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Simply Pumpkin Parfaitious! (Gluten-Free)


What’s pretty to look at but even better to eat, and pretty healthy, too? It has to be our pumpkin and yogurt parfait. Simple to make, this layered beauty is great for breakfast (in

The Apple Witch


I remember seeing dried apples carved as witches when I was a kid, and thinking they were magnificent works of art. Well, this apple witch is nowhere near as elaborate, but she is all

Banana Frankenstein


This is a fun idea for little ones to help create on Halloween rather than filling up on nothing but candy. Help your children create a banana monster using fruits and healthy sweets. To

Gluten-Free 7 C’s Super Food Bongo Bars


When I was in elementary school, they called these “bongo bars” on the cafeteria menu, and unlike most school food, they were delicious. I don’t know the history behind the name, but many consider

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies


If there is one food I’ve excelled at making, it has always been chocolate chip cookies. I began attempting to bake them as a preteen using an antiquated  recipe from the American Woman’s Cookbook

Banana Coconut Walnut Decadence


If you ask most people which tree nut they think it the healthiest to consume, most people would probably answer almonds. Guess what? Research has found that walnuts are actually the healthiest tree nut

~ Stewed Figs with Plumcots


As the evenings catch a chill and the leaves begin to turn glorious reds and golds and browns, our appetites also begin to long for the heartier textures and flavors of Autumn meals. Yet,

~ Pan de Semita: Tales from the Crypto-Pan of Michoacan (Gluten-free)


It’s a subject that wasn’t much talked about for generations, but the hushed mouths couldn’t keep the food customs from spreading. Throughout many areas of Mexico, there are traditions of not eating meat with

~ Capirotada


Capirotada is a sweet and savory lenten dish. Posting a recipe for such a favorite is like asking to be run over with criticism because the ways it’s made are as varied as the regions

~ Gluten-Free Oatmeal Banana Cookies


Bananas are an amazing fruit. They contain no fat, sodium or cholesterol while providing dietary fiber, vitamins B6 and C, potassium and manganese. A serving of banana even contains 1 gram of plant protein.