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Whole Wheat Pizza Dough!

We decided not to leave our house on New Years Day, which was an easy decision since it was cold and grey outside. Since we were home all day, homemade pizza seemed like the best thing for dinner. The dough was easy to make and then I made all sorts of toppings, sorted into little bowls. A great way to get your kids involved in making dinner as they can make their own pizzas. I used this recipe for making the dough, I substituted half a cup of brown rice flour instead of a full cup of white flour. The pizza was delicious and the crust was perfectly thin. I couldn’t get over how many slices my little guy ate, little did he know how many vegetables he was eating.

Fall Mushroom Risotto

Just in time for the first day of Fall! This easy and delicious risotto was such a hit with the family! Some people veer away from trying to make risotto because it is said to be one of the harder dishes to master. I found this method (cooking in the oven) so simple and the risotto came out perfectly. Ingredients 1 cup of Arborio rice 1 pint of mushrooms (your choice on type, I used button mushrooms) 3/4 cup of stock 1 cup of Parmesan Cheese (optional) 1/2 an onion (diced) 1 handful of thyme chopped 2 tbsp of butter Directions Preheat the oven to 375 F Use a “stove to oven” casserole dish, I used a Le Creuset casserole dish which worked perfectly for this recipe. Start by putting the casserole dish on the stove, melt the butter. Add the onions and mushrooms and fry for about 5 minutes. Once the onions and mushrooms have cooked, add the rice and stir around until the rice begins to turn brown. Then pour in the stock. …