Chickpea & Flax Seed Banana Loaf

  Banana loaf is a snack food that kids seem to gravitate to. My kids sure do. And its the kind of treat that, as a mom, I didn’t have a problem making for them, or ordering for them when we were out… that is, until we started eating gluten-free. I tried to recreate my original recipe, experimenting with many different […]

Sunflower Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here is a kid and classroom friendly treat that is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. The sunflower seed butter paired with chocolate chips creates a chewy, rich-tasting cookie. I have made these with both peanut butter and sunflower seed butter, and I could hardly taste a difference. These are the perfect cookies to pack for […]

Unbaked Cranberry Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

I’ve been experimenting with granola bars for a while now, and my kids haven’t necessarily appreciated my efforts. Various recipes have resulted in granola bars that are too crumbly, or not sweet enough, or oddly textured, or basically flavorless . But after many mediocre batches under my belt, I found an old weight watcher’s recipe and played around with it until I got […]

24 Back-to-School Gluten Free Snack and Lunch Ideas

It’s September now… the beginnings of autumn. Our kids head back to school on Tuesday. It’s time for our little ones to adjust back to routines and left-brain thinking. And time for us parents to plan and help pack their lunches, It’s true that some kids are satisfied with the old standby of a sandwich and a piece of fruit; but […]