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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cookies

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Thanksgiving is only a few days away, which means that I’m in full planning for the upcoming festivities! Last Sunday, I had a “Friendsgiving” at my house, which gave me the opportunity to make a bunch of dishes ahead of time. This is not only great for feeding loved ones, but also having the chance to taste my dishes before Thanksgiving. Being diagnosed with Celiac Disease a few months ago, I was on a mission to make my favorite Thanksgiving dishes, but without the gluten. My go-to ingredient for my cooking and baking is was coconut oil. I don’t think […]

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Gluten Free Praline King Cake Cookie

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Laissez les bons temps rouler! Mardi Gras is tomorrow, which means it’s King Cake time. Don’t ask me what makes this traditional New Orleans dessert so yummy, but man it’s amazing. Growing up, my family in Louisiana would always send us one and my sisters and I would devour it trying to find the baby. In case you aren’t familiar, a King Cake is actually more like a monkey bread. A plastic baby is baked in it, and whoever has the slice with the baby will have good fortune bestowed upon them. Now aside from King Cake and beignets, I […]

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Gluten-Free Coconut Almond Cookies

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With my obsession for all things coconut, I’ve been in the mood to make a cookie with shredded coconut that was light, yet packed with flavor. After searching through some recipes, I decided to put together a coconut almond cookie that came out absolutely delicious. Instead of using butter, I did an easy substitution for coconut oil in a 1:1 ratio. The subtitle nutty flavor of the coconut oil, along with the shredded coconut and almond extract all blended together perfectly – yum! As a tip, you’ll want to make sure that the coconut oil for the recipe is softened. […]

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