coconutty granola

Courtesy: Sarah, Sarah Bakes Gluten-Free Homemade granola for breakfast. Homemade granola for a late night snack. It is always a good time to enjoy a bowl of homemade granola. Always. We go through a lot of granola in our house and I honestly never buy the store-bought kind. It’s way too easy to make. Seriously, Read more…

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How to Spatchcock a Chicken or Turkey

I asked Chef Hillori of Whole Foods Market to show me – and you – how to spatchcock a chicken. Watch the video to see my very first attempt – if i can do it, you can too. Truth: I used to ask the butcher to do all my spatchcocking (and other meat cutting) instead of Read more…

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Pulled Pork Sandwich

Courtesy: Gluten-Free Baking by Rachelle Omigosh I love pulled pork sandwiches, very simple and very filling. I make this ahead of time to take to barbecues or just have a simple meal at home with home made baked beans. My kids and husband love these sandwiches!

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chocolate fudge waffle sundaes

Courtesy: Sarah, Sarah Bakes Gluten-Free I have never had a chocolate waffle, covered in ice vanilla cream and warm chocolate ganache. Until now. This gluten free vegan chocolate fudge waffle sundae is just down right HEAVENLY! When I had the thought of making a decadent chocolate waffle, there was no hesitation in my mind. Taking Read more…

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Short Rib Burrito Bowls

Courtesy: Tina, Just Putzing Around the Kitchen A couple weeks ago, after hearing me wonder aloud for the millionth time “why aren’t we saving more every month?”, Dan metaphorically wrestled me down and made me walk through, in excruciating detail, all of our expenditures for the previous month. Turns out, I shop a lot! And, we Read more…

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Red, White, and Blueberry Cake Roll

Courtesy: Kyra Bussanich, 4x Cupcake Wars Winner, get Kyra’s Cookbook For 5 year old me, the fun in the 4th of July wasn’t the fireworks (too loud). Nor was it the hot summer sun (our sprinkler was adequate at best).  No, the fun for me was in eating all the red, white and blue treats! Read more…

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Watermelon Sorbet

Courtesy: Sarah, Sarah Bakes Gluten-Free Ice cold, frozen watermelon. Blended with a little lime juice. You’ve got yourself instant watermelon sorbet! One of the most refreshing frozen treats around. Super easy and no ice cream maker needed! I’m such a fan of frozen desserts in the summer. It’s pretty much all I crave. Big bowl Read more…

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Peach Cobbler Smoothie

Recipe courtesy: Sarah, Sarah Bakes Gluten-Free Good morning, my little peach! This dairy free peach cobbler smoothie is a splendid breakfast treat. Creamy, peachy and with that perfect touch of cinnamon. YUM! I like to keep my smoothies simple. 5 ingredients or less is good with me. Some frozen fruit, usually 2 different kinds. Maybe a scoop of Read more…

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Homemade Tomato Soup

This homemade Tomato Soup can be made with any kind of fresh tomato you have – we’re just lucky enough to have a ton of heirloom tomatoes grown here in California. (Let’s be honest, there’s no luck involved. I have a tomato dealer named Laurel that I get plants from every year. Then I go to Whole Read more…

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Allergen-Friendly Cheese Board

Oh, how I love a Cheese Board. I arranging a cheese or two with some fabulous crackers and a bit of fruit when it’s just us at home, and it’s an absolute must-have when we have folks over. It’s so easy to serve a ton of people too: more friends = more goodies + a Read more…

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Fully-Loaded Brownies

These Fully-Loaded Brownies are packed full of chocolate + cheesecake goodness, topped with candy, nuts and deliciousness. If your haven’t tried loaded brownies, now is the time to start! You can use any GF flour blend you choose, but I like Pamela’s GF Artisan Blend in this recipe (and most others.) Try your favorite chocolate bars, Read more…

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