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Sep 18

Easiest Pumpkin Soup Ever

Pumpkin soup is so warming and delicious. It has a smooth, creamy consistency and is full of vitamins to keep you healthy through the fall and winter. There are so many variations to pumpkin soup but sometimes the simple things in life are the best. This simple recipe really brings out the wonderful flavor of …

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Sep 15

Homemade Pumpkin Puree

In case you haven’t noticed, pumpkin season is in full swing. That means you are constantly surrounded by pumpkin lattes, pumpkin pie, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin smoothies… you get the idea. Personally, I am very excited about pumpkin season. I love the cool weather of the fall and being able to wrap up in a warm …

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Aug 28

Basic Pasta Noodle


Homemade pasta noodles are something that i think everyone should be able to make. It is so simple and has so few ingredients (it is possible to make with only flour and water). There is nothing finicky or difficult about making your own and has such an impact when you bring your own freshly-rolled noodles …

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Aug 25

Buckwheat Pancakes (gluten free)

Before going gluten free I had never tried buckwheat. Honestly my eyes have really been opened to all the other grain (and in this case seed) options out there. I now “think outside the box” when it comes to meal time. Buckwheat is delicious! It has a strong, earthy flavor that I am a big …

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Aug 21

Gluten Free Bread for One in One Minute (microwave)

If you are gluten free or know someone who is, then you know what a pain it is when you need some gluten free bread and have none. I am the only one in my house and whole family who is gluten free so I often need just one bun for a burger or sandwich …

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Aug 18

Quinoa Salad

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Quinoa is the grain that everyone is eating these days and for good reason. It it full of vitamins, gluten free and is full of protein. I am always looking for new ways to eat quinoa. Some things are a huge success while others are a miserable failure. A couple months back I bought a …

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Aug 15

High Protein Pancakes (gluten free, paleo)

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Wow, so I really love pancakes. When I went gluten free I thought I would never eat another pancake again but it has really opened up the world of possibilities to me. First off, pancakes are one of those foods that you don’t want to be chewy and “gluteny” so it actually works out really …

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Aug 07

BTMR on Instagram

I am excited to announce that Back To My Roots is now officially on Instagram. I mean, I’m a food blogger. Isn’t that what instagram is all about? It sure seems like it! Instagram is the perfect place to get to know me a little better. I share pictures of Jonny and I, my weight …

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Jul 31

Whirlpool Jetboats, Oysters and Cider

Well we have been keeping very busy lately. Summer is just that time of year when a million things are happening all at once. This past weekend my work took Jonny and I, along with the rest of the staff, on the Whirlpool Jetboats in Niagara Falls. I have to admit I was feeling very …

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Jul 29

Slow Cooker Overnight Oatmeal

Oatmeal is such a healthy and filling breakfast that anyone can enjoy. There are endless flavor combinations to win over every picky eater. Overnight oatmeal is so easy to make, it only takes a couple minutes to mix everything together and you are set for morning. I tend to shy away from the instant oatmeal …

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