gluten-free, Recipes

Nana’s Turkey, Peas and Rice

When my mom came to visit us last summer, she made us a dish she called "Turkey, Peas, and Rice." Everyone raved about it and wanted her to make it again and again before she went back to Miami. She didn't use a recipe (she never really uses recipes). She just puts a little of… Continue reading Nana’s Turkey, Peas and Rice

Essential Oils

Rockin’ R.C.

Ahhh...spring is in the air. I always look forward to the first day it is warm enough to open the back door, walk out on the deck, and take in a deep breath of fresh air. The weather is warming up here, the sun is shining, and my sweet 5-year old boy is searching high… Continue reading Rockin’ R.C.

Essential Oils

DYI Lemongrass & Ginger Body Wash

I love starting out my day with an invigorating citrus shower with the added benefits of therapeutic essential oils. I tried Caldrea hand soaps and lotions years ago but after I discovered how to make my own soaps and lotions at a fraction of the cost with high quality essential oils, I was moving on… Continue reading DYI Lemongrass & Ginger Body Wash


Jammin’ Jambalaya

My husband LOVES Jambalaya but he doesn't like shrimp! So I created a shrimpless version of Jambalaya that has all the goodness without the seafood. He requested this dish for his birthday week this year. I didn't realize how good Jambalaya was until I made it from scratch. Now this dish makes it on the… Continue reading Jammin’ Jambalaya


All Natural Peppermint Bark

"Peppermint bark after Christmas?" you ask? Well, why not? What else are you going to do when all the decorations are put away (not yet at my house!) and you take down the tree and realize you still have lots of candy canes left hanging on the tree. Don't throw them out just yet. I… Continue reading All Natural Peppermint Bark