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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 Carrots are quite sweet and over half the sugar from the original recipe in an ancient cookbook has been replaced by … Continue reading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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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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Easy Chocolate Truffles

This is a super simple recipe. It just makes a few because if you microwave chocolate chips too long the chocolate seizes up so you don’t want to make too much at a time. Plus they all have to get … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Crepes

Gluten Free Crepes Ingredients 2 eggs 1 1/4 cup milk (any kind, cow, plant based, whatever) 2 Tablespoons liquid vegetable oil – whatever type you prefer 1/3 cup each of 3 different kinds of gluten free flour or 1 cup … Continue reading

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Coconut Shrimp

There’s a lot of recipes out there for coconut shrimp. This one happens to not only be both baked and gluten free, but also so tasty that people might not even bother to dip all their shrimp in sauce. I … Continue reading

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