Category Archives: dessert

Sticky Fingers Maple Walnuts

Need a last minute dessert or hostess gift? Here you go! I absolutely adore this recipe because it’s delicious, versatile and I can have a dessert or gift made and on its way in 10 minutes. Sweet, huh? I love … Continue reading

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Chocolate Egg Cream-Vegan, Paleo Friendly

It’s definitely time for a chocolate fix, yes? Years ago, I was flipping through a magazine that had a recipe for chocolate egg creams. I’m surprised that I actually read it, as someone who can’t eat eggs or cream, but … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Chocolate Guide-Gluten, dairy and soy-free.

I know, “ultimate guide” sounds like fightin’ words, but I’ll stand by them. I set out on a mission to try all of the chocolate I could find that is gluten-free, dairy-free and soy-free, and save you the trouble. Especially … Continue reading

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I Scream for Ice Cream!

Mr. Dude gave me my birthday present early–an ice cream maker!I’ve know I needed one since Shirley’s GFE retreat last year. Debi made her Java Chunk Ice cream. One bite, and I was sold. When I came back and asked … Continue reading

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Divine Chocolate Chip Cookies (grain free, vegan)

I confess, I’m totally in love with these cookies. In grad school, one of my dear friends started calling me Cookie Monster, because I took my cookies very, very seriously. I still do, and it’s been way too long since … Continue reading

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Banana Chocolate Tarts: Fast and Fresh Dairy Free Time Trials

I haven’t hid my lifetime love of the Olympics, and it seems the closest I’m destined to get is the So Delicious Fast and Fresh Dairy Free Time Trials from Go Dairy Free and So Delicious. Works for me! I … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Round Up

I’ve always loved Valentine’s Day. For years, I made batches almond cookies with pink frosting, and I haven’t been motivated to do that particular tradition post-gfree yet. However, I’ve more than made up for it in chocolate. Here are a … Continue reading

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Amazing Chocolates or Hazelnut Buttercups

Alright, so the chocolate votes win! I couldn’t wait to post these. I feel like a 4th grader, beaming with pride, waiting for show and tell time to share them with you. It’s kinda crazy how good these are, and … Continue reading

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Grateful for Flowers & Fun: Day 18

I’m very fond of violet roses, and so I got some for myself today.  I rarely find the purple ones, so I was super grateful that not only did TJ’s have them, but they were just $5! I know they … Continue reading

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Pi Day! 3/14

My inner nerd and inner baker tend to collaborate to celebrate Pi/Pie day. For the record, when Mr. Dude turned 31.4 he did get a pie. Not 10. I’m trying to figure out what’s on the menu here, pie-wise, but … Continue reading

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