Category: Sweets

Pear & Oat Cookies

Every now and then I must have an oatmeal cookie. This recipe with the pear was purely experimental because (a) I was craving oatmeal and (b) I had a pear that was perfectly ripe and ready to be eaten. Sometimes it’s just as easy as that…

Maple & Clementine Doughnuts

Raise your hand if you like doughnuts. I’m not sure I’ve ever met anyone who doesn’t. The only problem is that for those of us trying to avoid additives, allergens, and just try to keep the abuse to our gut to a minimum…doughnuts in…

Maple Walnut Shortbread

National Cookie Day sneaked past me yesterday while I was out doing my Christmas shopping. Not to worry though, cookies are tasty every day! I haven’t had shortbread in years and this maple walnut shortbread was delicious with my cup of morning tea. It’s…

Grain Free & Dairy Free Gingerbread

This gingerbread is FABULOUS! It’s full of flavor, versatile, freezes well, will make your house smell wonderful, and your guests will be in awe when they figure out it’s grain free and dairy free. Well…that is if you tell them! You can serve it with coconut…

Maple Sugar Cookies

You haven’t had the true “Maple Experience” unless you’ve been to New England during maple sugaring season. I guarantee you that fall in New England should have an important place on your bucket list. I wrote a little bit about our “sugar shack” experiences…

Carrot Cake Biscotti

During the colder months I love to have hot tea or a spicy coconut creme with a little something sweet and crunchy as my afternoon treat. I love all types of biscotti but especially unique flavors and ingredients. If you’re a purist, these may…

Clementine Yogurt Cake

Often when people hear the words “gluten free” or “grain free” or even “dairy free”, they think those terms equal = weird texture, odd tastes, and punishment. Which is kind of bizarre to me considering the real punishment is eating foods you’re sensitive to…