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Instant Pot Navy Bean Soup

I LOVE my grandmother’s navy bean soup, but it takes forever to make with soaking the beans overnight and then slow cooking the soup all day. I decided to try it in my Instant Pot and it was a success! Not only that, but my kids loved it…score!

Ingredients:

  • 1-2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 medium yellow potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 3 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1 Tbs. minced garlic (about 4 large cloves)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1-2 cup ham, diced
  • 1 lb. dry navy beans
  • 8 cups liquid – I used 8 c. water and a scoop of gluten free chicken bouillon (note: use warm or hot water as it’ll take less time for everything to heat up and cook)

Directions:

  • Turn Instant Pot to sauté and add oil.
  • When oil is shimmering, add onions and sauté unti...
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Gluten Free Raspberry Cream Sweet Rolls

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This past weekend I picked a ton of raspberries at a friend’s house. I made two batches of jam and had about 1/3 cup that wouldn’t fit into a jar. I took that and decided to make raspberry cream sweet rolls. I hope you like it!

Roll Dough:
2/3 c. milk (I used almond milk)
1/4 c. sugar
1 Tbs. yeast
2 Tbs. butter or nondairy butter
1 egg
1 1/2 c. gluten free flour mix (I use this one)
1/4 c. sorghum flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
– Heat milk to 110 degrees F and mix in sugar and yeast. Let sit until yeast bubbles and “grows”.
– Mix remaining ingredients in a mixer until well incorporated.
– Spray a piece of wax paper with nonstick spray, spoon dough onto wax paper and top with another sprayed piece of wax paper...

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Cookbook Giveaway!

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I’ve had this cookbook for almost a decade and it has some great recipes in it. Recently, I won two categories of a rhubarb recipe contest, and I won two more copies of the book…what better time to have a giveaway?! Note: this cookbook is not gluten free, but it has many naturally gluten free recipes that you can enjoy. Also, with a good gluten free flour blend, you can still make many of these recipes. More about this book can be found here: http://amzn.to/29wTTfx

a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Broccoli Salad

broccoli salad

I LOVE broccoli salad. It’s a summer food that our family eats on a regular basis. And, it’s super easy and quick to make.

2 bunches broccoli, chopped into bite sizes
1/2 pound bacon, cooked and chopped (you can also use gluten free bacon bits, but make sure it is real bacon!)
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup sugar (if you’re diabetic, you can use monkfruit sweetener or Swerve to reduce carbs but the dressing will be a little grainier)
1 cup sunflower seeds
1 Tbsp. vinegar
1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries

In a large bowl, mix mayo, vinegar, and sugar together; let sit while you’re chopping broccoli and onion. Add onions, sunflower seeds, raisins and bacon bits; mix well. Eat!

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Gluten Free Baked Alaska

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Many of you might wonder what “Baked Alaska” is. In a nutshell, it’s a brownie or cake base, topped with ice cream, wrapped in a fluffy meringue that is then toasted with a kitchen torch. To be honest with you, I’m not sure why it is even called Baked Alaska, except that the little mounds sort of look like little igloos (because all of us up here in Alaska live in igloos!). I’ve only eaten Baked Alaska once in my life, but when one of our friends said they wanted mini Baked Alaska for dessert, I had to accept the challenge! I mean…how hard could it be?! Note: it seems intimidating, but it really isn’t that hard!

Ingredients:
One batch of my gluten free (dairy free!) triple chocolate brownies
One carton of ice cream of choice

Meringue Ingredients:
1 c...

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