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Month: April 2011

Garlicky Kale “Pesto”

Garlicky Kale “Pesto”

Share Traditionally pesto is made with fresh basil, but the other night I didn’t have any on hand so I decided to substitute with some fresh curly kale leaves.  We were pleasantly surprised with the creamy texture and spicy kick from the garlic.  Perfect to […]

Raspberry- Lemon Meringue Pie

Raspberry- Lemon Meringue Pie

Share There is nothing better than a big slice of lemon meringue pie, or is there?  How about a layer of fresh raspberries hidden inside… oh yes, this is good. I promise.  I made this for my mother in law’s birthday last weekend and it got […]

Gluten Free Lemon Cupcakes

Gluten Free Lemon Cupcakes

My latest obsession: lemons, lemons, lemons.  They are so flavorful and fresh, I have been putting them in just about everything lately, so why not cupcakes?

Gluten Free Lemon Cupcakes

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 cup almond flour, packed
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour, packed
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • zest and juice of one lemon
  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. Whisk together melted butter, honey and eggs.
  3. