gluten-free recipes

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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Healthy Homemade Burrito Bowl

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Mexican food has been a craving of mine during pregnancy, but eating out at chain restaurants can definitely add up quick – both calorie and sodium wise. For any Mexican cravings, I turned to making my own healthy burrito bowls at home in order to cut the calories of chain Mexican restaurants.The best part about making these Mexican inspired dishes at home is that you can use your imagination and incorporate any type of protein, rice, beans, and toppings that you desire.To make sure I’m getting my serving of healthy fats, I used a little coconut oil when sautéing my […]

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