Mini Chocolate Orange Tarts

These quick to make mini chocolate tarts are bursting with fresh orange flavor. Use a mini cupcake pan to make 24 bite size tarts. This is a flourless recipe, making these little chocolate delights gluten free. Serve these crowd pleasers at your next party! Recipe: 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1 stick butter 1 orange…

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Luscious Lemon Tart in Graham Cracker Crust

Attention lemon lovers! Pucker up! This smooth, tangy tart is rich with lemon flavor from fresh lemon juice and zest. The easy to make graham cracker crust adds the perfect base for a flavor combination sure to delight your palate! Serve just plain or fancy it up with berries or a dollop of whipped cream….

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Apple Cake

Our best selling Blueberry Buckle Mix (a light coffee cake with a fruit layer) is a versatile recipe you can use as a base for other baked goods, such as this apple cake recipe. You can use either the wheat based or gluten free buckle mix for this recipe. Apple Cake Recipe: One Beachouse Blueberry…

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Yummy Coconut Rice

Need to add some pizzaz to a boring meal? Make coconut rice! It’s so yummy that it’s the star of the show, where regular rice just fades to the background. It’s the perfect rice for veggie stir fries or just as a simple side dish. And it’s vegan and gluten free! Unexpected guests for dinner?…

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Wicked Easy Chocolate Truffles

These incredibly rich and decadent truffles are so simple to make. They take about 3-1/2 hours due to the time spent chilling in the fridge or freezer. This recipe has very few ingredients. Using coconut milk makes them dairy free (as long as the chocolate chips are dairy free), there’s no butter in this recipe…

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Pan-Grilled Swordfish with Veggies and Baby Spinach Salad

Fresh swordfish cooked in a grill pan with onions, peppers, carrots, broccoli, peas and mushrooms, served with baby spinach, cucumbers and dried cranberries. Serves two. Recipe: coconut oil avocado oil (optional) 1 small onion, chopped 1/3 to 1/2 red or green pepper, chopped 2 carrots, sliced small bunch broccoli, chopped 2 fresh swordfish steaks or…

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Flourless Mocha Pie

This is my go-to dessert for a quick chocolate fix. This delicious crustless pie has the luscious combination of chocolate, cinnamon and coffee. It’s crisp on the outside and like a fudgy pudding in the center. Sure to please any chocolate lover, especially those who cannot have wheat flour or milk. This is a quick…

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Treat Your Dry Skin from the Inside Out

With winter upon us bringing cold temperatures and low humidity, dry cracked skin comes right along with it. My hands and heels can feel as rough as sandpaper. We heat our home with a wood pellet stove. It puts out a very dry heat. It’s wonderful for quickly drying the clothes I hang that I…

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Avocados – Eat Your Way to Weight Loss!

If avocados just make you think of guacamole and not much else, here’s two easy recipes for using this delicious, heart healthy fruit. Avocados contain the healthy mono-unsaturated fat that fills you up, lowers cholesterol and helps reduce belly fat! When you select hass avocados at the grocery store, choose the ones that are hard…

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