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Gluten-free black bean brownies

Gluten-free black bean brownies

I love to search for new recipes and explore alternative baking methods or ingredients. While my primary source is wonderful online blogs, I enjoy browsing real paper cook and baking books (find the sites and books that most inspire me here). One of the first “healthy” […]

Homemade almond butter … it’s an addiction

Homemade almond butter … it’s an addiction

Was there a life before almond butter? Hard to imagine right? I got introduced to almond butter a few years back when I lived in New York. I knew about peanut butter (but only the highly processed one), but have never heard of almond butter […]

Baking for the holidays … German Christmas fruit bread

Baking for the holidays … German Christmas fruit bread

It’s that time of the year when everyone is getting ready for the holidays, planning family gatherings, and baking their favorite holiday cookies. And somehow it’s the old traditional recipes that satisfy the most. It’s something about that warm and cozy feeling when you have […]

A word about sugar … sugar-free banana bread

A word about sugar … sugar-free banana bread

Sugar has always been quite a controversial topic for me. On the one hand, I know the health damages sugar can cause and on the other hand, I love cake, pastries, and sweet treats. So how can that work? I have to admit I’m struggling … […]

For the love of bread

For the love of bread

I love bread. There it is. i said it.  These days this confession feels like saying you eat meat from factory farming or that you like trans-fatty acids. With gluten being banished from our plates because it’s blamed to be unhealthy bread has earned a […]