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I know what you are thinking, “She barely posts for months and then two cookie recipes in one week?!” Or maybe that’s just what I’m thinking. But, ’tis the season for cookies and finding gluten free adaptations of my traditional holiday cookies has been consuming me lately. There were a couple of failures there that […]

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I realized that in the midst of “Ice-cream Week!” I needed to tip the hat to those who can’t eat dairy. I mean the sorbet does that, sort of, but that’s not actually ice-cream, it’s sorbet, duh. So I decided to demonstrate just how easy it is to swap out the cow milk and make […]

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Do you remember these from when you were a kid? I do. I remember someone bringing them into school for something and practically swooning over them. My grandmother was a great baker, but she never made these. And then, I sort of forgot about them, for, like, decades. What was I crazy?

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Coconut Cake

I was recently in a Cuban restaurant in NYC and there on the counter was a white, tall, fluffy coconut cake. I wanted it bad. Given my aversion to refined sugar I couldn’t order it, but it got me thinking about the bag of unsweetened coconut, cans of coconut milk, bottle of coconut extract, and […]

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Smoothies are the thing out there aren’t they? I mean there are whole stores dedicated to them and even “the golden arches” have gotten on the bandwagon and started serving smoothies. But here’s the nasty little question I always have that you might not think of, “What’s in the ‘milk base’ used to make the […]

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Cookies: Coconut Macaroons

The very first Passover Seder I ever went to was a somewhat hastily thrown together potluck hosted my my friend Jessica in college. I remember that we were all sitting together in a large circle on the floor of one of the houses one of our friends was living in off campus that semester. I […]

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I’m pleased to report that I’ve been doing very well on my Super Pledge to stop eating between meals. The first couple weeks I wasn’t able to cobble together more than a couple of days (non-concurrently I might add) each week where I didn’t eat between meals. But, as I predicted, after a month of […]

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