Recipes

Vegan Creamy Ranch Quinoa Salad Recipe

Did you have a good weekend? Kevin and I had initially planned to go to Calaway Park, but it ended up raining all weekend so we decided to stay home and organize the house! Sounds much better than going to a theme park, right? *rolls eyes* It’s amazing how much stuff a person can accumulate over the years, isn’t it? I ...

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Gluten-Free Cheddar Cheese Crackers Recipe with Video

Since I have this brand new bag of blanched almond flour that Honeyville sent me burning a hole in my pantry, I decided to try one of the savory recipes from Elana Amsterdam’s book. My kids love Cheddar Bunnies and Goldfish snack crackers, so I made these cheddar cheese crackers, hoping they’d be something we could all enjoy. I’d never attempted homemade crackers before, and I was ...

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Chocolate Sorbet Recipe: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free

  I get given boxes of chocolates by my mother-in-law occasionally, but they always have wheat in.  Added to that the amount of dairy in chocolates is enough to cause me trouble.  I used to squeeze all the chocolates in a mixed box to find the ones that were firm (fortunately husband loves soft-centred chocolates) but mostly now I have ...

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Gluten-Free Asian Pot Sticker Recipe

I just want you to know that I don’t know and don’t claim to know how to cook everything. Some things I’m not interested in and some things…well, intimidate even me. I suppose the biggest factor in trying something new is giving myself enough time to fiddle with it and being able to live if it’s not 100% successful. I’ve ...

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Brownies with a Hint of Matcha!

Brownies, no doubt due to their high chocolate content, are generally loved by everyone. What is it about chocolate? Is it the ensuing relaxation from its high magnesium content, or just the mere addictive qualities attributed to chocolate? Probably, all of the above. The creative ways of using chocolate are endless. There are also a hundred different ways of making ...

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Gluten Free and Dairy Free Caesar Salad Dressing with Croutons Recipe

Running out of gluten-free and dairy-free lunch ideas for your kids lunchboxes for school or summer camp? This can be a particular challenge when most traditional options revolve around bread and cheese. Of course you can always use gluten-free bread to make the traditional turkey or peanut butter and jelly, but why not think outside the standard lunch box fare ...

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Gluten Free Recipe: Old Fashioned Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who doesn’t dream of a really good old-fashioned chocolate chip cookie? The kind you used to make when you were a kid? This is a very easy and quite tasty recipe from Chef Sunshine Best of Your Safe Kitchen in Chicago, IL. Chef Sunshine presented this recipe at the 2008 Gluten Free Cooking Expo and it was loved by all. ...

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Truffle Cookie Recipe

  What makes these gluten-free cookies so good? They are moist and delicious and taste like brownies! But what really sets this recipe apart is the small amount of flour, sugar and butter called for, especially compared to most cookie recipes. Based on a recipe for “Chocolate Truffle Cookies with Sea Salt” from Ghirardelli Chocolates, our recipe calls for a healthy ...

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Chocolate and Pomegranate Mousse Recipe

You can either serve this heated as a vegan chocolate fondue (minus the pomegranate) or chilled and made into a velvety mousse. By adding 1 Tbsp nut butter for every 1 Tbsp chocolate mousse, it also makes a great alternative to store bought chocolate/nut butter!

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