Gluten Free Brownies with Dairy Free Whipped Cream

Brownies were not something I grew up eating in Moldova. I was a freshman in an American college when I had my first brownie and I just about melted on the floor. It was so sweet and chocolaty. It didn't take long before I was making brownies from the box while munching on cheetos at one o'clock in the morning. I really lived it up in college. Once I began my journey with whole foods and healthy eating I stopped making brownies from the box. At first my brownies where made with organic unbleached white flour and organic white sugar. Then I made the next step and replaced the white sugar with raw honey. The final step came when I discovered that I am sensitive to gluten thus I had to replace the white flour to almond flour. This is a recipe that I have made for a couple of [...]

April 20th, 2013|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , |6 Comments

Pizza (W/ Gluten Free Dough)

Pizza is one of my favorite foods. It is easy to throw together, delicious, and, if done correctly, can be very healthy too! Conventional pizza crust, while it can be absolutely delightful, especially if made by a master baker, doesn't do all that well after it goes down the hatch. The starches and gluten cause terrible inflammation. Fortunately for me and for my husband I discovered Natasha Campbell's almond flour dough recipe; since then it seems like we make pizza every chance we get! After dinner I never experience indigestion, and the pizza is every bit as delightful, in its own way, as if it had been made with the finest italian bread. The dough is very simple and a good deal easier to make; you don't have to use yeast or wait hours for it to rise. I have also made some slight alterations to the recipe to make the crust less [...]

March 15th, 2012|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , |10 Comments
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