Alternative and Functional Medicine Recipes

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Homemade Cranberry Sauce

I never really like cranberries growing up. It didn't matter if they were fresh or canned. They just weren't good. Until a quite a few years ago, a friend brought some to our Thanksgiving dinner. She had given me a jar a couple weeks earlier, but I hadn't opened them yet, so I didn't know what I was in for.
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Gluten free stuffing

Stuffing! How do you have your turkey without Stuffing! I think it is the hardest around the holidays to be gluten free or have any dietary sensitivities for that matter. Cooking yourself is really the only way to ensure you will not be hurting after a big Thanksgiving feast. Luckily, Trader Joe's has been a huge help in this area. In our family, corn hurts us almost more then gluten. At least right away it does. So, when I found this boxed stuffing from Trader Joe's I was so excited!

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Best Gluten free Blueberry Pie

My husband has always loved berry pies and I never have, mostly because of the crust. One day I decided to make him a treat, but I had to change of the crust, partly because I couldn't stand the taste and partly because shortening is terrible for your body and I refused to buy it. That pie turned out pretty good and it was the first berry pie I actually liked.

Fast forward to a couple years ago when we found our our son cannot eat any wheat or gluten, I had come up with a new pie crust which is just as amazing as the first. 

This pie only has one picture, because it never is around long enough for me to snap a shot of it!

For the pie crust: