Making Trail Mix: Easy Recipe!

I have long loved a good trail mix. Really, who doesn't?! It's yummy, delicious and packed with energy-sustaining protein! A little bit goes a long way so don't overdo it with a delicious trail mix! Here is my favorite trail mix recipe. Sometimes I change it up a bit with yogurt covered raisins or chocolate … Continue reading Making Trail Mix: Easy Recipe!

What?! Homemade Bear Grease Lotion! (recipe included!!)

Yes, I do love making stuff! All my friends know that I am crafty: soaps, lotions, knitting, woodworking, etc. I love being creative with my hands! So, the idea of making lotion isn't too far-flung for me. The first time my husband saw me make it, he was amazed at how fast, easy and incredibly … Continue reading What?! Homemade Bear Grease Lotion! (recipe included!!)

Recipe: Butter Mints

My husband has an undying passion for butter mints and I have an undying passion for doTerra essential oils, so I combined the two to create this amazing butter mint recipe! Use your favorite Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil for flavoring. I ALWAYS use doTerra Essential Oils, and then only the ones that are listed as … Continue reading Recipe: Butter Mints

Double Chocolate Pudding Coffee Cake

This delicious, sinfully moist and rich cake will be a sure favorite! I used Lactaid milk for all of the milk in this recipe, and regular butter, but according to Wikipedia, people with severe lactose intolerance may still be able to tolerate fermented or clarified butter. There is also the option of using sticks of dairy-free margarine … Continue reading Double Chocolate Pudding Coffee Cake

Delicious Chocolate Cake

This recipe comes from JustAPinch.com's Mom's Chocolate Decadent Cake by Sheila Senghas, with a couple of minor changes. This is by far the BEST chocolate cake I have ever had, and the most unusually made too! It is rich, but not overly sweet. It is exceptionally moist, and a heavy cake so if you are … Continue reading Delicious Chocolate Cake

Lactose Free Vanilla Pudding

This pudding was the result of a kitchen experiment, and I have since "perfected" the recipe and updated this post. I served it with a cup up banana and my son went nuts over it! It would taste amazing with some cocoa powder added to make chocolate pudding, or as a pudding base for Banana … Continue reading Lactose Free Vanilla Pudding

Yummy Summer Treat: Easy Home-Made Ice Cream!

For those of you who don't already know, my 3 year old son is lactose intolerant and LOVES ice cream! Since we moved to a small town in Maryland, we have been unable to find his lactose free ice cream in any of the local stores. Ever since, I have been trying to make homemade … Continue reading Yummy Summer Treat: Easy Home-Made Ice Cream!

Cheese Lover’s Mac-n-Cheese With Chicken

This hearty Mac-n-Cheese is sure to please your resident cheese lover or cheese fanatics! 🙂 I used some random cheeses that I had in the house and my measurements were pitiful, to say the least. Just use whatever you have handy, or go shopping and pick up your favorite cheeses to use. I use small … Continue reading Cheese Lover’s Mac-n-Cheese With Chicken

Potato Souffle

Yes, I know it is an awfully flat souffle. I freely admit that this is my first try at a souffle and I over-folded the egg whites, hence no-pouffy 🙁 Hindsight is 20/20 and now I know better... I also think I baked it at temp too low and for too long, I am open … Continue reading Potato Souffle