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Teff nut butter muffins- gluten free

Mini muffins are super easy and exciting for a toddler eat. At least for my toddler. What better than to get in those nutritious foods and stuff their bellies, than with delicious, fun tasting muffins?! Yes, they are very filling for an active 3 year old who has a short attention span to sit and eat. Teff is not only yummy, its one of those superfoods that not many people know much about. However its super easy to bake and cook with anything!

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Risotto Balls- gluten free

Ever since watching a movie where they served risotto balls as an appetizer in a nightclub, I have been wanting to try to make risotto balls. I found the perfect night to make them when our friends were planning to come over for dinner, along with the daughter who is a fan of white rice, among other bland foods. These risotto balls are anything but bland, yet they are perfect for someone with a less adventurous palette.

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Party Platter made easy! Artichokes Taro Pancakes Recipe

I grew up with artichokes bushes in my parent’s home so I was taught to love artichokes. Its tough to find the perfect artichoke, but here is a way to get your little one to enjoy this tasty simple vegetable. It’s an amazing toddler friendly recipe and great for party platters! The key is locating taro root in your local supermarket which can be tricking depending on your residence.

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Yucca Avocado Toast: finally delicious gluten free bread!

I created this recipe since I could not find taro root when we moved to Austin, Texas. I have looked high and low but yet I still cannot locate a store that sells it. I replaced the taro in my Taro Avocado Toast with yucca. It doesn’t taste as buttery but the consistency is the same and its yummy flavor is still there!

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Move over Guacamole...Lime Avocado Yogurt Dip!

Who doesn’t love avocado? So many food groups can mixed with it to make it sweet, sour, savory, or just fabulously delicious! If you want a change from guacamole, this recipe is for you! I was inspired while at Tacodeli today after seeing their avocado yogurt salad dressing.

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Cold Day Treats: "Flourless" Nuttiest Banana Muffins with Apple Butter

I say these are technically flourless because there is no “flour.” There is only flour type ingredients made from nuts! My muffins love the apple butter. Additionally, I dare you to try it on my Sweet Potato Fries. Yes, delicious!

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BBQ Food! Broiled Yellow and Green Zucchini Recipe

Summer time has you eating squash constantly since its super inexpensive at the supermarket and it just tastes super delicious with any summertime BBQ!

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Cauliflower Flatbread recipe: No dip or spread needed- Vegan

Chef David Chang inspired me when he shared the idea that some of the ugliest dishes are the most delicious. This is not the ugliest dish but it could fit in that category since its not the prettiest dish.

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Beans, Beans, We All Love' em! Recipe inside

Sous Chef Rhys loves his Tex Mex style beans. Instead of wasting money at a restaurant I had to invent my own which I was fortunately successful at last night! I had tried making them in the oven and they were a disaster.

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Pistachio Avocado Cauliflower Muffins

What has turmeric added for flu season? What can be savory and sweet at the same time? My book has a pistachio avocado hummus recipe. So I said, lets try something a bit different today!

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