Desserts

Rachel Lu Muffins: Truly Homemade

-Heading back to school means one thing when you are on a restricted diet: stock up on all your favorites which you can’t find at school. This break I didn’t do much shopping or searching for new products, instead I ate less process foods and stayed away from sandwiches. This resulted in me feeling much better.

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Recipe: Gluten Free Peppermint Patty Brownies

There is something magical about combining the taste of a favorite holiday candy with an already perfect dessert. Try this combination of brownies with York Peppermint Patties for the holiday season. To prepare the brownies, use your favorite brownie mix or try my very easy Cocoa Brownie Recipe. This works well with Bob’s Red Mill Brownie Mix. Prepare the batter ...

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Recipe: Gluten-free Brookies from McCormick

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  Do you know what a brookie is? I didn’t before I received a recipe from McCormick. A brookie is a combination of brownie batter and cookie dough, which creates a half chocolate chip and half brownie cookie, or the best of both worlds. I don’t usually post recipes, but when I find one that ‘speaks’ to me like this one, then I ...

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Santa Hat Cupcakes

I know you might think I’m clever, but really, I’m not. Full credit goes to Lauryn Cohen, aka Bella Baker, who came up with this cute concept. Lauren is the queen of sweet and is known for her uniquely creative treats and crafts. She recently launched a holiday baking guide (entitled Sweet Gifts Holiday Baking and Crafting Guide– available nationwide) filled with innovative and ...

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Simple and Delicious Blueberry Banana Parfait

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One thing that I have really enjoyed this past summer is making breakfast parfaits.I do not know what it is, but they are just light on the system and they kinda trip the body into thinking that it’s getting a sugary treat so you don’t crave sugar all day (YAY!)This parfait is sweet, HEALTHY, and satisfying!

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Snickerdoodles Recipe (Egg Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Vegan)

We are in Week 3 of the March Madness Kitchen Desserts giveaway with Bob’s Red Mill (CLICK HERE, and scroll to bottom for more details), and my kitchen has had its floors full of gluten free flour and sugar, just because of you (I’m smiling when I say that). You know – I use to say that going vegan was the ...

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Spiced Sweet-Potato Cake Recipe; Gluten and Dairy Free

This cake is soft and reminiscent of the filling in pumpkin pie.  Not surprising really, when it has mashed sweet potato as its main ingredient.To do ahead of timeCook sweet potatoes in the microwave (or oven if you have it running for something else) until they are soft.  Mine took about eight minutes – four small sweet potatoes. Leave to ...

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