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Gluten Free Yogurt Berry Parfait

Change up your morning routine with this simple, delicious parfait. This quick recipe makes a great breakfast, mid-day snack and light lunch. Try placing this parfait in the freezer for 10 min for a healthy, frosty late night snack. Enjoy!

Start to Finish: 5 min
Serves 4

Ingredients

2 cups yogurt
2 cups fresh or frozen berries
2 cups gluten free granola
2 Tbsp honey
2 tsp cinnamon & sugar

Directions
1. In 4 small glasses, add yogurt and berries.
2. Spoon 2 Tbsp of yogurt into each glass, smooth surface.
3. Spoon 2 Tbsp of granola over top, smooth surface.
4. Spoon 2 Tbsp of fruit over top, smooth surface.
5. Repeat the process, adding honey and cinnamon & sugar here and there to taste.

Try these tasty fresh fruit options: strawberries (hulled and sliced) raspberries, blueberries, bananas (fresh or dried), mandarin oranges, mango, and peaches, peeled and sliced.

Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake
What’s a better balance than fresh strawberries, whip cream and a sweet, moist shortcake underneath?

Easy Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins
This delicious, easy recipe makes a great breakfast and is easy to travel with.

Gluten Free Caramel Puffed Corn

Indulge on this inexpensive, easy gluten free snack the whole family will enjoy. I brought this into work the other day and the whole bowl was gone within minutes. This is a great treat to bring to parties or keep to yourself for a bedtime snack.

Prep Time: 10 min
Start to Finish: 1 hour 10 min

Ingredients
1-8 oz bag ‘Kitchen Cooked’ puffed corn
1/3 cup margarine or butter
1-1/2 cups brown sugar, packed
1/3 cup light corn syrup
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup pecans (optional)

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 250°. Grease a large roasting pan. Pour puffed corn into pan.
2. Melt butter in large saucepan. Stir in brown sugar, corn syrup and salt. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in baking soda; this will cause the mixture to thicken and rise. Stir in vanilla.
3. Immediately pour  caramel over puffed corn in prepared large roasting pan. Add pecans and mix well.
4. Bake for one hour, stirring every 15 min. Remove from oven.
5. Cool completely on wax paper. Break up any clumps and store in tightly covered container.

We eat a lot of ice cream at our house, so I saved a few of the 1 gallon ice cream containers to store snacks like this one in. This makes the delicious puffed caramel corn simple to store and easy access. Enjoy!

The Best Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread
This moist, rich pumpkin bread is truly one of the best gluten free recipes around.

Gluten Free JELL-O Cake
This moist, refreshing dessert is easy to make and perfect for any event.

Perfect Gluten Free Guacamole

After spending a summer in Mexico, I fell in love with fresh, homemade guacamole. After trying many different variations, this recipe has become our family’s favorite.

Start to Finish: 10 min
Serves: 6

Ingredients
2 ripe avocados
1/2 red onion, chopped
2 Tbs fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1-2 jalapenos, chopped (optional)
1 Tbs of fresh lime or lemon juice
1/2 ripe tomato, seeds and pulp  removed, chopped
1/2 tsp course salt
1 bag corn tortilla chips

Directions
1. Cut avocados in half. Remove seed. Scoop out avocado from peel and put in mixing bowl. Mash avocado with fork.
2. Add chopped onion, cilantro, lime or lemon, salt and mix together. Keep tomatoes separate until ready to serve. Add salt to taste.
3. Drizzle with olive oil if desired and serve with tortilla chips. Serve immediately or cover surface with plastic wrap and chill up to 2 hours.

Feel free to adjust the amount of ingredients. Start with this recipe and adjust according to your taste.

Gluten Free BBQ Chicken Pizza
This meal is one of my favorites, and has always been a real crowd pleaser.

Flavorful Gluten Free Mexican Bean Salad
This gluten free recipe makes a great side dish to share  or a fulfilling, healthy lunch.

Crunchy Gluten Free Caramel Corn Chex

Prep Time: 15 min
Start to Finish: 1 hour 15 min

Ingredients
4 cups popped microwave popcorn
4 1/2 cups Corn Chex or Rice Chex cereal
1/2 cup honey-roasted peanuts, if desired
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 Tbs corn syup
1/4 tsp vanilla*

Directions
1. Remove unpopped kernels from popcorn.
2. In large bowl mix popcorn, cereal and peanuts.
3. In medium bowl microwave butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and vanilla for 2 min, stir after 1 min, until mixture is boiling.
4. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
5. Microwave on high 5-6 min, stirring well every min. Spread on wax paper to cool. Stir the Crunchy Caramel Corn Chex occasionally on the wax paper to break up the mix. Enjoy!

Traditional Gluten Free Check Party Mix
This recipe is the perfect treat for any occasion.

Old Fashioned Gluten Free Recipes
This traditional recipe is great delicious and easy to make.