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The little boy who swallowed a lime...a children's poem.

The little boy who swallowed a lime

Sit down, it’s reading time…I’m going to read you a silly rhyme.
It’s about a little boy who swallowed a lime.
He started changing all the sudden, after just a time.
His belly grew bigger and his face turned green, then he grew the longest arms that you have ever seen.
His eyes turned yellow and he stretched up tall, but the limes on his fingers were the strangest things of all.
Every hour, on the hour, he grew ten new shiny limes.
He grew one on each finger, as the hallway clock would chime.
At first he started juicing them, to sell the fresh limeade.
He tried to sell it at his stand, where he sat in the shade.
Maybe it was not sweet enough, but he could not sell the drink.
He trudged home in the heat that day, and then sat down to think.
Exhausted from the heat that day he longed for something cold.
He suddenly got a new idea, an idea that was bold.
The next day at his little stand he sold something new.
The morning was a little slow; he only sold a few.
By afternoon, however he was selling left and right.
The people crowded in his line they almost had a fight.
He closed his booth up early, after quite a successful day.
No one in town could wait to taste his delicious lime sorbet.


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Crustless Pumpkin Pie

This sophisticated version of pumpkin pie is amazingly smooth & rich. It is also Gluten-Free & free of Refined Sugar. 


29oz pumpkin puree - 1 lg. can
1 stick unsalted butter - softened
8oz cream cheese - softened
5 eggs
1 tbsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1/2 c. honey
1 c. GF flour 

Whipped cream:

1 c. heavy cream
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Honey to drizzle on top.

Making it Happen:

Combine all of the ingredients for the pie in a mixing bowl and mix on medium speed until well combined. When the batter is smooth, pour it into a greased 9x13 baking pan and bake in an oven pre-heated to 350 degrees for one hour.

Allow the pie to cool for 30 minutes before slicing.

To make the whipped cream, blend the chilled heavy cream in a chilled bowl on high speed until it begins to thicken, add the vanilla and continue blending until the cream is thick. 

Plate pie with whipped cream & drizzle with honey. Enjoy!