As the summer heats up, every time I turn around the bananas in the fruit bowl are spotted and fully ripe. Banana ice-cream is one of my favorite recipes for these ripe bananas, and one of my favorite ice-cream flavors. This recipe requires little sugar or cream as the bananas provide a wonderful sweetness and … Continue reading Banana Chip Ice-Cream
My experience when I serve this cake is guests ask for the recipe; it is one of those amazing desserts. Almond is the primary flavor with the glaze adding a bright accent of lemon. It is a winning combination in a simple to make gluten free dessert. The cake is also dairy free.
Fallen Chocolate Cake
Best birthday cake for chocolate lovers. It’s a flourless soufflé like cake that when cooled has a sunken center which is then filled with whipped mascarpone cheese and cream; so it is not too sweet.
Apple Cranberry Crumble
A combination of tart and sweet, this crumble takes the place of a pie at our holiday table. Chestnut flour is my favorite choice for use in the topping, but almond and hazelnut flour are other great options. By grinding nuts in a food processor you can make the nut flour yourself. Serves 8 Filling: … Continue reading Apple Cranberry Crumble
Dark Chocolate Ice Cream
Chocolate ice cream has always been a favorite of mine, and this is my favorite chocolate recipe. Homemade ice cream makes dessert easy and fun when you have an electric ice cream maker (see my favorite things page), and ensures that the ice cream is gluten free. Once you have the machine to do the … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Ice Cream
Strawberry Rhubarb Compote
I have fond memories of strawberry rhubarb pie from when I was young, so I pulled out this favorite recipe for my father's birthday visit and it was a big hit with the entire family. It is like making a strawberry rhubarb pie without having to deal with the crust. Instead go right for the … Continue reading Strawberry Rhubarb Compote
Almond Butter Quinoa Blondies
Makes 20 bars Beyond delicious, these simple bars pack well and are my favorite for a long day of travel. My favorite almond butter to use in this recipe is Trader Joe Smooth Almond Butter with Salt; it has some cashews in it which add to the flavor of the bars. Dried cherries … Continue reading Almond Butter Quinoa Blondies