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Whole Food Fridays 4-11-2014

Welcome to my blog! If you like what you’re reading, subscribe to my RSS feed and never miss a recipe. Thanks for visiting!Welcome to Whole Food Fridays!  Welcome back to another edition of WFF! Thanks for continuing to share your latest posts and recipes! I can’t wait to see what you share this week. ;) … 

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Gluten Free Oatmeal Millet Bread

Thank you to those to left feedback on my Facebook page letting me know what type of grains you were looking for in my new bread loaf recipe! Dough just put into the pan, oats sprinkled on top, covered with plastic wrap, and ready to rise! Risen, and ready for the oven. 9″ x 5″… 

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Apple Walnut Salad with (my favorite) Vinaigrette

This vinaigrette is good on just about any salad.  For the Salad:3 cups mixed greens 1 TBSP hemp seeds1/2 a fuji apple, choppedhandful of chopped walnutsred onion, thinly sliced, optional 1 to 2 TBSP 100% sheep milk feta, crumbled, optional Toss salad and a few tablespoons (to taste) of the vinaigrette in a large bowl. … 

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Green Spinach Smoothie

This morning I signed up for an online calorie counting program, My Fitness Pal.  I’m not horribly overweight, but I could stand to lose 15 lbs.  That Coconut Cake is just a little too yummy if you know what I mean….  So on to healthier recipes: 1- 1 1/2 cups almond milk 2 generous handfuls… 

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The gluten/dairy free version of the Barefoot Contessa’s Coconut Cake

This cake is positively sinful.  I don’t recommend baking it if you are dieting.  It is dense and moist; you will want to eat more than just one slice!  I first made this cake for my mom’s birthday party.  My dad bought my mom a fabulous cake from a local bakery, but of course, it… 

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The Miracle Multigrain Rolls or Mini Bread Loaf

A big thanks to Linda, at the Gluten-Free Homemaker, for allowing me to enter this into the February Yeast Bread Challenge! Fresh bread, anyone? Or how about rolls? Amazingly, I think this recipe tastes very similar to wheat bread.  It is one of my favorite recipes so far and I think you guys deserve to… 

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Melt-in-your-mouth Valentine’s Day Brownies!

The only thing missing is the non-dairy vanilla ice cream and 2 spoons!! The perfect texture… slightly gooey, a little cake like, and a bit of a crunchy top layer.  Don’t be afraid to add chopped pecans, walnuts, or even Enjoy Life GF/DF chocolate chips to the mixture! Happy Valentine’s Day!!  Preheat your oven to… 

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No Bake Granola Crispy Treat Bars

This recipe may look a little familiar to some of you. It’s basically a made-over version of my Gluten and Sugar Free Granola Bars recipe.  That recipe was/is good, but it was my first recipe I posted on my blog and it needed a few changes to make them a bit more kid-friendly.  Not only… 

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Reminder for 2011

A great reminder as we look forward to a new year…  By Jodi Shepard (my beautiful cousin)  The world says I’m not the right dress size -but I am fearfully and wonderfully made (Psalm139:14) The world says I’m not worth much in power and stature -but my worth is far above rubies (Proverbs 31:10) The… 

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Chocolate Crinkles... Gluten & Dairy Free

Chocolate Crinkles… Gluten & Dairy Free

I am a little behind in my blog postings this week (sorry guys!). I had a bunch of recipes dreamed up in my head, but unfortunately the flu struck, and I am still recouping. Chocolate Crinkles have to be one of my all time favorite Christmas cookies.   Who can resist a cookie that tastes… 

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Restaurant Review: Hott Stixx, Anchorage

My husband and I celebrated our 7 year wedding anniversary yesterday.  :)  Although yesterday was our real anniversary, we snuck away earlier this weekend to have dinner (without the girls) at Hott Stixx restaurant in Anchorage. Hott Stixx is located at 1921 West Dimond Boulevard #106 – in the strip mall behind the Thai restaurant… 

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