Pear Buckwheat Cake

pear cake slice

It’s been a while since I’ve made a rustic cake like this. Something that could be as welcome at a breakfast or brunch table as after dinner. Something your grandmother might make. Something unpretentious; something that just says “Hey, it’s late summer, sit down and enjoy some pear cake.” I’d picked up some small pears…

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Blueberry Crumble Pie

blueberry pie slice

Those of you that are avid gluten-free bakers: have you ever noticed how much a brand change in a gluten-free flour affects your end result? I’ve heard this, but didn’t really experience it to a point where I thought “ugh, I really need to stick with this other brand” until I was making pie crust….

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Lemon Sugar Cookies and Finding My Way Back to Center

lemon sugar cookies

Going through life, I’ve learned a few things. I’ve learned to let go. I’ve learned to be okay with less than perfect. I’ve learned that it is better to be happy with the “right now” instead of dwelling on the past and worrying about the future. I’ve learned that sometimes, simple is best. And sometimes, I…

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Macadamia-Coconut Cookies with Cacao Nibs

maca coconut cookies

This is what happens when you leave me to my own devices in the kitchen for an hour or so, folks. Cookies happen. Delicious, rich, heavenly, sinful-but-they’re-actually-good-for-you cookies. Wait, what? Cookies that are good for you? Yes. These cookies are full of nutrient-dense macadamia nuts, cashews, coconut, and cacao nibs, and are not only gluten-free,…

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