There is nothing like a warm chocolate chip cookie right out of the oven. And, there's nothing like a delicious chocolate chip cookie cake for celebrations...especially one that's delicious AND free of gluten, dairy, eggs & refined sugar!
2 cups Bob’s Red Mill 1:1 All-Purpose Gluten-free Baking Flour
1 1/2 cup Coconut sugar
1/4 cup Flax meal
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 cup coconut oil (melted)
6 T unsweetened applesauce
2 T vanilla
1 cup Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips (or chips of your choice)
Preheat oven to 350 ºF.
Line baking sheet with parchment paper (I use a 15x11 baking pan, you can use something smaller, just change the cooking times).
In a medium bowl, sift together the dry ingredients.
In a separate bowl, mix together the wet ingredients.
Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and stir until a dough is formed.
Gently fold in the chocolate chips until they are...
Go to any restaurant and order a creamy soup and guaranteed it has some form of dairy in it.
Because most chefs don’t realize that you can make soup “creamy” without adding in the dairy.
Which is so annoying for those of us who can’t have dairy.
(I think I should go on a mission to educate restaurants on how to make non-dairy soups…seriously, if the soups don’t have dairy then they have gluten in it…what’s a girl with food sensitivities to do? Oh yeah, make my own--it’s better anyway :) )
How do I make “creamy” soups without the cream? Using oats is one little fantastic secret I learned at The Natural Gourmet and I swear by it.
This soup is sooooo delicious, easy and satisfying. It will quickly become your autumn/winter favorite like it is mine!
What’s Amazing About This Soup?
Carrots--Sweet and grounding this crunchy little powerhouse of deliciousness is packed with beta-carotene that is not only good...
If you are into Chili and would like to try something different than the standard meat, this is the recipe for you.
I’m pretty much a wimp when it comes to spice (and that is putting it mildly) so I think It is a bit spicier than I like BUT everyone I’ve made it for thinks it's fine. If you like the heat, feel free to turn it up a notch.
AND--this makes a HUGE Batch. I like to cook 1x and eat many times--feel free to make it how it is and then put some in the freezer or make half the batch.
What’s Amazing About This Dish?
Quinoa--Talking about Fiber isn’t so sexy but when your body is getting enough fiber it certainly feels sexy. Quinoa contains almost twice as much fiber as most other grains, which helps to prevent heart disease by reducing high blood pressure and diabetes.
Black Beans--Balancing blood sugars is always a smart decision. The protein and fiber in Black Beans help to keep the rate of movement in the digestive tract steady and stable, keeping...