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Parmesan Cheese Crisps

Posted in Gluten Free, and Homemaking

I love these gluten free Parmesan cheese chips. They are easy to make and taste great with veggies, served with soup, or even pasta. Parmesan Cheese Chips These are relatively easy to make, but you really need to keep an eye on them during the baking process so they do not burn. For a sharper crisp, used an aged Parmesan cheese. Ingredients: Shredded Parmesan Cheese (not grated!!), freshly shredded is best Pepper, other seasoning (if desired) Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line baking sheet will Silpat or greased parchment paper. Place shredded Parmesan in small mounds (1-2 Tbsp.)…

Gluten Free Dark Chocolate Popcorn

Posted in Gluten Free

Salty ~ Sweet ~ Crunchy While it may sound a little odd, chocolate popcorn is really good, and it’s easy to make. For this batch, I made a tasty dark chocolate popcorn. I did use a higher quality chocolate as I wanted it to be special for our Valentine’s Day treat. I like the bitterness of dark chocolate mixed with the salty, crunchy popcorn. As you’re deciding which type of chocolate to use for your chocolate popcorn, you’ll want to keep in mind the taste preferences of those who will be eating the chocolate popcorn. Munchkin isn’t a big dark…

Cherries and Whipped Cream

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Project 365 – #204 Unexpected company has arrived, and you don’t have anything planned to eat.  What are you going to do?  You pull out some fresh fruit (like cherries) and slice them up.  Then you make up some homemade whipped cream using heavy whipping cream, a little powdered sugar (or honey), and some pure vanilla extract.  Top the fresh fruit with some whipped cream for a quick and easy desert or snack to serve to your guests. Another option is to cut up various types of fruit.  Combine cream cheese, heavy whipping cream, honey (or powdered sugar), and pure…

Simple Spring Snacking: Kiwi

Posted in Homemaking, and Photography

Recently, Munchkin discovered that she really likes Kiwi fruit.  It makes a delicious easy snack in the afternoons.  I’ve enjoyed Kiwi for as long as I can remember.  I like the tart, not-quite-ripe Kiwi as well as the sweet, very ripe Kiwi.  I remember enjoying these special treats when I was a child.  Munchkin wasn’t sold on them until this week.  I sliced up a few for my after lunch snack, and she asked to try one.  She took her first bite and promptly asked if she could have more.  Before I knew it, the plate was gone.  She’s now…