Tag Archives: healthy baking

Chewy Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Honestly, I strayed away from making grain-free cookies because many grain-free flours, like almond flour, can be pretty expensive. BUT....today I learned that you can make your own in your food processor or certain blenders. I made almond flour (or almond meal) by milling my own almonds! These chewy chocolatey cookies are absolutely delicious, super easy to make, free of...

Creamy Caramel Icing (dairy-free!)

This creamy, vegan 'caramel' icing can turn any dessert into a show-stopping, decadent treat AND add powerful nutrients allowing us all to have our cake and eat it too! Cashews are high in iron and magnesium, while dates are a great source of fibre. This icing, which is free of dairy, gluten and added sugar, tastes great on top of brownies, muffins and cakes,...

Vanilla Almond Cookies

Growing up in an Italian home, a hallmark of any festivity or party was the sweet table which always included a variety of cookies, mainly almond ones such as marzipan and the classic amaretti. This almond cookie recipe has been given a nutritional makeover, by using health-promoting coconut oil and by reducing the overall amount of sugar used. These gluten-free and dairy-free delights...

Almond & Coconut Flour Cake

Have your cake and eat it too! This cake, reminiscent of marzipan sweetness, is irresistibly moist, and free of gluten and dairy. The almond and coconut flours used in this recipe provide a good dose of healthy fats, protein and many powerful vitamins and minerals making this cake a nutritional powerhouse. A great way to quell those sweet cravings, without falling off the nutritional...

Vanilla Spelt-Flax Muffins

Satisfy your most serious muffin cravings with these nutritional powerhouse muffins. One recipe, 4 delicious varieties. Perfect for a quick breakfast on the go, or an afternoon snack to chase away any energy slumps. Made with whole grain spelt and flax flours, these muffins are chockfull of fibre and healthy fats, which will  keep you satisfied without sabotaging your health goals. Depending on...