Gift Ideas #2: Homemade cookies

Who doesn’t love getting homemade cookies? The girls and I baked some gingerbread cookies, and got this cute jar at the Ace Hardware store in our town. You can also buy it on Amazon. I tied the jar with an orange ribbon and some glittery leaves from the craft store. They also have inexpensive gift… 

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Dairy-Free Eggnog

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I was inspired to make homemade dairy-free eggnog by Sunny at And Love it Too. (Make sure you check out her great tips for separating eggs!) You may prefer Sunny’s recipe, which has less coconut milk and more sweetness, but I thought I would share my version also. Dairy-free Eggnog dairy-free, refined-sugar free Blend: 8… 

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Banana Chocolate Pie with Gluten Free Pie Crust

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I have been craving a pie with a pudding-like filling. The other night I looked at three ripe bananas in the fridge, and the light-bulb went on. I quickly began assembling my ingredients: Dates, bananas, raw cacao powder, vanilla, nuts for the crust. Zoe became very interested. “What are you doing, Mommy?!” she asked. “I’m… 

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Gluten-free Gingerbread Cookies

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As you may know if you follow my blog, I’ve been recreating Scandinavian cookies to be gluten-free, casein-free, and refined sugar-free. I’m half Danish, and we like to incorporate as many traditions into our Christmas holiday as possible. First I made Thumbprint Cookies, and lots of you tried them and loved them. Then I had… 

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Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

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Don’t these mock mashed potatoes look amazing? They are =) I got the idea from my friend, Elana. You can see her recipe here. Although I do eat white potatoes once in a while, I don’t like to eat them constantly. But to have “mashed potatoes” more often sounds like a good idea to me…. 

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Coconut Dreams (Gluten Free Cookies)

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A few days ago I posted my variation of Scandinavian Thumbprint Cookies, and many of you tried them and love them I wanted to try another recipe from the cookbook which inspired the thumbprint cookies, Swedish Cakes and Cookies. The second recipe comes from the same page as the first, and is called Coconut Dreams…. 

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