Category Archives: Vegan

Grain Free Granola Bites

These bar cookies are based on Best Express Food’s Traditional Aussie Bites. The original contains rolled oat, oat flour, butter, canola oil, sugar, honey, dried apricots, raisins, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, shredded coconut, baking soda and salt. They’ve addictive but … Continue reading

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Chestnut Gingerbread

I made this at Christmas and I love how it turned out. It’s very close in flavor and texture to its wheat flour kin. I did use molasses despite my inflammation issues with sugar but some things are worth it. … Continue reading

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Almond Flax Tortillas

I’ve made these twice in the past two days, using slightly different techniques, and both times I loved the end results. I used the tortilla press I got for Christmas to flatten them but a rolling pin would work as … Continue reading

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Grain Free Chocolate Hazelnut Pie Crust

This idea came to me a few weeks ago when I made chocolate hazelnut cookies. I thought it’d be a great crust for dairy free pumpkin pie. I replaced corn starch with coconut flour, date sugar with the sugar alcohol … Continue reading

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Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream

I make this as pudding more often than ice cream but it freezes beautifully and there’s enough fat in coconut milk that you don’t need an ice cream maker, though use it if you have one. The ice crystals will … Continue reading

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Black Bean Chili

The tail end of a typhoon blew in yesterday so it was perfect weather to make chili. I used black beans my mom grew and dried as well as an onion from her garden. I often add a half pound … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Chewy Sweet Potato Ginger Cookies

I love gingerbread and ginger cookies and this year I wanted to increase the nutritional value of them. Sweet potatoes seemed like the perfect vehicle for chewy ginger cookies with molasses. If I hadn’t mentioned they contained sweet potatoes none … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Ginger Pear Pie

Someone posted a photo of a pear ginger pie on twitter several weeks ago. I loved the idea but thought it could be improved upon with my dad’s favorite almond coconut crust. I made this the other day for my … Continue reading

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Black Bean Breakfast “Sausage”

Day 1 of my rotation diet is the most difficult for me to eat enough protein, especially at breakfast. Seafood doesn’t scream breakfast to me unless it’s lox on a bagel. Since there are commercially made black bean burgers I … Continue reading

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Curried Rice & Lentils

My rotation diet is going fairly well. I’ve rearranged a few items but for the most part I’m finding the available foods for each day more than adequate. I made this rice and lentil dish last week but didn’t measure … Continue reading

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