Refreshing Lime, Watermelon and Mint Salad

It is hot out there, 98 to 104 degrees to be exact for the last 3 weeks.  This is a very refreshing and cooling snack or breakfast and only takes a second to make.  My youngest doesn’t like the lime on hers so I make her a bowl separate and cut the lime on the side.  We always eat our melons away from other meals …

Benihanna Salad Dressing Makeover – Gluten Free and Dairy Free

I have always loved Benihanna’s Salad Dressing but when I went to make it I realized that, one it wasn’t gluten free and two I didn’t like some of the ingredients being in my salad.  My kids will eat any veggie with this dressing. 1/4 cup onion chopped 1/4 cup avocado oil 2 tablespoons organic rice wine vinegar 2 tablespoons purified water 1 tablespoon fresh …

Gluten and Dairy Free Fried Rice

1 tablespoon coconut oil Sea Salt, to taste Pepper, to taste 1 garlic clove diced 3 eggs beaten 1 cup onions, diced 1/4 cup carrots, diced 1/4 cup peas 1 cup cooked Basmati or white rice uncooked 2 tablespoons organic tamari 2 tablespoons sesame seeds Cook your rice in pressure cooker or rice cooker. Add the coconut oil to a skillet and set over medium …

Sweet and Sour Chicken – Gluten and Dairy Free

This gluten free and dairy free sweet and sour chicken is a new favorite of the girls.  Not only do they love eating it they also can make it almost by themselves. 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks Sea salt or Herbamare and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/4 cup Gluten Free Flour Blend or Almond Flour 1/4 cup organic …

Moonlake Gluten Dairy Free Crepes

After many attempts to make gluten, dairy free crepes Keely and Grandma Jackie finally came up with this wonderful recipe.  This will be a Moonlake cabin breakfast tradition. Ingredients: 3 Eggs 1 cup Gluten Free Flour Blend 1 ¾ – 2 Cups of Almond Milk 2 TBSP Melted Ghee or Coconut Oil – We used Ghee but you could experiment with the coconut oil. Coconut …

Danish Rolls Gluten Free and Dairy Free

From Grandma Jackie…… “I have missed the smell of yeast and yeasty things baking in the oven.  This reminds me of growing up and Mom making bread and later as Dad took over the bread making and cinnamon rolls.” DANISH ROLLS  Adapted from  Grandpa’s Kitchen 1 package yeast 1 cup warm water 1 tsp sugar (for the yeast) 1 1/2 cup Grandpa’s Kitchen GF flour …

Gluten Free Hot Cross Buns

These gluten free hot cross buns were absolutely the best!  Grandma Jackie came up with the recipe and made them with the girls in honor of Good Friday.  The hot cross bun origin is quite interesting if you haven’t read up on it before here is some little tid bits of info on the Christian tradition and the Pagan tradition. The Christian tradition of hot …

Savory and Sweet Superfood Fondue

This is a new favorite breakfast of ours but also would make a great meal or snack anytime of the day.  The kids get tons of veggies and fruits this way and it is fun and very colorful and artistic.  The kids have their favorites to dip into but eat everything put out.  I was surprised to see my youngest eating so much spinach.  We …

Hemp Chocolate Chip Pancake Muffins

My kids ask for pancakes all the time but I don’t like having to cook just 1 or 2 at a time so we decided to make pancake muffins this morning and add some of our favorite additions! 2 cups Bob’s Red Mill Wholegrain Buttermilk Pancake Mix 1/2 cup coconut sugar or organic sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 cup Hemp Seed 1/4 cup Enjoy Life mini …

Solstice Tacos

My favorite thing at a cafe here in Utah called Cafe Solstice is the Solstice Tacos.  If you live here or are visiting you have to go there!  I have almost had everything on the menu and every single thing is delicious.    My kids favorite is the Med Sandwich with the dairy free homemade cheese they make!  These are not identical but I tried …