Desserts

Recipe: Gluten-free Brookies from McCormick

  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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Tropical Chia Seed Pudding Recipe {Mango, Banana, Coconut}

Let’s be real for a minute. I bet that when you hear “pudding” you really hear “Snack Pack.” It’s ok, me too. No shame in that. As kids, we didn’t know any difference. If you were lucky enough, those glorious little snackies appeared in our lunch bags, day after day, and were the most coveted item in the cafeteria, well, ...

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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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Vanilla Salted Caramel Ice Cream Recipe. Vegan and Gluten-free

Ahhh, ice cream. Even better: salty and sweet ice cream. The combination of salty and sweet is one of my favorites. I love taking a bite and not knowing exactly what it will taste like.Also, in case you were wondering, I use this Kitchenaid ice cream attachment for my stand mixer. It works great – during the summer, I keep the bowl frozen in ...

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Olio d’oliva Pagnotta Senza Glutine {Sweet Creations}

I’m loving the Nonstick Mini Loaf Pan from Good Cook! You can do so much with this pan, and I know this will come in handy next Easter as I continue to work on converting my Grandmother’s Easter bread recipe (it is not Easter without this bread!). For now however I was asked to “Be a Sweetie” and make a Sweet Creation with ...

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Cooking with Coconut Oil – Includes Bonus Sweet Surprise Cherry Pie Recipe

I first became introduced to coconut oil when I purchased the BabycakesNYC cookbook. Not only does coconut have a great flavor, but it’s a great substitute to make egg-free french toast and easily substitutes in exchange for canola oil when baking. While I am no nutrition expert, I’m a nutrition guru, who loves to learn about the health benefits of different foods. ...

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Superpower Macaroons (Paleo + Vegan)

gluten free vegan macaroons

Power packed macaroons made to satisfy your sweet cravings without sacrificing your health. These little babies deliver a strong dose of nourishing fats, proteins and antioxidants in each bite. Made with minimal sweetener. Also grain-, dairy-, nut-, and egg-free.

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Coconut Almond Cups {37 Cooks & Tropical Traditions}

First I would like to apologize for being MIA the last month or so. A lot has been going on with the move, no working stove, and no internet for a while…but all is fixed. I am working on getting settled (still), and trying to organize life before school begins. Now on to the good stuff… 37 Cooks is at it ...

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Chocolatey Hazelnut Sticky Buns

I have been so excited about the feedback and inspiration that the sticky buns have generated that I decided that we need one more take at these… something hazelnut – something chocolatey.

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4 Ingredient Vegan Ice Cream Sandwiches

I’ve been going through an (unplanned) dessert recipe detox since the launch of my dessert cookbook earlier this year. It’s not that I’ve been avoiding desserts, I just haven’t been interested in making them as much. But, realizing that the last sweet treat I shared with you was this Cherry Chunk Protein Ice Cream on June 18, I knew that something had to be ...

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