Flourless Frosted Brownies

Flourless Frosted Brownies
This Flourless Frosted Brownies recipe is entirely made in the food processor and it's the perfect treat for your weekend festivities. For the brownies, this is what you'll need. And these are the ingredients for the frosting. This yummy recipe is inspired by Ali Segersten's great brownie recipe from her cookbook Nourishing Meals. Both the brownies and the frosting are whipped ... Read More

Grain Free Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Grain Free Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins
Happy New Year to you my friends! What a blessed busy, fun, not to mention hungry houseful of family we've had since December 22 through to today.  I haven't had a moment to get to my computer.  But our kitchen table has had a constant stream of the cutest be-love-eds eating around it. And there has been lots of giggles, ... Read More

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
Our annual Cannon Beach family vacation where memories were made is now behind us.  We got to spend a lot of time with those grands that are growing up too quickly.  Such treasured times.  I hated for it to end. We took early morning walks on the beach. One afternoon when the sun came out, we ventured to Hug Point, ... Read More

Chocolate Peppermint Protein Bites

Chocolate Peppermint Protein Bites
Oh. My. Goodness. These are dreamy and delicious, tasting decadent but they're healthy.  Quick to make in a food processor with an "S" blade and they don't require cooking, Chocolate Peppermint Protein Bites are holiday inspired, and they make a great snack to have around the house or to bring to a holiday party. I came home after an intense ... Read More

Chocolate Chip Almond Drop Cookies : Grain and Refined Sugar Free

Chocoate Chip Almond Drop Cookies
Rarely does healthy and quick come together in one recipe, but I can assure you they do in this Chocolate Chip Almond Drop Cookie recipe. We took a road trip with the grands and their mommy a few weeks back. I packed a bunch of great travel food including these flour and refined sugar-free chocolate chip cookies. They are extremely ... Read More

Chocolate Cream Pie : Gluten, Egg and Refined Sugar Free

Chocolate Cream Pie

This is the best Chocolate Cream Pie recipe! The filling is made of coconut milk, honey, arrowroot powder and chocolate chips. The almond flour crust is probably the easiest pie crust to assemble, and so delicious it’s hard to believe it’s gluten-free. Adapted from Elana’s Pantry gluten-free blog, I served it this summer for two family birthdays. It is now … Read More

Zucchini Almond Muffins : Gluten & Dairy Free

Zucchini Almond Muffins

In the midst of preserving the harvest, putting up Garlic Chili Pickled Green Beans and making homemade sauerkraut with these humongous garden fresh cabbages…. our Portland kiddo’s with their fun little guy Gideon along with his little sister, (whose name I cannot disclose because she’s still a bun in the oven) paid us a visit. We had so much fun … Read More

Peanut Butter Granola Bars

Peanut Butter Granola Bars

These family friendly tasty bars are quite the treat for the lunchbox, after school snacks, or just to take along while out and about.  I tucked some in my hubby’s lunch to enjoy while out on a fishing excursion with a friend. This recipe makes 24 large bars, enough to munch on fresh out of the oven once cooled, then freeze … Read More

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with Coconut Oil

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with Coconut Oil

It was a drizzly February day, the perfect weather for great aroma’s to fill the house.  Good thing we have grandchildren in town to share these homemade cookies with!  They were quickly assembled and made with coconut oil, coconut sugar and maple syrup.  The whole wheat pastry flour was ground fresh (from white wheat) in our NutriMill grain mill. Peanut … Read More

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Digging deep into the archives of old recipes I’ve saved, I came across this perfect Autumn treat found in our local newspaper, from way back.  I’ve revised it, cutting the sugar by half, substituting part coconut sugar and part maple syrup.  Coconut sugar is preferred because of its low glycemic index of 35  and its high in minerals and vitamins.   Whole grain flour combined with unbleached white … Read More