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Vegan Gluten Free Baked Lemon Donuts

I have been determined recently to create a gluten and egg free lemon flavored baked good with a normal texture.  The acidity of lemon juice reacts with the other ingredients affecting the texture of the cake.  After multiple failed attempts at lemon cupcakes I discovered a recipe for lemon doughnuts, made a few tweaks and…… Continue reading Vegan Gluten Free Baked Lemon Donuts

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Matcha Chocolate Chip Cookies (GF & V)

Happy Friday and more importantly….Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!!! I woke up this morning and just felt like baking, has that ever happened to anyone else?  Anyways, I couldn’t have planned it more perfectly to test out my Matcha Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe on National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! If you know me well…… Continue reading Matcha Chocolate Chip Cookies (GF & V)

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Vegan Gluten Free Black Bean Brownies

Two posts in one weekend, who am I?! A marathon runner that’s tapering, that’s who.  Circa 2010-2012 I used to make these black bean brownies almost weekly.  They satisfied my sweet tooth and made me feel good because I was getting in some protein and fiber (from the beans) at the same time.  So last…… Continue reading Vegan Gluten Free Black Bean Brownies

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Traveling Gluten Free: Hermosa Beach Edition

If you follow me on Instagram you know that I spent the last week in California wrapping up my dietetic internship working with Lori Zanini Nutrition.  Typically, I spend the whole week before a trip googling “gluten free [insert city here]” and mapping the route to the closest Whole Foods.  Imagine my delight when I…… Continue reading Traveling Gluten Free: Hermosa Beach Edition

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Gluten Free Chocolate Zucchini Bread

When The Greater Knead took to Instagram calling for bakers to create some recipes using their cup for cup gluten free flour, I immediately jumped on board.  I recently finished my rotations for the dietetic internship (HOORAY!) and baking is a GREAT study break.  Zucchini bread is one of my favorite, easy summer treats.  If you are…… Continue reading Gluten Free Chocolate Zucchini Bread

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Award Winning Decadent Chocolate Hummus

Happy Spring! For National Nutrition Month this year the Raleigh District Dietetic Association had a hummus showdown for members to show off their hummus making skills.  For this competition I created a chocolate hummus recipe that totally rocks.  It ended up winning second place in the hummus showdown – woo!  It is gluten free and…… Continue reading Award Winning Decadent Chocolate Hummus