Blueberry Muffin Cake

Blueberry Muffin Cake

The first time I tested this recipe, I used loads of fresh blueberries. When I pulled the cake out, it was lumpy, bluish-green, and seemed to be covered with a slimy substance. Time to try again. Not wanting to re-create the swamp thing, I used freeze-dried...

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Upside-Down Cranberry Gingerbread

Upside-Down Cranberry Gingerbread

Baking in a slow cooker might seem odd, but for grain-free recipes (which can easily turn out dry and chalky) it’s the perfect, steamy cooking environment to keep cakes moist. The dense, but not too dense, pound cake–like gingerbread is studded with plump, juicy...

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Nutty Coconut Baked Apples with Cider Sauce

Nutty Coconut Baked Apples with Cider Sauce

If you have a hankering for apple pie but can’t seem to nail down a grain-free pie crust (I feel your pain), this is a great alternative. You have the same soft, juicy apples, but with a sweet-tart cider sauce and a chewy nut-coconut mixture for contrast. Add a dollop...

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Ginger-Spiced Pear Sauce and Pear Butter

Ginger-Spiced Pear Sauce and Pear Butter

One summer, I bought a big box of pears and waited patiently for them to ripen. One day, I checked and they were all ripe at the same time. Not wanting to waste any, I frantically chopped a bunch and threw them into my biggest slow cooker. A few hours later, I...

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Spiced Pomegranate Poached Pears

Spiced Pomegranate Poached Pears

In the midst of parties and rich-dessert spreads, it’s easy to overindulge during the holiday season. Making a batch of these naturally sweet poached pears when you’re tempted by sugar cookies will make you feel as if you’re indulging without the regret (or the...

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Very Berry Muffins

Very Berry Muffins

Makes 12 Total Prep Time: 30 minutes Ingredients 1 lemon 1 ½ cups almond flour ¾ cup coconut flour, sifted 5 pastured eggs 1 cup raw honey or maple syrup ⅔ cups butter, melted 1 cup mixed fresh berries Directions Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C. Grease 12 muffin pans or...

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