Flourless Chocolate Almond Cookies

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Yum It doesn’t get much easier to make a crisp, chewy and rich treat that’s naturally gluten free for an after school snack that the kids will love. Plus there’s plenty of protein and not a lot of sugar, so they are definitely a healthier treat that still tastes indulgent. Welcome them off the bus… 

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Peach, Tomato, Chicken and Blue Cheese Salad

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Yum When you just aren’t ready to say goodbye to summer, pile lots of late summer produce and leftover chicken on top of some salad greens for a light and cool dinner like this Peach, Tomato, Chicken and Blue Cheese Salad. Peach, Tomato, Chicken and Blue Cheese Salad Yum

Banana Nut Bread No-Bake Energy Bars

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Yum Pack the sweet flavor and bit of crunch of a classic banana nut bread recipe into a perfectly portable healthy snack bar that’s packed with superfoods.  Whether on the way to the bus stop in the morning or out of their lunchboxes the kids will love to munch on these Banana Nut Bread No-Bake… 

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Banana, Peanut Butter, and Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Frozen Yogurt Pops

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Yum When you need a frozen treat but want to keep it on the healthy side, indulge your craving with the best flavor combination in one tasty popsicle. So good and so gorgeous, every big and little monkey will go bananas for Banana, Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Frozen Yogurt Pops. Banana, Peanut Butter… 

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Apple Nachos for #SundaySupper

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Yum #SundaySupper knows that this time of year is crazy, so that’s why we are here with over thirty Back to School Recipes to help make life just a little bit easier and a lot more tasty. Give the kids a healthy afternoon snack that only looks like an indulgent dessert. Seven basic ingredients and… 

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23 Gluten Free Lunchbox Snacks

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Yum It’s that time of year again – the kids are heading back to school! That means it’s back to making sandwiches, cutting fruit and veggies, and packing those school lunches. To help you out with some new ideas, contributor Joy from The Joyful Foodie is here with 23 Gluten Free Lunchbox Snacks. 23 Gluten… 

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Thai Style Ribs

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Yum I’m so excited to introduce a new contributor, Bobbi from Bobbi’s Kozy Kitchen. Bobbi’s recipes run the gamut from light and healthy to indulgent and comforting, and she always infuses tons of flavor, depending on her current cravings for different ethnic cuisines. Her chicken, beef, and pork recipes always leave my mouth watering, which… 

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Blueberry Peach Fruit Roll-Ups for #SundaySupper

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Yum Summer is winding down, and besides hanging on to the memories, one other thing we want to preserve from the summertime is all of the delicious fruits and vegetables. So #SundaySupper has a great selection of recipes to help you save the summer harvest with different techniques like canning, freezing, pickling and more. Since… 

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Homemade No-Churn Nutella Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cheesecake for #IsabelsBirthdayBash

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Yum Happy Birthday Isabel! We’re throwing you a Birthday Bash, with an incredible menu at the bottom of this post. Since I know that every occasion in your family is accompanied by Vo-Vo’s cheesecake, to celebrate this special day, I thought I’d put my own spin on one of your favorite desserts. Homemade no-churn cheesecake… 

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Gluten-Free Blackberry, Blueberry and Cherry Crisp

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Yum I am so excited to welcome a new contributor to the Cupcakes & Kale Chips family. My friend Terri from Love and Confections will be bringing us some Farmers Market Finds. I love chatting with Terri online and to see pictures of her adorable little girl, but I was so thrilled to see her… 

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Bang Bang Cauliflower Bites for #SundaySupper

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Yum Did you ever go out to eat and fall in love with a dish so much that you just had to recreate it at home? Maybe you’ll find that recipe you always wanted in this week’s #SundaySupper Restaurant Copycat Recipes. Some folks tried to recreate a dish exactly as they remember it, whereas I… 

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21 Gluten Free Cheesecake Desserts

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Yum National Cheesecake Day is right around the corner, but you don’t need a special holiday to indulge in cheesecake ALL THE THINGS. Luckily we can pick from one (or more) of the fabulous recipes in this collection from Joy of The Joyful Foodie of 21 Gluten Free Cheesecake Desserts. 21 Gluten Free Cheesecake Desserts… 

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Super Simple Slow Cooker Steak Pizzaiola

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Yum Sometimes it’s the random creations that become family favorites. This is one of them. And since it’s been made and pinned and viewed so many times since it was originally posted, I thought it was due for a little photo update. If our have a roast or a London broil in your freezer, you… 

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Dairy-Free Peach Mango Lassis with Whipped Coconut Cream for #SundaySupper

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Yum Baskets and bushels are overflowing at your local farmers’ markets, and fruits and vegetables from your CSA are piling up. It’s time for a Farmstand Foods #SundaySupper. Local produce meets international inspiration in a healthy treat with these creamy and fruity Dairy-Free Peach Mango Lassis with Whipped Coconut Cream. Dairy-Free Peach Mango Lassis with Whipped… 

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3 Gluten-Free Pizza Night Menus with California Pizza Kitchen Oven-Ready Pizza

