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Month: December 2011

Gluten Free Insiders

Gluten Free Insiders

Share Welcome gluten-free friends! Glad you’ve found your way to this little gluten-free world! I’m Michelle and my goal is not just to create gluten-free food that doesn’t sacrifice flavor, but also to create a space where I can share info that makes being and […]

Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles

Share These classic cookies are perfect to make with the kids!  The texture is just right, soft and chewy.  I made a large batch of these the other day and they are already gone! As with all of my recipes, my ingredient list is simple […]

DIY Peppermint Mocha

DIY Peppermint Mocha

You know I love my seasonal specialty drinks!  This one is a personal favorite as it combines the best flavors ever ~ coffee, chocolate and peppermint!  Yum.

DIY Peppermint Mocha

  • 16 oz freshly brewed strong coffee
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream, dairy free cream, or milk of choice
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and whip up until nice and frothy!
  2. Serve hot.  For added fun use candy-cane’s as stirrers.

*this recipe yields two servings


Oh, and let’s not forget about Bobby, our elf.  So far he has been found in the cereal cabinet, having a party in the princess castle, coloring pictures in the playroom and is currently hanging in one of our Christmas wreaths….  more interesting stories concerning Bobby to come!

Cookie Dough Truffles

Cookie Dough Truffles

Share Growing up you could always find me sneaking a spoonful of cookie dough while baking chocolate chip cookies….  What could be better than eating cookie dough?  Oh yeah, cookie dough en-robed in dark chocolate.  It’s also nice that these are egg and of course gluten free. […]

Cranberry Breakfast Bars and a New Holiday Tradition

Cranberry Breakfast Bars and a New Holiday Tradition

ShareI hope you all don’t mind, but with each recipe I post leading up to Christmas, I will also be sharing stories and family traditions.  I won’t be offended if you are the type to just scroll down to the recipe, I have been known […]