Desserts

Fourth of July gluten-free desserts

The Fourth of July is almost here and it is time for festive desserts.  When this Examiner saw that the recipe for Summer Berry Trifle on FamilyFun.com was easily converted to gluten free, it just had to be shared.  Schar makes a great gluten-free ladyfinger that can be purchased locally at Return to Eden. If you would rather eat cake, then Jen ...

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Celebrate the Fourth of July with a gluten free flag cake

Fourth of July is just around the corner and red, white and blue desserts will be in all the stores.  However, if you are on a gluten free diet, you will most likely need to make your own gluten free Fourth of July dessert. One of the easiest desserts to make is an American Flag Cake.  Using a gluten free ...

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The Easiest Dessert…Is Gluten Free

This is one of the best desserts I’ve ever made and its incredibly easy and impossible to mess up and of course, gluten free. I have been trying things out of Alicia Silverstone’s book, The Kind Diet: A simple Guide to Feeling Great, Losing Weight, and Saving the Planet. All of the recipes are vegan, but they also use awesome ...

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Go for the gluten-free gold and bake “the best cookies”

Recipe by Thomas Haas and reviewed by both the LA Times and The Vancouver Sun as “the best cookies”. They are gluten free and packed with chocolate to satisfy your sweet tooth. Invented by Haas who is a pastry chef and describes these as baked truffles. The cookies have a very powerful chocolate taste and a smooth, soft texture.

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Gluten-free Tiramisu Recipe with Shabtai Lady Fingers

Tiramisu has always been one of my favorite indulgences since my first trip to Italy, in the late 80s, and trying the real thing. The key is having the right cream, because without that, it just tastes like something mass produced you would expect to find in a grocery store. Of course the lady fingers are a main ingredient as ...

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Gluten Free Chocolate Genoise Cake Recipe

Often times, when baking gluten free items, a small substitution is needed. However, if you don’t bake a lot, some recipes can be a bit complex. It’s best to follow a good recipe and make sure to make it once before you decide to make it for a big party. Chocolate genoise cake can be used to make any type ...

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Get into the Holiday Spirit with These Gluten-free Cookie Recipes

The holidays are upon us, which means lots of holiday parties and gatherings with friends and family, and of course, delicious desserts. In the mood for something new? Try these gluten-free cookie recipes courtesy of Whole Foods. Chocolate Mocha Sugar Cookies These cookies go great with a steaming cup of peppermint hot chocolate

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A Beginner’s Guide to Gluten-free Baking: Easy Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These chocolate chunk cookies are so simple to make and decidedly less involved than many gluten-free baking recipes. They bake up thin, crispy, and perfectly chewy. These cookies contain no flour or starches, which means they are lower in carbohydrates and, since they are made with cashew butter, are loaded with protein. And, should you choose to use dark chocolate, ...

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Gluten Free Ginger Snaps

Christmas is only a few days away! I’ll be posting great ways to make your holidays full of delicious food all while keeping it gluten free. Enjoy! Also, Mariposa Bakery has opened its doors at their new location at the South Entrance of San Francisco’s Ferry Building—great baked goods to go! Ginger Snap Cookies What you will need: 1 1/2 ...

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