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Gluten-Free Soft Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies (with a dairy-free option)

These Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies are so delicious that nobody will recognize they are not made with conventional ingredients. They are also sugar-free, and nut-free, and can be made dairy-free as well! They are soft and chewy with pockets of melty dark chocolate. You might wonder what the secret ingredients […]

 

Almond Flour Strawberry Shortcake

This Almond Flour Strawberry Shortcake is a delicious healthy treat for your mom on Mother’s Day or any special occasion. It’s so delicious and light at the same time, your loved one will not recognize they are not eating the real cake.  The shortcake is made with 100% almond flour, […]

 

Fluffy Grain-free & Dairy-free Waffles

Tired of pancakes? These Fluffy Grain-free & Dairy-free Waffles are a delicious replacement on weekends or even a busy weekday morning.  I was gifted a waffle maker for Christmas and I don’t know why I didn’t invest in a waffle maker sooner. It’s a total time saver compared to pancake […]

 

Rum infused Bundt Cake (grain-free)

This Rum infused Bundt Cake is our family favorite. Moist and flavorful, healthy and easy to make, sweetened with just the right amount of honey to make it Paleo and Lectin-free friendly.  The added rum is the perfect finishing touch.  Serve this cake with your favorite cup of tea or […]

 

Sugar-Free Tahini Cookies

Do you like Tahini (sesame paste) as much as I do? You can’t go wrong with these Sugar-Free Tahini Cookies filled with healthy fats, protein, B vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. I also added dark chocolate with polyphenols and coconut flakes for the crunch. The cookies are naturally sweetened with […]

 

Walnut Chocolate Cookies

These Walnut Chocolate Cookies, also known in the Czech Republic as Bear Paws, are my family’s traditional Christmas recipe. It has been passed down for many generations. When going gluten-free and lectin-free I didn’t want to give up this traditional family Christmas recipe and just swapped regular flour for Cassava […]

 

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Scones

These gluten-free cinnamon scones are a must for the holiday season! A combination of cinnamon, orange, walnuts, and dates is just irresistible and perfect for Christmas time. Enjoy these scones with your favorite cup of tea or coffee for breakfast or afternoon snack, you won’t be disappointed! I adapted this […]

 

Sweet Potato Pie (gluten-free, dairy-free)

Sweet potato pie is a traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas dessert of the Southern United States served in place of more traditional pumpkin pie or apple pie.  Sweet potato pie is also a great alternative for anyone avoiding nightshade vegetables (pumpkin is one of them). I have recreated this recipe into […]

 

Fruit Crumble Bars

My favorite childhood fruit crumble bars experiment using grain-free/gluten-free Cassava flour succeeded! The taste is exactly how I remember growing up so it’s hard to believe you are not eating the real thing. For the dough, it’s best to use goat or sheep kefir or yogurt because they are easier […]

 

Easy Apple Cake (grain-free)

I made this Apple Cake while visiting my family in the Czech Republic and even though they do not follow a grain-free diet they all loved it! This version of Apple Cake is basically the same as my Plum Poppy Seed Cake, except the apples are mixed into the dough […]

 

Grain-Free Apple Pie

Apple Pie is a Thanksgiving classic, but it’s definitely a must-make dessert during apple season in fall.  This Grain-Free Apple Pie tastes similarly to Apple Strudel except this one has a double crust and is not rolled like a classic Apple Strudel that is hard to do with a gluten-free/grain-free […]

 

Cassava Flour Pancakes

These family favorite Cassava Flour Pancakes are a festive Sunday morning or Holiday breakfast that will definitely fill you up and please your taste buds! To make them extra festive, you can add 1 Tbsp Pumpkin Pie Spice to the flour mixture. For this recipe, you will need goat milk […]

 

Plum Poppy Seed Cake

You might have noticed I use poppy seeds in many of my recipes. One reason is I grew up in Eastern Europe where poppy seeds are very popular and the second reason is, it’s rich in minerals like manganese, copper, or calcium and gives the food it’s authentic flavor. Poppy […]

 

Lemon-Poppy Seed Muffins

The recipe for these Lemon-Poppy Seed Muffins is adapted from the Plant Paradox Cookbook originally made as a coffee cake but can be easily changed into muffins as pictured.  These muffins have a great texture and sweetness from coconut and almond flours, plus added sweetener of your choice. I like […]

 

Chai Crumble Muffins (grain-free)

These Chai Muffins are a must for fall! They are so fragrant from all the spices used and have a great texture thanks to the pumpkin puree, just perfect for fall.  Added pecans and chocolate chunks add a nice crunch and nutritional value. The crumble will make you think you […]