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Soft and Chewy Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

Prep Time: 20 minCook Time: 8 minReady in: 28 minYield: 32 cookies Ingredients2 cups (200 grams) blanched almond flour1/4 cup (34 grams) coconut flour, sifted if lumpy1/2 cup (100 grams) raw or granulated sugar1 teaspoon baking powder1/8 teaspoon salt7 tablespoons (98 grams) coconut oil, melted and cooled slightly11 large egg, room temperature1 teaspoon almond extract1/3 cup (100 grams) raspberry jam or jam of choice1/2 cup (85 grams) white chocolate for piping, optional (omit for dairy-free) Directions
In a medium bowl, stir together the almond flour, coconut flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.In another medium bowl, stir together the coconut oil, egg and almond extract.Add the flour mixture to the wet mixture and stir just until combined. The dough will feel quite wet. Let sit for 10 minutes, which allows the coconut flour to absorb the liquid.Preheat the oven to 350 °F (175 °C) and line a cookie sheet with a piece of parchment paper.Roll the dough into 1" balls and place 2&qu…

Gluten-Free Easy Brownie Cookie Bars

gluten-freeGluten-Free Easy Brownie Cookie Bars What You'll Need 1 box Immaculate Baking Co.™ Gluten Free chocolate chip cookie mix 1 cup butter, softened to room temperature (Smart Balance) 1 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla 3 eggs 1 box Immaculate Baking Co.™ Gluten Free double chocolate cookie mix 15min prep time 2


Salad 8 oz rotini or bow tie pasta (gluten free)1 cup cherry tomatoes, diced8 slices bacon, cooked crisp & crumbled1 green onion, thinly sliced2 tablespoons chopped cilantro1 avocado, diced1 teaspoon lime juice Dressing 1 ripe Avocado½ fresh Lime, juiced¼ cup chopped cilantro½ teaspoon cumin½ teaspoon garlic powder½ Cup Buttermilk (I would omit, or find/make a dairy free alternative)salt & pepper to taste (kosher salt) Instructions
Dressing Place all dressing ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Salad Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and run under cold water.Toss diced avocado with lime juice.Combine all ingredients in a large bowl gently toss with dressing. Refrigerate 1 hour before serving.

BLT Salad with Avocado

BLT Salad with AvocadoIngredients12 slices lean, center-cut bacon, cooked and chopped4 Roma tomatoes, chopped1/4 cup light mayonnaise (I really like just regular salad dressing)1/8 teaspoon kosher saltFresh black pepper, to taste6 cups chopped Romaine lettuce1 medium (about 4 ounces) Hass avocado, dicedDirections In a medium bowl, combine the diced tomatoes with the mayonnaise, and season with a little salt and fresh cracked pepper. Set aside for about 10 minutes to let the tomatoes release their juices as this will be the “dressing” to your salad. To serve, divide the chopped lettuce and tomatoes onto 4 plates, then top each with diced avocado and chopped bacon. Nutrition InformationServes: 4 |  Serving Size: 2 cups Per serving: Calories: 204; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 28mg; Sodium: 361mg; Carbohydrate: 11g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 10g Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 604mg; Iron: 10%; Vitamin A: 103%; Vitamin C: 59%; Calcium: 4%…

Gluten-Free Banana Oat Waffles

Ingredients2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats (certified gluten-free if necessary)1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk or other milk (non dairy)1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract2 large eggs1 medium ripe banana1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon baking powder1 packet stevia (I would use raw sugar)Optional toppings Nut butterCoconut butter or oilHoney or maple syrupFresh fruitDirectionsPreheat waffle iron on the highest setting, and mist with cooking spray. Blend all ingredients in a blender until almost smooth. Pour about 3/4 cup batter onto preheated waffle iron. Allow waffle to cook. Repeat with remaining batter. (Recipe yields 4 waffles.) Enjoy with your favorite toppings! Nutrition InformationServes: 4 |  Serving Size: 1 large waffle Per serving: Calories: 232; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 93mg; Sodium: 82mg; Carbohydrate: 36g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 10g Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 478mg; Iron: 15%; Vitamin A: 5%; Vitamin C: 5%; Calci…

Getting Caught Up! April 30th - May 31st

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