This show-stopper tart combines a delicate crust with smooth and rich pastry cream beneath a glazed fresh berry topping–perfect for a summer’s dessert! 

 And here’s what it looks like sliced. . . .

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A fresh alternative to baked goodies, these bars are naturally sweet and chewy, a perfect dessert when you’re looking for something light and healthy.

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Without the frosting, they also make a great take-along energy bar.

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This recipe will appear in my upcoming cookbook, Sweet Freedom, scheduled for publication in early 2009. To receive an email when the book is available, please click on “Sign Up to Order” at right, or email sweetfreedomcookbook@gmail.com .

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 Light, intensely lemony with a generous sprinkle of poppyseeds.

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While it’s impressive enough for guests and can feed a crowd, this is also a great cake to have on hand at home when you feel like  a snack.

This recipe will appear in my upcoming cookbook, Sweet Freedom, scheduled for publication in early 2009. To receive an email when the book is available, please click on “Sign Up to Order” at right, or email sweetfreedomcookbook@gmail.com .

These bars are a snap to make, and provide an excellent source of protein and calcium.  They’re chewy, sweet and tart, and provide enough nutrition to grab as breakfast on the go.  They’re also a great energy bar to take along for an afternoon pick-me-up! Check the original post and recipe here.

Raw Fig and Cherry Bars (originally posted on Diet, Dessert and Dogs).

This recipe will appear in my upcoming cookbook, Sweet Freedom, scheduled for publication in early 2009. To receive an email when the book is available, please click on “Sign Up to Order” at right, or email sweetfreedomcookbook@gmail.com

Carob and Date Pancakes

February 16, 2009

 Lovely for breakfast or even a snack, these light, fluffy pancakes offer a healthy does of daily minerals with the subtle sweetness of calcium-rich carob and bits of sweet, chewy, mineral-rich dates scattered throughout. 

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This recipe will appear in my upcoming cookbook, Sweet Freedom, scheduled for publication in May, 2009. To receive an email when the book is available, please click on “Sign Up to Order” at right, or email sweetfreedomcookbook@gmail.com .

Moist and chewy yet not too sweet, these cookies satisfy with oats, apples, raisins and other good things.  And they’re gluten free!

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Berry Crumble Cake

January 3, 2009

This moist, crumble-topped cake is a perfect combination of berries and coffee cake:  substantial enough for a brunch table or quick breakfast bite, but also impressive enough for a dessert served to guests.  The marriage of the juicy berries dotted throughout the cake and cinnamon-oat topping is a winning combination.

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This recipe will appear in my upcoming cookbook, Sweet Freedom, scheduled for publication in early 2009. To receive an email when the book is available, please click on “Sign Up to Order” at right, or email sweetfreedomcookbook@gmail.com