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Heather Collins
Colorado
stay-at-home mom who cooks gluten-free, grain-free, homeschools and loves to do crafts
Interests: knitting, green living, cooking, reading, writing, attachment parenting, stay at home mom, raw food, alternative health, celiac disease, gluten-free, food photography, crafts, eco-friendly products, toddler crafts, natural crafts, natural parenting, ec-ofriendly crafts
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Last Summer we made fruit leather and we are at it again! Fruit leather is simple to make and super fun / easy for kids to help. Sophie loves making fruit leather! This time we made apple fruit leather with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at Life, Gluten Free
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Have you heard of Jolly Llama Popsicles? They are gluten-free, dairy-free and free of peanuts and tree nuts. We love them! They are also non-gmo! Sophie went to horse camp this year and when it was really hot out, the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at Life, Gluten Free
Thanks Debbie :)
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Today is World Chocolate Day! Luckily I made these last week just in time to share. These are simple to make and in no time at all, you'll have made your own chocolate candies for World Chocolate Day. Chocolate Coconut... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at Life, Gluten Free
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Summer is in full swing and my daughter, Sophie, has been participating in a few summer activities. She went to a horse camp which was a beautiful experience. On the days that she has a camp, I pack her a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at Life, Gluten Free
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Boy have we been busy! Homeschooling, crafting, and in general enjoying this Autumn season. Sophie had her annual Halloween party with friends and it was a blast. For the cake, she wanted me to make a 2-layer vanilla bean cake.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Life, Gluten Free
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A few weeks ago we made these peach & tangerine popsicles. They were a huge hit! So to make these - Sophie juiced a bunch of organic murcott tangerines, saving some in a mason jar to drink. The rest we... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2013 at Life, Gluten Free
thank you pauline :)
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Thank you for your kind comment, Debbie :)
Toggle Commented Sep 4, 2013 on Summer Days at Life, Gluten Free
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We grew okra in our garden this year, and it's yummy. But we had a few pieces that were overgrown and too tough to cook. So we made art with them! You just slice the okra and use them as... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2013 at Life, Gluten Free
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This Summer we've made memories, passed milestones, made discoveries, laughed and cuddled, faced challenges, made simplifications and reflected on what life is all about. We've gardened (kind of. this year we haven't had the dedication to it like past years,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2013 at Life, Gluten Free
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Summer is here and we've been making lots of frozen treats. We recently tried a new popsicle idea called Zipzicle. They are like push-pops, and you fill them with whatever you want. More on that later! This grape slushie is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2013 at Life, Gluten Free
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I last posted about some of the allergy-friendly lunches that I send my husband with during the work week. But Sophie also has her own snack containers for when we go out. We pack a snack when we go to... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2013 at Life, Gluten Free
Thanks for your comment, Molly :) The mini chocolate chips are by enjoy life.
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Thank you Debbie! :)
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One question I get asked a lot is "what kind of snacks and lunches do you pack on the go?" So to answer those questions, I'm starting a snack & lunches series to share with you. To kick it off,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2013 at Life, Gluten Free
Its definitely filling and yummy! With all the talk about arsenic in rice, that's pretty scary.
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Yes I have heard of it being used to make sushi. We want to try it sometime :)
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We made these the other week and really loved them. I am a huge fan of sweet potato and raisins.... and coconut! Put them all together and its a great flavor. These bars do not contain any added sugar, just... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2013 at Life, Gluten Free
Thanks Jenn :)
Toggle Commented Dec 21, 2012 on Merry Christmas 2012 at Life, Gluten Free
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Merry Christmas from my family to yours! I hope you all have a blessed and joyful Christmas. I wasn't able to post to my blog in November - it was a busy month! but I am still here. I also... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2012 at Life, Gluten Free
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Halloween is almost here and I wanted to share wih you a fun game that we've been playing. It's fun for all ages, and we've even played it long-distance with family on Skype! All you need is: 1) a pair... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2012 at Life, Gluten Free
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It's that time of year again! Time for trick-or-treating and sweet treats. Luckily I've got a handful of halloween treats that are both yummy and free of the top allergens. Apple Fries Cake Bars with Plum Icing Boo-Nannas Candied Orange... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2012 at Life, Gluten Free
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Mom, How many more days until Halloween? Sound familiar? Here's a quick and easy way to let your kids countdown to Halloween! Halloween Paper Chain You'll need: colored paper scissors stapler or tape Cut 2" strips of paper in the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2012 at Life, Gluten Free
Raw honey has enzymes and nutrients that help to boost the immune system. Personally, I have never heard of someone needing to avoid honey due to an immune system issue. If concerned, consult a doctor.
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