Grain Free GAPS Strawberry Cake

Grain Free GAPS Strawberry Cake

First guest posted on Empowered Sustenance. I love surprising guests with something that tastes great, yet is made without grains and white sugar. Recently, I had another chance to pull off a fun culinary confection when it was my daughter’s 10th birthday. I let...
Gingerbread Chocolate Custard Dessert (Grain Free)

Gingerbread Chocolate Custard Dessert (Grain Free)

Gingerbread Chocolate Custard Dessert This crowd-pleasing, decadently rich, party-in-the-mouth dessert has been a favorite for a couple of holiday seasons and is now offered up on the inter-webs in hope that some more folks will find it satisfying as a dessert. This...
Chocolate Ginger Cookies & Crust (Grain Free)

Chocolate Ginger Cookies & Crust (Grain Free)

These chewy, chocolatey, ginger morsels are a family favorite. Inspired by the Cocoa Ginger cookie recipe in one of my favorite cookbooks, My Paleo Patisserie (get it and you’ll have so much fun creating special treats!) I have adapted the grain free Chocolate...
Raspberry Ice Cream – GAPS friendly, creamy, amazing

Raspberry Ice Cream – GAPS friendly, creamy, amazing

Raspberry Ice Cream Before I get to the raspberry ice cream recipe, let me give you a picture of what it’s like around here. Berries are in high season here in Vermont. Along roadsides, in backyards, in garden plots, on farms…blueberries, raspberries,...
Grain free banana bread (GAPS, gluten free, paleo friendly)

Grain free banana bread (GAPS, gluten free, paleo friendly)

As a young(er) wife and mother, I remember making banana bread often. I was an avid quick-bread and muffin baker and I found it to be an excellent way to use up my over-ripe bananas…that didn’t make it into the baby food grinder or a toddler’s little...