Let me introduce you to your new best friend: date paste. He’s sweet, wholesome, and was brought into this world with all the goodies you could want from a sweetener: fiber, potassium, calcium, vitamin A, K, B… In our society where sugar is overused and over-processed, date paste is the perfect replacement for sugar. … More A Friendlier Sweetener
It may not sound delicious to have a sugar-free and flour-free cake, but this one is…sweet dates, moist almond flour, and of course – chocolate! Eat as is or serve with your favorite frosting!
Looking for the perfect party food for New Years? This is it! One bite and the party will be in your mouth! Ingredients: 3 cups pecans 1 tsp cardamom 1 tsp himalayan salt (or sea salt) 3/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/2 – 3/4 cup dates, pitted
So, I was craving a coconut cream pie. Totally random. And what I ended up creating can only be described by these three letters: OMG. This pie is soooo good…and rich…a little goes a long way. This is one of those desserts that even my picky tasters love, including grandmother and teen brother. Keep in … More Chocolate-Coconut Pie
While this recipe still has sugar (in the form of molasses), it is too good to pass up during the holiday season. Bring it to a party or serve it in your home and wow people. They won’t believe it’s gluten free. This bread comes out moist and with an irresistible aroma.
I prefer using garbanzo bean flour in my baking recipes, because it has less of an effect on blood glucose levels. However, Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free All Purpose Baking Flour will work just as well. I like this recipe best as a bread, but it can be used for muffins too.
So if you haven’t already gathered, my favorite alternative sweetner is dates. They are super sweet, and when you blend them with water they make a perfect liquid-esque sweetner that is perfect for baked goods, smoothies, oatmeal, puddings…it’s one of my staples and SUPER easy to make.
These cookies are gluten-free, flour-free, and can be sugar-free depending on ingredients you choose. Whether sweetened with date paste or maple syrup, these are a crowd pleaser…and 2 or 3 make a great snack. Ingredients: 1 cup almonds 1 cup garbanzo bean flour, coconut flour, pecan flour, or almond flour pinch of sea salt 1 … More Thumb Print Cookies
I don’t have that big of a sweet tooth, but there are certain candies I lean towards when I get a craving – one of them being Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups (incidentally, RPB cups are gluten free and one of the few candies that don’t contain HFCS). These sugar free versions are sure to satisfy … More Sugar Free Peanut Butter Cups
Just because you aren’t eating sugar, gluten, refined flours, or grain, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a piece of cake! This recipe uses stevia and dates to sweeten, and nut flours in place of flours made from grain. Certifiably gluten-free, sugar-free, and grain-free!