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Jan 252018
Red Lentil Stew with Ground Beef & Cabbage

  As you may have gathered, I am a big fan of stews. As soon as that weather turns chilly, I am busting out my big pot and away we go. I like stews because they are warm and crazy easy. That whole celery, garlic, roots, and meat mix is always the base and you can add just about anything for a twist. Lately, I am trying to get back ….

Jan 152018
Home Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Fresh Chives

My son Lucky is obsessed with sweet potatoes. Often times, a sweet potato and green beans is all he wants, morning, noon, and night. Home Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Fresh Chives 2 medium-large orange sweet potatoes 1 teaspoon olive oil fresh chives, chopped Salt & ground black pepper to taste Slice your potatoes into 1/4 inch discs and slice discs into sticks for fries. Lay them out across a ….

Dec 142017
Chocolate Cookies for the Holidays: Kris Kringle Kisses

Is it that time of year? Are you the baking type? The holidays might fill you with excitement or dread depending on what brings you joy I suppose. If you are not the joyful baker type, don’t worry, these cookies are easy and always a crowd pleaser. Kris Kringle Kisses 1 cup all-purpose flour or white whole wheat flour. (Gluten free alternative: one cup gluten free flour plus 1/2 teaspoon ….

Dec 052017
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Cookies with Immaculate Baking

*Sponsored by The Immaculate Baking Company. There’s a whole lot o’ baking going on! Are you tired of my song puns? I have a tendency to turn on the radio in our kitchen and dance like a goofball while cooking and cleaning. My kids are young enough to laugh and join in, but I’m guessing my days are very numbered in that regard. There have already been one or two ….

Nov 162017
Cranberry Tequila Sunset

All right, I kinda sorta promised a cocktail recipe on my cranberry sauce post. I think. Remember back in college when we all tried a drink for the first time and usually ordered horrible fruity stuff to cover the taste a cheap rail liquor? Well, this will be like that because it is a tequila sunrise, except it will be awesome because it is made with GOOD tequila and NO ….

Nov 122017
Gluten Free Cranberry Muffins

Cranberry recipe season! Yay! Today I am sharing a gluten free muffin recipe I created last year to use up some of my cranberry sauce. These muffins have a chewy and bouncy texture due to replacing the gluten with gelatin. If you wish to remove the gelatin for vegetarian purposes, you might achieve the same texture with gluccomannan. Gluten Free Cranberry Muffins 1.5 cup stewed cranberries 1/3 cup brown sugar ….

Nov 082017
Cranberries Stewed with Orange Essence

November tends to have theme. Turkey, potatoes, pumpkin pie, and cranberries! When we go to my mother’s house, we will often have that can no one can ever forget: the cranberry pectin cylinder that looks like Jello. What can I say? Grandma requests it. However, at home i like to buy fresh cranberries and try something a little more…..attractive. I created this cranberry sauce and use it in several desserts ….

Oct 162017
Pumpkin Recipes: Seven Ways to Enjoy Pumpkin This Fall

Sure, decorate your home and stoop with everyone’s favorite orange squash. Enjoy a pumpkin latte too. But, none of it compares to making some pumpkin-y treats that will win over family and friends. Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie     Soft & Chewy Gluten Free Pumpkin Cookies     Dark & Chewy Pumpkin Molasses Cookies     Chocolate Chocolate Pumpkin Brownie Cookies with Cinnamon & Sprinkles     Gluten Free Pumpkin ….

Oct 092017
Soft & Chewy Gluten Free Pumpkin Cookies

IT IS PUMPKIN SEASON. Yeah, that needed all caps. Pumpkin spice everything!!! I am actually not an all-the-pumpkin-spice kinda person. I do like pumpkin though. I made up some gluten free pumpkin cookies this week and made some into ice cream sandwiches, which are pretty damn fine. Give em’ a try! Soft & Chewy Gluten Free Pumpkin Cookies Preheat oven to 375°F Ingredients 2½ cups gluten free flour 1 /2 ….