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Banana Date Nut Bars

March 7th, 2008 · No Comments

My daughter adores Lara Bars, which are raw (dehydrated) bars of a very smooth date paste mixed with finely minced nuts and various flavorings. Unfortunately, they’re not organic and they’re expensive. Even the Costco box (only 3 flavors) is still nearly a dollar a bar. Other flavors cost $1.20/bar and more. I’ve tried my hand […]

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Strawberry Ice Cream

February 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Who says you need dairy or sugar to enjoy ice cream? Though I make lots of sorbets and ice milks, this one is full cream. Recipe 3 cups pureed strawberries 1 can coconut milk (lite works better but regular is fine) A couple tsps vanilla extract Squeeze of fresh lemon Pinch salt Stevia to taste […]

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Lowcarb Cheesecake

January 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments

One of my favorite recipes but one I can’t have any more (I can cheat with the dairy, but not the eggs). Recipe adapted from Joy of Cooking by Michael Norwitz For the regular versions (with sugar) see cheesecake and pumpkin cheesecake Ingredients: 2 well-beaten eggs 3/4 lb to 1 lb firm cream cheese (softened […]

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Lemon Cake with Cherry Sauce

January 28th, 2008 · No Comments

This cake came from a mix: Sylvan Border Farm Gluten-Free Products Lemon Cake Mix 1 lb, 10.7 oz (762.6 g) Mendocino Gluten-Free Products, Inc. P.O. Box 277, Willits, CA 95490 (800) 297-5399; Fax: (707) 459-1834 INGREDIENTS: Sugar, Potato Starch, White Rice Flour, Brown Rice Flour*, Aluminum-free Baking Powder, Amaranth Flour, Quinoa Flour*, Xanthan Gum, […]

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

December 17th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Why is this recipe listed under Chanukah? Because my daughter can’t have chocolate and I wanted an alternative for dreidle gelt. I promised her we’d made cookies for Chanukah (we eat very few traditional sweets). The cookies are gold like gelt with golden raisins and jeweled cranberries. It was too messy to actually use cookies […]

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