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Cinnamon Baking Chips (dairy free)

These tasty little chips hold their shape when baked into muffins or pancakes, and add a sweet little cinnamon burst of flavor in each bite.  With no dairy and no refined sugars (and no strange oils) they are a healthy way to add a sweet treat into your week.  They retain their shape perfectly well […]

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Savory Baked Apples

Breakfast has always been a difficult meal for me.  I’m not a fan of a lot of the traditional American breakfast foods that are based largely on starch and sweets, and I spent a number of years skipping breakfast altogether.  While I don’t believe that breakfast is “the most important meal of the day” (and […]

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Vanilla Almond Fudge

I associate fudge with the holidays and with tourist traps, and honestly, regular fudge is not my favorite thing.  Having sampled a lot of “famous” fudge around tourist areas, I pretty much always find it unbelievably, cloyingly sweet.  Then I discovered “fudge” made from coconut butter, and I make six or seven variations of this […]

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How to Roast Your Own Nuts

Yeah, I gave it a lot of thought and I still went with that title.  No apologies.  I had a request from a friend for “roasted nut” recipes, and I was happy to oblige.  Not only is it easy to make new flavor combinations and interesting snacks, flavored nuts make a great holiday gift–and a […]

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Pumpkin Spice Truffles

‘Tis the season for pumpkin-flavored everything, and I have been drooling over all sorts of pumpkin-y desserts on Pinterest.  Pumpkin truffles seemed like something that would be easy to adapt into a healthy-ish treat, and indeed they were.  I used a base of coconut butter, coconut oil, and organic pumpkin puree, and spiced it up […]

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Banana Ice Cream with Toasted Walnuts and Chocolate Swirl (dairy free)

This is my dairy-free and no-refined-sugar version of my favorite Ben and Jerry’s ice cream flavor.  I don’t want to get into any copyright infringement issues, so let’s just call this Obese Chimpanzee ice cream.  It’s a banana ice cream base, swirled with toasted walnuts and chocolate.  It is irresistible.  I melted the chocolate with […]

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