Chocolate Coconut Thumbprint Cookies.

Gluten free and vegan rich chocolate coconut thumbprint cookies.

I had this idea that I was going to make some kind of “nest” cookie for Easter. Like with coconut, and then stick some jelly beans in there for eggs, you know, a cute little Easter dessert. So I bought coconut, and jellybeans, and we ate some jelly beans, and I realized that in Kelly’s… 

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Simple and tasty ice cream bites! An easy and fun gluten free dessert.

Easy Chocolate Ice Cream Bites.

How was your weekend? How was Easter? We had a nice Easter, but to be honest, I am so totally wiped out today, so this will be a quick post. I played for Good Friday service, which was very nice, and then on Saturday I played for Il Divo down at the Fox Theater. It… 

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Easter redeemed printable of three crosses.

Redeemed.

  Download the free printable HERE. Have a blessed Easter weekend!

This simple red cabbage slaw is so easy to throw together. Lots of fresh veggies and a tasty dressing made with just a few ingredients! Vegan and gluten free.

Simple Red Cabbage Slaw.

I’m so happy it’s cole slaw season! Why? Because I love raw cabbage but strongly dislike cooked cabbage. Is that odd? It is kind of odd, especially since I’m part Polish, and my mom makes amazing stuffed cabbage (that’s what I hear, I just eat the filling, no can do on the cooked cabbage outside)…. 

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Vegan-carrot-cake-mini-muffins-with-a-sweet-glaze.

Glazed Carrot Cake Muffins.

Notice anything different? My site has a new look, and some new features! I’m so happy with how things are coming along! Gretchen is handling all the technical details for me, and she is the best! I highly recommend her. I had fun changing my color scheme a bit to include some pale robin’s egg… 

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So simple to make, this green onion and garlic butter spread is delicious on warm bread or biscuits!

Green Onion and Garlic Butter.

Good Monday Morning! We had a super laid back weekend here, which was nice since next weekend will be hectic with Easter celebrations. We stayed around the house and played outside a lot, and grilled for the first time – yay! We also ordered Indian food yesterday because it was just that kind of day…the… 

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Make these fun little OREO truffle bunnies for Easter! Gluten free and vegan ingredient options, too!

OREO Truffle Bunnies.

I think it’s safe to say that Spring is finally HERE! Hip hip hooray! Yesterday was in the 60′s, and it’s supposed to be even warmer for the next few days! I’m so glad. That winter was just so harsh. Everything seems better. Even doing dishes and laundry seems better with the windows open and… 

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Hearty and healthy, this roasted veggie bowl with brown rice is a delicious lunch or dinner. Vegan and gluten free.

Roasted Veggie and Black Bean Bowls.

I’ve made this for lunch three times now, so I thought it was high time to take a picture and share the recipe with you!   I’ve been craving beans, and for some reason this little combo of black beans, brown rice, mushrooms, carrots, and onions has really been hitting the spot lately. The ingredients… 

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vegan chocolate banana donuts with walnuts

Vegan Banana Nut Donuts with Chocolate Glaze.

Soooooo…have I ever mentioned that I worked at a bakery when I was in college? No? Well, let me tell you all about it. I worked at a busy, popular, family run bakery in my home town for two summers during college. I had to wear white, I had to BE THERE at 6 am… 

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A recipe for tasty curried lentil potato and pea soup

Curried Lentil and Potato Soup.

You know, just when I think it’s spring, we have a cold and blustery day again. Freezing rain, chilly temps, the whole deal. Oh well, on the bright side, it was a good excuse to make soup! And since it was so cold, it made sense to spice it up with some curry powder. We… 

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