Category:  Desserts

5-Ingredient No-Churn Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

In Desserts, Frozen Treats, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Snacks
by Ann on 29/08
5-Ingredient No-Churn Vanilla Ice Cream

I can still picture my grandfather packing rock salt into the barrel of his old ice cream maker when I was a kid. My sister and I would… Read More »

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

In Breads & Muffins, Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks
by Ann on 01/08
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If I told you that I have a recipe for a baked good that omits dairy, gluten, and refined sugar, words like cardboard and yuck might come to… Read More »

Easy Fruit & Yogurt Popsicles

In Breakfast Foods, Desserts, Frozen Treats, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Snacks
by Ann on 11/07
2-Ingredient Fruit and Yogurt Popsicles

I have a vivid memory of running through the sprinkler with my sister on a hot summer day, only to hear the distant melody of an ice cream… Read More »

Chocolate Coconut Milk Ice Cream (easy 5-ingredient recipe that’s dairy-free and naturally sweetened)

In Desserts, Frozen Treats, Healthy Options, Snacks
by Ann on 17/06
Chocolate Coconut Milk Ice Cream

After years of developing mostly healthy recipes, people logically assume that I am one of those really virtuous eaters. And I truly enjoy lots of wholesome foods. Truth… Read More »

Dark Chocolate Jar Cakes

In Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Mason Jar Ideas
by Ann on 27/05
Dark Chocolate Jar Cakes

Curling up with a new cookbook always feels like a treat to me.  When said book happens to be penned by a dear friend, is loaded with colorful photos,… Read More »

Gluten-Free Almond-Coconut Strawberry Shortcakes

In Breads & Muffins, Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 23/05
Almond Coconut Strawberry Shortcake -- healthy & gluten-free

Delving into my mom’s strawberry shortcake was a much-anticipated welcome to the local strawberry season when I was a kid. Mom always made her biscuit-like shortcake in a… Read More »

Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce

In Desserts, Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 13/05
Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce -- just 4 ingredients and so many ways to enjoy!

For many years, my maternal great-grandmother taught in a one-room Amish schoolhouse. That meant teaching all of the subjects to children in grades one through eight. No small… Read More »

Easter Candy Roundup

In Desserts, Holidays, Roundups
by Ann on 21/03
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I know that not everyone makes Easter candy–getting dinner on the table every night can be challenging enough!  But all of these recipes have easy-to-follow steps–many of which… Read More »

Healthy Peanut Butter Buckeyes

In Cookies & Candy, Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks
by Ann on 18/03
Healthy Peanut Butter Buckeyes

Everyone in my family thinks Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs are the be-all-end-all…the piece de resistance….the bomb!  From a nutritional vantage point, they are a bit of bomb. (Of course, we… Read More »

Fudgy Yogurt Brownies

In Cookies & Candy, Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Snacks
by Ann on 14/02
Fudgy Yogurt Brownies

Brownies with no eggs, no oil, and lots of protein… Hmmmm.  Believe it or not, they taste great, too. These homemade treats are just as decadent as “regular”… Read More »