Category Archives: Baking

Nut Thins (LC, GF, SF)

I love these little crackers. And they are so easy to make too!   Ingredients: 1 cup ground nuts or seeds 1 egg white 1 pinch salt or seasonings of choice (you could also make these sweet and add cinnamon … Continue reading

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Just some photos …

… of the Chocolate Hazelnut Gateau I made a couple of weeks ago.       Yes, it’s low-carb and gluten-free and yes, it was VERY good Being German and all, Gateaus are  sort of in my blood!     … Continue reading

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The best low -carb, sugar-free Cinnamon Rolls yet!

As some of you might know, I have in previous years and now do again, eat the low-carb and sugar free way. Not just for weight loss, but also for general health. As carbs are out, this sometimes involves a … Continue reading

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5 “must try soon” things I recently found in the blogasphere

1) Faux Canvas Print @ Infarrantly Creative This is so clever! One of those “why haven’t I thought of that before” things!   I love canvas prints and I have a few that I got on very steep sales etc, … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Pressed Sugar Decorations

Pressed sugar decorations you can make yourself! It’s really quite easy once you know how and your possibilities are endless! I went with snowflakes only this time around, but you  can go with any shape your like. Use candy molds … Continue reading

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Super Easy, Super Moist Coconut Macaroons

I admit it, I’m a bit of a Macaroon snob. I just don’t like them much when they aren’t really moist inside. The challenge is always to get them to stay moist beyond that first hour out of the oven … Continue reading

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Gluten- Free Pumpkin Bread

I adapted this recipe from this Bobby Flay recipe. Pumpkin Bread: 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened, plus more for greasing 1 cup Bisquick Gluten-Free Baking Mix 3/4 cup finely ground almonds 1/2 tsp guar gum or xanthan gum (optional but … Continue reading

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Elisenlebkuchen – A Bavarian Christmas Specialty

As many of you know, I am German. For the most part that doesn’t really show all that much, but come Christmas time, it shows big time Once advent is upon us there is usually no stopping me and I … Continue reading

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German Sand Cookies (Heidesand)

These are absolutely divine! They have a really unique taste which comes from caramelizing the butter solids prior to creaming the butter. So, no, these cannot be done with margarine. It NEEDS TO BE BUTTER. That’s the only way to … Continue reading

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Our favorite Sweet Potato Casserole (gluten free)

I adapted this recipe when my MIL was diagnosed with celiac disease and it turned into a family favorite! Adding bananas to your sweet potato casserole may seem like an unlikely combination, but please try it! It is so delicious! … Continue reading

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