Double Chocolate Almond Biscotti to go with our Cappuccino Gelato

Double Chocolate Almond Biscotti to go with our Cappuccino Gelato

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Gluten Free S’mores Icebox Cake

Gluten Free S'mores Icebox Cake

The kids have been asking me to learn how to make ice cream cakes for forever and I've never tried them until recently.  I decided the other day to try my hand at making some new summer desserts and to combine our love of the campfire favorite, S'Mores with our love of ice cream for ...

Homemade Gluten Free Gnocchi

Homemade Gluten Free Gnocchi

My family loves gnocchi but it's one of those foods that is hard to find in a gluten free option available in the stores.  Gnocchi, if you aren't familiar, is like a potato dumpling.  We like to think of them as these perfect, little potato pillows.  Like most things we love, I experiment making our ...

Coconut Oil Roasted Pumpkin Seeds with Basil, Lime, and Sea Salt

Coconut Oil Roasted Pumpkin Seeds with Basil, Lime, and Sea Salt

Growing up I think I might have looked forward to eating the roasted pumpkin seeds my mom made more than actually carving the pumpkins and as a grown up, I know that I do.  It's something that my kids look forward to as well and even the toddlers love for a snack.  With 5 kids ...

Homemade Gluten Free Bisquick Recipe

Homemade Gluten Free Bisquick Recipe

Gluten free cooking can be a real challenge and it can also be expensive!  When you're buying special products for the "gluten free" feature on top of buying for "convenience" the price really starts to add up.  If you're careful when shopping though you can often find basics like good all purpose gluten free flour ...

Homemade Gluten Free Mozzarella Sticks

Homemade Gluten Free Mozzarella Sticks

When you have food allergies and a child with Celiac Disease you give up a lot of foods you love.  You give up eating out most of the time because no matter how careful you are, no matter how many questions you ask, and no matter how carefully trained a restaurant staff is there is ...

Parmesan Basil Quinoa Salad

Parmesan Basil Quinoa Salad Recipe / This Mama Loves

Parmesan Basil Quinoa Salad Using quinoa in a cold salad for summer time is a great way to mix it up from the expected pasta salads you always see and still have something similar that is really tasty and the people will love. You can make almost any of your favorite pasta salads into a quinoa ...

Simple Strawberry Sorbet Recipe

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Simple Strawberry Sorbet Recipe My son cannot have dairy products. This was only discovered and diagnosed as some big long fancy name that basically means his body doesn't make the enzymes (or makes miniscule amounts of it) to digest lactose. If he has it, he's in a whole lot of severe pain and miserable for days. ...

Gluten Free Molasses Cookies Recipe

Gluten Free Molasses Cookies Recipe- This Mama Loves

Gluten Free Molasses Cookies Our family has been gluten free now for almost a year since finding out our toddler has Celiac Disease.  We're still adapting recipes and trying out old favorites as gluten free.  Baked goods can be tricky because gluten free flour doesn't always behave the same as traditional wheat flours but we're finding ...

MultiGrain Medley Veggie Salad

Multigrain Medley Veggie Pasta Salad- This Mama Loves

This multigrain medley veggie salad recipe is brought to you by our friends at Minute® Rice. Our life changed drastically just under a year ago when we found out our then 2 year old had Celiac Disease.  We used to eat a lot of whole wheat pastas, whole wheat breads, and many other foods that ...