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Thumbprint Cookies with Strawberry Jam

Thumbprint Cookies with Strawberry Jam

Want to steal the dessert table spotlight at your next party or potluck? Common, boring cookies, like chocolate chip or oatmeal, won’t wow your guests. Instead, try these Thumbprint Cookies to steal the show. Soft, buttery cookies are filled wi ...
5 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Cooking

5 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Cooking

It’s no secret that letting kids help in the kitchen has a direct correlation to their willingness to eat the foods served at meal time. But did you know there is an added bonus? Less work for you! Not at first, obviously. In fact, with the initial f ...
Coconut-Banana Bread (Gluten Free & Vegan)

Coconut-Banana Bread (Gluten Free & Vegan)

There’s a bunch to love about banana bread: it can be a healthy breakfast or snack, or – with the right add-ins (hello, chocolate chips!)– a dessert that’s a little less damaging than others. After all, the main ingredient is one of nature’s most nut ...
The Surprising Uses & Benefits of Xylitol

The Surprising Uses & Benefits of Xylitol

You’ve probably heard about xylitol. After all, it seems the low-cal sugar substitute is popping up everywhere these days. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol, or polyalcohol, that’s made from the bark of birch trees or from a plant fiber called xylan. It’s s ...
Gluten-Free Baked Herbed Falafel

Gluten-Free Baked Herbed Falafel

Flavors inspired by Middle Eastern cuisine are some of my favorites. Foods like tahini, cumin, lemon and chickpeas crowd my cupboards. And why shouldn’t they, with their multitude of health benefits and bold, scintillating tastes? Chickpeas, in ...
Gluten-Free Double-Chocolate Brownies

Gluten-Free Double-Chocolate Brownies

Double the chocolate, double the yum. It’s easy to get lost in the dark, chewy bliss of these homemade brownies, made with two of the richest types of chocolate: organic cacao powder and a pure, bittersweet baking bar. Gluten-free almond meal and oat ...