Chocolate PB Cupcakes

Better late than never!  Sorry for the delay in posting this awesome recipe… This recipe is adapted from my absolute favorite cupcake cookbook, Gluten Free Cupcakes by Elana Amsterdam Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes Cupcakes: 1/2 cup blanched almond flour 1/4 cup coconut flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 tsp. Celtic sea salt 1/2 tsp. […]

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Glazed Lemon Muffins

I’m not sure what my problem is with lemon but…I just don’t like the sound of it in my food.  I’m not saying that I don’t like the taste of it once it’s there but recipes like Lemon Bars, Lemon Pie, Lemon Dill Salmon, Lemon Chicken NEVER appeal to me…meaning I would never tear a […]

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Cherry Almond Crumble

This dessert has become a household favorite!  It is so simple to make and is so delicious I’m sure it will be a favorite in your home as well!  I LOVE cherries so it usually the fruit I choose to use but it is also delicious with blueberries, raspberries or peaches…I’ve included some of my […]

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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I LOVE sweet potatoes, I would probably eat them at every meal if I could.  I like them baked, fried or sautéed, diced, sliced or even pureed but I am really loving them stuffed!  The recipe and photo shown here is currently my favorite way to stuff them but the possibilities are endless (think any […]

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Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies (2 net carbs!)

This has got to be one of the easiest cookie recipes on the planet!  It’s really just a standard flour-less peanut butter cookie recipe, I just replaced the sugar with erythritol and it’s only 4 ingredients, one mixing bowl, one spoon and one cookie sheet! Oh, and if you eat them all in one day […]

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Bacon, Egg and Blue Cheese Asparagus

Bacon, Egg and Blue Cheese Asparagus  2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed 3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 lemon, juiced salt and pepper, to taste 2 ounces blue cheese, crumbled Lay the asparagus spears in a large skillet and top with 1 inch of water. […]

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Delicious Grain-Free Carrot Cake

There is no better way to celebrate Spring than with a light, fresh Carrot Cake!  This dessert always makes an appearance at my family’s Easter celebration in one form or another…cupcakes, mini-bundt cakes, 6-layered round cake and this year…a sheet cake.  No matter what size or shape it takes it never disappoints!!! I am really […]

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Coffee Almond Stracciatella (Dairy-Free)

I know it’s the middle of winter but I’m one of those crazy people who thinks Ice Cream is a food group and should be enjoyed regularly in any season!  My fondest memories of traveling to Paris to visit my son in college are the ridiculous amount of trips we made all over town seeking […]

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Mexican Stuffed Peppers

This is a super easy recipe that is packed full of flavor! Mexican Stuffed Peppers Ingredients: 4 sweet bell peppers (any color you prefer) 2 – 4 oz. cans diced green chiles 1 pound ground beef, pork or turkey 1 egg 1 cup cilantro, finely chopped 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped 2 tsp. cumin 1 […]

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Grain-Free, Vegan PB&J Bars

Happy National Peanut Butter Day! In honor of National Peanut Butter Day I modified one of my favorite dessert bar recipes from Elana Amsterdam’s Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook.  The Raspberry Bar recipe is simply scrumptious as is but today I thought I’d add a little oomph to it…and nothing goes better with jelly (for me, […]

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