Desserts

Easy Allergen-free Gluten-free Pumpkin Pie Recipe

- This recipe is taken from The Heart Of Cooking — a wonderful resource for all things allergen-free.  The blog is loaded with recipes that are “legal” on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet or G.A.P.S. Diet, are gluten-free, casein-free (or, dairy-free), soy-free, and nut-free. Coconut shreds are used in place of white flour and a traditional crust.  It’s a great gluten-free/grain-free alternative ...

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Easy Gluten Free Halloween Sandwich Cookies

Looking for the perfect easy-to-prepare treat to take to a Halloween party? Or maybe you want to send something special in your children’s lunch?  These cookies are perfect because you can make them as you need them and you don’t even need to bake!  There is no need to make an entire batch.  Just keep the ingredients on hand and ...

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Easy Gluten-Free Peppermint Bark Recipe

I may have. just discovered the BEST or the WORST thing ever. Did you know peppermint bark is one of the easiest things to make? Why didn’t I ever know this? I thought the fact that you had to melt then cool…then melt…then crack and sprinkle toppings on, meant that I would be running around screaming What’s the next step?! before the chocolate hardened, ...

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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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FrannyCakes: Nut Bon-Bon Cookies Recipe

Last April I attended the Nourished conference. This was an amazing experience for me and I am still thankful I had the opportunity to attend. Because I had school, my parents and I flew into Chicago the day of the conference and arrived at the “nick of time.”  I quickly grabbed my badge, and walked into the first session room I saw. ...

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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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Give thanks for a gluten free Thanksgiving, Part 3

No need to be jealous of your gluten-eating family and friends at Thanksgiving dessert; there are lots of gluten free options that will be the perfect ending to your perfect Turkey Day. No one does GF baking better, in my opinion, than Jules Shepard of Jules Gluten Free Flour Mix. Watch her video (below) on making her perfect pie crust. ...

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Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Pudding Mix Recipe

  Here’s a very easy make-ahead recipe for Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Pudding Mix. Keep a jar on hand for a fast kids-favorite dessert, after-school snack or lunchbox treat. Use your favorite dairy-free milk in the recipe. I used canned gluten-free coconut milk which makes a really rich-tasting pudding. Prep Time: 7 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 12 minutes Ingredients: ...

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Gluten Free Banana Drunk Macaroons

I hadn’t realized it while planning this weeks’ posts, but there is an ongoing theme for many of the recipes this week. fiber + healthy and happy digestion I just love fiber, don’t you? Abusing my body throughout my teenage and early adult years left me with a very broken digestive system. After going through countless tests, x-rays, medications, hospital visits, acupuncture, ...

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