Sour Cherry Homemade Lara Bars

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Last week I posted my Vanilla & Toasted Coconut Bars (with a mock-peanut and chocolate chip variation), which are my variation of a Lara Bar. After they were all scarfed down eaten I decided to try another flavor. I added some acai powder which gave the bars this great dark color, as well as dried sour… 

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Chia Pudding with Acai or Raw Cacao

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I have been craving chia lately. And fish. And I never crave fish. This is my body’s way of telling me I need more essential fatty acid. I’m sure I’m giving most of it away to Ginger in my milk. So I’ve upped my intake of fish oil supplements, and I’ve been eating chia non-stop. Last… 

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Coconut Cream Whoopie Pies

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I’ve been getting more and more into Tropical Traditions, Coconut Cream Concentrate (CCC). One of you, my readers, first told me about it, and I’m so glad you did! That’s how I made the filling for these coconut cream whoopie pies. If you prefer, I think this coconut butter would also work, or possibly palm… 

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Mock Peanut Butter Cups

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Even if my kids didn’t have allergies, and I weren’t celiac, I would still prefer homemade Easter candy. Do you know what drives me crazy about store-bought candy? The refined sugar, the dairy, the gluten, and the peanuts. Try finding candy without those four ingredients. It’s nearly impossible. I know there are a couple out… 

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Coyote Quinoa Cookies Freezer Fudge

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If you have my second cookbook, and you’ve made my Coyote Cookie Bars, then you may suffer from the same problem I do: Eating all the raw cookie dough Last time I made them I had to eat some of the dough (as usual) and it got me thinking… this would make a great freezer… 

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GFCF Halloween Treats

Above: Zoe and Ashley last weekend in Colorado Springs Fall. It’s my favorite time of year. The sound of leaves crunching under my feet as I walk. The smell of the crisp dry air. Spiced cider. Pumpkins and orange everywhere (my favorite color). I drink it all in, savoring each moment. And one of my… 

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