Category:  Desserts

Homemade Vanilla Extract

In Crafts, Desserts, Holidays, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Mason Jar Ideas, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 30/11
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Every year, I tell myself that I’m going to do my Christmas shopping early—and wrap the gifts, too.  In September, this seems like such a reasonable goal.  Then,… Read More »

Maple Pumpkin Pie

In Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Holidays, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 22/11
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If I counted the number of times I’ve made this recipe for “testing” purposes, you may start to wonder.  Was it really that hard to successfully substitute maple… Read More »

Almond Flour Pie Crust (gluten-free)

In Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 19/11
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The perfect pie deserves the perfect crust.  Traditional rolled crusts can be daunting for many, and some simply can’t eat the wheat flour.  Whatever the reason, this nutty,… Read More »

Secret Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie

In Cookies & Candy, Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks
by Ann on 08/11
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Special Note:  Chosen Foods’ free holiday e-cookbook is now available.  As a special gift, Chosen Foods is offering Fountain Avenue Kitchen readers a 15% discount on all products…. Read More »

Gladys Langford’s Apple Cake

In Breakfast Foods, Desserts
by Ann on 15/10
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On occasion in this space, I have mentioned the inspiration for The Fountain Avenue Kitchen–my maternal grandmother, Gladys Langford. Amazing aromas continuously wafted from her narrow kitchen, but… Read More »

Carrot Cake with Almond Flour

In Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Snacks
by Ann on 27/08
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Among my stockpile of much-loved recipes, there are a few I purposely “save.”  I wasn’t sure exactly what I was saving this special recipe for–maybe fall when carrots… Read More »

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

In Breads & Muffins, Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks
by Ann on 10/08
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It’s hard to believe that a baked good with no dairy, gluten or refined sugars can taste really good.  Yet this slightly sweet, tender zucchini bread truly does…. Read More »

Blueberry Peach Pound Cake

In Desserts, Fruits & Veggies
by Ann on 12/07
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On a recent trip to a local farm stand, a longtime employee mentioned that whenever she sees me, she chuckles at the memory of my toddler literally dripping… Read More »

Healthy “Ice Cream” — pick your favorite flavor

In Desserts, Frozen Treats, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Snacks, Vegetarian
by Ann on 04/07
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As much as we adore our summertime scoops of ice cream from our favorite parlors (Carmen & Davids or Springer’s anyone?), this faux ice cream is shockingly delicious… Read More »

Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler (gluten-free with an almond-oat topping)

In Desserts, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 19/06
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In an effort to make my tried-and-true recipe for Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp into an equally loved gluten-free dessert for company a couple of years ago, I realized that… Read More »