Category Archives: coconut

Coconut Butter Cookies (vegan, grain-free)

I know, I know. It’s the first week of the new year and I should be posting particularly healthy stuff. Does it help to know that I’m eating a super healthy stir fry while writing this? No? Oh well. If … Continue reading

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Cherry Almond Coconut Kisses (vegan, grain-free)

I think I need to start a recipe make-over series. More and more what I’m finding that I am doing is taking traditional family recipes and reworking them to fit my increasingly complex dietary needs. Take this recipe, for instance. … Continue reading

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Thai-Inspired Truffle Treats

I can’t take any credit for this flavor combination. The other night we were eating dinner – Thai lettuce wraps with a coconut milk, peanut butter, lime sauce – when the boys in my life started waxing poetic about how … Continue reading

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Double Chocolate Chip Cookies (grain-free, vegan)

Sometimes I think I really should have named this blog The Cookie Momster. Cookies seem to feature prominently around here. They are by far our favorite baked good. Lately, I’ve been on a kick to create grain-free versions of some … Continue reading

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Better Than Dairy Queen "Ice Cream" Cake

Update: Want a raw, vegan version? Check out my Better Than Dairy Queen “Ice Cream” Cake – Take Two. My husband’s birthday lands smack dab in the middle of the hot & humid Wisconsin summer. Not a good time to … Continue reading

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Breaking the Cereal Addiction – The Gluten-Free, Vegan, (Mostly) Raw Way

For decades, my day has not started without a bowl of cereal. You can read a bit about that on my about page, so I won’t repeat myself here. But, for the past month, not a drop of cereal has … Continue reading

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Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil Gluten-Free Shortbread

The nice folks at Tropical Traditions sent me a great big jar of their Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil to review. According to the website, Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil is an unrefined oil – packaged in small batches, never … Continue reading

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Dairy-Free Cinnamon Lassi

Those of you familiar with Indian cooking are no doubt familiar with the lassi – a traditional drink made with yogurt and water. There are both salty and sweet versions. I’ve never had the salty variety. But, the sweet one … Continue reading

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