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Tastefully Simple to launch new gluten-free baking mixes in the fall

True to its name, Tastefully Simple provides easy-to-prepare foods that require only two items and three steps (or fewer) to prepare. In the fall, they are launching a line of gluten-free baking mixes and the company was nice enough to send me some samples of each of the new products to try. Below you’ll find […]

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gluten-free rolled sugar cookies

Gluten-Free Rolled Sugar Cookies

Whether or not you are a kid, a rolled sugar cookie in some fun shape with colored sprinkles always seems fun. Rolled sugar cookies can be made any time during the year. Don’t be intimidated when you those fancy looking pre-made cookies in the store; this recipe is easy and delicious (and might even taste […]

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All But Gluten™ Review

A plate of gluten-free goodies I brought to an event; easy for me and truly gluten-free for those that need it Thank you to All But Gluten™ for providing complimentary samples for my review.

 For the gluten-free crowd, a new product line is emerging from Weston Bakeries Limited that promises to “rekindle your love of […]

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Gluten-Free Italian Knot Cookies and a little about GF living

Italian Knot Cookies and Pie Crust Thumbprints (a happy mistake) Every year I feel like I take on a new challenge in my gluten-free kitchen. This holiday season it was Italian knot cookies. Just the smell of these brings back memories of being in Aunt Mary’s kitchen in Long Island or getting cookies from one […]

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Scones

I don’t know about you but I often look at things longingly in bakeries. Lately it’s been pumpkin almost anything that I can’t eat because it’s always filled with gluten. Well I finally found a recipe that I was able to translate really well to gluten-free. I made mine dairy-free and it was just as […]

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chocolate hazelnut nutella dairy-free

How to Make Chocolate Hazelnut Spread, aka “Nutella”

Everyone has different reasons for making food (like Nutella) at home which they can buy off of the shelf; it might be economic or for health reasons. Since the first time I tried Nutella, I never had the desire to make it. But, when the day came that my darling dairy-free daughter could no longer […]

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Amy’s Gluten-free flour blend

When I started my adventure in gluten-free baking, one thing that stressed me out was the amount of flours in a recipe. It was so off-putting, sometimes I did not want to bake. I was soon rescued by a friend, Amy Andrews of Amy’s Food Room, who gave me her recipe for a flour blend that she had created. […]

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Santa hat cupcakes

Santa Hat Cupcakes courtesy of Lauryn Cohen I know you might think I’m clever, but really, I’m not. Full credit goes to Lauryn Cohen, aka Bella Baker, who came up with this cute concept. Lauren is the queen of sweet and is known for her uniquely creative treats and crafts. She recently launched a holiday baking guide […]

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Gluten-Free Dairy-Free oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe

 I was experimenting with gluten-free oatmeal cookies a few months ago and created this recipe based on a combination of a few other recipes I had found. Initially, I made it with butter which meant my daughter couldn’t have them. However, the last time I made chocolate chip cookies, she wasn’t so interested. I still […]

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gluten free Mexican wedding cookie

Gluten-Free Mexican Wedding Cookies

I’m in trouble…big trouble. Because the holiday season, as far as I’m concerned, has kicked off. That means lots of baking for me. I love to experiment and see what I can convert to gluten-free. Some times I am successful and some times not. But when I am, I need to get these treats out […]

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