GF Oat Banana Bites with Nut Butter ~ Fruit sweetened & heart healthy
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GF Oat Banana Bites with Nut Butter ~ Fruit sweetened & heart healthy

For a very healthy snack or breakfast cookie, these GF Oat Banana Bites with or without nut butter would be a great choice. This fruit-sweetened cookie can be gobbled up just about any time of day.  I make them a little bigger for a breakfast cookie…or just eat two!   Now don’t be looking for a…

Quick & Easy Spanish Rice  ~ Gluten & dairy-free
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Quick & Easy Spanish Rice  ~ Gluten & dairy-free

I love an easy recipe and this Spanish rice is definitely easy and absolutely perfect served with all your favorite Mexican dishes. One of my very favorite things to eat for lunch is a plate of refried beans and Spanish or Mexican rice with some salsa and baked scoops. It’s a perfect combination; I guess that’s…

Tortellini Sausage Soup ~ Gluten & dairy-free options
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Tortellini Sausage Soup ~ Gluten & dairy-free options

You know how firefighters have these special recipes they make on shift for the crew, well this tortellini sausage soup is one of them, and it has got it all! Don’t worry this tortellini soup isn’t just for the fire crew. Read on to find out how to fit it into an allergy-friendly diet. Making…

Homemade Sugar Free Ketchup – Preservative Free
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Homemade Sugar Free Ketchup – Preservative Free

  After many batches of trying to make a homemade sugar-free ketchup, thank goodness I finally came up with one I liked. One of the hardest parts of being on the yeast-free diet was going without ketchup. I am a huge ketchup and french fry fan. I also simply must have ketchup with steak, even…

Chicken & Black Bean Casserole ~ Healthy Comfort Food
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Chicken & Black Bean Casserole ~ Healthy Comfort Food

  This Chicken & Black Bean Casserole was a pleasant surprise, it was not only delicious but super simple to put together.  And the truth is, it took all my strength not to eat it right out of the casserole dish before setting it on the table. The leftovers from this chicken and black bean…

Turkey and Sage Breakfast Patties
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Turkey and Sage Breakfast Patties

Turkey and Sage Breakfast Patties are a delicious alternative to regular pork sausage patties except for a lot healthier. This recipe is perfect for those who can’t have gluten, yeast, or dairy. I love that I know exactly what is in it and can indulge without worrying. These turkey and sage patties are easy to…

Sautéed Sugar Snap Peas or Beans ~ A colorful side dish
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Sautéed Sugar Snap Peas or Beans ~ A colorful side dish

I Love these sauteed sugar snap peas. The color is gorgeous and even kids gobble them up. Fresh, crunchy, quick and healthy. They taste great too!  I even grab the leftovers out of the fridge and eat them cold the next day. You will need just a few simple ingredients to make this great tasting…

Gluten Free Banana, Pumpkin & Oat Waffles
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Gluten Free Banana, Pumpkin & Oat Waffles

Since I really like my Quinoa & Oat Banana waffle recipe, I thought why not add pumpkin to that recipe along with some additional spices. I’ve been in the mood for some pumpkin waffles but I didn’t want to add eggs, fat, or sugar. I am happy with the results of these banana, pumpkin &…

Perfectly Roasted Squash & Brussels Sprouts
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Perfectly Roasted Squash & Brussels Sprouts

  Roasting vegetables is a great way to introduce your kids to these super healthy vegetables. My daughter made roasted butternut squash and Brussels sprouts for us over Thanksgiving break a few years ago and we all loved them! I’ve been roasting them ever since! Season as you like, we prefer McCormick Grill Mates Montreal Steak…