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Coconut Madelines: a Gluten Free Dessert Cookie

Yesterday I was craving coconut macaroons, but I really wanted to try out my new Madeline pan. So, these coconut madelines were born. These are good enough to have with your morning coffee for a luxurious treat and fancy enough to make for company. I used a combo of...

Basic Chocolate Cake Donuts

Donuts on Sunday morning are a must sometimes (especially chocolate cake donuts). My kids beg for them every week, but sometimes I’d like to get in the kitchen instead of sending them out with their dad for the baked goods. This morning, I settled in to make these basic...

Coconut Madelines: a Gluten Free Dessert Cookie

Yesterday I was craving coconut macaroons, but I really wanted to try out my new Madeline pan. So, these coconut madelines were born. These are good enough to have with your morning coffee for a luxurious treat and fancy enough to make for company. I used a combo of...

Brown Butter Banana Bread

This brown butter banana bread is a decadent morning treat. If you’ve been saving up ripe bananas in the freezer, this is your reminder to use them! I used three frozen bananas and brown butter — yep, brown butter — alongside brown sugar, cake flour, vanilla bean paste and...

Lemon Upside-Down Cake

Lemon might be the most versatile flavor of all time, which is why I altered my citrus upside down cake to be more lemon-forward and created this lemon upside-down cake. I love all citrus — blood oranges, lemons, Meyer lemons, Cara Cara oranges, juicy limes, raspberry oranges (which are...

Pumpkin parfait with white chocolate

Who doesn’t love a good pumpkin parfait dessert? This white chocolate pumpkin parfait is lighter in flavor than pumpkin pie, lighter overall than a pumpkin cheesecake, but equally as indulgent as both of those desserts. This is easier to make than most desserts. It’s no-bake, and includes one of...

Chocolate Dessert Shakes With Protein for Kids

This one is a kid favorite. And a hot tip, the leftovers can be combined with some baileys for Mom for after they go to bed. Recipe: Two tablespoons good cocoa powder. This kind is my favorite. A half scoop of grass fed whey. We use this kind. 3...

Orange Upside-Down Cake

If you’ve followed this blog for long, you know I’m obsessed with citrus. I’ve wanted to create a winter citrus cake for awhile, and this orange upside-down cake proves it. I love citrus. At night if I’m making a cocktail, more often than not it has a whole lemon...

The best chocolate brownies with hidden veggies

Brownies are asked for all the time in my house. It is difficult to get just the right combo of chewiness and fluffiness – the ratios have to be just right to get them how you like them. I have probably made 20 different brownie recipes and experimented with...

Hidden veggie brownies—a gluten-free dessert recipe

Brownies are asked for all the time in my house. It is difficult to get just the right combo of chewiness and fluffiness – the ratios have to be just right to get them how you like them. I have probably made 20 different brownie recipes and experimented with...

Galette with cherry-blackberry filling

Last night I made what I’ll call a lazy galette… lazy because I used a store-bought crust but I’ll tell you the cherry-blackberry combo made up for it! Recipe below: For the galette One store-bought pie crust rolled out on a sheet of parchment paper and baking sheet2 cups...

Strawberry banana frozen yogurt

Looking for an easy, not too sweet summer dessert? This one is a creamy, whole-milk strawberry-banana frozen yogurt. You’ll need:1/4 cup heavy whipping cream2 cups of good quality, grassfed yogurt (plain)2 teaspoons vanillaAbout two cups fruit of your choice, I used frozen strawberries and bananas 1/4 tsp #himalayansalt1/3 cup...

Coconut Milk Banana Ice Cream

This recipe is sooo easy if you have an ice cream maker, and so good. The one I use is an older version of this one and it has lasted nearly 17 years! I added some grassfed gelatin to this because it helps it not get so icy after...

Coconut milk tapioca pudding (with fruit purée)

I love puddings of all kinds and tapioca is no exception. Tapioca is one of those things I always plan to make but rarely do, so when I saw that I had some in the pantry I went to work. This recipe has fruit, and you can sub it...

Decadent Cadbury Gluten-Free Brownies (with hidden spinach)

Brownies are asked for all the time in my house. It is difficult to get just the right combo of chewiness and fluffiness – the ratios have to be just right to get them how you like them. I have probably made 20 different brownie recipes and experimented with...

Gluten-Free Brownies (with hidden spinach)

Brownies are asked for all the time in my house. It is difficult to get just the right combo of chewiness and fluffiness – the ratios have to be just right to get them how you like them. I have probably made 20 different brownie recipes and experimented with...

Coconut milk tapioca pudding (with fruit purée)

It’s been a wild week here in Texas—some were without power, some lost water to their homes, some are still boiling water before they drink it. We were fortunate to have no major issues, other than being cold and having limited access to groceries. We had enough food in...

Gluten-free Blueberry Pie

Last week my three-year-old son Gus asked me: “Mom, you make me a blueberry pie?” Of course I immediately ordered the ingredients. This one was made with frozen wild blueberries and definitely had a fresh texture. You can use any gluten free pie crust doe this! This one is...