gluten-free recipes

Homemade Caramel Sauce and Caramel Apples

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Let me start by saying I love caramel sauce.  You can put it on so many things… ice cream, apples, brownies, cheesecake and just about any other fruit.  This time of year caramel apples are the perfect dessert, whether you’re just making one for a night in or a whole bunch for a Halloween party.  You can dress them up any way you want to, plus they are super quick and easy to make. I started looking for recipes for a homemade caramel sauce since I have never made one before.  I quickly found out that there was a ton of […]

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Cinnamon Toast Pumpkin Seeds

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For those of you picking through pumpkin patches and carving away making both new and traditional designs, don’t go throwing away one of the most beneficial parts of the pumpkin – the seeds! Most people usually dig into the pumpkin, take out all of the orange strings and seeds and place it right into the trash. Next time you’re carving a pumpkin, think about stopping to save the seeds, which can definitely have its benefits and delicious aspects as well!Pumpkin seeds may be tiny, but they are packed full of magnesium, zinc, and omega-3 properties. Best yet, these seeds can […]

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Gluten-Free Protein Pancakes

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Pancakes are one of my favorite breakfast items to make and I have been enjoying whipping up various creations over the past few weekends. Since it is important to have a balanced breakfast with protein and complex carbohydrates, I tried adding protein powder into my most recent pancake recipe and this turned out delicious!In addition to protein and carbohydrates, I like to incorporate healthy fats, such as coconut oil, into my breakfast for added nutrition and energy. To reap the natural health benefits of coconut oil, it’s important to remember to choose an unrefined coconut oil.Since I have Celiac Disease, […]

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