Apple Sweet Potato Muffins

Last week we made a batch of apple sweet potato muffins with the leftover homemade applesauce. We love making muffins around here because they’re easy for the kids to help with and I can sneak lots of healthy things in to them! Gray likes sweet potatoes, but Aurora won’t even try them purely because they are orange (but she’ll eat a carrot, go figure)! So, I decided to play the sneaky chef and work some in to her diet in a more roundabout way.

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Homemade Pretzels

Pretzels are to Germany as rice is to China, so it was almost obligatory that we make a batch of our own last week! They were fantastic! Almost as good as those little twists of heaven that the mall shops sell. A&G had a lot of fun helping too, dumping ingredients, rolling the “snakes” not so much waiting for them to rise, but the eating of our carb-y treats more than made up for it I think! Here’s the recipe if you also want to partake in some delicious German culture with us. ๐Ÿ™‚
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Gluten Free Oatmeal M&M Cookies

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Rora loves to help me cook, and Grayson, well he loves to get messy and eat the raw ingredients while I cook, so I figured why not, let’s make some cookies! If you’ve been following along with our story, we’re currently homeless and staying with Jon’s parents while we move our entire lives overseas to Germany. My mother in law is gluten free and so we needed to pick a recipe that we could all enjoy. Continue reading