The Best Crockpot Lasagna

Creamy, cheesy, and flavorful, this Crock Pot Lasagna is the best thing I have ever made by accident. “What had happened was…” I was attempting to follow this one recipe for gluten free lasagna (mind you, it was not dairy free, but I aimed to change that). The Whole Foods did not, however, have dairy… Continue reading The Best Crockpot Lasagna

Health & Beauty

3 Ingredient DIY Deodorant

There are many surprising hazards to using generic deodorant found in stores. The ingredients and chemicals they put into our health products these days are absolutely baffling. For instance, aluminum has been found in antiperspirants to make you stop sweating completely. That just doesn’t sound human. *HEALTH TIP* When your body becomes heated, our pores naturally expand, allowing whatever… Continue reading 3 Ingredient DIY Deodorant


Fresh Summer Corn Salad

Colorful, crisp, and completely dairy and gluten free, this summer delight is one hell of a crowd pleaser. It’s corn season! I’m sure we are all thankful for that. The corn from the cob in this recipe is perfectly sweet and flavorful. You best make this soon before summer is over! Getcha some cobs! HEALTH… Continue reading Fresh Summer Corn Salad


The Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

I wanted to do a small post today about these unforgettable gluten and dairy free Oatmeal Raisin Cookies. Made by Alyssa’s Bakery, I impulsively bought these from a gelato shop called Paciugo in Houston. FYI, Paciugo has amazingly delicious soy based or water based dairy free sorbet. My favorite flavors are the Soy Panna Cotta (wedding cake),… Continue reading The Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Health & Beauty

How to Order Gluten and Dairy Free at a Restaurant

Ever go to a restaurant and struggle to explain to the server that you need everything gluten and dairy free? I know exactly how you feel. Except for a select few, restaurants are wonderfully grand at making me feel like my food intolerance is a devastating symptom of being a different species. I have even gotten the reaction: “what is… Continue reading How to Order Gluten and Dairy Free at a Restaurant


Affordable Fitness Fashion for Summer

Who says you can’t be fashionable while you sweat? I am super excited to write this post today because I get to show you where all these cute & comfy pieces came from! And, we just had a ton of fun taking all these pictures, so here we go! To start, I know I am NOT the… Continue reading Affordable Fitness Fashion for Summer

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The Best Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

This is one of the Murphy Family’s traditional Italian meals. Being gluten and dairy intolerant considerably limits your ability to eat out at Italian restaurants. Obviously, the heavy breads, pastas, and cheese is usually the pillars of all the items on the menu. Of course, “gluten-free” probably doesn’t even cross their minds – as much as… Continue reading The Best Homemade Spaghetti Sauce


Dress to Impress with Little Effort

It is important to choose the clothes that accentuate your best features. Yes, everyone has them -including you! Be it your eyes, legs, or waist line, we are all beautiful in our own ways. It is up to us to take proper care of those amazing qualities and show them off! For instance, I have always opted… Continue reading Dress to Impress with Little Effort


The Best Ever Banana Bread

Moist, flavorful, sweet, and delicious, this banana bread knocks my socks off. And had similar effects on all those who have tried it. Bob’s Red Mill gluten free flour is one of my favorites to use when baking. It is perfectly formulated for baked foods with awesome taste and texture – no additional specialty ingredients… Continue reading The Best Ever Banana Bread


The Best Gluten & Dairy Free Creamy Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am not kidding when I say this: these were the best dairy & gluten free cookies I have had yet. They are creamy and just the right amount of gooey. NO crumbly texture or cardboard taste! I was very impressed. What is the secret ingredient? CREAM CHEESE! Dairy free cream cheese, of course. Adapted… Continue reading The Best Gluten & Dairy Free Creamy Chocolate Chip Cookies