Sunflower Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

My family and I love Chocolate Chip Cookies. It is one of our favorite desserts to make and eat.

These cookies have some great alternative ingredients to what you would normally use in your recipe. For instance, instead of peanut butter I used sunflower butter and instead of white sugar I used coconut and brown sugar. Let’s face it a cookie is a cookie and should be eaten in moderation but, I feel better using these ingredients instead of some of the ones I used to use. Have you tried coconut sugar? I like it so much better than white sugar.

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Salt Dough Ornaments

Once you see how easy it is to make your own homemade Salt Dough Ornaments you will be making these for all of your family and friends from your kids.

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See how easy it is. I suggest making the ornaments one day and painting them the next day.

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DIY Dirt Dino Eggs

Dinosaurs hidden in eggs… this is such a fun and inexpensive way to entertain the kids this summer.

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Dinosaurs are so cool and ALL kids love them. Here is a simple way to hide miniature dinosaurs in dirt eggs that you make yourself.

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Coconut Flour (Gluten Free) Recipes

Have you tried baking with coconut flour?

Coconut flour is not only gluten free but it is low carb too and has great health benefits.

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Organic Coconut Flour (Gluten Free) can be purchased on Nuts.com at great competitive prices!

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Make your own Wishing Stars

Dorothy McPartland Long Island author of Wishing Stars has this great, easy recipe for kids to make their own Wishing Stars.

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How beautiful are these? and  they would look beautiful hanging in your child’s room.

“Let the love in your heart guide you to help make your greatest wishes come true!” – Dorothy McPartland

Want to make your own wishing stars?

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Red White & Blue Star Sugar Cookies

I wanted to bring a treat that was Memorial Day inspired to our family gathering this Memorial Day

I thought sugar cookie stars would be appropriate with red crystals and blue frosting

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I used the recipe from the Food Network to make my sugar cookies but instead of the milk that Alton Brown suggests in his recipe; I used Vanilla Almond Milk that made a nice flavor addition to the cookie. I am a Silk Almond Milk fan and I do not even use regular milk anymore. It is so delicious.

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