Healthy Living Market Coupon Matchups!

Healthy Living Market Coupon Matchups

You know how much we love Healthy Living Market, but we also love saving money!  Thank goodness for some awesome coupon mama’s like Erin from  She’s put together a Coupon Matchup post for the sale items at Healthy Living Market!  These great deals end on April 29 2014 so get there soon and SAVE!   Grocery Cholula Hot Sauce – $2.50, use $0.75 off 3 Avocados and 1 Cholula Hot Sauce = $1.75 + avocados Happy Baby OG Puffs – $3.29, {Read More}

My Top Ten Must-Have Items at Healthy Living Market!

10 Must Have Items at Healthy Living Market

I’ve adored shopping at Healthy Living Market in Saratoga Springs since the day they opened their doors.  I probably make a weekly trip there, sometimes to pick up a few quick items, and other times to do some major shopping.  I eat a fairly healthy diet; paleo about 80% of the time with a little added grain like quinoa and brown rice and a cheat now and then with some really great cheese (and chocolate!).  The rest of my family…. {Read More}

Gluten Free Mom’s Review of Good Morning Cafe

Review of Good Morning Cafe

Robin Morgan is a great ‘mama’ friend, and my go-to gal for all things food and nutrition.  Robin has been living gluten free for over a decade  and is the co-creator of  One of our most favorite breakfast spots locally is the Good Morning Cafe in Ballston Spa.  Here’s why… To me, a good morning is successfully getting myself dressed, my son to school on time and remembering to turn off the stovetop.  However, I consider it a GREAT morning {Read More}

Sweet Potato Quinoa Chili

Sweet Potato Quinoa Chili

Warm up with this delicious and hearty sweet potato quinoa chili!  Not only is this recipe really easy, it tastes great and was a dish my whole family enjoyed.  Quinoa is an excellent source of protein and fiber.  I used red quinoa in this recipe, but use whatever you have!  As far as rinsing goes, it is a good practice to rinse your quinoa first to rid it of its natural bitter coating of saponins.  Enjoy! Sweet Potato Quinoa Chili Prep time: {Read More}

If Your Child Has a Peanut Allergy You Should Read This If Your Child Does Not, You Should Read This Too!

Peanut Allergy and Kids

I have had a few friends call me to check about treats to serve at parties or in their child’s classrooms.  I thought this would be a good post to share as a reminder for how careful we must be to ensure the safety of all children when it comes to food allergies! Recently there was a tragic incident involving a young girl and a homemade rice krispies treat; it resulted in her death. Shocking, confusing, heartbreaking, and for parents {Read More}

Veterans Day Deals, Discounts and Specials for 2013


Being raised in a Military family I have seen & felt first hand the hardships that military families endure. It is of GREAT pleasure to say, THANK YOU for your service!! Each year businesses honor Veterans and Service members by offering Veterans Day deals and discounts on goods, services, and dining. Discounts Home Depot  – Offers a 10 percent discount to all Veterans during Veterans Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day. Home Depot offers the 10 percent discount year round to for active {Read More}

10 Fun and Easy Halloween Treats

10 Easy Halloween Treats

 Are you having a Halloween Party or just want to make a special Halloween treat for your kids? We’ve gathered some fun and spooky Halloween recipes! _ Gooey Monster Eyes from Lil’Luna Halloween Chex Mix from Betty Crocker Halloween Pretzel Bites from The Sisters Cafe BOOnanas in the Graveyard from Mind Body Green Pizza Mummies from Thrifty Jinxy Dirt Cupcakes from Created By Diane Ghost Meringue Cookies from Madame Deals Spooky Oreo Halloween Cookies from Sweet Rose Studio Bat Bite Snacks from {Read More}

Village Sweet Shoppe Halloween Workshop!

Halloween Workshop Slider

We’ve always been fans of the Village Sweet Shoppe in Ballston Spa.  They have amazing chocolates and treats and a charming shop in downtown BSpa.  For Halloween this year, the shop is offering a series of workshops where kids of all ages can come in and make some festive treats to take home!  We attended the workshop this past Wednesday and loved it. Robby and Angie were guided step-by-step through the process helping to pour, dip, and decorate all along {Read More}

Fall Pumpkin Recipes


Are you in the fall spirit and want to try some new pumpkin treats? We’ve gathered some festive pumpkin recipes, including some terrific allergy free options! _ Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cookies Pumpkin Swirl Brownies Roasted Pumpkin Apple Soup  Pumpkin  Butter  Pumpkin Pie Croissants Pumpkin Spice Pancakes The Easiest Pumpkin Muffins Ever  Sweet Roasted Pumpkin Seeds  Pumpkin Streusel Pie  Pumpkin Granola  Allergy Free Pumpkin Recipes Grain Free Pumpkin Bread (Gluten and Dairy Free) Dairy Free Pumpkin French Toast Pumpkin Custard (Gluten {Read More}

Fall Apple Recipes


Have you gone apple picking and now have more apples than you know what to do with? We’ve gathered some great apple recipes for you to try out, including some allergy free ones!   _ Caramel Apple Cupcakes Apple Walnut Pull Apart Bread  Fried Apple Rings Double Apple Walnut Bread Crockpot Applesauce  Super Simple Caramel Apples  Apple Snickers Cake (Scroll to bottom for recipe) Apple Chips  Curried Pumpkin-Apple Soup Oatmeal Apple Cookies Allergy Free Apple Recipes Rustic Apple Pie (Gluten, {Read More}