 results
  • Tips for Back to School: Fueling the Brain for Learning

    It's the most wonderful time of the year. Have you seen that commercial?  It drives me nuts.  The kids are miserable and the father is skipping down the aisles of a business supply store with a gigantic smile on his face.  Do our kids really feel that terrible about going back to school?  And do we get that excited about the hectic school year? Callum goes to school September of 2011 so I won't know for another year, and that is just fine with me!  If I've learned anything from ...
  • Cookies and Cream Cake

    Move over Dairy Queen. Because we don't need your gluten, your dairy, or your HFCS. Look at this cake!  Look at the layers of yummy, healthy, tummy-friendly goodness. I made this delicious gluten-free and dairy-free Cookies and Cream ice cream cake for my Mom for her birthday. It was divine. My friend Heather is the ice cream cake queen.  She makes dairy and gluten-loving ice cream cakes on a regular basis.  So when I decided to make my first ice cream cake, I knew I ...
  • Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Got a hankering for chocolate? These cookies are a delightful treat when you need a chocolate fix.  Or in my case, when you need a chocolate crumb. I like to use these cookies to make a crumb base for pies, squares, and cakes.  Oh, and a totally amazing and delicious dairy-free and gluten-free Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Cake.  Don't worry, you'll get that recipe next week. Patience my friends. But as a cookie they are delicious.  The melted chocolate-coconut oil combination ...
  • Vanilla Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

    Ice cream for breakfast? Well, you could if you wanted to. In fact, I don't know why you wouldn't. Especially once you check out this recipe for ice cream. I would consider serving this to my babes for breakfast; with their pancake breakfast perhaps. As you know, I 've recently ventured into the world of making my own ice cream.  It is much easier than you think. All you do is prepare the mixture and put it in your ice cream maker. And by preparing the mixture I mean ...
  • (What’s The Story) Morning Glory Muffins

    Liv and I baked side by side for the first time this weekend. Prior to this, I've mixed flour at the counter and she's mixed flour and water at her little red table.  We've both been completely happy this way. But Saturday I asked her if she wanted to bake with me - she was thrilled.  Livvie will be 2 at the end of October.  She's more than ready! And she did a great job. There were only a few accidents along the way. It was so much fun and so cute!  It took me back to Callum's ...