DIY Gluten Free Flour Blend // One Lovely Life

How to Make Your Own Gluten Free Flour Blend

One question I get along is which gluten free all-purpose flour I use. Having been eating this way for a year and a half now, we’ve tried quite a few. There are pros and cons to many of the common blends. Some are too “bean-y” because of the garbanzo bean flour (Bob’s Red Mill), some are… 

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Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

Five Fact Friday

Psst! Happy birthday to my dad! He hates attention, but loves me. If you know him, wish him a happy birthday. In a nonchalant sort of way. Or at least think it in his direction. 1. Best new game ever: Hide and Sheep. Michael taught a little lesson this week about Jesus and the lost… 

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup // One Lovely Life

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup (GF, DF, V, Paleo, Whole30)

We had lots of nice rain the last few days, and the universe was begging for soup. What’s a girl to do, but go with it? I don’t know what it is about soup, but Milo and Sophie haven’t been head-over-heels for most soups we’ve tried. I couldn’t quite figure it out, until I realized Milo… 

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps (GF + Paleo) // One Lovely Life

Chicken Lettuce Wraps (GF, DF, Paleo, Whole30)

I read the French Kids Eat Everything book last year. It was a great read–completely fascinating. There were a few things I just couldn’t fathom, like children eating beets and liver at school lunch. But most of it seemed really attainable and practical, like not giving up when your child doesn’t want to eat what… 

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five fact friday

1. On Tuesday the kids wanted a little treat after dinner. I pulled out a few little cookies–one for Sophie, one for Milo, and one for Michael (who wasn’t home yet). After eating her cookie, Sophie walked over to where Michael’s was waiting for him on the counter. I reminded her that that cookie was… 

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Quinoa Salad with Curry Maple Dressing // One Lovely Life

Quinoa Salad with Curry Maple Dressing (GF, DF, Vegan)

I’ve been really into streamlining my meal prep these days. I find that when I do a little bit of planning ahead of time I can eat well with little effort. Sometimes that means making a big pot of steel cut oats that I can top any way I please throughout the week. Sometimes that… 

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Plum Applesauce // One Lovely Life

Plum Applesauce (GF, DF, V, Paleo, Whole30)

A big huge congratulations to Emily H., who won the Blendtec giveaway! I really wish I could have sent one to all of you. The good news is that I have another fun giveaway scheduled at the end of the month. Stay tuned! Happy Labor Day, friends! It sort of hit me all at once… 

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Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Lfie

five fact friday

1. Therapy works. We’ve been asked by a few people if it’s just something “we could do ourselves” and  the answer is just plain and simple: no. We are blessed to work with some fantastic, dedicated, caring therapists who make sure to give us lots of tips, tricks, and activities to support and practice at… 

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