Snacks & Sweets

Bowls of various legumes (chickpeas, green peas, red lentils, canadian lentils, indian lentils, black lentils, green lentils; yellow peas, green mung beans) on wooden background
Avocado Tahini Spread

Avocado Tahini Spread

By Lauren | September 10, 2022

There’s nothing like slow, simple meals that allow for some autonomous assembly. One of my favorites centers around a loaf or two of whole grain bread and a mix of spreads and toppings. If that…

Gluten Free Berry Cobbler

Gluten Free Berry Cobbler

By Lauren | May 27, 2022

Just in time for berry season, this simple cobbler is so versatile it can be made with whatever fruit is in season. A cast-iron skillet makes the perfect baking dish and use your toaster oven…

Gluten Free Scones

Scrumptious Sourdough Scones

By Lauren | March 25, 2022

Seriously if you haven’t started your GF sourdough do it today. All you need is a large mason jar or medium bowl, organic brown rice flour, and filtered water.  Getting started takes five days and…

Vegan Pistachio Rose Tea Cakes

Vegan Pistachio Rose Tea Cakes

By Lauren | March 12, 2022

Adapted from Pistachio Sandies,  Cannelle et Vanille Bakes Simple These are without a doubt the loveliest cookies I’ve had.  Tender, mildly sweet and with a hint of rose they make the perfect addition to your…

Tahini Snickerdoodles

Tahini Snickerdoodles

By Lauren | February 18, 2022

I’ve shared her recipes before and they are always spot on. Aran Goyaga knows her stuff when it comes to gluten free baking and these cookies are no exception. Here is my adaptation to her…

Citrus Marmelade

Citrus Marmelade

By Lauren | January 28, 2022

Let me say right up front all the steps in this recipe put me off for days but once I dove in the hands-on time is minimal. Having said that, I vote for doubling the…

chocolate chunk cookies

Chocolate Chunk Cookies

By Lauren | December 3, 2021

Makes 10 large or 16 small  cookies Adapted from Aran Goyoaga’s Olive Oil and Chocolate Cookies Ingredients 1 cup (140 g) light buckwheat flour  1/2 cup (50 g) finely-ground almond flour  1 teaspoon kosher salt …

Cherry Almond Biscotti

Almond Cherry Biscotti

By Lauren | November 5, 2021

While these delightful twice-baked bites keep well, you will have to hide them to do so. Adapted from Canelle Et Vanille Bakes Simple Ingredients 1 cup Super-fine Brown Rice Flour ¾ cup Sorghum Flour ¼…

Tahini Treats

Tahini Treats

By Lauren | October 15, 2021

If you haven’t stumbled across this simple and “healthier” Rice Krispie treat now is your chance.  I absolutely love the yummy blend of honey and tahini. Inspired by this version in Bon Appetite.  Makes 16…

raw energy bites

Raw Energy Bites

By Lauren | September 10, 2021

These bites are just the best for travel, mid meal snacks, and hikes. You”ll see this is more of an ingredient list than a recipe. The only trick here is to adjust the amount of…

Nut Butter & Jam Chia Pudding

Nut Butter & Jam Chia Pudding

By Lauren | August 27, 2021

Maybe it was nostalgia for simple times or perhaps it was the comfort appeal, but this recipe won my attention this week and I’m glad it did. What a treat! Adapted from Minimalist Baker Ingredients…

Tahini cookies

Tahini Cookies

By Lauren | May 21, 2021

It’s a good thing I snapped a photo as soon as these cookies came out of the oven, otherwise, it would have been a missed opportunity.  The only effort in these yummy bites is in…