Lentils and Rice Casserole ~ GF with a soup option
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Lentils and Rice Casserole ~ GF with a soup option

  This savory lentils and rice casserole is gluten-free, low-fat, and makes into one of my favorite soup recipes too.     I have always liked this lentil and rice combination, maybe it’s the nutmeg and bay leaf together. Vegetarians may choose to top this dish with a little cheese, vegans may want to sprinkle…

Three Cheese Manicotti ~ Meatless Monday
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Three Cheese Manicotti ~ Meatless Monday

I’m excited to share this family favorite Three Cheese Manicotti recipe. Manicotti can be kind of a pain to make to be quite honest, but this recipe is fairly quick and painless. I personally think not having meat in the filling makes it easier when filling the shells. It also speeds up the preparation, because…

Quick Homemade Dinner Rolls ~ Gluten-free option
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Quick Homemade Dinner Rolls ~ Gluten-free option

    Wow…hard to believe fresh homemade dinner rolls in 30 minutes from prep time to the table! And more great news…these have no added fat! I’ve made these with all whole wheat flour, half whole wheat & half unbleached all-purpose flour, and whole wheat pastry flour. My husband likes them best with unbleached all-purpose…

Diane’s Morning Glory Muffins ~ Gluten-free & vegan options
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Diane’s Morning Glory Muffins ~ Gluten-free & vegan options

  Diane’s Morning Glory Muffins are hearty, wholesome, and robust filled with apples, carrots, coconut, and pecans. They are also very good! Diane is a friend and was kind enough to share this delicious muffin recipe with us, as well as a fresh-baked batch…it must be our lucky day! The variety of ingredients in these…

GF Banana, Oat & Applesauce Breakfast Cookies
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GF Banana, Oat & Applesauce Breakfast Cookies

GF Banana, Oat & Applesauce Breakfast Cookies are simple and healthy cookies you can feel good about feeding your family… and yourself!! Isn’t it nice having another option for all those extra bananas? One thing is for sure, I never seem to be lacking in my supply of overripe bananas by the end of the…

Pleasantly Pumpkin – Applesauce Muffins ~ No sugar added, low fat
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Pleasantly Pumpkin – Applesauce Muffins ~ No sugar added, low fat

Pleasantly Pumpkin¬†– Applesauce Muffins are low-fat and sweetened only with the unsweetened applesauce and optional raisins.   Pumpkin bread was always a favorite of mine growing up. These muffins have a very nice, mild pumpkin flavor. You could always add about 1/8 tsp nutmeg and 1/2 – 1 tsp cinnamon, but I found the flavor…