Gluten-Free Tart Crust with Almond Flour {dairy-free vegan option}

This gluten-free tart crust recipe is a snap to make but it looks like a fancy bakery dessert and tastes like a buttery shortbread cookie. Make it with plant butter for an easily dairy-free and vegan tart crust. Get the lemon tart recipe here. Thanks to Bob’s Red Mill for sponsoring this post! The Gourmet … Continue reading Gluten-Free Tart Crust with Almond Flour {dairy-free vegan option}

Citrus Poppy Seed Almond Flour Pancakes (gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free option)

These fluffy almond flour pancakes get loads of flavor from floral citrus zest, nutty poppy seeds, and tender almond flour. Smother them in yogurt, honey, and citrus for a bright winter breakfast. Or use berries in the spring or summer. Thanks to Bob’s Red Mill for sponsoring this post! According to the Chinese calendar, 2019 … Continue reading Citrus Poppy Seed Almond Flour Pancakes (gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free option)

Gluten-Free Lemon Bars with Almond Flour Shortbread Crust

With creamy, tangy lemon curd and a salty-sweet almond flour shortbread crust, these gluten-free lemon bars are just the thing to make when life hands you all the lemons. Thanks to Vermont Creamery for sponsoring this post! My Best Gluten-Free Lemon Bars Recipe I have strong feelings about lemon bars. When made well, they’re sweet-tart, … Continue reading Gluten-Free Lemon Bars with Almond Flour Shortbread Crust

Vegan Tahini Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce + Gluten Free Teff Waffles

Vegan Tahini Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce {refined sugar-free}

Creamy, thick, gooey, warm, vegan chocolate sauce: homemade hot fudge sauce spiked with toasty tahini and a hit of salt can be in your face with just 8 ingredients and 10 minutes. Pour it over ice cream or make these luxurious gluten-free teff waffle sundaes! 

Coconut Flour Banana Cake with Chocolate Rum Ganache {gluten-free, dairy-free}

Coconut Flour Banana Cake with Chocolate Rum Ganache {gluten-free, dairy-free}

Pillow-soft banana cake gets a fine crumb from a blend of alternative flours (coconut, millet, and sweet rice) crowned with glossy coconut milk ganache kissed with a splash of dark rum. Gluten-free and optionally dairy-free.  The trickiest flour that I worked with while developing recipes for Alternative Baker was coconut flour. Made from dried, unsweetened coconut … Continue reading Coconut Flour Banana Cake with Chocolate Rum Ganache {gluten-free, dairy-free}

Teff Brownies with Salted Tahini Frosting {gluten-free}

Teff Brownies with Salted Tahini Frosting {gluten-free}

Salted tahini makes an addictive topping to bittersweet fudgy brownies made with malty teff flour. Adapted from The Gourmet Kitchen by Jennifer Farley.  At a dance class the other night, a classmate had been given a box of chocolates for her 60th birthday which she was offering away, claiming that she “doesn’t eat chocolate.” I assumed … Continue reading Teff Brownies with Salted Tahini Frosting {gluten-free}