Tofu, Mango, and Peanut Wraps – Gluten and Dairy Free

Sounds like an odd combo. It is. It is also a wonderful combination. The creamy peanut sauce, the juicy mangoes, crispy tofu, and spicy jalapenos turn out to taste absolutely incredible! Now, this was a multi-step process that took me half of the afternoon, (especially because I had no idea how to cut a mangoJ)…

Raspberry Chia Jam – Gluten and Dairy Free

I have an interesting history with chia jam. I thought I made it up. I had no idea it existed and came up with it. A few months ago, I saw a recipe for chia jam. Apparently, I did not come up with it L. Anyway, it is really cool because it is higher in…

Fresh Dinner Side Salad – Gluten and Dairy Free

A fresh and tasty side salad, compliments a heavier dish nicely. I thought it was a tasty combination so I wanted to share. I always love new salad ideas! The balsamic vinaigrette is really tasty; it keeps the salad tasting very fruity and fresh. Enjoy! Serves: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes PRINT Ingredients: 1 head…

PB&J Smoothie (Dairy and gluten free)

This smoothie tastes like a milkshake to me. It is thick and so creamy, but it has ingredients that allow you to drink it for dinner on a hot night. The raspberries and strawberries work beautifully together with the peanut butter to create a nutty, yet light and fruity smoothie. Make it for a snack,…

Mini Almond Brownie LARABAR Copycat (Dairy and gluten free)

Little miniature bars that taste like brownies and have only a few simple ingredients and no refined sugars. They are a fudgy and deep chocolate flavor with bits of almonds and seeds. The dates sweeten and hold them together, and they freeze beautifully! What’s not to like??? Recipe adapted from Sally’s Baking Addiction. PRINT Serves: About…

Strawberry Shortcake (Gluten and dairy free)

This dessert was an adventure. It pushed me into the realm of coconut cream and dairy free adaptations. I think it turned out pretty incredible. We went to the farmer’s market and my favorites, hood strawberries, were being sold. The biggest problem with hoods, though, is that they decompose in about three days. That means…

Blueberry Chia Smoothie (Dairy and gluten free)

Costco sells huge bags of frozen blueberries! We got a bag and I had to figure out how to use it! I decided on smoothies. I added chia to it for protein and as a thickener. It turned out phenomenally! I had it for dinner and breakfast and found it very filling. It is blueberry…

Fruity Strawberry Smoothie (Dairy and gluten free)

I am kind of into smoothies right now. Actually, obsessed! I don’t know if it is the hot weather, or the fact that we just got a Vitamix, but I am going to be making a lot of new combinations in the future. Should I rename this blog Smoothie serendipity??? Okay, well, if you don’t…

‘Green’ Smoothie (Dairy and gluten free)

Smoothies are really cool! You can load them with fruits and veggies and they just taste like a slightly sweet drink! In this ‘green’ smoothie you can’t taste the kale or spinach, only fruity yuminess! You need only a few simple ingredients and a high speed blender to make this your favorite daily snack! Toss the…