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Traditional Strawberry Jam (Sugar-Free!)

Traditional Strawberry Jam (Sugar-Free!)

I can’t wait until my son is old enough that we can go strawberry picking together.  He’s not quite there for this season’s round, but I’m hoping next year he’ll be able to enjoy it.  I also can’t wait until he’s a little older so I can teach him how to make this classic strawberry…

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How To: Cherry Jam

How To: Cherry Jam

I hope you enjoyed our discussion on pectin and jams/jellies on Tuesday.  I am excited to share some of my favorite jam recipes with you, most of which will be Advanced Plan approved!  If you have a tried and true jam or jelly recipe to share that you love, please share it with me!  I…

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Dark Chocolate Cashew Ice Cream

Dark Chocolate Cashew Ice Cream

Yesterday was National Ice Cream Day, as declared by President Reagan in 1984.  Even though the “holiday” is older than me, I had never known of its existence!  But I must admit, I was pretty excited when I pulled up my Today.com page to check the morning news and learned of the special frosty treat…

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Lemon Garbanzo Bean Pound Cake

Lemon Garbanzo Bean Pound Cake

**UPDATE**  I have changed the recipe slightly by removing the whipped egg whites.  I received a few emails about the pound cake falling after removing from oven and it seems the whipped whites + humidity was the problem.  Updated recipe is now reflected and you should get the same results as shown in my picture…

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Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

After emails from a few different folks requesting and almond flour chocolate chip cookie that used eggs, I’m finally satisfied with the way this following recipe turned out.  It took a few tries to get it right, so the cookie wasn’t too hard, too soft, too puffy, too crumbly, etc.  To get the same results…

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Coconut Dream Cake

Coconut Dream Cake

This cake is for the coconut lover (aka my hubby)!  I’ve titled it as Coconut Dream Cake as it’s got a dreamy like texture to it, almost a custard-like cake if you will.  Yummmo!  Crushed macadamia nuts only add to the dreamy flavor.  For our second serving, we dolloped on a spoonful of my Coconut…

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Grain Free Blueberry Bread

Grain Free Blueberry Bread

Enjoy this delicious blueberry bread.  Simple to stir together and pop in the oven.  Makes for a filling breakfast smothered in soft butter with a cup of tea! Gluten Free Blueberry Bread Makes 1 Loaf 1 cup fresh ground flax meal 1 cup almond flour, sifted 1/2 cup shredded coconut flakes, unsweetened 1 scoop unflavored…

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Lemon Bars

Lemon bars, lemon bars!!  These are Dave’s f-f-favorite dessert in the whole world.  Well, next to ice cream of any flavor.  I’ve botched experiments in the past trying to come out with lemon bars close to the same texture and taste as “conventional” lemon bars.  It’s taken me many trials, but this is it I…

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Zucchini Bread (GUEST POST!)

This recipe comes from Patty Anderson and I hope you all enjoy it!!  I am a LOVER of zucchini bread and am excited for it to be coming into season again here shortly (at least down south where we’re now living).  However, you can make this using frozen zucchini as well — just be sure…

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Questions Answered: Gooey Moist Brownies

By looks and taste, you’ll never guess what is in these brownies.  But if you read the name of today’s recipe, you know black beans are my secret ingredient for an Advanced Plan gooey moist brownie.  Julia wrote me an email confessing she (too) is a brownie lover and needs a satisfying healthy alternative.  Well…

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