Melissa Belanger

Melissa is a traveling hockey wife, mom and full time blogger, currently living in France. She is the author of the food blog A Teaspoon of Happiness and personal blog Love in a Suitcase. When she’s not developing recipes in the kitchen, she spends her days searching for the best French cuisine her town has to offer, cheering on her husband’s hockey team and enjoying life as a new mom.

Dairy Free: Garlic Naan Bread

Without the typical butter or yogurt that is often seen in naan preparations, this garlic naan bread with satisfy your carb cravings without lacking in flavor or the usual soft texture.


Dairy-Free Lemon Pound Cake

This dairy free pound cake with lemon juice is sure to fool you. It’s dense, sweet and just as “buttery” as the real thing. Top it with fresh berries and coconut whipped cream for a perfect summer dessert.


The Ultimate Dairy Free Cookies

Baking without butter can be hard. Check out these cookies that taste buttery and delicious, but contain no dairy in the dough or chocolate chips.


Chocolate Rocky Road Cookies

Grab your favorite brownie recipe, add some flour, nuts, marshmallows, and chocolate chips and you have the perfect rocky road cookie.


Caprese Quinoa Salad

This Caprese Quinoa Salad is sporting fresh, flavorful, and healthy ingredients like quinoa, mozzarella cheese, fresh basil, and a balsamic reduction.