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On my little homestead in Central Illinois, August means blackberry season. I pick a bowl every day for about two to three weeks. I have lived in my house for six years now and have gotten used to the rhythm of the seasons and the changing crops. My yard was full of various fruits when […]

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Egg Salad With Avocado

by Gloria on 1 August, 2015

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If this egg salad looks a little green with envy, don’t adjust your screen. I mashed up an avocado and mixed it with chopped boiled eggs, celery, onion, salt, pepper and dill to make a delicious egg salad. The avocado takes the place of the mayonnaise, but you could also add in a little mayo […]

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Chebe Focaccia Bread

by Gloria July 22, 2015 Bread
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Chebe bread mixes have been around for a long time. With the main ingredient being tapioca they have long been a naturally gluten free product. About 20 years or so ago I used to buy the regular Chebe bread mix, which came in a bag, and make nice, soft little rolls. Of course they were […]

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Freezing Eggs to Stock Your Gluten Free Pantry

by Gloria July 4, 2015 Food Storage
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Freezing eggs. Freezing Eggs to Stock Your Gluten Free Pantry Lately eggs have been very expensive due to some disease of chickens where many had to be killed. It will take some time before the chickens can be replaced. There might be some shortages at some point, certainly there will be higher prices, and some […]

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Aldi Gluten Free Multi-Purpose Flour

by Gloria July 2, 2015 Desserts/Cake
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Have you tried Aldi’s liveGfree brand Gluten Free Multi-Purpose Flour?   Several people have asked me if I used it and could they substitute it in my recipes. So I picked some up at Aldis and tried it out in my old family favorite chocolate cake recipe, found here.  This is my husbands favorite but […]

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Massaged Kale Salad

by Gloria June 17, 2015 Salad
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Massaged Kale Salad is an easy and versatile recipe to have in your tool kit this summer. Why would I “massage” kale you might ask? I definitely do not have too much time on my hands.  The best way to describe it to you is to talk about spinach. Eating a spinach salad is almost […]

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Gluten Free Cottage Cheese Biscuits

by Gloria May 24, 2015 Bread
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    Gluten Free Cottage Cheese Biscuits     These Gluten Free Cottage Cheese Biscuits would make a delicious breakfast or side for any main meal! If you are not a fan of cottage cheese, I hope you will try these anyway; because you would never even know it was in them. It just helps […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

by Gloria May 10, 2015 Arrangements
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