Dairy Free Ginger Snaps

ginger snapsWhat’s a holiday without a freshly-baked cookies? Cinnamon and ginger give these cookies that extra something that will keep the family coming back for more…


2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup packed brown sugar

3/4 cup shortening

1/4 cup molasses

1 egg

1 tsp. baking soda

2 tsp. ginger

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 cup sugar

In large bowl, place half of flour. Add brown sugar, shortening, molasses, egg, soda, and spices. Beat until thoroughly combined. Then add remaining flour. Shape into balls and roll in sugar. Spoon on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 37 5 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.

Dairy Free Potato Salad

thanksI guess its a southern thing, but we almost always have potato salad at our family gatherings and always on Thanksgiving. Give it a try. Start a new tradition with your holiday meal…


1 cup mayonnaise

2 T. white vinegar

1 1/2 tsp. salt

1 tsp. sugar

1/4 tsp. pepper

4 cups cooked, peeled, cubed potatoes

1/2 cup chopped celery

1/2 cup chopped onion [optional, I don’t put it in mine]

2 hard boiled eggs, chopped

Nature Season’s seasoning blend to taste

Paprika to decorate

In a large bowl, stir mayonnaise, vinegar, salt, sugar, and pepper until smooth. Add other ingredients. Stir well. Sprinkle paprika over top. Cover and chill.