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Gluten Free Cherry Crisp


3 cups cherries, pitted and sliced
2 tsp almond extract
1/3 cup unsweetened coconut milk

For the topping:
1/4 cup hemp seeds
1/4 cup almond flour
1/4 cup coconut flour
2 Tbsp coconut oil
1 Tbsp water
1 tsp cinnamon
pinch of salt


In a medium bowl, combine the cherries, almond extract, coconut milk and sweetener if using. Make sure there are no pits!
In another bowl combine all of the topping ingredients and mix well until crumbly. Pour the cherry filling into one large, 4 medium, or 8 small greased ramekins or oven proof dishes. Top with the crumble mixture and bake for 20 minutes in a preheated 375 degree (F) oven. Remove from the oven and let cool before serving. Yum!


5 Ingredient Crock Pot Chicken Teriyaki


1lb chicken (sliced, cubed or however)

1c chicken broth

1/2c Teriyaki or soy sauce (with or without sesame seeds)

1/3c brown sugar

3 minced garlic cloves

Corn Starch


Place chicken in bottom of crock pot then in separate bowl whisk together remaining 4 ingredients then pour onto chicken in crock pot.

Cook on high for 4 to 6 hours or low 6 to 8 hours.

If sauce is runny, Mix 2 tbs of cornstarch with 2 tbs water and pour it into the sauce.

Serve over rice.


Serves 3-4

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/2 cup Dijon mustard
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
Salt & pepper
Fresh rosemary

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a small bowl, whisk together mustard, syrup, and vinegar.

Place chicken breasts into 9×13 lined baking dish. Season with salt & lots of pepper. Pour mustard mixture over chicken. Make sure each breast is coated. Put some more pepper on, if you please. 

Bake for 30-40 minutes, or until meat thermometer reads 165 degrees. Exactly how long you should leave it in is based on personal preference and your oven. I like my chicken borderline dry, so I leave it in the full 40 minutes, and sometimes even bump the heat up to 450 degrees to really get the flavors baked on. (This is where having lined the pan with foil will keep clean up easy!)  There will be extra sauce in the pan, which you can elect to toss out or use for extra flavoring.

Season with fresh rosemary.