Gluten Free Shortcakes with Roasted Strawberries & Rhubarb

These lightly sweetened gluten free shortcakes are almond-scented and supremely tender, perfect with roasted rhubarb, strawberries and billows of whipped cream! (New video below!) Summ, summ, summertime! These gluten free shortcakes are one of my favorite spring and summer desserts. They’re slightly sweet from a touch of honey and just a tad salty (in the best kind of way), with a crisp crust and tender, cookie-like center. The shortcakes are made entirely with almond flour and get a double dose of flavor from a splash of almond extract. Best of all, they come together in literally minutes using minimal...

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Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting (Gluten-Free, Naturally Sweetened)

These naturally sweetened carrot cake muffins are gluten-free, grain-free, and are packed with carrots, but who cares, because THEY TASTE JUST LIKE CARROT CAKE! These carrot cake muffins are my new obsession. They’re delicious just as they are, but downright incredible when slathered with a maple cream cheese frosting. AND (drum-roll, please) you don’t even need to break out your mixing bowls to make them. That’s right, friends; this is the easiest carrot cake you’ll ever make! (New Video!) While I consider myself more of a cook than a baker, I love making muffins (and pie, but that’s another...

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Grilled Skirt Steak with Easy Mojo Sauce

This easy mojo sauce is a magic elixir, imparting whatever it touches with loads of flavor! Here it works its voodoo on skirt steak as both a marinade and a finishing sauce. The steak gets served with grilled peppers (although you can use any vegetables you like) and is then drizzled with more of the mojo. You can stop there, or you can tuck the steak and peppers into tacos and top them with all of your favorite fixings! (New Video!) First things first: new digs! First of all, as you may have noticed, things are looking a bit...

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Gluten Free Lemon Pudding Cake

This gluten free lemon pudding cake has a secret. It might look modest on the outside, but as you dive your spoon through the fluffy, cake-like layer on top, you encounter a sassy lemon sauce on the bottom. A dollop of whipped cream dresses things up and ties everything together. Easter = Spring It’s hard to believe that Easter is around the corner, but let me tell you, I am ready. Easter always signifies the real start of the spring for me, even though I remember always freezing my ruffled tights off in satin leather shoes during the annual...

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Quick Green Salad from Scratch: A Taste of France

With this technique for making a quick green salad, I guarantee you and your family will start eating more greens! Using only 5 ingredients and in just 5 minutes, you can whip up a killer green salad any night of the week without relying on bottled dressings. The secret, my friends, is in the bowl.  (Hop straight to the Video or Recipe) We eat a quick green salad at least three times a week with dinner. Until recently I never thought to post the recipe here, as it seemed too simple, but over the past month I’ve had three...

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