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Gluten free cookies

Gluten-Free ‘Snow Day’ Cookies Recipe

Snow day? Here in Southern California we can only dream of having a snow day. But we had a great time on a recent rainy day making these “Snow Day” gluten-free cookies. They’re easy, they take surprisingly few ingredients, and they are so irresistibly delicious you might just spend your whole “indoor” day eating them […]

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vegan chocolate mousse

Raw Chocolate and Cherry Mousse Tart – A Vegan Dessert

What if you were craving a creamy, decadent, chocolate-y vegan dessert… but you wanted it without refined sugar or gluten or dairy or egg products? This raw chocolate and cherry mousse tart could be the answer to your dreams in more ways than one. Delicious? Check. Easy to make? Check. Full of good-for-you ingredients? Check, […]

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chocolate zucchini bread

Chocolate Zucchini Bread and Summer Zucchini Excess

Zucchini is one of those garden crops that, if it’s going to succeed, will probably succeed beyond your wildest dreams. In fact, if you know anyone else with a garden, you’re probably getting an offer of free zucchini right around now. Now if you have a bumper crop of zucchini, you’re probably thinking about sauteeing […]

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Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

Looking for a vegan and gluten free chocolate cake that everyone can love? Look no further than this Moist Chocolate CakeĀ  from Jill Nussinow’s new cookbook Vegan Under Pressure. (Wait – pressure?!?! That’s right – it’s made in a pressure cooker!) We know that’s a lot of information to process in just a few sentences. […]

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chocolate covered strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Love, and ‘Atypical’ Kids

You’re going to see a lot of chocolate covered strawberries in this post because a) they’re delicious and super-easy to make; and b) they represent the character Sam’s bumbling effort at courtship in the irresistible new show “Atypical” on Netflix. “Atypical” is a coming of age story that follows Sam (played by Keir Gilchrist), an […]

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chocolate smoothie

Teenagers, TV, and Comfort Food

The care and feeding of teenagers is a tricky proposition. Yes, they want more food, but not *that* food. Yes, they want to talk, but not really about *that.* Yes, they want you to be there for them, but not *that* much. How do you get close enough and involved enough with your teen without […]

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