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4 Super Foods for the Big Game (Gluten-Free)

4 Super Appetizers for Game Day; 2015 Jane Bonacci, The Heritage Cook

Buffet spread for Super Bowl Party


I grew up with three older brothers and a father who were all avid football fans. My mother and I would plan our meals around game times, being sure to have the guys back in front of the television in time for the next kick-off. These days juggling timing is more challenging because there are so many games on the air, but on Super Bowl Sunday only one game rules.

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Loaded Potato Leek Chowder

A combination of classic French Potato Leek Soup and American favorite Baked Potato Soup = Loaded Potato Leek Soup; 2015 Jane Bonacci, The Heritage Cook


Welcome to another edition of Progressive Eats, our virtual version of a progressive dinner party. This month’s theme is a cozy Weekend Ski Party hosted by Susan Pridmore of The Wimpy Vegetarian. Don’t consider yourself snowed in, consider it a party, even if you are in the middle of the East Coast blizzard! You’ll love all the recipes we’ve come up with that will be perfect for Super Bowl Sunday and all winter long! Make sure you check out the links below the recipe.

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Nutty Mounds Truffles (Gluten-Free)

Coconut and almond meal make a nutty version of a Mounds bar. Delicious!


Mounds Bars were always one of my favorite treats at our weekly movie theater adventures. I was so tiny that I could get in for the child’s price many years beyond the cutoff age. That gave me more money from my allowance to spend on candy! Sitting in the dark, waiting for the cartoons and the double header, nibbling on the candies to make them last. Inevitably I needed to refuel between movies. :-)

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Creamy Cheesy Risotto

Combination of creamy risotto with a rich cheesy sauce makes for one terrific dinner!


Welcome to the next installment of Food Network’s #ComfortFoodFeast.This week we are putting our spin on the classic favorite, mac and cheese, but since I can’t have regular pasta and haven’t found a really good gluten-free elbow macaroni, I decided to use rice instead. This made me think of risotto, a perfect meal on these cold and blustery days. I thought it would be fun to combine risotto with a really creamy cheese sauce. Oh my!

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Vanilla Sugar Cookies with a Nutella Surprise! (Gluten-Free)

 Delightful sugar cookies with a hidden surprise inside - Nutella Chips!


A simple vanilla cookie, sparkling with sugar crystals on top. Pick it up expecting the usual flavors and take a bite. The explosion of nutty chocolate is shocking and delightful. This is the experience of these cookies!

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