Vanilla Chocolate Chip Meringues

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Our GFCF cookie jar was empty and again I was looking for a cookie that not only my daughter and I could enjoy but also the whole family.

I remembered I had a container of egg whites in the fridge from a recipe I had made the week before.

Egg whites are the main ingredient for one of my favorite cookies- Meringues!
They are a great pallet for many different flavors and mix ins. They are also natural gluten/dairy free.

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Cookies

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My neighbor makes home-made strawberry jam. Let me tell you it is absolutely AMAZING!!! This year he was kind enough to give me a container of it. 🙂

Since they were so sweet to share I decided to make them some cookies in appreciation.

I had been wanting to make peanut butter cookies that my daughter and I could eat (Gluten and Casein Free) so I decided to make a double batch.

Even better than peanut butter cookies I decided to use some of the fresh strawberry jam to make peanut butter and jelly cookies!

Now if you don’t have a neighbor that brings you fresh strawberry jam- don’t let it stop you. Any kind of jam will do.

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Macaroons

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Moist, chewy and naturally gluten free!
My recipe also happens to be dairy free as well!

I have a sweet tooth. Even when I’m dieting and losing weight every night after I put the kids to bed I find myself looking for something sweet.
Just because you have dietary restrictions or are trying to lose weight doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in sweets.

It is all about portion control.
I actually have these little Gerber bowls that I put my kids baby food in that help me control the size of my desserts.

These macaroons are so simple- it only takes a few ingredients.
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Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

Peanut butter Banana Cookies

As I mentioned before, my daughter is on a Gluten Free Casein Free diet. I have been on the look out for kid friendly recipes that will make her feel like she is not going without.
Like gluten, casein seems to be in everything! No wonder so many people have problems. They are in things you would never think of. But anyway I came across this recipe for a cookie I thought would be right up her alley.

Ingredients:
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