almond flour

Mini Layer Cakes with Lemon Cheesecake Frosting (and a big vote “YES” from the taste testers!)

Today I spent most of the day in the kitchen. And at the grocery store. And at Sears buying things I needed in the kitchen (hand mixer, muffin tin…measuring cup…). I made dinner, and the goal of it was to show that healthy eating can be delicious. The menu included: baked rancho-pistachio chicken fingers, broccoli …

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Gingerbread Mini Donuts with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting {Happy National Donut Day!}

I kept seeing tweets, instagrams, and fb posts about National Donut Day today, and it quickly solved my indecision about what to do in the kitchen (I was debating between coconut flour mini pizzas, cocoa cashew cookies, and macaroons…) I made a very small batch because (1) I didn’t know how they’d turn out, and …

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Coconut Almond Flour Muffins (Cupcakes?) and Trying New Things

For the past few days, my friend Jena and I have been experimenting with some recipes using coconut flour and almond flour—for recipes she can use with her kids. Kids are the toughest crowd usually—they don’t just judge based on if something tastes good, but they also judge based on if it’s different than what …

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DIY Almond Milk and the Importance of Determination {Effort}

I’ve been pretty boring in the kitchen lately—and when I’ve tried to get creative, all I end up with is a big mess. Since I decided to be “grain-free,” I’ve been using almond and coconut flours when I make things requiring flour (like waffles and….um, waffles). ¬†Almond and coconut flour are both pretty expensive, so …

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GIVEAWAY! SunWarrior Blend (the new stuff) plus: Powdered Peanut Butter, Almond Flour, Dalai Java Coffee, and Kelp Noodles

A couple weeks ago, my facebook page reached 600 “Likes” and I thought it would be a good time to do a giveaway. I’m not a big fan of doing sponsored giveaways (except in those cases where I’m in love with the products—like the times I gave away NuNaturals Stevia, SoCal Avocados and SunButter). Mostly, …

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