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Garlic Spare Ribs

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! My mom made this recipe when we were growing up, and she got the recipe from my Auntie Joyce.  Some of my kids will request this meal for their birthday.  I like to serve it with rice. Being Chinese New year today, I also made …

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Taco Tuesday – Gluten Free and Grain Free Versions

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2!             Tuesday rolled around this week and the kids were disappointed there were no tacos.  They’ve been talking about Taco Tuesday for a while, and still I have not delivered.  Imagine having a specific recipe one day a week? …

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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Hi!  I’m Melina, mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! source Had this for the second time last night.  This was so good!  And easy to boot.  I served it with a Caesar salad. SLOW COOKER PULLED PORK 1 pkg. Epicure pulled pork seasoning 1 cup ketchup 1/2 cup vinegar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 …

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Gluten Free Pancake Tuesday

These are the tastiest gluten-free pancakes ever…trust me!  They taste like french toast.  Enjoy! Gluten Free Pancakes (serves 1) 1 egg, beaten 1 Tbsp. liquid (cream, milk, coconut milk, water, etc.) 1 Tbsp. oil (or melted butter) 1 Tbsp. sweetener (sugar, maple syrup, a little stevia, etc.) 1 Tbsp. coconut flour pinch of nutmeg, optional Mix …

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Christmas Baking 2015 – Tourtiere

No Canadian Christmas is complete without tourtiere meat pie.  Pure pork makes this tourtiere extra moist.  This recipe comes from my mom whose mother was French Canadian.  I use oats to thicken my recipe, my mother uses bread crumbs in hers and my mother-in-law uses mashed potatoes to thicken her recipe.  I like to eat …

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