Dessert

Blueberry Hand Pies with Lavender (Gluten Free and Paleo!)

Blueberry hand pies are the sweet treat you need! These fruit hand pies are flaky and crisp while carrying the sweet flavor of blueberry with the tiniest hint of lavender. Dessert, breakfast, or a mid morning snack, you can’t go wrong with these! We’ve already extensively talked pies (here and here), but what can we say, Jen and I are big fans. There’s just something truly comforting and cozy about a pie. Which is where I came up with the idea for this dessert. I know typically Valentine’s day is about chocolate and decadent, sexy …

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No Bake Coconut Cream Truffles Recipe for Valentine’s Day

Confession: My name is Lauren and I like to over complicate my life sometimes. Why do I do this? Even my husband knows this about me. Occasionally as we eat ANOTHER new recipe he will look at me and say, “you know you can just make like chicken and vegetables if you want, right?” I always giggle. I just love to challenge myself to try new flavors and dishes and combinations. But also sometimes things turn out terrible– I burn it or I hate the dish. This is even worse with desserts because gluten free baking is so dang unpredictable. …

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Thin Mint Gluten Free Donut Recipe

Girl Scout cookie season is here and this Thin Mint Gluten Free Donut recipe are bringing the Girl Scout goodness to your own kitchen! These donuts aren’t crunchy like a Thin Mint cookie but they do capture the flavor perfectly. Rich chocolate with just the right minty freshness. I (Lauren) have talked before about missing certain foods, particularly donuts, which is what actually began my exploration into gluten free cooking and baking. But there are a few more things I miss on the regular. Like a fresh baked baguette or flaky pastry or …

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Chocolate Linzer Cookie Recipe

This Chocolate Linzer Cookie Recipe is for your Christmas cookie exchange party! Perfectly festive and yummy, these sandwich cookies are a real crowd pleaser. Perhaps the thing I most looked forward to about motherhood before I had children was the making of Christmas cookies around Christmastime. I could imagine tiny hands pouring (mostly) all the dry ingredients, combining them with the wet and sticky tyke-size palms that rolled small balls of dough between them. This memory came flooding back one morning last week as Parker was helping me …

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