Category Archives: Snack

Carrot Fries – #glutenfree #vegan

Carrot Fries – #glutenfree #vegan

This is a great alternative to french fries and another way to get your kiddos to eat carrots!  I love using fresh whole carrots with the greens on top.  They seem to taste so much better in my book! YUM!  Pair these fries with a sweet or tangy dipping sauce!  Great for a snack orContinue Reading

Chocolate Chip Dip – #glutenfree #dairyfree

Chocolate Chip Dip – #glutenfree #dairyfree

  I made this dip as a sweet after school treat.  It was VERY rich and very delicious!  I used the Dark Chocolate Morsels from Enjoy Life Foods!  I also used coconut palm sugar for the sweetener in this treat  I have been experimenting with new (to me) sugars.  This dip is great when enjoyedContinue Reading

Crunchy Tangy Cauliflower – #glutenfree #vegan

Crunchy Tangy Cauliflower – #glutenfree #vegan

This is a fun recipe that I like to whip up for lunch, side dish or even a snack!  I like my cauliflower crunchy, but if you prefer a softer cauliflower you can broil your florets longer or boil them before hand. Print Crunchy Tangy Cauliflower Ingredients1 1/2 cup cauliflower, cut into bite size piecesContinue Reading

Sweet Apple Bites – #glutenfree #snack @gfnadabit @DontGoNuts

Sweet Apple Bites – #glutenfree #snack @gfnadabit @DontGoNuts

Sometimes the kids get a little restless in the afternoon!  Especially on school days!  My kindergartner loves it when I have a snack ready for him when he gets off the bus.  A favorite at our house are these sweet and crunchy apple bites!  I make the chocolate coating by mixing Enjoy Life Allergy SafeContinue Reading

Cauliflower Bites – #glutenfree

Cauliflower Bites – #glutenfree

  Nuggest…bites…tots…whatever you might call them…they are yummy!  One thing that we are searched for and have yet to find are a great replacement for “chicken nuggets.”  We obviously need a veggie one and one that is free of gluten, peanuts, tree nuts and dairy free.  Its great to be able to make homemade onesContinue Reading

Fresh Snow Ice Cream – #glutenfree #vegan

Fresh Snow Ice Cream – #glutenfree #vegan

Yes, you read that right….snow….ice cream!  Its all the rage, haven’t you heard?   Well, maybe its just the rage with the kiddos.  Our neighbor girls told us that they have heard their friends talking about snow ice cream.  Since we recently had a snow day, we decided to do a little recipe creation.  IContinue Reading

Chocolate No Nut Butter Mousse – #glutenfree #vegan

Chocolate No Nut Butter Mousse – #glutenfree #vegan

This my friends is a real treat!  Ever since I tried a plain chocolate vegan mousse at Whole Foods a long time ago, I have been on a the hunt to create a cheaper… even tastier recipe!  This dessert is peanut free, however if you don’t have a nut allergy feel free to use yourContinue Reading

Red Pepper Mango Salsa – #glutenfree #vegan #raw

Red Pepper Mango Salsa – #glutenfree #vegan #raw

I created this easy raw salsa to go along with a rice and bean bowl.  The salsa is not your typical tomato salsa, though it has tomatoes in it.  It is full of flavor with the mango and full of crunch with the pepper! Enjoy! Print Red Pepper Mango Salsa – #glutenfree #vegan #raw Ingredients3Continue Reading

Spinach + Bean Dip – #glutenfree #vegan

This is a very simple recipe that you can whip up for a snack or use it as a hummus type base in a wrap for lunch!  You can adjust the amount of roasted red peppers to your taste.  I keep mind a little more subtle so that my kiddos would eat it! Print SpinachContinue Reading

Berry Green Smoothie – #glutenfree #vegan

This smoothie is berry berry good!  Get it? Berry = Very?  I know, I have the sillies today!   I am trying to make more smoothies for my family to start our day or as an afternoon snack!  I am a big fan of Keeley McGuire and her blog.  She posted a great tip here,Continue Reading