Category Archives: Sweet

Nectarine, Brown sugar, and Toasted Almond Ice Cream

The past couple of months have been insane. I mean the kind of overwhelming that makes you take a deep breath, look down to make sure your feet are still on the ground, and double-check that you’re even still yourself … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s Coffee Cake

My grandfather was the one that always answered the phone. There was a routine to our 3-minute conversations. He called me “Reeebecca”. He smiled through the phone and you could picture him in his beige cardigan, standing in the dark … Continue reading

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Chewy Chewy Chocolate Ginger Cookies (Paleo)

How I love chewy cookies. These are a really simple, no mess, high-protein and no sugar treat. This recipe is adapted from Hallie Klecker‘s Chocolate Ginger Cookies posted on The Balanced Platter. I’m again trying to cut out sugar but … Continue reading

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Cranberry Breakfast Cake

Yes, cake for breakfast. I’ve been calling this bready-moist-torte-cake-creation all sorts of different names and all of my taste-testers came up with nothing better than, “cranberry goodness”. It’s cake but it’s not very sweet; it’s the texture of spoon bread … Continue reading

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Extra Lemony Lemon Cake

This is a very rich and dense lemony creation. Lemon cake, lemon frosting, and lemon curd. All in one. If you like lemon, this one is for you. It took awhile to create just what I had in my head, … Continue reading

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Salted Cashew Cookies

I volunteered to write a post for In.gredients, Austin’s zero-waste grocery store. It’s right around the corner and I’m there for a beverage on their patio every so often, so I figured this is win-win. The task at hand was … Continue reading

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Boozy Bourbon Pecan Pie

Did I say I wanted one dessert at the Thanksgiving table? I meant two. I also needed pecan pie. And yes, I really do mean need. I offered leftovers of everything on my Thanksgiving table, except the pecan pie. I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Hazelnut Torte

With my sweet tooth (teeth?), I needed to make sure there was at least one dessert on the Thanksgiving dessert table I could eat. This is one of those wonderful naturally gluten and dairy free desserts where you can’t go … Continue reading

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Bundt Kick: Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt Cake

What can I say? I’m on a bundt kick. With Thanksgiving around the corner I’m also in my favorite hibernation mode: cookbooks open all around me, notepad in hand, and post-its everywhere. It’s also the most amazingly cool and crisp … Continue reading

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Cold Front Bundt: Pear and Cardamom Spiced Bundt Cake

I’ve never attempted a bundt cake until now. When I heard that this month’s Gluten-Free Ratio Rally is starring this domed comfort cake, I took it as a challenge. This is my first time participating in the ratio rally. The … Continue reading

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