Maple Coconut Macaroons featuring Quinoa Flour!

Maple Coconut Macaroons with Quinoa Flour

I love macaroons and these are made with quinoa flour giving them a little boost in the nutrition department. They also happen to be gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, egg-free, and nut-free making them fit in almost every diet. These macaroons get a flavor boost from some cream skimmed off the top of a can of full-fat […]

Turtle Butter: Pecans, Chocolate, Dates and Maple Syrup

Chocolate Pecan Butter with Dates and Maple Syrup

Pecans, Chocolate, and Dates – oh my! This is my new favorite spread and it’s good on just about anything. I enjoyed turtle butter on crackers, graham crackers and in between 2 slices of whole wheat bread and grilled. Tell me how you are using it – I’m dying to know! (This recipe was also submitted to the Virtual Vegan […]

Slow Cooker Maple Pear Walnut Cake Oatmeal – the Oatmeal that Starts Your Week Off Right

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A big, warm welcome to all the new visitors from the Crock-Pot Facebook page! This one is a comforting bowl of fall all in one bowl. If you don’t have maple extract just use maple syrup as your sweetener to add that maple flavor. The maple really makes you think of the autumn leaves, the pear adds […]

Slow Cooker Buttery Pancake Oatmeal – A Perfect Excuse for Maple Syrup

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A funny thing happened when I made this oatmeal and sent it off with my picky eater. First off, realize that all this fancy oatmeal doesn’t go over great. (Though I have the advantage because she’s hungry in the morning and eats most of it anyhow.) Pancakes are some of her favorite breakfast food, so […]