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Meatloaf (Sugar and Gluten Free)

Meatloaf (Sugar and Gluten Free)

I grew up loving my mom’s meatloaf and I wanted to make a version that was sugar and gluten free, and this is the delicious result.  Our kids love to chip in by mixing (okay mashing) all these ingredients together right in the loaf pan we cook in, […]

Insight: The Good Girl – Part 5

Insight: The Good Girl – Part 5

  This is the last post in the series The Good Girl, about my personal journey to freedom.  If you’d like to read the former posts in this series, Part 1 was about my younger years when fear and control began to take root in my […]

Insight: The Good Girl – Part 4

Insight: The Good Girl – Part 4

In Part 1 of my story, story I explained what my growing up years were like and how the seeds of fear and control were planted.  Then in Part 2 I talked about how depression took over for a season, and how I started to […]

Recipe: Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free & Sugar Free)

Recipe: Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free & Sugar Free)

This is one of my favorite recipes right now!  I love coconut and chocolate together and I played with this recipe until these were the perfect texture – not too dry which can happen with some coconut flour recipes. If you want to go totally […]

Parenting:  Baby Bonding

Parenting: Baby Bonding

I deeply appreciate the precious moments, hours and sometimes even weeks after the birth of a newborn that I get to experience as a grandmother and as a birth and postpartum doula. I have the privilege of witnessing miraculous moments of the invisible, undeniable bonds […]