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Category: recipes


Gluten-free Crepes with Meyer Lemon Cream

No matter the question, the answer is always Meyer lemon. For example: Q:  What type of lemons are the most delicious? A:  Meyer lemon Q:  What is a good way to squeeze in some vitamin C today? A:  Meyer lemon…

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Homemade Yogurt in the Crock Pot

Yes, I know Crock Pot is a brand of slow cooker, but I’m an old dog and I grumble when I’m forced to learn new tricks.  Add that to being raised in Texas where all slow cookers are referred to…

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cilantro pesto with zucchini noodles – perfect for St. Patrick’s Day

I made this for dinner tonight and it knocked my socks off!  It was a cinch to prep, it’s gluten-free and would be a perfect addition to your St. Patrick’s Day feast, being green and all. In order to get…

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goat’s milk and honey soap in the crock pot

When I tell people I make my own soap, I’m sure many of them think it’s a waste of time.  After all, soap is readily available in just about every grocery, drug, convenience and dollar store and it’s inexpensive.  So…

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gluten-free crunchy coconut & pecan granola

I’m about to share something with you that rocked my world when I discovered this truth.  Lean in. Not everyone has a sweet tooth. Are you as stunned as I am at this revelation?  I don’t get.  I think they…

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simple sweets for your valentine

Five years ago, before baby honeybee was born, I made some treats for my husband to take to his work and share with his co-workers. That was back in the days, before homeschooling, when I had time for crazy activities…

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gluten free chicken imperial rolls

Everybody loves a good laugh and I’m sure you’re no exception.  Today, because if I don’t poke fun at myself someone else will, I’m sharing my very first blog post from a few years ago.  Go ahead and look, while I…

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