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Melt in Your Mouth Cranberry Orange Creme Fraiche Bread

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Melt in Your Mouth Cranberry Orange Creme Fraiche Bread is a new creation born out of a desperate need to quickly use up an embarrassing amount of frozen cranberries I collected at the end of the holiday season this year. That’s when they are the cheapest to buy and perfect for freezing. It was a great idea until my freezer …

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Gluten free – Dairy free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Family traditions are something I love to pass down to my kids. I grew up eating old-fashioned peanut butter cookies.  Both my mother and my grandmother made them in huge batches and stored them in large glass jars to keep them fresh. There was always a delicious treat waiting to enjoy any time of the day. Times have changed since I …

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It Begins at the Table Cookbook Sneak Peek: Lemon Zucchini Bread Recipe with Sweet Turmeric Glaze

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Lemon Zucchini Bread with sweet turmeric glaze is my version of my grandmother’s old classic zucchini bread recipe. Baked with most of the same delicious ingredients she used and infused with a delightful lemon flavor that takes my grandma’s method to the next level — topped with a sweet turmeric glaze for a touch of international flavor. Have you ever …

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Banana Coconut Mango Cake | Gluten-Free & Dairy-free

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With the holidays upon us, it’s time to plan the menu for those festive gatherings. Today, I experimented in the kitchen with a new dessert idea. Gluten-free, dairy-free banana coconut mango cake delightfully combines your favorite fruit topped over a moist coconut almond flour cake and dairy-free coconut whipped cream. I had my daughter, Lexi, in mind when I created this …

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Old Fashioned Molasses Cake Recipe (From 1942)

In Cookbook, Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson4 Comments

My Grandmother created some of the fondest memories of my childhood. She was a real-life Superwoman, a mother of eight, a farmer, a gardener, a cook, a housewife, an employee, and a beautiful Godly German woman who managed her way through the Great Depression while still giving a helping hand to strangers in need. Through her example, she has taught …

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Huckleberry Jam Recipe: How to Make Huckleberry Jam

In Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson

Huckleberries are a rare find in Minnesota, and there is only one vendor at the Minneapolis farmer market who carries them. These sought-after berries are quite a find since they are usually only available at the end of the summer and in very small quantities; at least in my area of the state. A few summers ago, I happened upon …

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Cupcakes

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Print Recipe Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Cupcakes Yum Course Dessert Cuisine American Servings cupcakes Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, melted2 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate Ghirardelli1/2 cup peanutbutter3/4 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup cocoa powder, OMG! Superfoods Organic Cacao Powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda3/4 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon sea salt2 large eggs3 tablespoons chia seeds1/2 cup granulated sugar1/4 cup light brown sugar1 teaspoon vanilla …

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Gluten-Free Lemon Zucchini Bread Recipe

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Print Recipe How to Make Gluten-Free Lemon Zucchini Bread Yum Freshly baked with the perfect balance of flavors including a hint of lemon and a touch of sweetness. This may be your favorite gluten-free zucchini bread recipe. It’s just that good! Course Breads and Bakery Cuisine American Servings loafs Ingredients 3 eggs, beaten2 cups granulated sugar1 cup vegetable oil1 teaspoon …

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Chocolate Strawberry Whip Cream Layer Cake

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My mom was one of the most creative people I knew when it came to making beautiful desserts. She had a way of turning basic ingredients into a symphony of decadent flavors like a masterful art piece. One of her specialties was this Chocolate Strawberry Whip Cream Layered Chocolate Cake. She has another variation of this cake using bananas instead …