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Gluten Free Monster Cookies

A Celiac friend of mine was in the hospital a while ago, and knowing that the food she was going to be getting there wasn’t going to be the greatest, I decided to bake her some cookies. Well, for her, for me, and for my husband, who has declared these gluten free Monster Cookies  “VERY […]

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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Oat Bars

These quick, yet delicious, Gluten free Peanut Butter Oat Bars are made with certified gluten-free oats. Although oats themselves are gluten-free, the harvesting, processing, and packaging can contaminate oats with gluten. If you are on a gluten-free diet, it is important to not consume oats unless they are certified gluten free. 5.0 from 1 reviews […]

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Gluten Free Chocolate Cake in a Mug

A friend I know has a serious thing for chocolate cake. Let me rephrase that…chocolate cake with lots of icing. Although these little cake-in-a-mug desserts do not have icing on them, they were pretty good topped with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce. These Gluten Free Chocolate Cake in a Mug did bubble over a […]

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Jello Popcorn

What a crazy few weeks we’ve had at our house! Between Christmas & now we’ve had everyone home from school/work, everyone getting back into routine, nieces & nephew here for sleepovers, beyond cold temps (was -37 degrees C this morning), colds & sore throats, and a very quick trip to IL and back (about 800 […]

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Rice Chex Muddy Buddies

  I hope that you’re all doing well in the new year. We had a really good Christmas holiday, straight through to the new year. We had a lot of time with our families, had our nieces & nephew all down for sleepovers (that’s 3 extra kids for 2 nights). We’ve gone sledding, skating (or […]

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Grandma’s Peanut Brittle

  Now, when your Grandma tells you how to make something, you should listen & follow her instructions. After all, she knows! Right?? Well, I goofed on my Grandma’s Peanut Brittle a wee bit, I added the peanuts to the syrup mixture, which was a bad idea, because it caused the syrup to cool & […]

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Easy, Decadent Truffles…Did I mention they are EASY??

These Easy and Decadent Truffles are SOOO good! I made them last year, but don’t remember them being as good as they are this year. Maybe that’s because this year, instead of vanilla, I used maple flavouring. Wow! Delicious! These truffles are easy to make, and are melt-in-your-mouth good! Let me know what flavour combinations […]

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No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies (Gluten-Free too!)

  The only thing better than a soft, chewy, gluten-free chocolate cookie is a soft, chewy, gluten-free chocolate cookie that doesn’t require you to turn on the oven! These quick and simple No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies fit the bill perfectly! They are so simple to make, that they are a great project to work on […]

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Homemade Caramel Popcorn

Every year I make popcorn for the holidays. When I was a kid we’d make about 10 ice cream pails of popcorn for Christmas. I have no idea why we thought we needed that much popcorn. Now I make a few batches of Homemade Caramel Popcorn, and we’re good until the new year. This recipe […]

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