Category Archives: Dessert

Sugar Free Almond Coconut Cupcakes

For my birthday last week I adapted a recipe I found online for almond coconut cake. It’s the most successful grain free, sugar free cake I’ve ever made. The texture is light and fluffy, the flavor is buttery and sweet … Continue reading

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Sugar Free Almond Teff Banana Muffins

Teff is the newest flour I’m experimenting with for baking. It has a slight flavor of toasted almonds and pairs beautifully with the almond flour and almond extract in this recipe. I added a teaspoon of molasses to give the … Continue reading

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Grain Free Pear Spice Cake

This recipe is loosely based on an apple spice cake from the Against All Grain cookbook but I changed it to suit my tastes and dietary needs. The pears came from my parents’ tree and I left the peelings on … Continue reading

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Cashew Cupcakes

I ran out of almond flour but had several pounds of raw cashews in my freezer so I looked to them as a cake base. I don’t like cashews in bread because I found them too sweet but sweetness is … Continue reading

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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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Chocolate Chestnut Cupcakes with Chocolate Coconut Frosting

Chestnut flour is my new favorite baking ingredient. It has more starch than most things I currently eat but it makes for a light and fluffy grain free cupcake. I’ve made the cupcake recipe as written and also by replacing … 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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