Category Archives: Cooking Challenges

Breakfast Bonanza – recipe, review, give-away!

Update: The contest is now closed. Winner to be announced soon. Don’t hate me, but I’m one of those morning people. You know – the ones that wake up all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed and ready to start the day. One … Continue reading

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Feed Your Skin

We’re taking a momentary departure today from feeding our bellies and the bellies of those we love. Today, we’re going to feed our skin! I’ve been inspired lately by reading blogs such as Crunchy Betty and websites such as Skin … Continue reading

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Halloween Gingerbread Cut-Outs (vegan, grain-free, cane sugar free)

Ghosts and goblins and spooks. Oh my! Black cats and witches and bats. Oh my! It’s haunting season! I’m all about the ghoulish food – the witches fingers cookies and the peeled grape eyeballs and all of that. So, I … Continue reading

Posted in cookies, Cooking Challenges, holiday, sesame | 22 Comments

Scared Silly Sprout Slaw

I love participating in blog carnivals that challenge me to try something new – a new ingredient, a new technique, a new approach. So, when I saw that this Month’s Go Ahead Honey It’s Gluten-Free theme was Scared Silly, I … Continue reading

Posted in carrots, Cooking Challenges, grain-free, main dish, sesame, side dish, vegan | 18 Comments

Broccoli Red Pepper “Cheddar” Chowder

It’s time for another Sweet or Savory Challenge! Ricki, from Diet, Dessert and Dogs and Kim from Affairs of Living have concocted another great challenge for all of us. This month, we’ve been charged with creating unique sweet or savory … Continue reading

Posted in broccoli, Cooking Challenges, main dish, peppers, sesame, vegan | 13 Comments

Peanut Apple Scones (grain-free, vegan)

A week or so ago, Gluten-Free Gidget posted about ingredient guilt. You know – it’s that feeling you get when you buy something, with some grand (or not so grand) idea in mind and then the ingredient sits in your … Continue reading

Posted in apples, Blogger Community, breakfast, Cooking Challenges, desserts, grain-free, nuts, vegan | 32 Comments

Lacto-Ferment Fail

My husband loves pickles, and every summer I spend an afternoon sweating over a giant pot of bowling water making a half-dozen or so quarts of dill pickles for him. I don’t mind doing it. I actually rather like it. … Continue reading

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