Chocolate Chunk Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Chunk Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies Chocolate Chunk Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies – Wow!

Just the name, Chocolate Chunk Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies, sounds terrific. And when you learn the stuff they’re made of – hand-cut dark chocolate, dried, tart-sweet cranberries, almond flour, ground flaxseeds, pure maple syrup and natural almond butter Continue reading

Matcha Almond Shortbread Hearts for Valentine’s Day

Matcha Almond Shortbread Hearts for Valentine’s Day Matcha Almond Shortbread – Rich, Tender and Slightly Crumbly

It’s been about nine months. That’s how long, off and on, that I’ve worked on perfecting these dairy and gluten-free Matcha Almond Shortbread. With my Flavors of Japan cooking class in a few weeks the pressure was on. Continue reading

Apricot Cherry Almond Crumble

Apricot Cherry Almond Crumble Apricot Cherry Almond Crumble from Summer’s Stone Fruit

Apricot Cherry Almond Crumble has all the juicy deliciousness of a pie in half the time. Velvety, smooth and tart-sweet golden-orange apricots contrast beautifully in color and taste with deep burgundy sweet cherries. Baked together they create a most gorgeous and luscious filling. Continue reading

Tangerine Almond Cake – Made with Love

Tangerine Almond Cake – Made with LoveTangerine Almond Cake for Your Valentine

Citrus-flavored and richly textured, Tangerine Almond Cake has a Middle-Eastern pedigree. If you’re at all familiar with Ottolenghi & Tamimi’s Jerusalem, from which this recipe’s adapted, then you just know this cake’s something special. Special enough for your Valentine. Continue reading

Tricolor Slaw – Kale, Chard, Cabbage & Carrots

Tri-Color Slaw w/ Kale, Chard, Purple Cabbage & CarrotsA Rainbow of Colors . . . a Rainbow of Nutrients

Enjoy crunchy texture and layers of taste in purple, orange and green Tricolor Slaw. Tricolor Slaw boasts bright color and flavor along with an abundance of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. This easily prepared salad is especially so Continue reading

Crispy Nuts for Happy Guts

Crispy NutsGuest Post by Rebekah Mocerino & Kaelin Kiesel-Germann

Do you love nuts? Is the feeling mutual? Or do nuts cause you digestive distress or “belly bedlam” as we like to call it. There is no doubt that nuts are an extremely nutritious snack. But did you know that nuts by nature are designed to give you tummy trouble? Continue reading

Linzer Thumbprint Cookies – Sweetened w/ Honey

Linzer Thumbprint CookiesTasty & Healthier Linzer Thumbprint Cookies for Holiday Giving

Cookies top my list of homemade holiday gifts for family and friends. Over the last few days I’ve created a gluten-free Linzer Thumbprint Cookie from the dough of one of the world’s great desserts, the Linzertorte. That their crisp, nutty texture, buttery and lightly-spiced flavor gets even better after a couple of days Continue reading