• Strawberry Rhubarb Shortbread Squares - dairy free and gluten free!

    Strawberry Rhubarb Shortbread Squares – Dairy Free and Gluten Free

    Last year I decided to mix two recipes I found online to create these delicious Strawberry Rhubarb Shortbread Squares. I took the shortbread portion of the recipe from here and the strawberry rhubarb portion from here and greatness ensued. I recently made the recipe again and realized I really needed to write the recipe out the way I make it because it is incredibly confusing to flip back and forth between two recipes.     The original shortbread recipe was using gluten all-purpose flour but I’ve been using our gluten free all-purpose flour to make it and it turns out divine, so you can make it either way depending what…

  • Frozen Hot Chocolate that tastes just like Wendy's Style Frosty and is dairy free!

    Frozen Hot Chocolate aka Wendy’s Frosty Knock Off – Dairy Free!

    On hot summer days, or unusually warm spring days, we like to cool down with this super simple frozen hot chocolate. You can call it frozen hot chocolate or you can call it a Wendy’s Frosty knock off, both would be accurate. (I would call it a Frosty but both my kids are lactose intolerant and have no idea what a Frosty is.) No matter what you call it it’s delicious and it’s our summer go to.     So far this spring we’ve been doing a decent amount of work in our yard. We added a playhouse for the kids, one they can use for years instead of growing…