Tagged Baking

Homemade Marshmallows.

Every time my children ask for hot cocoa they MUST have their Marshmallows too… except my 100% organic, no refined sugar or corn syrup brain secretly despises purchasing them. Thanks to Danielle Walker of Against All Grain, Celebrations- we now have a Paleo/healthy version of these delectable puff balls. I’m sharing her recipe because #1… its awesome and #2… because I want my children to have a book of our favorite family recipes when they grow older, and this blog is a perfect way of keeping them all in one place. So without further ado, here’s our new favorite Marshmallow recipe.…

Almond Butter Buckeyes.

Tis the season for warm beverages + satisfying treats. Although I try to keep my Holiday indulgences to a minimum, these are still a traditional staple… not to mention they’re gluten free + delicious. Almond Butter Buckaroos : 1/2 cup almond butter 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 2 TBSP + 1 TSP coconut flour 2 TBSP arrowroot powder 1 TSP pure vanilla extract 4-5 oz of organic, fair-trade dark chocolate. In a bowl, mix almond butter, maple syrup, coconut flour, arrowroot powder, and vanilla extract. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, then using a spoon, create 1 inch round…

Orange + Cranberry Garland.

After deciding I was done with those SIX Rubbermaid’s crammed full of Christmas stuff, we began a different kind of Christmas decorating by using natural items only. I purchased a large bag of Cranberries at Costco for $3 – and four oranges at the local supermarket. Together, my children and I, created a new family tradition in which no one cried about. Here’s how to make your own Orange + Cranberry Garland. You’ll Need: 1 large bag of fresh cranberries. 4 oranges. string. a large embroidery or cross stitch needle. Directions: Pre-heat your oven to the lowest setting, ours was 175 degrees. Slice…

Zucchini Yogurt Multigrain Muffins.

Fall is quickly approaching in our neck of the woods. It almost seems as soon as the time hits September 1st, the weather follows suit. Colder nights, crisper mornings, and the occasional frost making its appearance in the forecast. Of course this triggers all the feelings for my favorite season, and the autumn (attempt at) baking that comes with. Yesterday while the girls were napping I made these delicious Zucchini Yogurt Multigrain Muffins. Anyone who knows me knows baking isn’t my strong suit, but these muffins are literally no-fail. Not to mention they include wholesome ingredients, and no refined sugar!…