Cardamom Snowball Cookies (Nut Free)

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It’s the time of year to share my favorite cookies. These Cardamom Snowball Cookies also known as Russian Tea Cakes or Mexican Wedding Cookies are one of my favorites to make over the holidays.  This recipe includes a few simple pantry ingredients and takes about thirty minutes to whip up.

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Sun-tella Spread ( Sunflower Seed Butter Chocolate Spread)

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Hi Everyone,

This week, May 13-19 is Food Allergy Awareness Week. It is a week where us food allergy folks shed light on all things food allergies.  Coincidentally, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be a mama without food allergies caring for a young child with food allergies.  That’s a mouthful! Continue reading “Sun-tella Spread ( Sunflower Seed Butter Chocolate Spread)”

Sunflower Cacao Balls (Nut-Free)

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Bliss balls also known as protein balls, energy bites or truffles are the perfect snack. They satisfy that sweet craving yet are refined sugar free, mostly relying on the natural sugars found in dates and other dried fruits. Continue reading “Sunflower Cacao Balls (Nut-Free)”

Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Loaf

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The weather was pretty gloomy here in Berkeley last week. We’ve gotten a break from the rain for a bit although there is forecast for more to come this weekend.

What is it about cold damp weather that makes me want to put my cozy socks on, get into the kitchen and bake something that smells delicious? Continue reading “Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Loaf”

Fig Almond Cake

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This Fig Almond Cake is one of my favorite ways to enjoy seasonal figs. This cake is made with a combination of spelt and almond flours. It is lightly sweetened with  organic cane sugar,  honey, cinnamon and cardamom.   Continue reading “Fig Almond Cake”