Easy To Make Crock Pot Soup

If you’re from the midwest you know how awfully cold the weather has been lately. Purdue even cancelled classes for 1 day (that has only happened 12 times since 1977!)! Well since I was home all day, I decided to make a soup in the crock pot.

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Nutrition: Using Spices in Cooking

I’ve had a request about how to use spices to season foods/ to make healthy foods more tasteful. I thought this was a great idea and thought I’d share my tips! I feel like when I cook I use at least 3 spices at all times! Parsley Parsley is a spice I use all.the.time. I…

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Gluten Free Angel Food Cake: Aldi Live GFree Product Review

I enjoy baking, although I usually don’t bake desserts from scratch/homemade. I want to share more cooking and recipes on the blog so hopefully I’ll be able to experiment with some homemade goodies πŸ™‚ But for now, I’m sharing Aldi’s Live GFree Angel Food Cake mix. My family shops at Aldi quite a bit because most all…

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Ciara friendly burrito bowl

  Happy Saturday everyone! I’ve been wanting to incorporate more recipes on the blog and couldn’t wait to share this one with you all. This past year, I’ve really had to learn how to cook and make foods that are ok for me to eat. Not only am I gluten and lactose intolerant, but I…

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Chocolate Chip Marshmallow/Smore’s Cupcakes: Gluten & Dairy Free

I’ve discovered that I enjoy baking. So today, I felt like experimenting and wanted to attempt some smore’s cupcakes. Also, mom got me the most adorable apron and I had to put it to good use πŸ˜‰ The cupcakes didn’t turn out exactly how I was thinking, but you never know until you try! We…

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Green Tea Cupcakes: Gluten & Dairy Free

Last semester in my food science lab, we had to come up with a functional food. A functional food is modified to improve health by providing benefits beyond the traditional nutrients. We had to choose a food that improved either Arthritis or Heart Disease. I decided to do my project over Arthritis and chose green…

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“Ciara friendly” Pizza

Happy Monday everyone! This past week I was able to make a pizza I could eat. I had been craving one, and since being diagnosed with this new stomach issue, I knew it might be a challenge. But, it actually turned out easier than I thought! The pizza I made is gluten-free, lactose-free, and gastric…

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