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Gluten Free and Vegetarian Risotto is Tasty Comfort Food

mound of creamy rice moist with shredded greens and diced mushrooms in white plate

I had a great gluten free cookout with friends and family this past weekend to commemorate Memorial Day. But after all that good grilling, it was time to switch things up. I want to substitute char for creaminess, meat for mushrooms, a feast for a single tasty eats. It was time, my friends, to break

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You Live Life on The Go. Why Not Make A Sweet Banana Treat That Can Go With You?

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I love desserts, snacks, and eating on the go. Thankfully, this recipe does all of the above! The lumpia originated in China as the lumpiang. It’s a lot like other rolled fried foods in Asian cuisine, like spring rolls or wontons. Lumpia is the shortened name that gets used in Hispanic regions influenced by Chinese

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All About Petit Fours: Gluten Free and Fabulous

Today I dived into my archives to share an old friend with you. This post may be an oldie but goodie, but it’s full of great content that will help you plan and create your own gluten free petit fours for any fancy event where you might want to enjoy them.

Sizzling Shrimp Bites: A Fantasticly Fancy Looking Meal That is a Cinch To Cook

Being self employed is very fulfilling, but not very relaxing. I thought I was busy at a 9-5 job with an hour commute either direction. Now I just kind of work from the second I wake up to the second I sleep, with a few minutes of break time in between where I have a

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Science Is So Sweet: Science Experiment For Kids and Kids at Heart

Making Chemistry Fun and Tasty I’ve never understood why Science classrooms had to be so boring. I mean, how can you take volcanoes and caustic chemicals and Antimatter and turn them into a boring subject? How on Earth can you make explosions boring? Probably by never having explosions in the classroom. No, we always had

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Quinoa Bites

I have intimate knowledge of what hangry feels like. When I get hungry, nondiscriminatory growling at friend and foe and total strangers is perfectly normal. It’s not something anyone likes- I don’t even like it and always feel regretful later. So my solution is pretty simple- to eat small amounts of good real food, and

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Southwest Nachos

Hot Sauce Scaredy Cat Ive reached food enlightenment. In my past travels <a title=”Loveland Cafe” href=”http://thegreatzambini.com/2013/04/23/loveland-cafe/”>to Colorado</a>, I discovered a culture centered on hot sauce. And <a title=”Benson Sculpture Park” href=”http://thegreatzambini.com/2013/03/14/benson-sculpture-park/”>statues</a> and <a title=”Fantastic Fritter” href=”http://thegreatzambini.com/2013/03/23/fantastic-fritter/”>fritters</a> and <a title=”Denver Aquarium” href=”http://thegreatzambini.com/2013/03/16/denver-aquarium/”>aquariums</a> and <a title=”Loveland Cafe” href=”http://thegreatzambini.com/2013/04/23/loveland-cafe/”>gluten free brownies</a> in a cafe. My family there had shelves with a collection of

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Make-a-Mix Brownies

I say box brownies because I did a terrible thing. I used a brownie mix, and I did not actually make the brownies for myself. Well, sure, I had mixed up the mix itself a month or so before, so it was all actually homemade, but it is still not the done thing. Then, when

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Sweet Murder

Away in the wilderness in sheltered environs a plant is growing with roots like irons. It grows to the sky, yet no matter how high it continues while none may rely on it. For you see this plant is an imposter to that realm, it creates decay and disregards the sun`s helm. This plant, in

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