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Banana Bread – Gluten Free, Sugar Free

My Grandma Nymeyer was known for her amazing banana bread. It was not only delicious, but the taste and texture of hers, essentially defines everything that I look for and value in a tasty banana bread recipe to this day. She had her “banana bread pans” that really only ever

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Spaghetti Sauce – Gluten free, sugar free

Let me introduce you to the first meal that my husband made for me when we were dating.  Our relationship began in 2000 on the island of Kodiak in Alaska.  After a while, Michael decided to take a job in Cordova.  It wasn’t “far” away, but it isn’t connected to

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Rustic Tomato Pesto Soup

When I told Sheryl (my aunt whom I am collaborating with for the Fine Foods Unrefined cook book) that I wanted to develop a home made rustic tomato soup recipe, her first response was “That is going to be alllll you, because I don’t like tomatoes.” lol So, I will

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Honey Cheesecake – Gluten Free, sugar free

Is there anything better than cheesecake? For me the answer is a resounding “No!”  When I realized that I couldn’t consume gluten or sugar without compromising my health, the two things that came to mind that just made me feel full on depressed, were cheesecake and cookies.  Those were the

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Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

Is there anything better than a bowl of homemade chicken and rice soup?  It is just so soothing, warm and familiar.  It is amazing how food can bring comfort.  Last week I shared my Rustic Chicken Stock recipe with you, and the flavors that come from that golden liquid, elevates

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