Gluten-Free Pizzelle Cookies

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Pizzelle cookies are my absolute favorite kind Christmas cookie. They remind me of Sunday morning waffles, but in cookie form. They're thin and crispy, and I think it would be entirely possible for me to sit down and eat an entire batch. They're one of those things that you don't realize how many you've eaten until they're all gone. They're that good. For some reason, I thought Pizzelles were … [Read more...]

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

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You asked for it on Facebook, so I decided I had to give it a whirl. A cookie that is not only gluten-free, but also vegan, nut-free and refined sugar-free! This Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie is the fourth recipe in a Week of Quinoa Christmas Cookies and my coworkers can attest - it's a winner! But first, let's talk about what's happening at my house right now. First, the boyfriend is in New York … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Molasses Cookies

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Day numero tres of a Week of Christmas Cookies is bringing us a healthified version of a holiday favorite. A gluten-free molasses cookie, that is sweetened with date sugar and baked to chewy perfection. Wrapped up in a little bow, these cookies make a great holiday gift. I've always been a molasses cookie fan. They're the essence of a Christmas cookie to me. But give me one of these … [Read more...]

Honey Cut-Out Cookies

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Today my friends, is Day 2 of my special Week of Quinoa Christmas Cookies and I'm thrilled to be sharing this new recipe with you! It was my mission this year to come up with a recipe that brought me back to my mom's kitchen, when we used to make sweet, buttery sugar cookies around Christmas, but that suited my new food allergies. Surprisingly, these Honey Cut-Out Cookies are a cinch to whip up, … [Read more...]

Meyer Lemon & Almond Biscotti

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I had an amazing weekend and I hope you did too. Is your Christmas shopping done? Mine sure isn't! No, this weekend was not full of shopping as it probably should have been. This weekend I was busy in the kitchen whipping up some delicious (and healthy) gluten-free Christmas cookies, like these Meyer Lemon & Almond Biscotti. But that's not all I did! I also had a five hour food photography … [Read more...]