So Yummy – Nanaimo Bars..Ssshh they are gluten free

So I tend to have a habit of taking yummy treats, you know those not so healthy treats and try to make them ‘healthier’.  Although when I do this, I keep it a secret in my home or I get groans and moans of ‘Why..why must you change a good thing’.  Then when they try, they will never now..Sneaky!!

But I think in this case, I have mastered a treat that no one would even know is less sugar and gluten free.  The Nanaimo Bar……


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DAVEY CROCKETT’S – Gluten Free Christmas Baking


My Post-4.jpgI don’t know about you, but I grew up in a Christmas wonderland.  Not only was the house decorated from tip to tail but my mom also baked every imaginable Christmas cookie on the planet.  Butter tarts, sugar cookies, wreaths, snowballs, double chocolate chip cookies, Christmas trees (really, it went on and on).  You get it.  Those were the days when Christmas baking really was a THING.  Now, for the most part we lament that the Christmas baking goes uneaten in the freezer, OR shouldn’t be eaten and is just laden with guilt. Continue reading “DAVEY CROCKETT’S – Gluten Free Christmas Baking”

S’mores Squares

S’mores Squares

Summer.  Doesn’t the word just illicit thoughts of endless days, popsicles, sprinklers, warm nights – the sound of kids laughter carried along the breeze?  When the kids were younger it was visits to the Zoo.  It was trips to parks and the sound of the ice cream truck.  As they get older, I am frequently reminded of my fav book when I was a young teen “Are you there God, It’s Me Margaret?” and those opening chapters when life as a young girl was so simple, yet fraught with the issues of adolescence.    Don’t we all want to live in this fairy-tale version of summer?  Now we hope for a moment with a beach read, BBQ’s, a cold beer after a game of golf, or an amazing rosé  on the patio with a girlfriend.  AHHH, Summer… Continue reading “S’mores Squares”