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Cute Little Coconut Candies

Cute Little Coconut Candies

These little candies can be made low carb by using the stevia option, or use the honey option for a version that is still far healthier than typical candy.  It’s a simple recipe that you can double if you want to make a large batch, and you can vary the flavor by adding in a […]

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Bulletproof Chai

Bulletproof Chai

Bulletproof coffee, which is the invention of Dave Asprey, has been all over the news recently.  No longer embraced solely by the Paleo and Keto crowds, it is now being regularly quaffed by people from across the dietary spectrum, all eager to gain the benefits of starting out the day with some healthy fats in […]

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Mascarpone-filled Strawberries

Mascarpone-filled Strawberries

Here’s another dessert that is decadent, yet very low in sugar.  Mascarpone is a rich Italian cream cheese that is dense, lightly nutty, and slightly sweet.  It pairs beautifully with any kind of berry. I amped up the mascarpone with little bit of freshly-grated orange zest and a few drops of liquid stevia, then split […]

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Matcha truffles

Matcha and Coconut Butter Truffles

It’s that time of year when the store shelves are lined with holiday candies–heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, incredibly early Easter egg candies, and some lingering, sad-looking Santa treats.  It’s pretty much a sugar fest out there.  If you want to indulge in something sweet and rich that you can feel pretty great about eating, I […]

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Grain and gluten free

Chocolate Angel Pie (Grain Free and Very Low Sugar)

A few weeks ago I was stopped in my web-surfing tracks by a beautiful image of the original version of this pie, created by The Dutch Baker’s Daughter.  First, chocolate pie.  Enough said.  Second, she makes the pie with a meringue crust!  Brilliant, and perfect for people avoiding gluten and grains.  I immediately became obsessed […]

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Lemon Coconut Brownies (Grain Free)

Lemon-Coconut Brownies (grain free)

As I continue my venture into gluten-and-grain free cooking, as well as avoiding refined sugars, I have been using more coconut products in my baked goods–the oil is great for flaky scones, for instance, and the flour makes a good substitute for grain-based flours.  Tropical Traditions recently sent me a sample of their Virgin Coconut […]

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