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I am trying out some of Aldi’s gluten free products from their Live G Free line. My favorite so far has been the plain wraps, or flour tortillas.  They are sold in the regular bread aisle. There are many things you could do with these wraps, such as: Top with sliced tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, oregano […]


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Fresh strawberries and fresh lemons in the store called to me. I just love those flavors together. Even though it is Spring is is slow to warm here in Illinois. I will pretend that these are strawberries from my garden (not quite as good, but not bad).  This little burst of color was just leaf […]


Bacon and Spinach Pasta Side Dish

by Gloria March 18, 2015 Side Dish
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I have been trying a few of Aldi’s gluten free products. I really don’t buy frozen, pre-made foods such as pizza or TV dinners, but they seemed to have some. I had a package of their Penne pasta in the cupboard I’ve been meaning to try, but we seem to have gotten away from pasta […]

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Roasted Cabbage Slices

by Gloria March 4, 2015 Side Dish
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I haven’t been posting as many recipes of late. Partly because I have posted over 400 recipes and have gotten so many of them out of my head and on to the blog. But also because I have been making a lot of un-recipes. This has been a busy winter for me as a health […]

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Bean Chocolate Cake

by Gloria March 1, 2015 Desserts/Cake
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I made some bean bread yesterday and added some almond meal and my husband thought it tasted cake-like. He asked me why I couldn’t make a chocolate cake out of the beans? Game on. I’m up to the challenge. In Anna Purdum’s Bean Bread Book, available here she has a recipe for Brownies that call […]

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Staying warm? Keep the oven on!

by Gloria February 22, 2015 Misc. Blog
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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. […]

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Chicken and Rice

by Gloria February 10, 2015 Main Dish Chicken
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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 […]

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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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