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The Best Ever Gluten-Free Banana Muffin Recipe! 

If you get cravings for pastries like I do or just want to enjoy or something a little sweet but are gluten-free or on a low carb eating plan you’ll absolutely love this gluten-free Banana Muffin Recipe!  I’ll be honest. I LOVE good bread and cakes and cookies and flour products of all kinds. But I know that a lot of carbs and that much sugar isn’t good for me.   Still, about 3:00 in the afternoon I want a little something sweet with a cup of coffee. Trying to stamp down this desire was making me feel kind of deprived and occasionally a little crabby.  Enter this awesome low carb gluten-free banana muffin recipe! It’s super easy to make. Plus, it’s great because this recipe doesn’t call for any strange ingredients or artificial sweeteners and it really helps…

7 Quick & Easy Weeknight Dinner Recipes

If you’re looking for quick & easy weeknight dinner recipes for your family, or just for two, these vegetarian recipe ideas are perfect for a busy mom or anyone who’s trying to eat healthy on a budget! You’ll definitely want to try these out! Tofu with Peanut Sauce   I usually don’t even attempt to cook Chinese food at home because it never seems to turn out right. This recipe works and is so simple! Time saver tip: If you’re short on time or don’t want to put the oven on, you can just fry your tofu until it’s done like you like it and then follow the recipe! And, if you don’t have sambal oelek, not to worry siracha sauce will work as well. Vegan Black Bean Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes This is…

7 Amazing 3 Ingredient Gluten Free Desserts

Looking for super quick and easy desserts with only 3 ingredients that are gluten-free?  Look no further! Everyone seems to be on a different kind of diet or eating plan these days. You or those you are cooking for may be gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, vegan, nut-free, the list goes on and on. It can be so hard to find a delicious dessert to make when someone you love has an allergy or eating preference that excludes them from eating certain foods. I’m allergic to dairy so I know how disappointing it can be to not be able to eat the dessert that everyone else is getting to enjoy. Even as a grown-up this is NO fun. I remember when I first learned I had developed a dairy allergy I was pretty crushed. It took a lot of adjusting for someone from the &#8220…

7 Ridiculously Simple 3 Ingredient Desserts – Vegan Friendly!

Need a fast and easy dessert that your vegan friends or co-workers will be able to eat, too? If you’re craving a homemade dessert, but you don’t have the time or energy to pull out 15 different ingredients and concoct something in 12 “easy” (haha) steps. These awesome 3 ingredient desserts are just what you are looking for! 3 Ingredient Cherry Chocolate Dump Cake This cake couldn’t be easier – or more delicious. Ingredients: 2 – 20 oz cans of cherry pie filling  1 – 18.5 oz box of devil’s food cake mix (Duncan Hines has several mixes that are vegan in their regular cake mix line.)  ¾ cup butter (or vegan margarine) – melted  Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees  Grease bottom of 9 x 13 inch pan (glass works great) with spray, butter or oil  Dump pie filling into pan and spread…

30 Simple & Fun Ideas to Celebrate Valentine’s Day – Recipes, Crafts, Gift Ideas & More! 

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Yaaayyy! So I’ve put together a list of fun Valentine’s Day recipes, crafts, decorations, gift ideas and more to help you celebrate. I’ve loved Valentine’s Day since grade school when we decorated little white bakery bags with red and pink hearts, taped them onto our school desks and delivered those little individual Valentine’s to all our classmates. (Yep – you had to give one to everyone. This was great because it got around the “popularity contest” aspect of Valentine’s and everyone could feel good. Nice work Mrs. Buchanan!) Unfortunately, I think those little valentines with the cute sayings are probably out of vogue now. But, if you’re looking to do something special yet simple to celebrate Valentine’s Day you’ve definitely come to the right…