Super Easy Fruit Leather – With or Without a Dehydrator!

A natural treat for kids and adults alike. Fruit leather can be made in the oven with pretty much any fruit combination that you like. Here are instructions on making fruit leather both with and without a dehydrator.

My kids love fruit leather, they call it fruit candy! Fruit leather is probably the closest you can get to a natural candy that still has some benefit to you  thanks to the fiber and the vitamins. The sugar is optional, we used very little with ours as the apples that we used were very sweet. If you are making your fruit leather with just tart berries, you may want to add a little sugar to taste.

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Show Stopping Gluten Free Lemon New York Style Baked Cheesecake with Sponge Base

My hands-down favourite dessert is a New York baked cheesecake. A good New York baked cheesecake. Since having had an amazing baked cheesecake at a local restaurant years ago, nothing else ever stacked up. Everything else I tried was an absolute letdown. UNTIL one day I made this: Dana's Gluten Free Lemon New York Style Baked Cheesecake with Sponge Base. My life was complete.

My hands-down favorite dessert is a New York baked cheesecake. A good New York baked cheesecake. Since having had an amazing baked cheesecake at local restaurant years ago, nothing else ever stacked up. Everything else I tried was an absolute letdown. UNTIL one day I made this: Dana’s Gluten Free Lemon New York Style Baked Cheesecake with Sponge Base. My life was complete.

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Black Pepper Beef Curry

This black pepper curry is just divine. It is rich and warming without being too hot. It works beautifully in the slowcooker or crockpot or you can do it in the oven or cooktop.

There are few things I like more than having a curry and watching a movie with my hubby once the kiddlywinks are in bed. They don’t even like curry. Weirdos. THIS Black Pepper Beef Curry is one of my favourites. I really love the taste of black pepper, and in this dish, it is the star of the show! Continue reading “Black Pepper Beef Curry”

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Cocoa Based Homestyle Chocolate Sauce Recipe

This is chocolate sauce like your grandma used to make - thick and tasty without breaking the bank buying blocks of chocolate and cream.

This cocoa based homestyle chocolate sauce recipe is super quick to make at home. Because it is made from scratch, you know exactly what is in it. There are no preservatives or random chemicals. Just pure, homemade chocolatey goodness. It is the sort of treat your Grandmother would make, before chocolate was so freely available but everyone had some cocoa in the cupboard.

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Gluten Free Chocolate Brownie – Chewy, Gooey, Quick and Delicious

Most gluten free chocolate brownies are dry, chalky or crumbly. And quite frankly, gross. This, on the other hand, is chewy around the edges and soft and gooey in the middle. It is the perfect blend of goodness and awesome.

I have lived gluten free for the best part of 10 years now. I have tried a LOT of chocolate brownie recipes. Most gluten free chocolate brownies are dry, chalky or crumbly. And quite frankly, gross. This, on the other hand, is chewy around the edges and soft and gooey in the middle. It is the perfect blend of goodness and awesome. Continue reading “Gluten Free Chocolate Brownie – Chewy, Gooey, Quick and Delicious”

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