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Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes with Dairy-Free Strawberry Frosting

These Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes with Dairy-Free Strawberry Frosting are a delicious healthy treat for your Valentine, or any special occasion.  The cupcakes are so chocolaty and moist thanks to the avocado and cocoa combination and sweet just enough thanks to a low-calorie 100% natural Yacon syrup that can be replaced […]

 

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 […]

 

Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip with Avocado

This Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip with Avocado is a perfect appetizer for any occasion. I like to serve it during summer picnic season with family and friends or during the winter holiday season. It’s a perfect dip for a New Year’s Eve party as well.  The dip is mayo free, […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

Pumpkin Spice Walnut Bread

This gluten-free walnut bread infused with fall flavor of pumpkin spice is a gut-friendly twist on rye bread with a little sweetness from yacón syrup and crunch from walnuts. It has a bit of dense consistency and is perfect for sandwiches or lightly spread with President butter for breakfast or […]

 

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 […]

 

Naturally Fermented Lectin-Free Pickles

Naturally fermented products are the best for our gut microbiome because they contain naturally occurring probiotics. Probiotics are not only important for our guts but mainly to promote a healthy immune system! Foods rich in natural probiotics:  Sauerkraut Fermented pickles Kimchi Kefir Yogurt Kombucha I have wanted to make fermented […]

 

Grain-Free Crackers

You will like these grain-free crackers even if you are not following a grain, gluten, or lectin-free diet. These crackers are filled with healthy fats, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and vitamin E. They are crunchy, filling, easy to make, and they make a great snack or appetizer. I like them on […]

 

Sugar-Free Strawberry Sorbet

Need a sweet way to cool down? Try this easy, refreshing, sweet, but healthy sorbet! It sure will be your family’s favorite treat! It’s better to use frozen strawberries to make this sorbet, but fresh strawberries also work. It just takes a little longer time to make it.  You will […]

 

Best Grain-Free Buns

I have created this bun recipe after numerous tries, mixing different flours with other ingredients. They are the best I have made so far! It tastes almost like whole wheat buns without wheat or grains and the texture is soft yet dense. Use them for hamburgers, sandwiches, or toasts. Try […]

 

Grain-Free Cherry Muffins

These grain-free muffins have a great texture and you won’t believe they are actually grain-free!  Great for any occasion or on the go. They are made from a mixture of almond, arrowroot, coconut, and tapioca flours together with eggs, ghee, or butter, allulose sweetener, coconut milk, vanilla extract, lemon, and […]