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Yum With tasty and fresh California Pizza Kitchen Gluten-Free Crispy Thin Crust pizza as the centerpiece, you can have a pizza party at your house from simple and fun to totally gourmet with the right food and drink pairings. You’ll find plenty of menu inspiration on CPKFrozen.com, but I’ve also brought you some ideas from the… 

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Lemon Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

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Yum A simple side dish that packs a ton of flavor and a surefire way to get even picky eaters to gobble down their green vegetables, one of my family’s favorite recipes is this Lemon Parmesan Roasted Broccoli. Lemon Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Originally posted on March 1, 2012, updated with new photos on July 14,… 

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Gluten Free Rocky Road Squares

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Yum For the ultimate gluten free chocolate dessert, there is nothing better than fudgy brownies topped with marshmallows and a thick layer of chocolate frosting. Get your milk and stretch pants ready, because Brooke & Bri from Gluten Free Anonymous have for us today this amazing recipe for Gluten Free Rocky Road Squares. Gluten Free… 

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Bacon Barbecue Ranch Salad for a California Pizza Kitchen Gluten-Free Pizza Night

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Yum When it’s pizza night in your house, you want to keep things simple and fun. Just put a California Pizza Kitchen Gluten-Free Crispy Thin Crust pizza in the oven, then get inspired by this recipe and all of the food and drink pairing ideas on CPKFrozen.com. After you’ve stirred up a simple dressing and… 

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Cherry Crumble No Bake Energy Bars for #SundaySupper

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Yum Whether you’re packing snacks for a road trip, a dish for a potluck party, or just bringing a meal to a friend in need, this week #SundaySupper has a menu of Food That Travels. For me, this summer is all about keeping my boys from getting “hangry” on the road as we drive to… 

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Raspberry Chocolate Almond Crunch Frozen Yogurt Popsicles

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Yum A cold and creamy frozen treat with bursts of berries and a bit of crunch, it’s time to cool off this summer with Raspberry Chocolate Almond Crunch Frozen Yogurt Popsicles. Raspberry Chocolate Almond Crunch Frozen Yogurt Popsicles Yum

Greek Yogurt Barbecue Ranch Dressing

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Yum Ranch salad dressing is a perennial favorite, and it just takes one simple addition to my basic recipe to add a little zing so that you can make copycat recipes of many favorite restaurant salads. For all of your summer veggies and salads, stir up some Greek Yogurt Barbecue Ranch Dressing. Greek Yogurt Barbecue Ranch… 

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15 Spiralized Salad Recipes

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Yum Zoodles, squoodles, cucumber noodles – spiralizing vegetables is all the rage, especially in the summer when you can take advantage of fresh product from your garden, CSA, or local farmers market, and don’t want to heat up your kitchen. Spiralized veggies make light, healthy and super delicious meals and sides, like these 15 Spiralized… 

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Mango Chicken Mason Jar Salad with Lemon Blueberry Chia Vinaigrette

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Yum Sweet and savory with freshness and crunch, for an easy and tasty make-ahead lunch with so many flavors of summer, chop and layer a Mango Chicken Mason Jar Salad with Lemon Blueberry Chia Seed Vinaigrette. Mango Chicken Mason Jar Salad with Lemon Blueberry Chia Seed Vinaigrette Everyone says you should take some time one… 

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Chocolate Coconut Walnut Butter & Blendtec Giveaway

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Yum Add some omega-3’s, antioxidants, superfoods, healthy fats, and (YAY!) chocolate to your toast at breakfast or spread on some apples for a healthy snack, although you’ll be tempted to just have spoonfuls of Chocolate Coconut Walnut Butter. Want a Blendtec of your own to make this and many more delicious dressings and marinades and more?… 

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Lemon Blueberry Chia Seed Vinaigrette Salad Dressing & Blendtec Giveaway

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Yum Fresh, fruity, and zesty, and it blends up in seconds – add some zing to your salads or marinate chicken in this velvety Lemon Blueberry Chia Seed Vinaigrette Salad Dressing. Want a Blendtec of your own to make this and many more delicious dressings and marinades and more? Enter my giveaway HERE. Lemon Blueberry… 

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Cherry Vanilla Almond Smoothie & Blendtec Giveaway

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Yum Refreshing and flavorful, everyday for a healthy and protein-packed breakfast or snack I enjoy a sweet and yummy Cherry Vanilla Almond Smoothie. Want a Blendtec of your own to make this and all of your favorite smoothies? Enter my giveaway HERE. Cherry Vanilla Almond Smoothie Yum

35 Gluten Free No Bake Dessert Recipes

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Yum The heat of the summer has only begun, so when we want a sweet treat, whether it’s a healthy one or totally indulgent, we don’t want to turn on the oven. It’s a good thing I’ve got this collection of 35 Gluten Free No Bake Dessert Recipes. 35 Gluten Free No Bake Dessert Recipes… 

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Guilt Free Chocolate Milk

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Yum Every kid or kid at heart will love it, and moms can feel good about giving them this healthy treat. Alongside a nutritious breakfast or as an afternoon snack, enjoy of a cold glass of Guilt Free Chocolate Milk. Guilt Free Chocolate Milk I am not a huge fan of chocolate milk mainly because… 

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