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A Gluten Free Holiday VI: Black-Bottomed Almond Mousse Pie with Chocolate Ganache Drizzle

Welcome to our final week of A Gluten Free Holiday 2011! It’s been great sharing the holiday season with you, one gluten-free Thursday at a time.

So far, we’ve covered a variety of holiday themes:

I. Week One: Staying Healthier Over the Holidays with Amy at […]

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Raw Apricot Swirl Cheesecake Mini Pies

Back in my callow twenties (and even into my thirties), I was one of those annoyingly punctual people who submitted essays three days early, was always the first one at the restaurant, or who arrived with 30 minutes to spare at the dentist. I’d cast a scowling glance at friends who […]

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Review & Giveaway: Spunky Coconut Grain-Free Baked Goods and Desserts

THE GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED!

[Divine Vegan Fudge Cake (as cupckakes) from the book, topped with my own Sugar-Free, Soy-Free, Nut-Free Chocolate Buttercream Frosting]

Here’s a chance to win a copy of Kelly V. Brozyna’s Spunky Coconut Grain-Free Baked Goods and Desserts–just click here […]

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Festive Recipes for Easter

[Today is the last day to enter two cookbook giveaways! Enter to win 500 Vegan Recipes right here on DDD–check this post. And if you’d like a free copy of my cookbook, Sweet Freedom, hop over to Sally’s blog and enter before midnight tonight!]

I’ll be back with a new recipe over the weekend, but […]

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Sour Cream and Raisin Tart (or Pie)

Imagine this: a buttery, graham-like crust almost overflowing with smooth, rich, creamy filling, studded here and there with plump, sweet raisins and infused throughout with the heady fragrance of cinnamon and nutmeg. Top it all off with some coconut whipped cream, and what you’ve got is the perfect dessert for–December? What […]

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Ideas

I had intended a lovely post today, in honor of the upcoming Thanksgiving long weekend to the south of us. But time constraints (read: massive, unwieldly pile of essays and assignments to mark) have prevented me from following through. So I’ll just have to wait till the next batch of holidays in December to post […]

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Chocolate Pecan Pie

A few of you keen-eyed readers guessed that yesterday’s final “teaser” photo was of pecan pie. But since I’m not particularly a “pie person” to begin with (I’ve posted about only one other pie in over a year on this blog–and it wasn’t even my own recipe!), and since I most definitely […]

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Such a Tease

I’ve never been what I’d call a “good” flirt. In high school, I hung out with the nerdy crowd (hard to believe, I know!), so there wasn’t really any opportunity to flirt. Then, when I was finally old enough to attract the opposite sex in my 20s, it seemed too late to get the […]

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Butterscotch Mousse Pie

I have to admit that I was never much of a pie person until very recently.

“I mean, really,” I would ask pie-lovers, “What is it if not just an oddly-shaped fruit (or veggie) sandwich? Apples and cinnamon between two layers of crust. Blueberries between two layers of crust. Pumpkin between two […]

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Cookbook Review: Nava Atlas’s Vegan Express

As you may know, I was a startled and very delighted recipient of Nava Atlas’s latest cookbook, Vegan Express, as a result of Susan’s contest a while back on Fat-Free Vegan Kitchen. A couple of weeks ago, I was thrilled to receive the book in the mail, and set about making a whack of […]

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