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Tropical Orange Fruit Snacks

Welcome to my blog! If you like what you’re reading, subscribe to my newsletter and never miss a recipe. Thanks for visiting! You know the feeling when you’re working really hard to get something just right, and then suddenly  a little one appears, and they give a giggle and sneak in for attack?! Yeah, that… 

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The better way to cook quinoa

  photo source For the longest time I had a really hard time eating quinoa.  The smell of it would bother me and the taste of it would make me nauseous, if not sick. The suggested way to cook quinoa, is to rinse it, then cook it like you would rice: simmer quinoa in water… 

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Homemade Ranch Dressing

We all love this ranch dressing recipe.  Thankfully Abbi (my very picky eater) is interested in eating more of her dinner if she can dip whatever it is we’re eating in a bit of ranch.  Works for me.  I know many of you moms out there can relate! This recipe is linked to Slightly Indulgent… 

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Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Apple Chutney Stuffing

  Let me just say this: Bacon + pork tenderloin + homemade apple chutney = juicy, tender, flavorful awesomeness!   Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Apple Chutney Stuffing Here’s what you’ll need: 1 pork tenderloin, 2.5 – 3 lbs 1 package Applegate Farms Hardwood Smoked Sunday Bacon 1 Apple Chutney recipe (see below) cooking twine… 

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Gluten Free Hamburger Buns

It really bothers me when we have hamburgers and my girls have to go without a bun.  I go without a bun too, but that doesn’t bother me.  Okay, maybe it bothers me a little teenie bit, but it hurts my heart knowing my girls are missing out on something. I’ve made hamburger buns three… 

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Dairy & Sugar Free Fudgesicles

  Have you ever had Jello Pudding Pops?  They used to be my favorite popsicle treat when I was a kid (pre-gluten free/dairy free lifestyle, of course).  I probably would have eaten a whole box of them if my mom would’ve let me!  This recipe some-what reminds me of those beloved pudding pops.  I hope… 

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Gluten Free Outback Steakhouse Copycat Bread

We had a great Memorial Day weekend.  I hope you all did too.  We couldn’t have asked for better weather here in south central Alaska.  I have tan lines (which is amazing… I am your typical halibut-belly-white Alaskan girl).  The lawn now looks wonderful thanks to my husband, and the girls even got to jump… 

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Sugar Free Chocolate Macaroons

What a beautiful evening in Alaska!  It’s 9pm and the sun is still shining.  We even have blue skies!   Sugar Free Chocolate Macaroons: Yields about 16 cookies 4 egg whites from large eggs 1/8 tsp sea salt 1 tsp vanilla 1/4  teaspoon NuNaturals Liquid Vanilla Stevia 2 cups unsweetened coconut, finely shredded 2 TBSP… 

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Dairy & Sugar Free Vanilla Iced Coffee

I LOVE coffee.  LOVE it!  Before becoming gluten and dairy free I would always drink real dairy lattes, mochas, and I would always have half and half or another form of creamer in my coffee.  These days I drink my coffee black.  It’s taken me a while to get to this point.  Every now and… 

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Stevia Sweetened Chocolate Chip Cookies… grain & gum free

I did something I don’t normally do today.  I told my girls they could eat as many chocolate chip cookies as they wanted to for a snack.  😉  You should have seen the looks on their sweet faces!  They were so happy! I do not use store bought almond flour in this recipe (which is… 

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Thai Panang Curry Chicken Soup

I love me some Thai food!  I just wish I could eat at a Thai restaurant and know without a doubt my joints weren’t going to be completely swollen the next day… This soup is super simple to make and is full of flavor.  It’s easily one of my new favorite recipes. Thai Panang Curry… 

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