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Bunny Veggie Frittata Bento

I love to make Frittatas, because they use up the leftovers and no one ever complains! In fact my kiddo said this was the best dinner ever and wanted seconds.  Luckily I had made a big one so we all had seconds and I had some left over again from dinner for her bento today. […]

Best Fresh Green Bean Recipe (blanching & Freezing)

The garden is now producing beans also my neighbor kindly gave me some of his, I guess he has a ton coming in (I’m jealous).  So I blanched some along with the zucchini I had and used my seal a meal device, then put them in the freezer for winter, the rest I saved for […]

Christmas around the world

I just love Christmas the lights and music, Baby Jesus in the manger. In my house he is the reason for the season as for many.  It all makes me thing what I am blessed for..Christmas makes me think of family and how I want to hold traditions close. As I get more involved with my […]

Yummy GF/DF Pumpkin Bread recipe

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With the end of summer now here (insert sigh) and fall now here (yea I love sweaters) I am thinking of all the wonderful rich smells of baked goods with cinnamon, apples and pumpkin.  I thought I never see any GF yummy baked stuff for fall and thought I can figure this out and make […]

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. […]

Halloween Bento – Pumpkins

Yea October is here and now officially can make Halloween Bentos! I had a pumpkin patch bento in mind all morning and could not wait to make it with our leftovers from dinner. I had some cute picks that inspired me to do this. So for this bento I used the mixed veg in a […]

Back to Bento

Well the kiddos are back to school now after Christmas Break. So now is the back to bento for Big Momma. I know my kiddo is looking forward to her bentos and her new styling blue purse like lunch bag,  thanks Grammy!  Today’s bento is leftover GF Dijon chicken and rice. One thing about bento […]

Fun Food – Stamped Up Hot Dog & Biscuit

One of my comfort foods is definitely hot dogs ( or mini sausages) wrapped up in a biscuit, I LOVE THEM! Luckily my kiddos love them too, I always hear from my older kiddo and hubby is there any more?  We usually scarf them down pretty quick. So For a bento the other day (check […]

Hello Kitty Cake

My Kiddo turned 9 this week (sniff sniff, wipe tear). She is not your average little girl. I love that about her. She is so NOT a princess type and the only “Barbie” she likes are those weird Monster High dolls. She seriously said when she first saw them “now that’s my kinda doll”!  She […]

Pretty Bento

We have had some nice “Spring-y” weather trying to show itself here, yesterday was so sunny and then today rain. I should be happy it is not snow, LOL.. My kiddo and I have started getting the yard ready for spring by starting our garden plants in the hot house and then raking up all […]