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    CREAMY VEGAN LEMON BARS

    Creamy, naturally sweetened vegan lemon bars made with 10 simple ingredients and a delicious gluten-free crust Ingredients FILLING 1 cup raw cashews 1 cup coconut cream* (the hardened portion at the top of full-fat coconut milk) 2 Tbsp arrowroot or cornstarch 1/2 cup lemon juice (2 large lemons yield ~1/2 cup or 120 ml) 1 heaping Tbsp lemon zest (1 large lemon yields ~1 heaping Tbsp or 4 g) 1 pinch sea salt 1/4 cup maple syrup (plus more to taste) 2 Tbsp organic powdered sugar (optional // for topping CRUST 1 cup gluten-free oats 1 cup almonds 1/4 tsp sea salt 2 Tbsp coconut sugar 1 Tbsp maple syrup 4-5 Tbsp coconut oil (melted)…

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    Cheddar-Maple Squash

    Ingredients Will you pick up some maple syrup at the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival this year? Pick up some butternut squash as well.  Cheddar cheese, maple syrup, and turkey bacon dress up mashed butternut squash for a delightful side dish. 4 servings 1½ pounds butternut squash, peeled, halved, seeded, and cut into 1½-inch cubes (3 cups) 2 ounces aged white Cheddar cheese, coarsely grated ( ½ cup) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage or ½ teaspoon dried sage, crushed 2 slices…

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    Chewy Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

    We’re really going back to basics with this Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, but everyone needs a really good cookie recipe in their baking repertoire and this one is mine. Because sometimes you just need a really good chocolate chip cookie. There’s just something about that crispy exterior and that soft, melt-in-your-mouth interior with melted chocolate chunks that tastes like childhood…am I right? INGREDIENTS 2 cups (300 g) gluten-free all-purpose flour (I like the Pamela’s brand) ½ tsp baking soda…

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    Health Matcha Green Tea Almond Shortbread Cookies

    INGREDIENTS: 180g (1½ cups) Oat Flour 96g (½ cup) Granulated Erythritol 4 tsp Matcha Powder 1 tsp Double-Acting Baking Powder ¼ tsp Salt 112g (½ cup) Coconut Oil, melted 60g (¼ cup) Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk, room temperature 2 tsp Vanilla Extract 2 tsp Natural Butter Flavor 1 tsp Stevia Extract 1 tsp Almond Extract DIRECTIONS: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In a small bowl, whisk together the oat flour, erythritol, matcha powder, baking powder, and salt. In a stand mixer bowl…

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    Paleo Blueberry Muffins – Coconut Flour Blueberry Muffins (gluten free, dairy free, low carb)

    These paleo blueberry muffins are grain free, gluten free, dairy free, and low carb! Each muffin is about 2 net carbs! They are a healthy treat to enjoy! This recipe is great because it is naturally sweetened with raw honey. There is no refined sugar, which is in most muffins and muffin recipes. Refined sugar has been found to have negative health effects. It has been linked to depressing the immune system and increasing the risk of cancer. So, I make sure…