Grain-free

Cranberry Sauce with Apples 

Cranberry Sauce with Apples 

  This is the easiest recipe for cranberry sauce ever, with only two ingredients – three if you make the version with apples. Both are delicious!   Our side dishes for Thanksgiving and other holiday dinners tend to be mostly traditional, and less sweet than […]

Sparkling Meyer Lemon Mocktail

Sparkling Meyer Lemon Mocktail

  This sparkling Meyer lemon mocktail is a refreshing twist on lemonade prepared as a gentle sunrise drink. It’s mildly sweet from simple syrup in both the lemonade and the grenadine. Garnish with pomegranate seeds for a festive pop of red to echo the rosy […]

Easy Apple Chutney

Easy Apple Chutney

Serve chutney with any Indian curry for a mild sweetness to balance the savory spices. This recipe for Easy Apple Chutney is so simple, yet so flavorful! I usually just simmer up a batch while I’m working on the curry.    See this curry served […]

Apple Marzipan Tart with Almond Crust

Apple Marzipan Tart with Almond Crust

This apple-marzipan tart with almond crust is a delicious and beautiful way to enjoy Fall apples. And, it’s simpler than it looks because you make the almond flour crust and creamy almond paste layers in the food processor. I arrange the pretty apple topping a […]

Roasted Heirloom Tomato Tart with Chickpea-Walnut Filling – GF and vegan

Roasted Heirloom Tomato Tart with Chickpea-Walnut Filling – GF and vegan

This roasted heirloom tomato tart with chickpea-walnut filling is a hearty and savory light main dish or side — or even breakfast. It shows off the beautiful colors and shapes of heirloom tomatoes on a tangy filling and buttery crust.  You’ve seen those heirloom tomatoes, […]

Pumpkin Pie Spice Bars, Gluten-free / Vegan

Pumpkin Pie Spice Bars, Gluten-free / Vegan

These pumpkin pie spice bars taste and smell like your favorite pumpkin pie. Easy and quick, both the almond-flour crust and pumpkin-coconut cream filling are blended up in the food processor – my favorite kitchen gadget!  Can you double this recipe? Yes! Sometimes I make […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Hash Bowl

Roasted Butternut Squash Hash Bowl

A savory Mexican-seasoned butternut squash breakfast hash bowl made with roasted butternut squash, heirloom tomato salsa, avocado and an optional egg. Roast seasoned butternut squash cubes until they become seasoned fries, then top and enjoy.  Make the salsa while the squash cubes are roasting, and […]

Pumpkin Cookies with Apple Butter Thumbprint – Paleo, Vegan

Pumpkin Cookies with Apple Butter Thumbprint – Paleo, Vegan

These slightly soft pumpkin cookies with apple butter thumbprint and maple drizzle will melt in your mouth. They make it so easy to get a little bit of that pumpkin-pie-spice flavor. These are gluten free in the way that doesn’t make you feel you are […]

How to Make Apple Butter (Vegan, Paleo)

How to Make Apple Butter (Vegan, Paleo)

I love making this slightly sweet, slightly tart, spiced apple butter with seasonal Jonathan apples. It’s so easy in the Instant Pot, whether slow- or pressure-cooked. Here I share how to make apple butter! Every year I look forward to late September or early October […]

Garlic Dijon-Herb Salmon Baked in Parchment

Garlic Dijon-Herb Salmon Baked in Parchment

Bold and savory garlic dijon-herb salmon in parchment bakes up moist and flavorful with a tangy garlicky sauce. Use whatever herbs you have in your garden, as I did! If you want tender, flaky salmon, this is the recipe for you! And you can easily […]