Gluten-Free / Grain-Free Lofthouse Style Frosted Sugar Cookie Recipe

Gluten-free sugar cookie recipeSo a long time ago I had developed a homemade sugar cookie recipe for what I called my “Softhouse” cookies.

Basically – my imitation of the Lofthouse frosted sugar cookies.

And then I discovered how much my tummy really didn’t like wheat anymore.

I don’t think it really ever liked it, truth be told.

Anyway, so then I went to work converting it over to a gluten-free recipe.  And you know what’s funny?  They taste even better than the original frosted cookies!
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Homemade Honey Marshmallows Recipe

So step 2 of our homemade Not-So-Bad-For-You s’mores are the marshmallows.

Probably the most fun and easiest part, I never realized how simple these guys are.

But the cool part is homemade marshmallows can be so much more than JUST MARSHMALLOWS.

Confused yet? Read on!
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Homemade Healthy Dark Chocolate Bars


Homemade Honey-sweetened dark chocolate bars.

Rich, delicious, and free of unhealthy additives.

Truth be told, I’m not really a huge fan of honey-sweetened EVERYTHING.

So, I was kind of concerned the chocolate would taste very honey-y and yummy-y.  But happily, it didn’t!

(You can bake chocolate bars  without using honey if you want to go for standard version)


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How to make Homemade Nutella Hazelnut Spread from Scratch

In my family, we have a legend.

The Chocolate People.

Homemade Nutella Spread

You see, when I was younger, they would steal into the kitchen when no one was watching.

Like mysterious little chocolate-loving elves, they would sneak open the Nutella jar and swipe fingerful after fingerful of the heavenly stuff.

Homemade Nutella

Interestingly, those finger-swipes were always EXACTLY the same size as my little sister’s fingers.
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Homemade Bailey’s Irish Cream Recipe from a Tipsy Housewife

Make your own bailey's recipeHomemade Irish Cream. 

Homemade Bailey’s. 

Boozy and fabulous?

Whatever you want to call it, it’s awesome.

No processed ingredients.  About as scratch as you can make it without milking the cow.


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Homemade 10-Minute Muddy Shamrock (Mint Chocolate Chip) Ice Cream Recipe

homemade chocolate chip mint ice creamI love love love this chocolate mint ice cream recipe and adore the creamy coolness of the vanilla with the sharp, bracing contrast of peppermint and dark richness of the chocolate. Best of all – it is so quick to make!  I use my Ninja blender (here is 33 % off, if you like to buy it now) for the task, considering a lot of people shy away from it, thinking it to be a lot complicated.


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Recipe: Gluten-Free Lactaction Cookies – A Baby’s Best Friend

Gluten-free Lactation Cookies RecipeBack in December, I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl I’ve nicknamed “Firefly.”

She’s my third daughter, and there was something I was excited about from the get-go.

You see, with my other two, they weaned themselves early because of low supply.

I nursed as long and as much as I possibly could, but they eventually just gave up and didn’t want it anymore. 
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Flourless Hazelnut Chocolate Cake Recipe (Gluten-Free)

Gluten-Free Hazelnut Chocolate CakeHow This Awesomeness Came About…

A few weeks ago, I was trying to make some home-made Nutella, and I was having disastrous results.

Apparently you need to roast the nuts a bit before trying to grind them up.

I did not get that memo.
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