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Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Our latest thing with all the rhubarb growing like mad in the garden is to try to use it whenever possible.  I have trained my kiddo not to pick just one ripe one, but wait for a bunch to be ripe and pick a bunch then we will cook with it.  So the other day […]

Love Monster Bento

I am so gearing up for Halloween here but as it is not even October I could not start with spooky bentos. So I opted to make a Love Monster Bento for my kiddo. We are using some gluten products lately as I am sure you can tell by my posts and I will say […]

Recipe: NO BOIL Gluten Free Lasagna

I love Italian food! My Polish self must have been given love of Italian food to me though osmosis by growing up in Chicago suburbia.  Because of my love of Italian food, my kiddo gets to have GF versions. But, I was never able to find a lasagna noodle that I could use for her. […]

Cute Sammi Bento

Cute Sammi Bento today, I have been craving peanut butter and jelly sammi so much cause of my dieting, not sure why, maybe just because I am not eating bread.. Well to at least lick peanut butter off the spoon, I made these PB & J sammis (GF Bread). I decorated the top with some […]

Valentines Chocolate Fondue Recipe

Every Valentines Day I make a tradition of making some chocolate fondue. It is super easy and oh so yummy and the kiddos look forward to this every single Valentines. Yes you can go out and go to a fancy restaurant and order it but why not make it yourself! You can even add flavoring […]

Cold cement

Don’t sit on the cold cement it will give you hemorrhoids! This is one as a child my Grandmother would tell us as we played on the basement floor. I never really knew what a hemorrhoid was as a kid, the only thing I figured it had something to do with my behind and did’nt […]

Bear Bento Snack

Friday is snack days since elementary only is a half day. I wish I had that when I was in elementary school, not sure what my Mom would say to that.  The half day thing every Friday does hamper when both parents work I am sure.  I am very lucky that I can be a […]

Best GF Tempura

So I was wanting tempura last night like there was no tomorrow and the mix I had was not GF due to the wheat flour. I did not feel like making 2 separate kinds of tempura mix so I decided I would just go for it and make my own batter GF version. If you […]

Snowy Bento

We had snow the other day here in Colorado and I woke up today and it is still a dusting here. Weather outside is cold and I am wondering if more will come. I cannot complain we get some snow and then the sun comes out and it all goes away. One day freezing the […]

Garden Bento

 Todays bento is called Garden Bento because this weekend is planting day for us!  We are gearing up to plant our garden and crossing our fingers that our “green thumb” will start to show,LOL… Cute Garden Bento was made using many picks of vegetables placed into some beef and brussel sprouts with GF  pasta and […]