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Stone Fruit Tart with Almond Crust (sugar free and grain free)

Stone Fruit Tart with Almond Crust (sugar free and grain free)

As I continue to avoid sugar and gluten, I have been experimenting a lot with almond meal to come up with seasonal sweets.  Colorado peaches are at their peak right now, and I have been picking some up wherever I see them–roadside stands, the Farmers’ Market, or even in the parking lot of a local […]

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Apricot cakes, out of the oven

Little Apricot-Almond Cakes (Sugar Free and Grain Free)

While I have sworn off of sugar, I have not sworn off of dessert, so I have been experimenting with doing some baking with stevia.  Stevia is a non-caloric sweetener that is derived from a plant (I have one growing in the greenhouse right now), and it is available as a powder or a liquid.  […]

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Red Wine Poached Apples with Mascarpone and Pistachios

Red Wine Poached Apples with Mascarpone and Pistachios

Didn’t I just commit to “no sugar” in the new year?  Yes!  Yes, I did, and this genuinely luscious little dessert does not break that promise in any way.  There is no added sugar here, and trust that it will not be missed at all.  The wine–a limited-edition, Conservancy red from Concannon Vineyards— adds a […]

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