Gluten Free Dairy Free Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Last week I shared my favorite recipe for Banana Bread.  It was a delicious loaf studded with chunks of banana and dark chocolate.

After seeing the recipe on my Facebook page, a friend of mine sent a little message in reply to my post:  “We need dairy free recipes.”  It was a simple call for help that I was more than happy to respond to.  So, I took my basic recipe for banana bread and made a few switch-a-roos.

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Lemon, Basil, and Kale Hummus

We are huge football fans.

No Super Bowl Sunday is complete without a spread of game day food.  I do try to keep a balanced menu.  It’s not all about chips and pizza.

So while we enjoy some of our homemade favorites like wings, loaded potato skins, and sloppy joes, there will also be a generous helping of vegetables and healthy bean dips.

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Gluten Free & Egg Free Brownies (Using Aquafaba)

A few months ago I stumbled upon a recipe using aquafaba as an egg replacement.  I was intrigued as to what aquafaba actually was.  With a little investigation I discovered that aquafaba refers to the water found in a can of garbanzo beans.

My intrigue quickly turned to nausea.

I tucked the idea of using aquafaba far away…until this week.

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Gluten Free Soft Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve been a mom for nearly seventeen years.  And in those seventeen years, I have tried to remind myself that my job is to bring up boys who will be more and more independent of me as they approach manhood.  It’s a bittersweet thing for a mamma.

In this process, something terrible has happened.  Somewhere along the line my son has learned how to make his own cookies.  I mean, really, this is a kick to the gut!

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