Sweet Jalapeño Cheese Ball
Appetizers / Egg free / For the Holidays! / Gluten Free / Goodness on the Side! / Savory and Splendid! / Snacks

Sweet Jalapeño Cheese Ball

I made some jalapeño jelly this summer with the bounty of jalepenos that our garden produced. One way that my family enjoys using up this sweet and spicy condiment is by mixing some jelly with cream cheese and eating it with crackers or tortilla chips. It tastes really great, but I have to say that … Continue reading

Hoppin’ John (A traditional New Year’s meal)
Dairy Free / Egg free / For the Holidays! / Fresh Produce / Gluten Free / Main Dishes / Savory and Splendid! / Vegetables

Hoppin’ John (A traditional New Year’s meal)

Happy New Year! Today, I made Hoppin’ John! This a traditional New Year’s meal, incorporating black eyed peas, or pigeon peas. I had always heard that eating black eyed peas on New Year’s Day was traditional, but never knew why. So, I went to Wikipedia and learned what it had to say: “Hoppin’ John is…

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cookies {gluten-free}
Baking Goodness! / Cookies / Desserts / For the Holidays! / Gluten Free / Snacks / Sweet Treats!

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cookies {gluten-free}

Today I am getting in the spirit of Christmas with lots and lots baking! I have been excited to try out this gluten-free all-purpose flour in some Christmas cookies, namely something with chocolate and peppermint. Chocolate, especially dark chocolate, and peppermint are a combination which I absolutely adore! I love peppermint mochas and Mint Hot … Continue reading