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Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake

My favorite summer time dessert- Strawberry Shortcake!                   Ever since I was a little girl, my favorite summer time dessert, other than my mom’s famous “Buster Bar” ice cream cake (more on that later), has been strawberry short cake.   Since strawberries and whipped cream are already…… Continue reading Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake

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Gluten Free Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Looking for a coffee cake recipe that tastes delicious, but contains no refined carbs and a fraction of the added sugars compared to traditional coffeecake? Look no further! This recipe is family tested and approved for flavor and texture (i.e., just as good as the “normal” stuff). As a dietitian, I have three criteria for…… Continue reading Gluten Free Cinnamon Coffee Cake

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You’ll Never Guess What Vegetable is in this Delicious Cake!

This cake is dense and rich, but not dry, and it has half the fat and sugar of regular cake. The secret ingredient? Sweet potatoes! Sweet potatoes have been my favorite vegetable for a long time, so years ago, when I found this Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake recipe in a Reader’s Digest magazine I had…… Continue reading You’ll Never Guess What Vegetable is in this Delicious Cake!

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Almond Poppyseed Muffins (gluten free)

Growing up, one of my favorite treats was my mom’s Almond Poppyseed Muffins. She would let me and my twin sister help her mix up the batter- butter, sugar, flour, sour cream, almond extract and poppyseed.  They would smell heavenly when they came out of the oven, and would be devoured as soon as they…… Continue reading Almond Poppyseed Muffins (gluten free)

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3 Tips to Make Any Recipe Healthier

As a dietitian, it pains me just a little bit to ever follow a recipe completely, without trying to make it healthier with a few tweaks. Here are a couple tips and tricks I do on a regular basis to make recipes a little bit healthier. Tip: Use a blend of half whole wheat and half…… Continue reading 3 Tips to Make Any Recipe Healthier