Gluten-Free Cookie Dough Ice Cream (Vegan)

Gluten Free Cookie Dough Ice Cream (vegan)

Learn how to make Homemade Gluten-Free Cookie Dough Ice Cream with organic coconut cream, maple syrup and bits of cookie dough in every bite. I have been making homemade ice cream for nearly a decade and mastered the art of creamy dairy-free ice cream in all sorts of flavors! I had a hankering for chocolate […]

How To Make Gelatin Gummies

How to make gelatin gummies

Gelatin gummies are a wonderful source of gut-healing protein and amino acids while making a great portable snack for both kids and adults. It’s hard to find a snack that fits the bill: protein and mineral-rich, travels well, tasty, filling, and made affordably and quickly at home. Gelatin Gummies are IT. I started making these […]

How To Create a Non-Toxic Home

non-toxic home

Swapping out your conventional home and personal care products can feel like a chore. Let me help you take a load off with my Healthy Home Swaps guide. All of these products have been screened for safety and tested in my home. By making the switch to safer products, you will save your family thousands […]

Best Non-Toxic Kids Dinnerware and Drinkware

Non-Toxic Kids Dinnerware and Drinkware

What we feed our kids impacts their health. But did you know what we feed our kids in, on and out does too? This is your guide for the best Non-Toxic Kids Dinnerware and Drinkware: Cups, Bowls and Plates for babies, toddlers and kids. Here’s the thing: we can feed our kids the best organic […]

Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meat Sauce

Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meat Sauce

Weeknight dinner couldn’t be easier than this Instant Pot Spaghetti with Meat Sauce! You’ll simply brown the ground beef in the Instant Pot and toss in spaghetti, sauce, broth, tomato paste and a little coconut milk to keep it dairy-free but creamy.   I recently made an Instant Pot Lasagna that my whole family enjoyed. […]

Daily Harvest Review & The Best Flavors

Daily Harvest Review

Want to try Daily Harvest? Use code ALAENA for up to $40 off. I’m sharing my favorite flavors below!     I have been getting monthly and sometimes biweekly Daily Harvest boxes for almost three years now. I started outsourcing some of my cooking when I was pregnant with my second daughter and in the […]

Oven Fried Chicken (Gluten Free, Paleo)

Oven Fried Chicken Grain Free

This easy oven fried chicken uses just three ingredients and is grain-free, gluten-free, paleo and free of harmful vegetable oils. How do you make oven fried chicken without oil? Making golden and crispy oven fried chicken without any oil is possible! This recipe uses just three ingredients: chicken thighs, garlic plantain chips (my recommended sustainable […]

How To and Benefits of Facial Cupping

The Benefits of Facial Cupping are plentiful. Let’s discuss them and how to incorporate this at-home practice into your skincare routine. Facial cupping is a form of the popular Traditional Chinese Medicine body cupping practice. Trained practitioners will perform body cupping in areas of stagnant energy, pain and inflammation using larger, firmer glass or silicone […]

Top 10 Favorite Beautycounter Products

If you’re brand new to Beautycounter or have just dipped your toes in, I’ve got some ‘splaining to do about the 10 products you won’t find me without lately. I’m sure I could make this my Top 20 Products because Beautycounter addict… I mean advocate, but here’s a great place to get started! USE CODE […]