Snacks/Treats

Millet-Currant Biscuits, GF and Vegan

Millet-Currant Biscuits, GF and Vegan

These millet-currant biscuits are light, savory and just a little sweet from the currants. They are versatile and easy to mix up in the food processor or by hand. My go-to flour for biscuits is usually almond, if I want to cut down on the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Roasted Kabocha with Black Sesame 

Roasted Kabocha with Black Sesame 

This simple recipe for roasted kabocha with black sesame makes kabocha squash into a fragrant and scrumptious treat. With just four ingredients, this recipe couldn’t be faster to put together. Tip: Pronounce the word kabocha with the accent on the last syllable to learn what […]

Peach-Raspberry Surprise Smoothie

Peach-Raspberry Surprise Smoothie

This peach-raspberry surprise smoothie is delicious and refreshing! We make it gently layered for a beautiful and easy way to enjoy fresh peaches and tart raspberries. The surprises are the zucchini and hemp seeds that add to the nutrition!  I’d love to say that this […]

Mouthwatering Peach-Plum Cobbler with Almond-Oat Crust, GF, V

Mouthwatering Peach-Plum Cobbler with Almond-Oat Crust, GF, V

This mouthwatering peach-plum cobbler is the best of both stone fruits: sweet peaches and tart plums marry so happily! And this almond-oat-sweet rice flour topping bakes up light and crispy for a wonderful contrast in texture.  I like to eat a few plums raw each […]

Almond-Flour Biscuits – 5-Ingredient

Almond-Flour Biscuits – 5-Ingredient

Can a gluten-free almond-flour biscuit be light and flavorful? Yes, and not only that, but they’re easy enough to mix together in just a few minutes. They go with sweet and savory dishes alike. The glycemic index is relatively low compared with a baking-mix biscuit, […]

Slow-Cooker Peach Butter – 3 ingredient

Slow-Cooker Peach Butter – 3 ingredient

Keep it simple, sweetie, is the motto for this slow-cooker peach butter. Simmer the peaches lovingly with a little coconut sugar and a touch of lemon juice. Leave out strong spices that would overpower the distinctive flavor and aroma of the peaches. Puree with a […]

Easy Colorado Peach Pie 

Easy Colorado Peach Pie 

Easy Colorado Peach Pie filling is gluten-free, with a few simple ingredients that enhance the ripe Colorado peaches. Add to the fun with cutout stars as an alternative to a lattice, especially when using a gluten-free crust.  Pie crust shown is my Coconut Oil Pie […]