Author Archives: Deanna

Coco-Nutty Truffles

Easy, quick, just a handful of whole-food ingredients. That sums up my cooking these days. But that’s okay, because when the kiddo comes home from school ravenous and needs a snack NOW, these coco-nutty truffles are just the thing. You … Continue reading

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Vanilla Coconut Ice

It’s been hot. I haven’t been baking. Except those darn coco-meal cookies that I can’t get quite right even after 5 batches. My food has been boring. Some might even say vanilla. Except sometimes vanilla is good. Like this. Vanilla … Continue reading

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SRC: Smoky Caramel Brussels Sprouts

Wait just a gol’ darn minute. How is it possibly Secret Recipe Club time again? Where the heck did my summer go? Didn’t I just post my last SRC post yesterday? No? Oh. Well, anyway, this month’s installment of the … Continue reading

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SRC: Italian Roasted Broccoli

It’s time for the Secret Recipe Club again! I’m still in the midst of my elimination diet, and while I have added a couple of things back in, I worried this month that I wouldn’t be able to find a … Continue reading

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Kelp Noodles in a Nut-Free “Peanut” Sauce

I made a grocery shopping error. I accidentally grabbed the salted roasted sunflower kernels. And then, still blissfully unaware of my error, I threw the entire bag into the food processor and made sunflower butter. Just in case you’re wondering, … Continue reading

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Non-Dairy Queen Ice Cream Cake (Take 2)

A long time ago, I posted a super simple dairy-free “Better than Dairy Queen” ice cream cake. The picture sucked, and it was barely a recipe at all. And, yet, it still continues to be one of my most popular … Continue reading

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Coconut Carob Truffles

Oh coconut, how I’ve missed you. But, now you’re back! So, let’s have a torrid love affair in the shape of a truffle, okay? Okay. Coconut Carob Truffles – Vegan, Grain-free, Nut-free, Sugar-free 1/2 cup roasted pumpkin seeds, ground fine … Continue reading

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