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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What color should we paint our living room?

Well, guess what? It finally feels a little bit like spring here! It was in the upper 50′s yesterday, and the sun was out, and it just felt nice for the first time in a while. The sun and fresh air has me thinking about spring cleaning, and about a project that we have planned… 

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These gluten free and vegan chocolate chip cookies are delicious and an easy recipe for bakers who are new to gluten free and vegan baking.

Easy Gluten Free and Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Some of my first gluten free baking experiences were, um, less than appetizing. I remember some brownies that would not cook in the middle, but were burnt on the edges, and some cakes that fell in the middle, and some very bland and blah chocolate chip cookies. It took awhile for me to get the… 

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Super simple black bean and corn salsa with peppers and green onions.

Sweet and Tangy Black Bean and Corn Salsa.

Well, I just couldn’t wait any longer, I had to make something kind of summery. No, we can’t do a barbecue yet, and it’s too cold to go out without a winter coat, but I had to make a fresh and summery appetizer. This black  bean and corn salsa is so easy to make, and… 

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gluten free and vegan peanut butter chocolate chip muffins

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins – Vegan and Gluten Free.

Some days you just need a little something sweet. That’s exactly what happened to us last Friday. My son wanted a treat, and we didn’t have anything in the house that was sweet, so I decided to try to make a batch of peanut butter mini muffins. Mini muffins work really well for us because… 

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