Flourless Chocolate Cake

Having company and want to “WOW” your guests with an amazing homemade dessert?  Make this! FOR THE CAKE: 1 cup dark chocolate chips 1/2 cup unsalted butter (vegan butter for non-dairy version) 1/2 cup coconut palm sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 large eggs 1/2 cup cocoa powder FOR THE CHOCOLATE GANACHE:…

Easy Almond Flour Scones

This past weekend, I participated in an event for teen girls with type 1 diabetes.  I had the privilege of teaching the girls how to make these yummies and chat with them about the emotional component that food plays in our lives when we have type 1 diabetes.  It was amazing and I think the…

Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

If you know me, you know I love chocolate chips, so instead of calling these banana chocolate chip muffins, I call these chocolate chip banana muffins.  Perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert! Here’s how to make these yummies: Ingredients: 2-3 very ripe bananas (on the brown side) 3 cups blanched almond flour 1/2 tsp…

Paleo Pumpkin Bread

The fall season is the time for pumpkin EVERYTHING!  This is, by far, my favorite grain-free pumpkin bread and it happens to also be paleo!  It’s just as rich and delicious as the flour and sugar filled version. Ingredients: 1 and 1/2 cup blanched almond flour 1/4 tsp sea salt 3/4 tsp baking soda 2.5…

Chocolate “French Silk” Pie

When I was a kid, French Silk pie from Bakers Square was always one of the desserts for our Thanksgiving gathering.  Rich, delicious and a once a year treat for me and the rest of my family.  I hadn’t thought about this pie until my friend, Gregg, who was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes,…

Carrot Cake Cookies

Carrot Cake is one of my favorite desserts.  For the past few birthdays of mine, I have made myself a double layer grain free carrot cake with a rich cream cheese frosting.  This year, I didn’t feel like making a whole cake but I desperately wanted that taste.  After a few different attempts at the…