pumpkin loaf
magic cookie bars
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Vegan Magic Cookie Bars Recipe.

Magic Cookie Bars: three deliciously loaded words! I usually never like to call any baked goods with a name that could cause the slightest confusion. Is it a cookie or a bar? And the answer is: It is equally at home as a cookie, and as a…
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Italian Ricotta Almond Tart Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly!

This Ricotta Almond Tart was just created! I developed it expressly to showcase the new and delicious Fresh & Healthy Ricotta: So excited! Ricotta Almond Tart is a great Italian classic dessert favorite, and this is my take on it.…
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Cherry Clafoutis Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Clafoutis is a delightfully rustic baked French fruit dessert It is traditionally made with berries or cherries, but often made with apples as well, arranged in a tart pan and covered with a thick flan-like batter. My clafoutis is a winner:…
strawberry shortcake
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Vegan Strawberry Shortcake Recipe. Dairy Recipe Included

Strawberry Shortcake grew on me only very recently: One day my three year old grandson enjoyed some at a school party, and asked me excitedly if I could make him ShobbyShoCake. I racked my brains, very briefly, to understand him, but I got…
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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…
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Raw Cranberry Chia Pudding Recipe. Vegan and Gluten-Free

Did someone just say Chia Pudding? This reverse chic cook recoils at all manners of food trends and fads, and the way food manufacturers have abused the chia fad and many other fads makes me want to run for the hills. If only the food industry…
strudel
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Apple Strudel Recipe

Apple Strudel is a great Eastern European Dessert Favorite. Store-bought Fillo dough is quite an acceptable substitute for the labor-intensive homemade Fillo sheets, and makes Strudel a snap to make. Strudel is quite versatile, and you make…
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Baklava Recipe

Although Baklava likely originated in Greece or Turkey, all Mediterranean cultures have adopted it and tweaked it to their own tastes. Baklava is a Mediterranean confection that sounds really decadent, loaded as it is with honey and nuts. The…
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Vegan Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Recipe. Gluten-Free

My Chocolate Raspberry Mousse is my new star born just yesterday. I served my brand new Chocolate Raspberry Mousse to my guests last night, and the consensus is: It's a rock star! It doesn't in the least hurt that my chocolate raspberry mousse,…
lemon poppy seed cake
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Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake is one of my favorite cravings gratified. I adore lemon and poppy seeds, and when they are together, chock-full of each, I'm just mad about the lemon poppy seed combo.  This lemon poppy seed cake cake tastes fantastic…