Candy Cane Christmas Cookies

Looking for a festive Christmas Cookie recipe?   This is one of my favorites that I make every year.  I like these even better than the traditional sugar cookies. The recipe follows below. I’ve made it several different ways so that I can tailor it for different food allergies (I love to make them gluten-free).  Have … Continue reading

Peanut and Nut-Free Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin season is in FULL swing now with Halloween just behind us and Thanksgiving straight ahead. Wondering what to do with that pumpkin you painted teal now that Halloween is over?  What about the pie pumpkin you bought for baking at the store last week? Did you know that the seeds in your pumpkin can … Continue reading

Marinell’s Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I baked cookies today.  I know, it’s shameful considering we all gorged ourselves during the holiday break.  Still, I want some safe homemade goodies for my kids to take to school when we start back. This recipe just called my name today.  It’s from a friend of my grandmother’s, Marinell.  She is also a wonderful … Continue reading

Hersheyette Christmas Cookies

I was strolling through the local Kroger (early early in the morning to avoid the Christmas rush) and came across something very exciting…Hersheyettes. So, what are Hersheyettes?  Well, as you can guess, it is made by Hershey’s and is a candy coated chocolate that highly resembles an m&m.  The only packaging I have found them … Continue reading

Izzi B’s A Friend To Those With Food Allergies

A few weeks ago I added a post to my facebook page asking for recommendations on an allergy friendly gingerbread house the whole family could put together and eat together.  One friend, whose name I won’t mention out respect for her privacy, referred me to her friend’s company, Izzi B’s. I’d never heard of it … Continue reading