Glazed Almond Bars

June 12, 2009

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Buttery, rich base topped with chopped almonds and a sticky, gooey glaze.  An impressive dessert that’s ultra-easy to make!

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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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Vegan Butter Tarts

June 5, 2009

A buttery, flaky crust, gooey, raisin-studded filling–these are rich, delicious butter tarts in every way–without butter, eggs, or sugar, of course!

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 .

For the recipe, see my other blog, Diet, Dessert and Dogs .

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. . . .

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

For other baked goods and many gluten-free recipes, please visit my other blog, Diet, Dessert and Dogs.

An agave-sweetened vanilla cupcake topped with gluten-free, soy-free “buttercream” frosting.  Very chocolatey, light and irresistible.

 

 

These recipes 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

Crisp on the edges with a slightly sandy texture and flavor that’s not too sweet, these gluten-free confections are the perfect light dessert with tea. 

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With a boost of protein from sunflower seeds, these also make a great mid-afternoon snack!

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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 .

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 .

A dense, chewy chocolate chip cookie–yes, you can bake these without the usual ingredients!

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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 .