Archives for December 2015

Gluten Free Cranberry Coffee Cake

By contributing writer Tessa This Gluten-Free Upside Down Cranberry Coffee Cake is made with much less sugar than most recipes and of course includes festive and nutritious cranberries. It's a a fun breakfast cake for any holiday occasion. Cranberries are not only beautiful, they are a great addition to any diet.  They are low in calories, high in fiber and vitamins C and E, and loaded with … [Read more...]


I love buckeyes, they are one of my favorite Christmas candies. What I love about them, is that unlike many other Christmas candy, you don't have to own a candy thermometer or double boiler. This foolproof recipe turns out every single time! PrintBuckeyesAuthor Toni Anderson Ingredients2 cups creamy peanut butter1/2 cup butter, softened1 teaspoon vanilla extract4 cups sifted confectioners’ … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chestnut Torte (Paleo)

By contributing writer Tessa This decadent, rich, chocolate chestnut torte can be made with paleo ingredients (or not) and topped with ganache and cranberries for a delicious and beautiful holiday dessert. Chestnuts are seasonal and Christmasy, and I have always wanted to play around with them. Italians use them in many ways. They eat them roasted, pureed with sugar and milk, as well as dried and … [Read more...]

Soft Ginger Cookies

These soft and chewy ginger cookies have just the right amount of spice. My family cannot get enough of this sweet treat! This recipe makes plenty for you to take to a cookie swap party. They pack well and keep for weeks when stored in an airtight container at room temperature. Even people who don't like ginger snaps will love these little gems. They're basically just a spicy molasses cookie like … [Read more...]