Sugar Free Vanilla Macaroons Recipe - Allergy Free Alaska

Sugar Free Vanilla Macaroons

This summer I set a personal goal to exercise and get healthier since, as of lately, exercise has essentially been nonexistent in my life. Not only would I love to trim down a bit, but I wish to eliminate some of the pressure on my knees, ankles, and feet. My arthritis is very active in all… 

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Paleo Double Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe - Allergy Free Alaska

Paleo Double Chocolate Mint Cookies

Rich chocolate meets peppermint for the ultimate Paleo indulgence!  I originally developed this recipe for Paleo Double Chocolate Mint Cookies about 2 years ago. Between my SIL and I, we’ve made them numerous times for get togethers, birthdays, camping trips, and various holidays. We’ve stuffed them with homemade marshmallows, and even used them for Paleo… 

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Butter Pecan Ice Cream Vegan and Paleo- Allergy Free Alaska

Vegan & Paleo “Butter” Pecan Ice Cream

I have such a treat for you today! Fresh chopped pecans toasted golden in “butter,” combined with rich and sweet dairy-free vanilla ice cream. Yep, that can only mean one thing: I made Vegan & Paleo “Butter” Pecan Ice Cream. I promise you, this recipe is going to make you want to forget your dinner… 

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Vegan Paleo Fudge Tracks Ice Cream - Allergy Free Alaska

Vegan & Paleo Fudge Tracks Ice Cream

Creamy vanilla ice cream + rich & decadent hot fudge sauce + chopped almonds = pure bliss.  Seriously. You just can’t go wrong with vanilla and chocolate.  I’m very much an emotional eater; I’ve always been one, although I’ve curved it a lot over the last several years (or attempted to). Some days though, despite… 

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Cookbook Review & Giveaway: Bare Root Sweets

I’m totally guilty of stalking pictures of food online. I was on Foodgawker one night doing just that – drooling over the beautiful recipes and food photography when I kept stumbling upon one gluten free & Paleo website in particular: Bare Root, authored by the incredibly sweet and talented Angela Gallardo. I was instantly blown… 

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Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Maple Pumpkin Pie - Allergy Free Alaska

Gluten & Dairy Free Maple Pumpkin Pie

The first Thanksgiving that I was gluten, dairy, and refined sugar free was interesting. It wasn’t bad by any means, just different. I was going through a time of transition, an adjustment period in my diet, and I had to learn how to make my favorite recipes differently. It was actually my sister in law… 

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Paleo Animal Crackers

I loved animal crackers as a child. My mom would frequently buy them for me as a treat. I would play with them, bite a head off, play with them some more, dismember a bear… It sounds much more gruesome than it is, BUT admit it – you did it too! I wanted my children to… 

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Low Glycemic Sweeteners with Ricki Heller and my review of Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free

I’ve been blessed to meet some incredible food writers over the last few years, one of which is the amazing Ricki Heller ( Ricki is a master gluten free and vegan cook, who also specializes in sugar-free (low-glycemic) and allergen friendly treats. Her new cookbook, Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free arrived on my doorstep just days… 

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Dairy Free Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer (Vegan/No Sugar Added)

I normally don’t take creamer in my coffee. Well, at least not anymore. I used to. Up until I changed my diet and couldn’t find the right sort of dairy free creamer substitute. I tried everything from dairy free coffee creamers to canned coconut milk to any and every dairy free milk under the sun…. 

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No Sugar Added Cherry Vanilla Italian Soda - Allergy Free Alaska

Cherry Vanilla Italian Soda (No sugar added)

Alaska has had a record-setting hot summer; it’s been ahhh-mazing. This Alaskan girl’s arms aren’t halibut-belly-white anymore, they are actually kind of tan. In fact, they are the tannest they have ever been! My ice cream maker is broken (I just ordered a replacement piece), so we’ve been enjoying popsicles, sugar free lemonade, and Cherry… 

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