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Chai Pumpkin Cheesecake

I know that pumpkin flavored everything is everywhere right now but I received some amazing spices from The Spice House for a 37 Cooks challenge and couldn’t pass up the opportunity to make another pumpkin recipe. This one combines two of my favorite fall beverages…a Tazo Chai Tea and Pumpkin Spice Latte. All I did…

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National Celiac Awareness Day {Giveaway from Luna Bars}

If you didn’t know already today Friday September 13th is National Celiac Awareness Day!! Have you seen this awesome infographic yet? I LOVE this and share it as much as I can…Thanks to Gluten Dude for making this and sharing it with everyone. Here are some facts (from The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness website):…

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DIY Sugar and Salt Scrubs

As you may have noticed I love taking things that you can purchase out (dinners, snacks, etc.) and making them at home. I love being able to control what goes into the items that I am using and eating. On top of that I live on a budge…a very tight budget so being able to…

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Dining Out While Gluten Free

As many of you know, with the rising awareness of celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity, demand for gluten-free dining options has grown by leaps and bounds over the last several years. Everyone is jumping on board and offering gluten-free options to their guests. I mean why not…this is a huge market right now, especially…

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“It’s Just A Pork Chop”

This is the quote that is going to get me through the next year. You are all probably wondering what the heck this means…I would be utterly confused as well. The closest quote I can relate it to is “this too shall pass”. This quote has been a joke in our house for the last…

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Outdoor Adventures {Fly Fishing in Maine}

Roach Pond – Kokadjo, ME Below is a bit of our awesome adventures of fly fishing, exploring, and hiking around Moosehead Lake, Maine. Every year my dad and his best friend George head up to Maine’s North Woods to go fly fishing for a week. Last summer dad asked if Bryan and I would be…

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Crust-less Quiche {37 Cooks}

The second entry into the 37 Cooks and Sciabica Olive Oil challenge is a crust-less and veggie filled quiche. This can easily be made in a large baking dish, pie dish, or individual ramekins. Quiche is another one of those “blank canvases” that I love because you can add any ingredient that you want.  Quiche…

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Celiac Awareness Month

May is National Celiac Awareness Month and sadly it is coming to a close in just a few days. There have been so many great people raising awareness this month including, but definitely not limited to, Erica of Celiac and the Beast, Brandy Wendler (Mrs. Northwest) of A Spoonful of Wellness, National Foundation for Celiac…

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Ratatouille

The second 37 Cooks challenged that I participated in was for Sciabica Olive Oil. Sciabica Olive Oil is a family run business which prepares their olive oil in the Italian tradition of old-world quality and they say that their oils are “California Sunshine in A Bottle”. Sciabica proves that you do not need to go…