Recipes

Lavender Blueberry Pancakes. Gluten-free and Vegan.

All right, I have a pretty big confession to make.I steal lavender.By that I mean, when I head out on my daily walks, my hand might ever-so-slightly slip onto a neighbor’s lavender plant and give a little tug. If some buds end up in my hand then I just figure it was fate and move along to the next yard.D doesn’t approve, ...

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Simple and Delicious Blueberry Banana Parfait

One thing that I have really enjoyed this past summer is making breakfast parfaits.I do not know what it is, but they are just light on the system and they kinda trip the body into thinking that it’s getting a sugary treat so you don’t crave sugar all day (YAY!)This parfait is sweet, HEALTHY, and satisfying!

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Are You Eating A Low Fiber Gluten-Free Diet?

Did you know that eating a low fiber diet puts you at an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease — including heart attack and stroke, obesity and even colon cancer? Obviously getting enough fiber in our diets is extremely important for our long term health. Gluten-free diets don’t have to be low fiber diets but if you’re eating ...

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Recipe: Gluten-free Brookies from McCormick

  Do you know what a brookie is? I didn’t before I received a recipe from McCormick. A brookie is a combination of brownie batter and cookie dough, which creates a half chocolate chip and half brownie cookie, or the best of both worlds. I don’t usually post recipes, but when I find one that ‘speaks’ to me like this one, then I ...

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Tropical Chia Seed Pudding Recipe {Mango, Banana, Coconut}

Let’s be real for a minute. I bet that when you hear “pudding” you really hear “Snack Pack.” It’s ok, me too. No shame in that. As kids, we didn’t know any difference. If you were lucky enough, those glorious little snackies appeared in our lunch bags, day after day, and were the most coveted item in the cafeteria, well, ...

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Eastern Mediterranean Pizza Recipe

We actually made this recipe for the first time a couple of weeks ago, but it was late in the day and we lacked the necessary natural light to photograph it. This recipe intrigued us, since pita bread is not easily converted to gluten free, and admittedly, we have yet to make just pita bread using this recipe. Before singling ...

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Spiced Sweet-Potato Cake Recipe; Gluten and Dairy Free

This cake is soft and reminiscent of the filling in pumpkin pie.  Not surprising really, when it has mashed sweet potato as its main ingredient.To do ahead of timeCook sweet potatoes in the microwave (or oven if you have it running for something else) until they are soft.  Mine took about eight minutes – four small sweet potatoes. Leave to ...

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Vanilla Salted Caramel Ice Cream Recipe. Vegan and Gluten-free

Ahhh, ice cream. Even better: salty and sweet ice cream. The combination of salty and sweet is one of my favorites. I love taking a bite and not knowing exactly what it will taste like.Also, in case you were wondering, I use this Kitchenaid ice cream attachment for my stand mixer. It works great – during the summer, I keep the bowl frozen in ...

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