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Snicker Doodle Bars – gf, df 

Snicker Doodle Bars

Main Part:

Cinnamon Sugar Mixture:

Combine cinnamon sugar mixture ingredients in a bowl, then sprinkle half on bottom of an 8×8 dish and set aside. In separate bowl combine main part ingredients, then pour over the half of the cinnamon sugar mixture in the 8×8.  Sprinkle remaining half cinnamon sugar mixture over the main part as topping. Place in freezer for at least 4 hours or overnight. Cut into squares and serve, store in refrigerator.


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Cheese(less) Crackers – gf, opt. df

cheeseless crackers 2

Cheese(less) Crackers



  • 1 egg
  • 1 TBS butter (use coconut oil for dairy free)
  • 2 TBS lemon juice

Preheat oven to 350. Combine dry ingredients together in a bowl.  In a separate bowl, whisk together wet ingredients then pour into the dry mix.  Stir until dough forms then roll out between two sheets of parchment paper until about 1/8 in. thick.  (Mine were a bit thicker) cut into squares and top by sprinkling some additional sea salt across the surface.  Bake 12-15 min, removing outer edges as they get done.  

cheeseless crackers

This recipe was given to me by someone who printed it from Whole New Mom, you can find the original post here


Homemade Natural Toothpaste

Yep, I made that plunge.  😉 Your’e Welcome.


  • 4 T Coconut Oil (I used organic, virgin)
  • 6 T Baking Soda
  • 1 packet Stevia Powder
  • 30-50 drops Peppermint Essential Oil (start low and add to your liking)

Mix all ingredients together.  Store in sealed container on your counter.  You can experiment with other flavors etc.  I have heard of people using other mint oils in place of the peppermint.  Make it your own.


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Lavender Vanilla Body Scrub

Sometimes you just want that scrubbed clean, soothing feeling of a good ‘ole body scrub.  Well have no fear, I will tell you how to make your own.

     Lavender Vanilla Body Scrub

  • 1 c sugar (I used Raw Cane Sugar)
  • 1/2 c coconut oil
  • 1/2 t pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 t Vitamin E oil
  • 15 drops Lavender essential oil

Mix all ingredients in a bowl.  Stores for 2+ months right on your countertop.  Mmmm Mmmm smelling it now is making me want to go jump in the tub!


After using my mixture, I decided I really wanted to change the consistency.  I added 3T of baking soda, and am liking it much better :