Archive for the Desserts Category


Black Bean Brownies

The weather outside is frightful (at least for the Atlanta area anyway!) so I decided it would be a good day to do some cooking and baking!  Don't let the name of this recipe scare you away!!  AND I suggest you don't tell anyone else what's in them until after they've tasted them!  I  am […]

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Gluten Free Gingerbread Muffins

 I love just about anything with ginger in it!  These muffins are super quick and easy and smell oh so good when they are baking! They also make a great gift for your gluten free friends!    Here's the recipe – enjoy!   INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 c. flour (use your favorite gluten free flour-I used Brown […]

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Banana Zucchini Carrot Bread

       I made this for my son and his family the other night.  I originally made the recipe as noted below, but they liked it so much they asked me to make another one the next day -and double the recipe!!!  So that is what I did! It can be gluten free depending on what flour […]

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Gluten Free Brownies

Super easy, yummy and gluten free!              INGREDIENTS: 1 Cup Natural Sugar (Turbinado or Stevia – for Stevia follow directions on bag for amount to use)  1/2 Cup Almond Meal/flour 1/3 Cup Cocoa  1/4 tsp Salt  1/4 tsp Baking Powder.  Whisk above ingredients together and then add: 2 Eggs (or if […]

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Grandma’s Good and Healthy Cookies

1/3 cup melted organic butter or organic coconut oil* 2/3 cup Rapadura** or Sucanat, Turbinado etc.1/8 cup blackstrap molasses1 beaten egg1 1/2 tsp vanilla1/2 tsp sea salt3/4 tsp baking powder1 cup whole wheat and/or spelt flour (sprouted grains andfreshly ground is best)1/2 cup flaxmeal and/or shredded coconut (fresh or dried)3/4 cup walnuts, smashed or chopped1/2 […]

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Whole Wheat Ginger Snaps

1 1/3 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1/4 cup sugar 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp ginger 1/4 cup molasses 3 tbls frozen concentrate orange juice, thawed Combine flour, sugar, soda and ginger. Stir to mix well.Stir in molasses and OJ. Coat baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and […]

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NO BAKE OATMEAL COOKIES

1/3 cup honey1/4 cup rice, almond or soy milk1 tbs carob powder 2 tbs organic peanut butter or almond butter1 cup quick oats1/4 tsp vanilla1/4 cup walnutsHandful of dried dates/raisins or both Combine honey, milk and carob in pan. Heat tillboiling and boil for 1 minute, stirring. Remove fromheat. Blend in peanut butter. Then blend […]

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Peanut Butter Cookies

Blend:1 cup organic natural peanut butter1/2 cup your favorite light oil1/2 cup honey Add 1/2 tsp vanilla and 1/4 tsp salt. Slowly add 2 cups whole wheat flour. Roll in balls and flatten with a fork. Bake 350, about 10 minutes. Makes about 2 dozen cookies.

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Chocolate Earth Balls

Kids love making and eating these chocolate earth balls, a less fancy version of grown-up truffles. No baking required! INGREDIENTS: 1 cup organic peanut butter 1/3 cup honey 2 tsp carob powder or unsweetened organic cocoa powder 1/2 cup organic raisins 3/4 cup unsweetened shredded organic coconut, divided 1/2 cup organic chocolate chips 1/4 cup […]

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Pumpkin Cookies

2 cups whole wheat flour (I use pastry flour) 1 cup rolled oats ¼ cup ground flax seeds 1 tsp baking powder (non-aluminum) 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp Celtic Sea Salt 1 cup melted organic butter 1 cup amber agave nectar (you can use honey but the agave nectar is best) 2 Tbsp ground flax […]

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