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Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Winter squash is such an easy and wonderful way to mix up your main dishes in the Fall and Winter months.

Dairy Free Pumpkin Dip

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Have you ever been to parties where that delicious pumpkin dip is served? Usually it’s a mixture of pumpkin and cool whip. Don’t get me wrong, it is fabulous. But, I’m not real keen on the whole cool whip scenario. What is that stuff¬†anyway?

Coconut Sugar Candied Pecans

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most of us know that nuts and seeds are a source of good fats. the kind that helps your cholesterol by destroying the bad cholesterol and increasing the good. but when i place walnuts and almonds and pecans in front of my children, they just stare at me. the novelty has worn off. they want […]

Sprouting Beans and Lentils

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Did your mom ever buy a plastic container of what looked like grass, when you were little? Mine did. It was a tiny tub of bean sprouts. And my mother would load sandwiches with those wirey¬†sprouts. Oddly enough, as a little one, I really liked sprouts. I’m betting your family will, too; especially if you […]

Salmon [or crab] Cakes – gluten and grain free

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until i was about 20 years old, my family had a cottage on a river near my hometown. so summers meant crabbing and fishing.

Gluten Free Granola Bars

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If I say the words chia seeds, sunflower seeds, walnuts, coconut oil, honey, flax

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Balls

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One of the things I love helping busy families with is getting ahead of the school-week grind.

Basic Gluten Free Granola

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I love this recipe. A friend of mine shared it with me several years ago, and it’s now my go-to granola recipe. It’s simple, basic and has become the granola recipe I use to then build upon. I store my homemade granola in an airtight container and keep it in the refrigerator. My children enjoy […]

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

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you know what’s good about making your own ice cream? everything, that’s what. it’s usually cheaper, tastier, and prettier. and for goodness’ sakes, you can actually SEE what is in the thing that you’re about to ingest. or better yet, what your children are about to ingest. if you are what you eat, then lately […]

coconut butter bars

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i’ve been trying to come up with a protein bar that my whole family will eat. mainly one that won’t fall apart and that doesn’t require some sort of syrup to hold it together. i like the Kind bars, but they have more sugar than i prefer. nothing i’ve used as a binder has held […]