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Grain-Free Snickerdoodle Cookies

These cookies are Easy and Delicious, sure to impress even your sugar & grain-loving friends! I use a different method (I don’t roll the dough balls in cinnamon but actually add the cinnamon to the dough), but I know you are going to love them. Want to make these nut-free? Just use raw ground sunflower…

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Shamrock Cupcakes (Nut-Free)

Science Rules & Green Foods are Cool  Cooking is all about taste and science! It’s pretty amazing how combining a few simple ingredients can create such flavorful dishes. This couldn’t happen without a little (or a lot of) science! By now I am sure everyone knows that baking soda or sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) reacts with an…

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Lemon Poppy Seed Poppers

Aren’t these mini-muffins so adorable!? I promise they taste as good as they look! Don’t worry, the yellow color doesn’t come from artificial ingredients but from free range chicken eggs! These mini muffins make the perfect snack or accompaniment to your brunch or breakfast. If you love lemon, you’ll love these little bites of sunshine!…

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World’s Best Chocolate Birthday Cake

I can’t believe that my baby boy, Connor, will be 1 in just a few weeks!  It seems like only yesterday that Hunter turned one and really it was… he will be 3 in May! WOW! Having small children is more challenging and stressful than any job I have ever had, but there are so…

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NO-Bake Carrot Souffle

The age-old question… Is Piccadilly’s famous Carrot Souffle a dessert or a side?? Honestly, I never really ordered it because I always considered it a dessert. Most of the time when I went out to eat, I didn’t get dessert because of all the sugar, but that never stopped me from getting a pasta dish…

Peanut butter balls

4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Balls

One of my favorite treats!  I used to make these years ago but now, reflecting back on the ingredient list, I can’t believe I used to eat so many!  4 cups of powdered sugar… What was I thinking?? These big bites of peanut butter and chocolate taste just like the ones I used to make…