Gluten Free Gingerbread Muffins (Paleo)

Up until recently, I wasn't able to tolerate nuts of any sort. After having a vegetarian diet for five years, nuts were a staple part of my diet for the simple fact that they are so high in protein. And then I discovered that I had an intolerance to nuts and they were...

Gluten Free Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

It's just days before Christmas, and I'm in the baking mood. The weather is brisk and chilly, and we're counting down the days until Santa! And while we rarely turn our noses up at tasty treats, we definitely are all about these gluten free chocolate peppermint...

Healthy Advent Calendar Ideas

If I'm being totally honest, this post has a selfish twist to it. You see, every year I have good intentions ... but then it's December 3 and I have nothing prepared and my kids are asking me each day if I "did the calendar". We've had our large advent calendar for...

Healthy Cranberry Sauce with Honey

Would you believe that we actually made and photographed this recipe last year and are just now getting to posting it?! I cook Thanksgiving dinner each year and I was looking for help, so I asked my eldest daughter (the one who made the falafel) to come up with a...

Holiday Gift Ideas

It's that time again: time to start getting into the holiday mode, and to start gathering presents for loved ones. Most of us have people on our list who are super simple to buy for; others, well, not-so-much. However your list may look, I've got a number of...

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A Family Thanksgiving: How to Get the Kids Involved

A Family Thanksgiving: How to Get the Kids Involved

If you've been following along for a while, you know that I'm a huge advocate of getting kids in the kitchen. And what better time than the Thanksgiving holiday to do so?! I host a large family thanksgiving every year. Here are some of my tips to get the kids...

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The Best Gluten Free Bread Recipes

The Best Gluten Free Bread Recipes

One of the biggest misconceptions about eating gluten free is that you can no longer enjoy bread. I removed gluten from my diet 6 years ago and two of my four kids can't tolerate it, either. I was bound and determined that my eldest daughter, who is a true carb lover,...

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Apple Cider Chicken Stew with Parsnips

Apple Cider Chicken Stew with Parsnips

My husband has been on a kick where he tries to eat fewer carbs. He also has to have meat with every meal, which makes it interesting because I don't eat red meat or pork and minimize any other meat that I do it. Anyhow, I recently made this new dish, Apple Cider...

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Recipes

The Best Gluten Free Bread Recipes

The Best Gluten Free Bread Recipes

One of the biggest misconceptions about eating gluten free is that you can no longer enjoy bread. I removed gluten from my diet 6 years ago and two of my four kids can't tolerate it, either. I was bound and determined that my eldest daughter, who is a true carb lover,...

Apple Cider Chicken Stew with Parsnips

Apple Cider Chicken Stew with Parsnips

My husband has been on a kick where he tries to eat fewer carbs. He also has to have meat with every meal, which makes it interesting because I don't eat red meat or pork and minimize any other meat that I do it. Anyhow, I recently made this new dish, Apple Cider...

Paleo Pumpkin Bread with Coconut Flour

Paleo Pumpkin Bread with Coconut Flour

How to make Paleo Pumpkin Bread with Coconut Flour My, how my pumpkin bread recipe has changed over the years. I used to use a hefty dose (like 1 1/2 cups) of sugar and regular white flour in my pumpkin bread; I'd add in cranberries for a colorful touch. Fast forward...

Easy Fit Life

10 Healthy Simple School Lunches from Trader Joe’s

Want to know how to pack a healthy school lunch? Head to Trader Joe's! There are plenty of healthy foods at Trader Joe's that are convenient, economical and tasty. Over the years, I've made weekly trips to the store and some of the top items in my cart are ones that I...

60 Healthy Trader Joe’s Foods for Kids Lunchboxes

It's that time again ... the kids are going back to school, and us moms are ready to GET ORGANIZED and make sure that we are feeding and fueling our kids well when they are at school. So guess what - I have some great ideas for you that are simple and healthy AND...

25 Summer Ideas to Keep Kids Active

25 Summer Ideas to Keep Kids Active

Most parents are on the lookout for fun summer activities for their kids. Whether it's a local tennis camp, museums, arts and crafts events, there is no shortage of summer activities and kid entertainment that you can fill each summer day with. Here are 25 ideas on...

Mom Tips

10 Kid-friendly Vegetables

As a mom of four, I know firsthand  how us parents strive to find kid friendly raw vegetables and healthy foods for kids lunches. I'm a believer in repeatedly offering foods to kids if they are not enjoyed at a first taste, and I also believe that it's never too late...

Healthy Advent Calendar Ideas

Healthy Advent Calendar Ideas

If I'm being totally honest, this post has a selfish twist to it. You see, every year I have good intentions ... but then it's December 3 and I have nothing prepared and my kids are asking me each day if I "did the calendar". We've had our large advent calendar for...

How to Prepare for Back to School

This post is sponsored by Tom's of Maine. All opinions are my own.  This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price but will share some commission. What's your feeling on summer? Do you embrace the lazy days, or look forward to a more set schedule?...

Kiran’s Kitchen Favorites

Vitamix High Speed Blender

A must for every kitchen! Make smoothies, soups, muffin and pancake batter, nut butters, oat flour and more. Backed by a 5-year warrantee.

Instant Pot

A 7-in-1 multifunctional cooker that serves as an electric pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt maker, sauté/browning pan, steamer and warming pot all in one convenient small electric appliance.

Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Commercial Baker's Half Sheet


This sheet pan is incredibly durable and won’t rust; it cooks evenly with great heat distribution.

Creo SmartGlass Cookware, 8.5 inch Loaf Pan

A glass and ceramic loaf pan that offers consistent heat distribution and which is microwave-, freezer- and dishwasher-safe.

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