Category Archives: Desserts

Poached Pears in Pomegranate Reduction

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A Springtime Favorite! 1 quart water or a combination of white wine 2×1 and water 1 1/3 cup turbinado sugar 4 Bosc pears; peeled, cored, and quartered Options: 1-2 pieces of orange or lemon zest; one split vanilla bean; 1 … Continue reading

Queen Mary’s English Pudding

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Queen Mary’s English PuddingCraving my childhood treats as I see my mum become more frail this past year.  English Pudding you see, is a poor man’s dessert and they didn’t have a lot of money in England back in the … Continue reading

Lemon Brownies

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Lemon Brownies Makes 9 brownies Brownies: • ½ cup butter, softened • ¾ cup sugar • zest of ½ lemon • 2 large eggs • 1 TBs. fresh lemon juice • ¾ cup ‘Cup 4 Cup’ gluten free flour • … Continue reading

Chocolate Brownies from Heaven – Gluten Free!

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Double Chocolate Gluten-Free Brownies (makes 1 dozen) 5 ounces gluten free 60-70% dark chocolate bar ½ cup organic coconut butter or coconut oil ½ cup almond meal ¼ cup sorghum flour or oat flour ¾ cup coconut sugar or light … Continue reading

Blood Orange Walnut Cake

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Blood Orange Walnut Cake (serves 8-10) Use any orange or tangerine in season. Makes a refreshing light cake needing only a small dollop of cream.   4 blood oranges – 2 juiced and 2 sliced ½ cup evaporated cane sugar … Continue reading

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

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Chocolate Dipped Strawberries (serves 4) Everyone’s favorite, and much easier than you would think.  Don’t be intimidated – even kids can dip berries! 1 Pint large, fresh strawberries * 1 Pkg semi-sweet chocolate chips 1. Rinse strawberries in a colander … Continue reading

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Chocolate Lace Cookies

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Chocolate Lace Cookies (yields 1 dozen cookies) Very delicate and elegant cookies. They are a little work, but worth the effort. Dry Ingredients: 1        cup organic sugar ½        cup blanched almonds, finely ground ½        cup rolled oats, finely … Continue reading

Sunflower Crunch

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Sunflower Crunch (makes 2 cups) We sometimes make batches of this crunch, put it in decorative jars and give them as gifts during the holidays.   2       cups raw sunflower seeds 1/3      cup barley malt 1/8 tsp sea salt … Continue reading

Baked Apples with Cashew Cream

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Baked Apples (Serves 4) Wonderfully simple and satisfying as a light dessert or mid-morning snack. 4 Large organic apples, (Braeburn, Fuji, Pink Lady or Romans are best) 1 Cup apple juice ¼ Cup currents or raisins ½ Cup maple syrup … Continue reading

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Favorite Holiday Recipes

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      Best Ever Apple Pie (serves 6)   This apple pie has the perfect balance of sweet and tart. It will be the tallest apple pie you ever made.   6 cups Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and … Continue reading