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Written by Jennifer Peñas

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Banana Cream Colada

Written by Jennifer Penas

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Pineapple Foster

Ingredients 1 large pineapple 4 tablespoons unsalted butter or dairy-free butter substitute, divided use ¼ cup maple syrup 1 cup coconut palm sugar or light brown sugar 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ cup dark rum (optional) 1 pint vanilla ice cream or dairy-free ice cream Directions Cut the pineapple into […]

Gluten Free Pina Coladas Sundaes

Gluten Free Pina Colada Sundaes Recipe

I have an inexpensive ice cream maker that my hubby bought for me years ago in the hopes that I would crank out a different variety of ice cream every day. He even bought cute little ice cream dishes. Remember in the movie Field of Dreams when the voice said “If you build it, they will come”? Well, I guess the hubby thinks that if he buys the correct appliances and dishware, treats will come. And he’s right.

What I love about making my own ice cream is that

Gluten Free Sugar Free Tropical Trail Mix

Gluten Free Tropical Trail Mix Recipe

Have you ever needed a healthy, convenient, gluten free snack to take with you when traveling, going to the park or to pack into your kids’ school lunches (yep, it is almost that time already!) and thought to yourself “trail mix” only to be outraged at the price of one tiny little packet? I mean seriously, what’s in that stuff, gold nuggets? Plus, have you seen some of the stuff they put in those trail mixes? Like M & Ms. The hubby is addicted to it and he thinks because it is called “trail mix”, it is good for you! At the risk of repeating myself, SERIOUSLY?!?

Making your own trail mix is a pretty darn smart thing to do. For the cost of about

Gluten Free Pina Colada Pancakes

Gluten Free Pina Colada Pancakes Recipe

“If you like Pina Coladas, and getting caught in the rain and the feel of the ocean…come with me and escape.” OK, sorry if the words to that song are now running through your head but you may forgive me after you try this Gluten Free Pina Colada Pancakes recipe.

I have been daydreaming of an escape lately – a vacation someplace tropical with crashing waves, white sandy beaches and gentle breezes where I have