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Breakfast,Eggs,Herbs & Spices 11 Jun 0 COMMENTS

Low-Carb Crepes with Cinnamon & Turmeric

When I was a child, my mother had a good friend, Marie, who was into French cooking. On many a Sunday morning they would make brunch. I remember their soufflees, quiches, and crepes served with sour cream or crème fraiche with caviar or fruit jam. I was a picky easter…

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Books,Dessert,Frozen Desserts,Nuts & Nut Butters 1 Jun 1 COMMENTS

Dark Chocolate Ice Cream Minus the Moo

Ice cream, love it or leave it? During the hottest days of the year, you may be wanting it but not wanting the milk, cream, high sugar and carb count, or the preservatives, additives, and fillers found in most conventional ice creams. Most dairy free frozen desserts contain refined vegetable…

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Dessert,Health Tips,Nuts & Nut Butters 12 Apr 1 COMMENTS

Brownie Redux: Secrets for Cutting the Sugar & Keeping the Flavor

Everyone enjoys treats. Problem is that most desserts contain large amounts of sugar, something we would all do well to minimize. Even if you’re using honey, maple syrup, or coconut palm sugar, you’re still taking in sugar, just a less refined form of it. But what if you could take…

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Book Reviews,Books,Breakfast,Dessert,New Cookbook 20 Mar 0 COMMENTS

A review of The Paleo Chocolate Lover’s Cookbook

I’ve been meaning to tell you about The Paleo Chocolate Lover’s Cookbook: 80 Gluten-Free Treats For Breakfast And Dessert by Kelly Brozyna. I’ve been following Kelly’s blog for several years, watching her evolution from gluten-free, dairy-free to a grain-free, paleo diet. I’ve watched her food photos go from pretty to…

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Book Reviews,Books,Dessert,Fruit Dessert,New Cookbook 24 Feb 0 COMMENTS

Upside-Down Apple Tartlets from Paleo Cooking from Elana’s Pantry

I promised to post a recipe from Elana Amsterdam’s new book, Paleo Cooking from Elana’s Pantry. Here it is. If you don’t have the special jars listed below (eight 1-cup wide-mouth Mason jars), you could use small, heatproof custard-cups with the same size diameter s the mason jars). I suggest…

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Book Reviews,Books,Dessert,Frozen Desserts,Fruit,Fruit Dessert 20 Feb 0 COMMENTS

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Ice Dream!!

What’s everyone’s favorite treat for cooling off in the summer heat?  Ice cream, right?!  Although, this sugary sweet goodness is one of America’s favorite desserts (and the best alternative to a broken air conditioner!), it is usually one of the most unhealthy treats. But, good news is here…it doesn’t have…

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Book Reviews,Books 10 Feb 0 COMMENTS

Review of Paleo Cooking From Elana’s Pantry

I’ve been a fan of Elana Amsterdam’s work for several years now. I follow her blog. I regularly make a couple of my favorite recipes from her first book, The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook and I’ve wowed people with cupcakes from her second book, Gluten-Free Cupcakes. Both books were bestsellers….

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Books 7 Feb 0 COMMENTS

Anniversary Special for Chef Rachel’s Gluten Free, Dairy-Free Cookbooks

This month marks the five-year anniversary of the publication of my Ice Dream Cookbook. For the next 30 days, I will be offering a huge discount on a single copy of this and the collector’s edition of . You may purchase a single book or any combination of two of…

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Books,Frozen Desserts,Fruit Dessert,Health Tips,Nuts & Nut Butters 2 Feb 0 COMMENTS

Dairy-Free Mango-Orange Ice Dream

Nothing says fun like frozen desserts–– the symbol of warm weather refreshment and birthday celebrations. For those who follow dairy-free, low-sugar, or egg-free diets conventional ice cream is off limits. But who wants to miss out on the dessert course, particularly if that means shunning frozen desserts during the heat…

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