Desserts

Gluten Free Pizzelle Recipe

For Christmas this year I received a Pizzelles maker.  I was beyond excited because I have wanted one of these for years.  Pizzelles are by far one of my favorite “cookies” in the world.  I can remember being little and my Grandma Lu would always make these for the holidays.

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Decorated Gluten-Free Sugar Cookie Recipe

Decorated gluten-free sugar cookies are fast and easy to make using a food processor to mix the cookie dough. You can use either amaranth flour or a combination of rice flours to prepare this recipe, both work well.The icing recipe was adapted from a recipe by Stephanie Gallagher, About.com Guide to Cooking for Kids, Sugar Cookie Icing Recipe.

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Surviving Game Day Gluten Free

Sunday is the big game day, Superbowl XLIX.  Many will be gathering with friends and family to see who this year’s Superbowl champion will be.  I am not a football fan, but I will most likely find  myself at a party on Sunday.  Since I am gluten free, I will need to be careful that I don’t eat anything that ...

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Gluten-Free Crumble Cake Recipe

Last weekend I made 6 sandwiches using Udi’s gluten-free whole grain bread for a picnic with friends. One of my friends mid-meal asked “CC, how are you eating this?!” When I explained the bread was gluten-free, she was shocked! Although there are a ton of great gluten-free options out there, sometimes I find myself craving something from back in my ...

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Strawberry Delight

This is one of our very favorite desserts. It meets all the criteria we look for in making a dessert. It is generally loved by young and old alike.  It doesn’t require baking, there are no gluten free flour ratios to balance out, no added sugar,  free of lengthy preparation and complicated steps, and most importantly so delicious. In our ...

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Gluten-free Recipe: Dairy-free Chocolate Cashew Cake (No Bake)

Dairy used to be my friend, but then we had to break up and it is the most difficult breakup I have ever had. Eliminating dairy/casein from a diet is more difficult than removing gluten because it is everywhere and it tastes really good. Of course the best way to go about eliminating dairy is to look for substitutes and ...

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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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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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