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Rhubarb Apple Crisp

I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve made a fruit crumble, since I’m usually drawn to things that are excessively sweet and gooey. I believe that fruit should be eaten on its own, not play the starring role in sweet treats. Desserts are for chocolate. So you can see why I […]

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Cowboy Cookies

When you’re making gluten-free adaptations in the world of baking, you can’t always predict what you’ll get. But I had a gut feeling this recipe wouldn’t fail. I’d never heard of the term ‘cowboy cookie’ before reading this recipe (am I the only one?). They’re supposed to be thick, textured and hearty, relying more on […]

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Gluten-free, Sugar-free and Vegan Gingerbread

While rummaging through my freezer last weekend I was excited to discover a chunk of this frozen gluten-free, sugar-free and vegan cookie dough. Don’t you love it when that happens? I originally baked these in December as a present for my mother in Toronto. I decorated them with little dreidels and menorahs made of royal […]

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Avocado Pound Cake

Before I became a vegetarian, I didn’t really like vegetables. Sure, I ate the standard carrots, celery, cauliflower and broccoli, but that’s about it. In fact, I wasn’t very adventurous at all when it came to food – fearful of the unfamiliar, hesitant to experiment with something new. It wasn’t until I eliminated meat and […]

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Gluten-free and Dairy-free Wedding Cake!

I’m getting married in May and the whole affair will be very low-key. No wedding dress, no flowers, no speeches, no walking down the aisle and all of the other traditions associated with weddings. I had absolutely no desire for a wedding cake either, until I came across The Sweet Tooth Cakery, a boutique business […]

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Chocolate Sorbet

There are some recipes you come across and bookmark or file away, thinking you’d like to try them someday. And then there are the recipes that you Have. To. Make. Right. Now. Can you guess which kind this one is? After reading this gluten-free recipe, I immediately went into the kitchen and popped the bowl […]

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Mint Chocolate Cookies

Raw cookie doughs made with gluten-free flours usually taste bitter – you wouldn’t want to lick the mixing spoon or bowl clean, even if the finished product tastes sweet and delicious. I knew these cookies would turn out yummy as soon as I sampled the raw, chocolately dough and it was utterly amazing. I haven’t […]

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