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Coconut Lime Cookies

These cookies are so tasty nobody will ever know they are gluten and dairy free. Ingredients Juice of 2 limes (about 1/3 cup) Zest of 2 limes 1 1/2 cups almond flour 1 1/2 cups shredded or flaked coconut 1/2 … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Orange Cinnamon Rolls

Dough 1 packet quick rise yeast ½ cup warm water Zest of one orange (you need a second orange for the filling & frosting) ½ cup orange juice (preferably fresh squeezed, but you can fill in with other orange juice … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Nutella Sandwich Cookies

Ingredients 1 stick butter (1/2 cup) softened 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla 1 1/4 cups all purpose gluten free flour (I used Namaste) 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon salt 2-5 tablespoons milk almond flour Instructions Heat oven to … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Molasses Cookies

These gluten free molasses cookies taste just like the old fashioned molasses cookies I remember my mother making when I was a child even though most of the ingredients in this recipe of my own invention aren’t the same – … Continue reading

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Easy Gluten Free Vegan Maple Pecan Cookies

Maple Pecan Cookies INGREDIENTS 1 ½ cups oat flour ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt ¼ cup brown sugar ½ cup coconut ½ cup pecans 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup 2 tablespoons milk of choice … Continue reading

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Product Review – America’s Test Kitchen Gluten Free Cookbook

America’s Test Kitchen has a show on TV and also does live demonstrations onboard Holland America’s ships. Since they do make an appearance onboard, it seemed fitting to review their cookbook for my blog when I was given one. Usually … Continue reading

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Surprisingly Good Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are delicious with or without oatmeal, so what makes this recipe so surprising? Carrots, that’s what. Carrots are quite sweet and over half the sugar from the original recipe in an ancient cookbook has been replaced by … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Chocolate Orange Cookies

Gluten Free Chocolate Orange Cookies Makes about 20 cookies Ingredients Cookies 6 Tablespoons butter or butter substitute, room temp ¼ cup honey 2 eggs, 2 teaspoons vanilla 4 Tablespoons fresh squeezed orange juice orange zest 1/3 cup cocoa powder ¾ … Continue reading

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America’s Test Kitchen Cuban Recipies

America’s Test Kitchen on Holland America Cruise ships have a variety of ways to keep passengers entertained on board. Each day brings a new list of different things to do on the schedule, which is posted in the newsletter stewards … Continue reading

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Lamingtons

Australians have it right with this tasty treat. Cake bites dipped in chocolate and rolled in coconut? Awesome. I actually discovered lamingtons in Fiji, and found them again in New Zealand. So it’s not just Australians enjoying them. In both … Continue reading

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