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DESSERT Recipes

Matcha coconut custard tart with chocolate crust

POSTED ON February 6, 2015

Posted in Dessert

Matcha coconut custard tart with chocolate crust

For the new color issue, Anthology magazine profiled me and asked that I develop a few recipes to go with the theme. Along with this matcha tart there’s a golden cauliflower fennel soup with dukkah and a roasted beet heirloom bean salad with bitter greens. I was planning to share the salad recipe but [...] continue reading ->

Warmest wishes and a couple of sweet treats…

POSTED ON December 24, 2014

Posted in Baked Goods, Dessert, Gluten free

Warmest wishes and a couple of sweet treats…

Today, I’m sharing two recipes that I recently posted on Healthy Eats. They are simple and great to have up your sleeve when you’ve got people visiting and need to have treats on hand. If you’re entertaining anyone who is gluten free, they’ll be thrilled.

This festive pear cranberry breakfast crumble (pictured above) is [...] continue reading ->

Gluten-free chocolate apricot and almond cookies + book launch photos

POSTED ON November 3, 2014

Posted in Baked Goods, Dessert

Gluten-free chocolate apricot and almond cookies + book launch photos

I created these cookies on the fly when I needed something to serve out of town guests who were coming by for tea. About half an hour before they arrived I decided that I needed to bake and thus began pulling out all the gluten-free flours I had in my freezer. Although I took [...] continue reading ->

Flavored nut milks

POSTED ON August 20, 2014

Posted in Dessert, Snacks

Flavored nut milks

Lately, when I forget to soak almonds I make nut milk with a combination of hemp and macadamia nuts. Since neither has a skin, you won’t need to soak them to remove phytic acid (a nutrient blocker in the skin that protects the seed from sprouting—there is plenty more info about this my book up [...] continue reading ->

Dairy, sugar and gluten-free berry tartlets

POSTED ON August 11, 2014

Posted in Dessert, Gluten free

Dairy, sugar and gluten-free berry tartlets

Although I make all my desserts with healthier sweeteners like maple syrup, brown rice syrup, dates and coconut sugar, I do like the challenge of making a treat with just brown rice and yakon syrups.

Yakon syrup is a low glycemic sweetener (GI is the rate at which food raises blood sugar) made from a [...] continue reading ->

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