Being on the GAPS diet means no grains. That means that my all time favorite brownie recipe, Never Fail Brownies is a no go! But, these Coconut Flour Brownies are a wonderful substitute! It can be difficult when eating a special diet like the GAPS, paleo or other grain free diets, especially if you have a sweet tooth. It is easy to feel abused and left out! No more! Now you can indulge [Read more...]
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If you have been around for awhile you know that I am not a big sweets eater. Give me cheese! Give me chips! But, there are times...and for those times, this lemon tart not only satisfies my sweet tooth but is also GAPS legal! If you are not familiar with the GAPS diet, it is an acronym and book title - Gut and Psychology Syndrome. It is a diet used for a period of time to allow your body to heal [Read more...]
It is not often that I have a hankering for something sweet. But, when I do, Chocolate Truffles hit the spot! With only 4 ingredients they are super easy to make - my kind of recipe! I am much more a salty foods person. Give me chips or cheese and crackers and I'm happy. That being said, there are times when nothing but something sweet will satisfy. Since Chocolate Truffles are so quick to make, [Read more...]
We are watching our 2 year old grandson for the next few days and boy are we having fun! Since this is the first time his parents have left him, we are all doing our best to distract him and keep him happy. With 2 grandparents, 2 aunts and 4 uncles - it is not hard! One of the activities we are doing is Christmas baking and one of the cookies we are making is Buckeyes. Don't get me wrong - he is [Read more...]
Do you think granola bars are just those individually wrapped bars that are bought? Think again! As with most food items, homemade is not only healthier but also tastes so much better. And, if it is easy, well, that is just icing on the cake! Easy, did I say easy? Oats and Honey Granola Bars are mix it up, put it in the pan, bake and eat - nothing hard about this recipe which is just my type of [Read more...]
Nothing says Fall like pumpkins! And, nothing makes your kitchen and home smell more delicious than the mouthwatering aroma that comes from Pumpkin Spice Gingerbread Cookies baking! Not only are they melt-in-your-mouth delicious, they are super easy. Just mix, drop by the spoonful, bake and eat! Eating is definitely the best part! [Read more...]
Cocoons is one of those holiday cookie recipes that evoke memories of tradition. Little white, melt-in-your-mouth balls of powder sugared goodness are a sure bet when it comes to pleasing folks! The cocoons recipe is a recipe from John's mother who made them only at Christmas time. I have tried to hold fast to the tradition but I falter! They are just too good to only have a the holidays. I [Read more...]