Pumpkin Hot Chocolate with Toasted Marshmallows

Pumpkin Hot Chocolate W/ Toasted Marshmalows | glutenfreeifyouplease.com

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The cold autumn weather has been a  great excuse to drink hot chocolate in excess. My favorite chocolate fall beverage is pumpkin hot chocolate topped with toasted marshmallows.  It’s rich, creamy, and the toasted marshmallows adds an amazing caramel touch. Substitute vegan marshmallows to make this a vegan friendly dessert. Read More →

Mini Mexican Pizza | glutenfreeifyouplease.com

Vegan Mini Mexican Pizza

Fall is almost here.  The weather is turning cool, and we’ve been enjoying harvesting the very last veggies from our garden.   I wanted to make one last summer treat before the season of pumpkins, squash, and pie starts to unfold. These mini Mexican pizzas are easy to put together for a gluten free dinner,… 

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Vegan Tofu Scramble | glutenfreeifyouplease.com

Vegan Tofu Scramble

  Sometimes it can be tough to make time for a hot breakfast during the week.  I generally go for a smoothie since it’s quick and easy on my way out the door.  This week, however, was different. I decided to get efficient in the kitchen. I pre-chopped a lot of vegetables from our garden… 

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Broken Biscotti Vegan Ice Cream | glutenfreeifyouplease.com

Broken Biscotti Vegan Ice Cream

When life gives you broken biscotti, make ice cream. Sometimes we have to adapt when a recipe does not go exactly the way we envision. And sometimes this adaptability leads to an even better recipe than previously imagined.  That’s what happened this morning.

Mint Chocolate Power Balls | glutenfreeifyouplease.com

Chocolate Mint Power Balls

These energy-packed power balls are one of my favorite cures for feeling sluggish during a long work day. The hot weather has been pretty draining where I live, and  has often left me feeling…blah. Enter: chocolate + mint + loads of nutritious energy foods for a healthy pick me up! Medjool dates are the king of… 

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Honeydew Peach Smoothie | glutenfreeifyouplease.com

Honeydew Peach Smoothie

It has been a pretty fruit filled week. We visited our favorite produce market and found the mother-load of peaches. Their was an over-ripe box of locally peaches grown in nearby Yakima, Washington sitting in the corner of the store on discount.  20 pounds for only $10.00! Score! We spent close to an hour washing,… 

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Gluten Free If You Please | glutenfreeifyouplease.com

Gluten Free Summer Veggie Pizza

Pizza is on my top 5 list off favorite foods. In fact, it hovers in first or second place depending on my mood. One of my family’s favorite utilization of pizza is the “kitchen sink” pizza. Whenever we have a surplus of veggies from the garden we use them up on pizza before they have a… 

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Gluten Free Raw Blackberry Crisp | glutenfreeifyouplease.com

Gluten Free Raw Blackberry Crisp

The continuing heat wave has caused blackberries to ripen by the bucket-load! We journeyed down to the river yesterday, Sisko taking point, when we happened upon several enormous wild blackberry bushes. Jackpot! We hurried home to retrieve our blackberry picking essentials, two plastic bags, and harvested all the ripe berries.  In just over a half hour… 

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Gazpacho | glutenfreeifyouplease.com

Gazpacho

August has arrived, and has brought along some pleasant, balmy 100+ degree days.  Oh, August… why so overbearing?  Where’s your subtle touch and a kind word with a cool breeze?  I think September is beckoning.  The last thing I want to do is heat up the house making dinner during a heat wave, so the past week… 

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