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Flax Oat Gluten-Free Banana Bread

My newborn gluten-free banana bread just hit a home run! Perfect for breakfast, as it is minimally and naturally sweetened: it relies on the natural sweetness of the bananas. I have just developed the recipe a few hours ago, and couldn't…
Vegan Bacon
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Vegan Bacon Kale Salad with Miso Dressing Recipe

Vegan Bacon is the dream topping: And not just with Vegan diners, but with Kosher-Keepers, and everyone in between. You will enjoy it for no other reason than that it is fantastic and super healthy. Verboten no more! But that's not all: I…
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Oat Coconut Chocolate Tart Recipe. Gluten-Free

My newborn Chocolate Tart is a rustic new-age version of its nutty once-removed cousin, the beloved Linzertorte. My Chocolate Tart has no nuts, but its texture is very reminiscent of Linzertorte, a great boon for those nut-intolerant people…
overnight oats
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Raw Overnight Oats Chia Recipe. All Variations

Overnight Oats are a super healthy and super quick breakfast treat. Steel-cut oats, are my rock-star grain and are perfect in this overnight oats breakfast. There's nothing you can't do with steel-cut oats. They are naturally gluten-free too,…
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Gluten-Free Muffins. All Variations

Making good gluten-free muffins takes a little practice, and the good news is, with each new batch, my gluten-free muffins are getting more delicious. My most recent flurry of tinkering with gluten-free muffins is for my grandson's sake.…
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Vegan Cheesecake with Peanut Butter Filling and Chocolate Topping Recipe

A new dessert star was born this week as a result of extensive tinkering with variations on cheesecake: Vegan Cheesecake. Forgive me for feeling so smug, but I am mighty proud of my Vegan Cheesecake with Peanut butter Filling and Chocolate Topping:…
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Coconut Cookies Recipe. Gluten-Free-Friendly

Coconut cookies are my weakness! I am a total nut for coconut cookies, and for all things coconut. Natural corn flake crumbs are easy to find in health food stores: They give the coconut cookies their delightful gritty texture and funky…
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Low Carb Pancakes and Breads Recipes. Gluten-Free

The Low Carb Pancakes challenge is: no grain flour and no sugar. But just as it is true that if life sends you lemons, you make lemonade, so too, if life withholds carbs, you make no or low carb pancakes and other goodies, period. Smile please.…
energy bites
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Energy Bites. Quick Halva Recipe. Gluten-Free

Energy bites and Quick Halva: We all love the wonderful taste of halvah, that great Sephardi dessert classic confection starring Tehina paste and sold all over Israeli and Middle Eastern markets. But hardly ever get near it because of the prohibitive…
coconut poppy seed cake
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Coconut Poppy Seed Cake Recipe. Gluten-Free Adaptation

My coconut poppy seed cake is a winner. I'm just judging by how fast it disappears! Last night, Erev Lag Baomer, I was baking up a storm for my children's Lag Baomer BBQ party, Chabad of Washington Heights. I am always graciously asked,…