Thick and Hearty Blended Bean Chili ~ Onion & Garlic Free
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Thick and Hearty Blended Bean Chili ~ Onion & Garlic Free

Thick and Hearty Blended Bean Chili is exactly what I was craving after the holidays and 3 days of leftover ham…Sandwiches, omelets, pizza, and homemade egg McMuffins. You know what I’m talking about, it’s all good, but I have my limits. My husband on the other hand was still very much all about the ham,…

Wheat-Free Thin Chocolate Chip Cookies ~ Gluten-Free & Vegan
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Wheat-Free Thin Chocolate Chip Cookies ~ Gluten-Free & Vegan

Wheat-Free Thin Chocolate Chip Cookies are my kind of easy, fuss-free baking when I’m craving a fresh chocolate chip cookie.  Here is a nifty little secret about these baked cookies though; if you freeze them they actually become chewy after they are defrosted. I packed some of these frozen cookies in a picnic lunch one…

Open-Faced Hot Crab or Shrimp Sandwiches
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Open-Faced Hot Crab or Shrimp Sandwiches

An open-faced hot crab or shrimp sandwich takes just 20 minutes and is absolutely perfect for those busy/lazy days during the week. The flavor combination in this recipe is scrumptious and makes me salivate just writing about it. You can mix things up and use any leftover fish from a previous meal. Try different combinations…

Healthy Coconut Monster Blondies
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Healthy Coconut Monster Blondies

  I might as well break the news about a super healthy ingredient in these healthy coconut monster blondies, garbanzo beans. Yup, but your taste buds would never know it, and neither will anyone else. What Is Healthy About Garbanzo Beans (chickpeas) Great source of magnesium and potassium Low on the glycemic index, which reduces…

GF Peanut Butter Bars & Bites
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GF Peanut Butter Bars & Bites

GF Peanut Butter Bars & Bites are so good it’s hard to believe they are gluten, dairy, and egg-free! I should mention that they are healthier than most dessert bars too. I’ll be honest, I love the “lunch lady” peanut butter bars, but I don’t love the calories, and they don’t work with my food…

Peanut Butter Brownie Monster Cookies ~  Gluten-Free
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Peanut Butter Brownie Monster Cookies ~ Gluten-Free

  I am a huge fan of just about any monster cookie and that’s probably because I am a huge fan of M&Ms, but these peanut butter brownie monster cookies are extra special. Why? Because they are chocolate for one thing, which is always a plus. There’s something more about these cookies that make them…

Apple Cinnamon Scones ~ Regular, Gluten, Egg, & Dairy-Free
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Apple Cinnamon Scones ~ Regular, Gluten, Egg, & Dairy-Free

How does a fresh Apple Cinnamon Scone sound for breakfast? Pretty good huh? And what if I offered you a scone with less fat…maybe you would take two! Mmm, two scones sound perfect to me. Of course, also included are allergy-friendly options too, because we all want to enjoy these tasty pastries. What Is Your…

Easy Homemade Guilt-Free Pancakes ~ Allergy-Friendly
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Easy Homemade Guilt-Free Pancakes ~ Allergy-Friendly

  When the only thing you can think about is fresh homemade pancakes…make some! Try these easy homemade guilt-free pancakes. Only 1/2 tablespoon of oil in the entire recipe. Enjoy pancakes that are allergy-friendly and won’t leave you feeling yucky after you eat them. I remember the times when my family would go out for…

Fat Free Hummus ~ Gluten-Free & Vegan
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Fat Free Hummus ~ Gluten-Free & Vegan

This fat-free hummus is the perfect appetizer, party dip, or everyday snack! Hummus is one of my favorite snack options with low-fat crackers, pretzels, and veggies. The problem I find too often is the amount of fat in most recipes. Therefore, I was ecstatic when I found this recipe.  I can’t take the credit, though; this awesome…