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Yesterday I was at the antique mall (shocking isn’t it?) and I bought a bag of vintage cookie and biscuit cutters for $5. There were some really cool ones in there and some doubles so I can give some to my daughter. Here’s what was in the bag: Here is my biscuit recipe I used. […]


Chicken and Rice

by Gloria on 10 February, 2015

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Chicken and Rice is my go-to fast weekday meal. I even have a fast version and a super fast version, so I’ll give you both. I can make a really delicious and healthy meal in one pan, which saves time and clean up. It also saves in the budget department because I can use one […]


California Blend Soup

by Gloria February 8, 2015 Soup
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I have been writing about stocking your gluten free pantry, but an important component of that is to use what is in your pantry. It is important to rotate your food supply on a regular basis. I also enjoy coming up with ideas for quick meals using simple products from my pantry. I consider my […]

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Home Canning Beans

by Gloria February 2, 2015 Canning and Preserving
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This has been a blustery, snowy weekend in Central Illinois, as it was in many other parts of the United States (O.K. Florida daughter, I don’t want to hear about the beach again). I am going to blog today about my continuing adventures in becoming a gluten free Prepper ( some one prepared for a disaster). I […]

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Valentines Day

by Gloria January 25, 2015 Holiday
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Happy early Valentines Day from Gloria and the Poodles. Lucy and Ethel are busy making chocolates and I wanted to make sure that everyone had the recipe for easy, delicious sugar cookies before the event. Pick up your heart shaped cookie cutter soon. Click here for the awesome recipe. Print Friendly

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Fast Gluten Free Bread Ideas

by Gloria January 21, 2015 Bread
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I thought I would show you a couple of “Fast Bread Ideas,” each baking in only 3 minutes. Yes, that’s right, 3 minutes! Who doesn’t have that much time to make these delicious taste treats? This first recipe uses a microwave, but you could add 1/2 tsp baking powder and use the oven instead if you […]

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Turkey Parmesan Meatballs

by Gloria January 19, 2015 Main Dish/Turkey
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Hello! I had a package of package of 93% lean ground turkey and I wanted to make something out of it, but I didn’t want it to come out dry. A previous attempt at using some bread crumbs to hold the meatballs together a bit failed and I ended up with bits. Also a previous attempt to brown some turkey patties […]

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Pinto Bean Bread and Living off the Gluten Free Pantry

by Gloria January 14, 2015 Bread/Low Carb
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Hello everyone! The holidays are over and after all the carbs and sweets I just want to remind you of a delicious low carb bread alternative, made from eggs and beans. Say what? Yes the delicious, soft, fluffy bread in the picture above was made of pinto beans. I previously blogged about Anna’s Bean Bread Cookbook HERE. It […]

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