cauliflower cheesy bread | @kumquatblogdisclosure: i was gifted this book by the author and asked to review. all opinions are my own. this post contains affiliate links.

i can NOT even believe it…

this tiny baby of mine will be a year old next month!!

i could have sworn i birthed her last week, but she is now -this- close to walking, already saying her first words, and eating food like a house afire. this girl loves her food. Read More +

{grain-free} orange almond cardamom loaf cake | @kumquatblog

we are full swing into the joys of summer.

last week we were blessed to spend the whole week in the turks & caicos with my entire family. 12 of us in all. my sweet parents treated my sister’s family and mine with a giant house on the beach to celebrate my pops’ 70th birthday! it was a wonderful time together with lots of cousin fun in the pool and sunshine to tan our bodies. it only went by too fast. Read More +

grain free double walnut nectarine galette | @kumquatblogdisclosure: i am submitting this recipe for a contest in which i am eligible to win a prize.

never have i ever…

before appreciated nuts so much. i love their nutrition profile and the diversity of their use.

i’ve gone a little kooky over the nut butter bowls i’ve posted here, but one of my original uses of nuts (other than popping them straight into my mouth) was as a gluten-free flour alternative. they are amazing for offering flavor, fat, protein, and structure while being completely gluten- and grain-free!

we’ve all heard of using almond flour for grain-free baking by now, right? well let’s think outside of the box (shell?) and consider some other delicious nuts… like walnuts. Read More +