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These banana-pecan waffles have zero dairy, and of course they’re grain-free, gluten-free, and delicious.


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  Perusing Pinterest, I found this recipe for oatmeal-raisin breakfast cookies. They looked great, except for the part about the oatmeal. Oh man, the last time I ate oats, I was pregnant with Anneliese and threw them into my grain-free waffles because I wanted the texture. BAD IDEA. There were some huge consequences, tummy-wise… So


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Here’s how to make these kid-friendly grain-free gluten-free treats. Just a few ingredients and a few minutes, and totally healthy! Great breakfast!


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I came across this recipe on pinterest, which is adapted from this recipe at The Kitchn. It’s for southern-style chicken and dumplings. You know, the kind you get at Cracker Barrel. Like Emily’s husband (hey, that’s my name!), that’s what I ordered at Cracker Barrel EVERY SINGLE TIME we would go. Because it’s amazing and


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I grew up with microwave popcorn, and now and then for fun, we’d make popcorn in the fire with our special fire-popping thingy. So I never learned, until very recently, how EASY it is to make popcorn on the stove. Y’all, it’s easy. Like EASY. I’ve been enjoying better-than-movie-theater buttery popcorn, and today I made


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About a year ago, I mixed up this coconut-flour based pumpkin bread. It was good. Really good. Especially after a day in the fridge for everything to meld together. But this morning when I wanted to make some pumpkin bread, I didn’t feel like getting out a recipe (yes, I use my own blog like


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Lemon is one thing that actually helps my feelings of nausea when pregnant, so I’ve been eating a lot of it lately. These potatoes are mild enough to not bother my stomach, but flavorful – very lemony! Crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside makes them perfect for any day, even if you’re


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So, as you know, my husband is in the military. He has a job in which he has to carry all sorts of survival gear on his body just in case. *shudder* And even if he doesn’t end up in the middle of nowhere surviving while waiting for someone to rescue him, he still has


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Tonight’s dinner was fantastically fresh. BLT Summer rolls, blanched veggies, and a ranch sauce for dipping. When I read this BlogHer post, I became obsessed with finding rice paper. Easier said than done… but finally I found a “hole in the wall” Asian grocery store, and they had them. So I happily carted them home,


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I’m not a big fan of KIWI magazine – it’s one of those natural parenting types which would be nice (I miss Mothering), but it’s pretty “conventional wisdom” and seems to push the idea that veganism and vegetarianism are awesome, noble, super-healthy ways of eating. Still though, they have good articles and recipes here and


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This is more of a dessert than an appetizer, by far. The dates sort of caramelize inside of the bacon, and the bacon lends a nice saltiness and crisp. If you’ve never had bacon-wrapped dates, don’t let their rough exterior scare you away – it certainly doesn’t detract from their deliciousness. Preheat the oven to



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