Authors in Bloom Blog Hop!

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We’re celebrating spring with a blog hop! Meet new authors, discover awesome books, learn a gardening tip, and find a delicious recipe ~ all for a chance to win a Kindle Fire or Nook (winner’s choice) and a $25 gift certificate. That’s pretty sweet!! Visit each author on the hop and leave a comment to enter to win the grand prize.



Here’s a recipe for a delicious gourmet pizza crust – it’s quick to make and gluten-free!

Gluten-free Gourmet Pizza Crust

½ cup ground almonds

2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese

pinch salt

½ tsp dried oregano

½ tsp dried basil

2 tsp olive oil

1 egg

Combine the ingredients in a mixing bowl. Spread the dough on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and brushed with olive oil. Top with your favourite toppings. My favs are tomato paste, diced chicken, pineapple, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese. Bake at 325°F for 15-20 minutes. Enjoy!

Here’s a bonus gardening tip: Start your perennial bulbs, which you dug up in the fall, early in the spring by planting them in a pot inside at the beginning of April. By the time the ground is warm enough to plant, you’ll have a head start on your plants! This works for dahlias, calla lilies, gladiola, and Elephant’s Ears.


Behind the Bench (In the Game Hockey Romance, Book 2)

Dr. Danni Angelo is the team physician for the Clarington Quakes hockey team. She’s worked hard to earn the players’ respect, but the new coach, Trey Mason, is stirring things up, and Danni’s worried her job may be in jeopardy

Trey finds Danni…distracting. Beauty, brains, and sexy moves on the ice have him uncomfortably attracted. He’s the new guy on the block. He has a reputation to build and a standard to set. The last thing he needs is a complication.

When the team spirals out of control and Danni and Trey get caught up in a drug scandal, things heat up on and off the ice. It’s a whole new game plan…Behind the Bench.



Behind the Bench (In the Game Hockey Romance, Book 2) is available as part of the Coming in Hot 2: Rescue Me Medical Romance Collection!! |

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Visit N.N. Light, the next author on the blog hop,  HERE.

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  1. Ping from Ellie Bender:

    It’s so hard to make good gluten-free crust. I can’t wait to try this.

  2. Ping from Carole Burant:

    I would love to receive your newsletter. Thank you so much for sharing your gluten free pizza crust with us, I will have to try making it. So many of my friends eat gluten free so this would be ideal!! Love the sound of your book, I can never resist a good hockey romance:) Carole Burant

  3. Ping from Melanie B:

    Good recipe, like to receive your newsletter!

  4. Ping from Lori Dykes:

    Pizza is my very favorite of all so thank you for the recipe!! I would love to receive your newsletter. Your book sounds really good! I live in the south so never really exposed to Hockey until we had a team here in Atlanta for awhile. I have to say I really did enjoy because it is so fast paced and never boring!! Thank you.

  5. Ping from Lacey Waters:

    this sounds awesome! I would like to join the newsletter. thanks!

  6. Ping from yaritza:

    Yummy pizza. Thanks for recipe.

  7. Ping from Tracy Fritts:

    That looks really good. Thank you for the recipe. I would like to join your newsletter.

  8. Ping from ELF:

    Interesting way to make pizza dough, I will have to try it. I would like to join your newsletter, thank you.

  9. Ping from Jeanna Massman:

    I’ll pass this recipe on to my sister-in-law who has a gluten allergy. Please add me to your list of newsletter subscribers.

  10. Ping from Kathy Newcomer:

    I like the recipe. Thanks! Followed on Amazon & Twitter.

  11. Ping from Diana Tidlund:

    My brother-in-law has gluten allergies so I’m gonna have to try this also please send me up.

  12. Ping from Savannah Miller:

    After seeing all the lovely recipes in this hop I think I am going to gain 10 lbs this month!!