Category Archives: Food

Easiest Hot Chocolate EVER

Easiest Hot Chocolate EVER

Happy Valentine’s Day to All! Doesn’t LOVE make the world a better place? Ok, I know this day is a Hallmark holiday fest filled with over priced cards, stuffed animals and copious amounts of candy, BUT it’s also a day in which we can slow down, in fact stop, and say I LOVE YOU! We…Continue Reading

Ranch Dressing for the New Year

Ranch Dressing for the New Year

So we have all had our fill of cookies, candies, and other naughty holiday dishes and we’re all ready for a fresh healthy start, right? It’s a brand new year, let’s start it off right by bringing those salads and veggies back to your plate in a big way with:  Ranch. Dressing. It’s a glorious…Continue Reading

Cheesy Potato Soup

Cheesy Potato Soup

Winter is here, cold, chapped, cracking, super happy fun time. No really I love winter, it’s such a refreshing change, beautiful to see all of nature go to sleep for a little while, to come back more beautiful than ever in the spring. Winter brings many great things with it, most importantly the excuse to…Continue Reading

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies – GFCF !

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies – GFCF !

A Short Dissertation on How Chocolate is Essential to Life & GFCF Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies In this post I plan to outline how important chocolate is to my daily survival. I am a mother, I am exhausted, cookies are good, these cookies have chocolate in them, chocolate is delicious, chocolate helps our brain to…Continue Reading

Iced Pumpkin Walnut Cookies

Iced Pumpkin Walnut Cookies

I Heart Fall and it’s Iced Walnut Pumpkin Cookies! I think it’s about time we start rolling out the cookie recipes and forgetting those extra pounds we wanted to lose for the summer that is long past, whaddya say? That’s what I thought, so pull out the sweatpants, crank up the oven and here goes…Continue Reading

Oh My! Peanut Butter Pie

Oh My! Peanut Butter Pie

Oh. My. One day, pretty far into what I would consider my ‘adult life’, I realized, “Whatever happened to the Peanut Butter Pie?!” I grew up in the South where this is a common place dessert, but I had later moved up North where seemingly it was nowhere to be found so thus I had…Continue Reading

GFCF Pizza

GFCF Pizza

When I think back on the day when I began this journey into gluten free baking….and those awful pizza dough recipes, inedible creations…ok eeww. Along the way I did manage to find a GF pizza crust mix that saved my life, but I didn’t want to have to rely on a packaged mix because imagine…Continue Reading

Bird’s Southwest Migas

Bird’s Southwest Migas

Southwest Migas I say southwest because traditionally migas are a Spanish dish originating in Spain and Portugal that is completely different than the version shown here, and there is your history lesson for today. Southwest migas are really just like if enchiladas and eggs came together and had a little baby, minus the red sauce.…Continue Reading

Bird’s Salsa Recipe

Bird’s Salsa Recipe

Contributed by Meredith Myers Salsa is that wonderful condiment that so many of us have grown to love, yet many still settle for that jar of gnarly that is labeled ‘salsa’ that resides on the shelf at the grocery store. No folks, that is NOT salsa and once you’ve made my version, you will agree…Continue Reading

GFCF Chocolate Granola

GFCF Chocolate Granola

Contributed by Meredith Myers GFCF Chocolate Granola, it needed to be done So I asked myself one day, “Why don’t I make granola, ever?” I’ve never really tried, everyone boasts about it being easy and all that. So I went trolling around the internet reading, taking notes to develop my own granola with all the…Continue Reading

Bird’s Chicken Salad Un-Recipe

Bird’s Chicken Salad Un-Recipe

Hey y’all! I’m Bird and this is my very first post here at Special Happens, YAY. I’m so glad to have been invited by Gina to be a part of this awesome soirée that she has brought together, let’s all give her a big hand. She has graciously created this site as a wonderful resource…Continue Reading