Lemon Almond Shortbread Cookies

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Lemon Almond Shortbread Cookies

Lift your spirits and satisfy your sweet tooth with these simple, scrumptious cookies! This recipe is completely gluten-free and paleo, and uses only five ingredients, most of which you already have in your home. The resulting shortbread cookies make a refreshingly light treat that goes perfectly with a hot cup of tea on a rainy spring day. Let’s get started! Lemon Almond Shortbread Cookies Makes a dozen cookies Ingredients: 227 g butter (~2 cups) 160 g honey (~½ cup) 480 g almond meal (~4 cups) 1½ tsp salt 2 tbsp lemon extract   Instructions: Soften butter. Beat butter and honey...

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Spicy Chocolate Pie

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Spicy Chocolate Pie

This spicy, decadent dessert is perfect for a party or a fancy date night at home. Impress your friends and family and whip up something special with a kick. This recipe is not for the faint of heart, nor is it very friendly to dairy-free diets, but it does result in a delicious treat that just screams “temptation.” I got this recipe from our owner, Phebe, and made it for my friends, and they couldn’t get enough of it! So let’s jump right in. Spicy Chocolate Cream Pie Makes one 9” pie Ingredients: 9” pie shell* Filling: 136 g dark...

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Permissible Indulgence: Treating Yourself to a New You

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Permissible Indulgence: Treating Yourself to a New You

It's a new year, and that means that people all over the world are making resolutions for ways to better themselves in 2022. The majority tend to be related to dieting, hitting the gym, and generally improving physical health. Unfortunately, most of those resolutions are also given up by mid-February. What is the most likely reason behind this? Resolutions are often very black-and-white. For example, you might say that you're going to lose a certain number of pounds, commit to a vegan or paleo diet, exercise an hour every day, or cut out dessert completely. You make this promise to yourself, but if...

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Earl Grey Mini Cupcakes with Orange Glaze

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Earl Grey Mini Cupcakes with Orange Glaze

This time of year, there's nothing like a bite-sized sweet to go with your New Year's diet. These cupcakes are delightfully fluffy, tangy, and unique, and they won't spoil your dinner! Pop one or two into your lunch bag for an afternoon snack, or have them with a cup of tea in the morning. This make-at-home recipe was inspired by the London Fog Cake offered at Nuflours Bakery in Seattle. Instead of our usual frosting, we made these mini cupcakes with a simple orange zest glaze for a light, delicate little treat.   Earl Grey Mini Cupcakes Makes about 4 dozen  ...

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Sugar Cookie Decorating Basics

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Sugar Cookie Decorating Basics

For many of us, sugar cookies are a dessert staple during the holiday season, and decorating them is a family tradition. When food allergies are involved, traditions like these that used to be fun and easy can suddenly seem stressful and scary. But never fear! We've got some great tips for upgrading your cookie game this season to be 100% gluten-free and as allergen-friendly as possible.  The Perfect Cookie The first step is, of course, making some cookies! Our sugar cooking baking mix takes a lot of the extra work out of the equation. Each bag of mix makes enough cookie...

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