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Dairy Free Sweetened Condensed Milk

Dairy Free Sweetened Condensed Milk

I’ve been baking a lot and sometimes the baked goods from the original recipe calls for sweetened condensed milk.  Before now, I skipped over those recipes.  I refuse to feel deprived.  I researched what sweetened condensed milk is and thought about how to make my own dairy free sweetened condensed milk. Sweetened condensed milk is…

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Kombucha Adventure

Kombucha

I just had a drink of kombucha and it tasted nothing like what I expected.  It tasted wonderful, fizzy, pop like, full of flavour….it didn’t taste like the gross cloudy juice with what looks like mold growing in the bottom would taste like. Kombucha is growing in popularity.  It’s a huge trend.  The idea of…

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Dairy Free Fudgy Popsicles (Low Carb)

Dairy Free Fudgy Popsicles

Welcome to the new site!  The transition was expected to be smooth and effortless…. This is exactly the opposite of what it was!  Thank goodness I had my IT friend, Justin, around to help with all the problems.   A big thank you to Sofie of the blog, German Foodie, and the

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Grilled Asparagus

After an upsetting day at work I decided to do some retail therapy.  I went shopping at the local health food store.  Is it just me or are you also fascinated by the all new things at the health food store?  Now they sell kale chips!  Actual kale leaves baked or dehydrated (I’m not sure…

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Simple Salad Dressing

Simple Salad Dressing

I stopped eating Renee’s Mighty Caesar Salad Dressing with my spinach salads a few months ago.  I was left bewildered about what salad dressing to use that was dairy free.  My brother’s girlfriend shared with me her tasty balsamic dressing.  I don’t love balsamic dressing so it was a fill in until I could find…

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Pecan Pie Lara Bars

*This recipe was originally a guest post on Kristina’s blog, Whipped.  She asked me to guest post while she was away in New York City.  So head on over and check out the original article with my original (bad) photos.  You can find the article here. Are you craving pecan pie like me?  Here’s a way to…

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Strawberry Mousse with Coconut Whipped Cream and Fresh Strawberry Sauce (GF, DF, and V) – Guest Post by Kristina

Strawberry Mousse

Kristina is an amazing baker and her recipes capture creativity.  I love looking through her blog, Whipped, for dessert ideas.  All of this is accomplished by her while working on her degree.  Checkout her blog for her imaginative dessert concoctions!  Hi everyone! I am so excited to be guest posting today for Carol! Her website…

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Chocolate Avocado Mousse – Guest Post by Lauren

Chocolate Avocado Mousse

I’m proud to have Lauren from Part Time House Wife filling in for me today.  Lauren is a witty young married woman conquering the world of food blogging.  Her recipes are soooo delicious looking.  She covers everything on her blog from drinks, apps, snacks to dinner with a side dish of her daily life with…

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High on Avocado & Low Carb Chocolate Pudding with Peanut Butter Ripples

***I no longer use xylitol or Splenda. Please keep in mind xylitol is poisonous to dogs. I would suggest you use a natural sweetener like raw honey. Generally I feel I’m a pretty happy individual.  Of course I get grumpy around you know when.  I’m soo in love with guacamole that I have been eating…

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Scrumptious Low Carb Chocolate Blueberry Bites & The House Swap

Have you seen the movie, The Holiday, starring Cameron Diaz?  It is an amazing, funny, love story where two women swap homes and find love.  Awwww sweet love.  Cameron Diaz goes to another country, meets Jude Law, falls in utter love with him.  I could do that.  I could do that just by standing in…

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Dairy Free Cream Cheese

I’m so thrilled to bring you this unique “how to” recipe.  I found it when I stumbled onto Vanessa Romero’s blog, Healthy Living How To.  I had no idea almonds were so versatile.  The thought of turning almonds into cream cheese sounded complicated.  I assure you, it is not complicated.  It does however require patience. …

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How to Make Whipped Cream with Coconut Milk

This recipe is great for anyone who is trying to consume less dairy or has a dairy allergy.  I often replace coconut milk for heavy cream in my own recipes.  Coconut milk has so many uses.  I have shown before that it can be used to make caramel sauce (my current obsession:D).  You can make…

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