Valentine’s Day

Thin Mint Gluten Free Donut Recipe

Girl Scout cookie season is here and this Thin Mint Gluten Free Donut recipe is bringing the Girl Scout goodness to your own kitchen! These donuts aren’t crunchy like a Thin Mint cookie but they do capture the flavor perfectly. Rich chocolate with just the right minty freshness. I (Lauren) have talked before about missing certain foods, particularly donuts, which is what actually began my exploration into gluten free cooking and baking. But there are a few more things I miss on the regular. Like a fresh baked baguette or flaky pastry or …

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Creamy Shrimp and Grits (Gluten Free)

Easy Date Night Shrimp & Grits Creamy shrimp and grits is a classic Southern dish. Rich and full of flavor but quick enough to make for an easy weeknight meal. Simple but comforting and tasty enough to impress company. This dish is perfect for a date night in. Valentine’s Day is approaching and I’ve been thinking about date night dinners. With a newborn, date night often has to happen at home. Really though, a home cooked meal is sometimes the coziest way to enjoy a night with your special someone. When cooking at home for a date, I want to relax with a glass of wine …

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Waffle Ice Cream Sandwich Recipe

Happy Valentine’s Day, friends! We started the day off in our house with heart shaped waffles– saving the leftovers for these guys after dinner tonight!  Do you guys have plans? I know it’s a day that people tend to have a love/hate relationship with, but it seems like we could all use an excuse to celebrate love over hate.  I can remember years past where Valentine’s Day has been a total letdown, not at all living up to expectations. I also have really wonderful memories, though, too. Memories of my dad coming into …

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Baked Chocolate Raspberry Donuts with Powdered Sugar

Rest assured friends that, while contrary to what the last two posts might have you believe, this is not donut week over here on the blog.  However, while Gourdough’s are a must try for anyone who finds themselves in Austin, these are of the much lighter, healthier variety.  They’re also a super sweet way to say good morning to the ones you love, whether it’s next Tuesday (Valentine’s Day) or any ol’ day of the week.  Donuts are never a bad idea and these baked chocolate raspberry donuts are a really, really …

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