Tropical Whipped Cream Fruit Salad

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Desserts, Easter, Side Dishes | 0 comments

Gluten-free Dairy-free Tropical Whipped Cream Salad

I could bathe in this stuff! Yep, this salad (or dessert if you prefer) is that luxurious to the taste buds – in flavor and texture. But I’ll refrain from taking a dip, and just dip my spoon into the yumminess over and over and …

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Watercolor Easter Cutout Sugar Cookies

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014 in Cookies, Desserts, Easter | 2 comments

Gluten-free Dairy-free Watercolor Easter Cutout Sugar Cookies

Here’s a fun and easy Easter project for the kids – or you – to do with almost no muss, no fuss. Instead of coloring eggs, since that can be so messy, or off-limits if there’s an egg allergy to consider, or you’re just trying to reduce the sugar load by avoiding the sweet frosting of decorated Easter cookies, try watercoloring your cookies instead.

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Cashew Butter Cup Easter Cutout Cookies

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Cookies, Desserts, Easter | 0 comments

Gluten-free Dairy-free Cashew Butter Cup Easter Cutout Cookies

I used to LOVE, and miss, those Easter-only Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Eggs! But I’m not one to sit and be bothered permanently. So I created my own Easter egg nut butter cups. And to keep from being a Reese’s copycat, I decided to put a cookie twist on them. Now, I’m not saying that I’ll ever stop reminiscing the days of old, but I certainly don’t have to feel a longing for them anymore.

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Lemon Poppy Seed Coconut Finger Cakes

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Breads, Breakfast, Brunch Foods, Cakes, Desserts, Easter | 2 comments

Gluten-free Dairy-free Lemon Poppy Seed Coconut Finger Cakes

This recipe creates little “cakes” that are really more of a cross between a scone and a muffin. They’re tender and light in texture, with a very mild sweetness to them. I love how the almond, coconut, and oat flours create a “whole grain” mouthfeel. And the coconut and lemon together … well, … it’s fabulous!

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Easter “Grass” Juice

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in Easter, Juicing | 0 comments

Happy Fruit & Veggie Friday, Everyone! How fun is this? Dressing up our green juice with some Easter adornments of pink sugar and a cheery, bright yellow marshmallow Peeps chick (yep, they’re gluten-free). I’ve created this juice with my Hurom Slow Juicer! This juice is made of green apples, romaine lettuce and fresh ginger and has a sweet, slightly earthy flavor.

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Easter Nests with Peep Chicks

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in Desserts, Easter, Holiday | 0 comments

We’ve turned our gluten-free, dairy-free chocolate doughnuts into Easter nests with Peeps chicks nestled on them and perched in a field of Starbursts jelly beans. This recipe is kid-friendly and is a fun and easy Easter art craft. Then it becomes a springtime centerpiece for your holiday table.

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Easter Ham with Smokey Pineapple Cherry Glaze

Posted by on Mar 28, 2013 in Brunch Foods, Easter, Main Dishes | 0 comments

We’ve made a gluten-free, dairy-free baked ham recipe using Beeler’s Pure Pork Ham and dressed it with Dole Pineapple rings and juice and R.W. Knudsen Organic Just Tart Cherry Juice. A Sweet, savory, smokey glaze gives it a beautiful rind and makes a delicious gravy when Swanson’s All Natural Chicken Broth is added. An easy and completely gluten-free, casein-free ham dinner when served with our Mashed Potato Turnip Medley.

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Prosciutto and Asparagus Quiche Cups

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Appetizers, Breakfast, Brunch Foods, Easter | 0 comments

Prosciutto and Asparagus Quiche Cups

Our Prosciutto and Asparagus Quiche Cups in a Baked Potato Crust is a perfect gluten-free, dairy-free Mother’s Day or Easter Brunch or breakfast recipe. Creamy eggs baked in a rosemary hash brown potato-style crust.

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Lemon Cheesecake Tarts

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in Brunch Foods, Easter, Pies | 0 comments

Our gluten-free, dairy-free Lemon Cheesecake Tarts welcome spring with their light and tangy filling and sweet, vanilla sour cream topping, all nestled in a ginger graham cracker crust. Oh, did I mention, this dessert is delicious and the recipe is easy to prepare ahead for Easter or a springtime brunch.

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Mashed Potato Parsnip Medley

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in Easter, Side Dishes | 0 comments

Our Mashed Potato Parsnip Medley kicks up the flavor quotient of ordinary mashed potatoes. Though this is a gluten-free, dairy-free mashed potato recipe, we’ve infused flavors of sauted rosemary and garlic. We’ve used our ricer, aka food mill, to create a light and fluffy root vegetable side dish without the need for non-dairy milk substitutes or broth, keeping this dish perfect for vegans, vegetarians, and celiacs.

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Ginger Ale Biscuit Bread with Honey Berried Butter

Posted by on Mar 19, 2013 in Breads, Easter | 0 comments

Our gluten-free, dairy-free Ginger Ale Biscuit Bread gets a perfect rise and sweetness from Schweppe’s ginger ale and pineapple juice. Garnished with Honey Berried Butter, using Earth Balance Natural Buttery Spread, this colorful and delicious recipe is perfect for brunch, with coffee, or for an Easter feast.

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Apricot Sweet Potato Bars

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in Breakfast, Brunch Foods, Desserts, Holiday, Thanksgiving | 0 comments

Gluten-free, Dairy-free Apricot Sweet Potato Bars

Apricot Sweet Potato Bars are a kicked up gluten-free, dairy-free appetizer or brunch side dish. Not really sweet enough to be considered a dessert, but bold in flavors of apricot soaked in Grand Marnier, creamy sweet potato, and hints of orange zest, sweet coconut, and a slight nuttiness from almond flour and pecans. Divine any time.

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