Thumbprint Cookies

These cookies offer the spicy holiday flavor that I sometimes crave. These cook up in a hurry. If you want a bit more spice, add 1/4 teaspoon of cloves. Ingredients:1 cup almond flour 1 1⁄2 cups walnuts 1⁄4 cup coconut oil 1 organic egg 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 1⁄2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons organic cane sugar…

Flaxseed Flatbread from the Celiac Doctor

Flaxseed Flatbread

There’s something satisfying about putting bread in the oven to bake.  The smell wafts through the house, and anticipation builds for a satisfying treat. Here’s a favorite quick gluten-free and grain-free bread that works for toast, for sandwiches, or for dinner. If you like a heavier bread, such as rye bread, then you’ll enjoy this…

Clafoutis

Clafoutis

Clafoutis. That’s what I think when I see cherries in the fall. Clafoutis is a traditional French dessert and when made with cherries in France, the pits stayed in the cherries. Some people think it is not a real clafoutis unless you have pits to spit out! Clafoutis can be made with almost any fruit.…

Berry Crumble

Berry Crumble

As all the fall fruit arrives, I want the house to smell like an apple crisp. Some folks call this style of dessert a crisp, for others it is a crumble. Here’s my recipe that I use for all types of berries, apples, pears, peaches, apricots, plums…whatever fruit is available. It comes together in a…

Jicama Slaw

Jicama Slaw

For years I walked past jicama in the produce department thinking it was a turnip. Actually, some people do call it Mexican turnip but it is nothing like a turnip! Once I finally ate jicama and knew how to prepare it, jicama became one of my favorites. The jicama skin peels easily once you quarter…

Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

Lemon bars seem to be a harbinger of spring.  Their luscious yellow filling brightens the day. This version is gluten-free (of course!) and dairy-free.  It is low sugar, as most recipes call for 1 cup of sugar, and here we use only 1/3 cup. Lemon Bars Ingredients: Crust ½ cup coconut oil, melted 1 tsp…