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BEST flourless (Gluten-free) Chocolate Cake EVER

BEST flourless (Gluten-free) Chocolate Cake EVER

Many thanks to www.realsimple.com  for this amazing recipe.   I am not a baker..  I love to cook, but baking– with all the measuring and exact timing… just not my thing….. However, as a mother, we all find ourselves baking from time to time….. birthdays, class parties, etc…   This recipe has SAVED me — so easy, gluten-free, and one of the most delicious desserts I have EVER eaten..   No lie.. It’s very similar to a chocolate lava … Read entire article »

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Basic Information for starting on your Gluten-Free Journey

My Number One son does not have Celiac Disease, but has a severe gluten intolerance, so the diet is the same. People have asked me for tips for the past few years…  Basically  this post is a just an email of tips that work for our family….  It is not my intention to endorse or to discredit any Gluten-Free product..     I can only comment on the experiences of my family…. Basically, if you cook fresh without lots of processed foods, you are okay… meat, veggies, fruit, rice. No pasta. There are several types of gluten free pastas and breads.. none are great. I purchase rice noodles from the Vietnamese supermarket and use that in chicken soup …. otherwise, we stay away from pasta. Udi’s bread is good. I also order online from Kinnikinnik …they have … Read entire article »

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Questionable Tattoo

Questionable Tattoo

  So….  I’m not saying that I have the WORST tattoo in the world, but it’s got to be up there in the Top 10. In my defense, when I got said tattoo at the ripe old age of 22,  I was wise enough to get it in a place that  (A) would not sag and (B) would not be seen by others unless I chose to reveal it.  My perfect tattoo location?  My tailbone.   This … Read entire article »

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Jalapeno Popper Dip (Gluten Free)

HOLY MOLY!    just made this dip..  soo good!   And served with corn chips, it’s Gluten-free!  2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup mayo 1/2 cup sour cream diced jalepenos–  if jarred or canned, use maybe 6 oz or so..   if fresh, use probably 6 diced peppers 1/2 cup shredded cheddar or pepper jack ( or both) 1/2 cup grated parmesan romano Directions Stir together cream cheese, sour cream, & mayonnaise in a large bowl until smooth. Stir in peppers and cheese.  I used a handful of shredded cheddar, a handful of shredded pepper jack and about 1/4 cup or so of grated parmesan. Bake at 350-375 for about 20 minutes.   Top with more of all 3 cheese and broil til bubbly. (if need quicker, you can microwave for about 3-4 minutes, but not as pretty) Non-gluten … Read entire article »

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Potato Pizzas

Potato Pizzas

My oldest son is Gluten-Free  and therefore  misses out on so many childhood staples ie: pizza, cookies, cakes. We make these potato pizzas instead and they are a hit with all of my boys as well as their friends! Slice potatoes approx. 1/4 – 1/2″ thick.  Cut on a diagonal to allow for a larger surface area. Coat potato slices with olive oil and salt and pepper. Bake at 400 for about 15 minutes per side (this time will … Read entire article »

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