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Archive | March, 2019

Coconut Flour Brownies

Coconut Flour Dark Chocolate Fudgy Brownies
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These gluten-free Coconut Flour Brownies are fudgy and nut-free! These Paleo Brownies will curb your craving for something sweet. You won’t miss regular brownies with these Gluten-Free Brownies in your recipe box! I am really loving using Starlene’s book, Baking with Coconut Flour, to convert regular recipes to coconut flour versions.  It is saving me…

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Grain Free Perogies

Grain Free Perogies
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My family was cooking perogies one night and it made me think I should try to make grain free perogies.  I’ve been playing around with tapioca flour and I love how it resembles “dough.”  You can knead it, stretch it…it’s very versatile. I used to be a snob towards tapioca flour because I couldn’t see…

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Grain Free Herbed Biscuits – A Lesson in Converting Regular Recipes to Coconut Flour Versions

Grain Free Herbed Biscuits
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My friend Starlene wrote this wonderful book called, Baking with Coconut Flour.  This book is amazing and will appeal to anyone who is an avid baker.  Baking with Coconut Flour walks you through the process of switching a regular recipe to a coconut flour version.  Coconut flour is like flour that has PMS all the…

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Lemon Meringue Pie Ice Cream (Dairy Free)

Lemon Meringue Pie Ice Cream
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I never thought of ice cream as a health food before but now I do since I make my own.  I start with a dairy free base of coconut milk, but only use the cream that rises to the top, then I add lots and lots of egg yolks, yes egg yolks since I feel…

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Low Carb Hamburger Buns (Gluten Free)

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What goes on opposite sides of a hamburger???  If you guessed a bun you are correct!  Some people eat their hamburgers bunless (like me), or they try an oopsie roll, they even go as far as wrapping lettuce around the burger.  I’ll pass on the lettuce but I have tried an oopsie roll and I…

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Roasted Cornish Hen

Roasted Cornish Hen
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An easy Roasted Cornish Hen recipe that’s perfect if you’re single or for date night! With flavors of rosemary and paprika you’ll love the results! When you’re single and cooking for one, you won’t roast a whole chicken that often.  It creates way too many leftovers (reminds me of the time I roasted a whole…

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Grain Free Blueberry Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Blueberry Jam Thumbprint Cookies
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Today I have a guest post on Homemade Mommy’s site!!!!  I met Lindsey, author of Homemade Mommy, through Village Green Network, a network we both belong to.  I made these cute grain free blueberry thumbprint cookies to share with her audience.  I show you how to make a quick homemade blueberry jam that takes less…

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Chicken Fries and the Sesame Seed Flour Experiment

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It was 8:30 p.m. and I was staring at the chicken breast that I had taken out earlier to defrost for supper.  I was thinking to eat or not to eat?  I’m having one of those days where I’m just not hungry!!!  One of the wonderful and sometimes annoying benefits of a low carb diet. …

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Low Carb Chocolate Bark

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I love this snack.  I’m guilty of eating chocolate bark all the time.  I eat it in the morning, after coming home from work, for dessert….  I love chocolate bark. What’s nice about chocolate bark is its versatility.  You can flavour it anyway you want; mint, fruit, nuts etc.  The same goes for sweeteners.  Any…

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Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Pasta

Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Pasta
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You couldn’t get me to eat spaghetti as a kid.  If I did, I refused to eat it with tomato sauce and would instead angrily eat the plain noodles.  I’m happy those days are over.  Now I no longer have to suffer through family spaghetti nights.  I like experimenting and recently I made spaghetti squash. …

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Dairy Free Cream Cheese

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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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Simple Salad Dressing

Simple Salad Dressing
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This Simple Salad Dressing is the easiest Healthy Salad Dressing Recipe to use on your salads. It’s so simple that you won’t even believe there are only 3 ingredients to use. 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…

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