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Two-Ingredient Nutella Hot Chocolate (Naturally Gluten-Free)

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Happy World Nutella Day! This recipe requiring only two ingredients is a terrific way to celebrate, even if you’re only just finding out about the, umm, holiday now. Simply heat up some milk, stir in Nutella and sip away at the easiest hot chocolate you’ve ever made that didn’t come out of a packet. For added indulgence, melt in up to a tablespoon of chocolate chips or chopped up dark chocolate, and top with marshmallows. A great nightcap that the whole family can enjoy!

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Winter Squash Carbonara With Pancetta and Sage (Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Friendly)

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes I need a bit of an extra nudge to eat more veggies. Roasting them to coax out their natural sweetness is defnitely my usual approach, but you can’t beat it when they masquerade as something even more luscious. A tall order? Sure. But boy does this winter squash carbonara ever achieve it… and well.

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Banana Everything Cookies (Gluten-Free, Naturally Vegan)

Banana Everything Cookies (Gluten-Free)

When I first came across this recipe, I had no idea where the title came from. How can they be everything if they’re dairy- and egg-free, and made without a pantry’s worth of ingredients? These are no everything-but-the-kitchen-sink creations. But it all made sense after I bit into the first one, still warm and a touch gooey from the oven. They’re everything you want in a chocolate chip cookie — chewy, studded with the perfect amount of semi-sweet morsels, and made with enough wholesome ingredients that you can snitch a few for breakfast guilt-free.

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Marble Crumb Cake

Marble Crumb Cake (Gluten-free)

You’re gonna want to add this moist, chocolate-ribboned coffee cake to your to-bake list, like, now. Much like its crumb cake counterparts, a square of this tasty marble cake is a welcome — and totally indulgent — way to start the day. Wash a slice down with your favorite cup of joe, hot or iced, and a smile is sure to spread across your face!

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Homemade Rice Pilaf with Gluten-free Orzo

Homemade Rice Pilaf with Orzo (Gluten-free)

One of my absolute favorite side dishes growing up was Near East rice pilaf. Ingredient number two, though? Orzo. So that’s out…

Happily, DeLallo produces a whole line of gluten-free pastas, including this classic, tiny shape. Simply sauté a little shallot, toast your rice and orzo, pour a combo of broth and water over top and cook just like regular ol’ steamed rice. And voila, you’ve got homemade pilaf on the table in just about the same time it takes to cook up the stuff from a box!

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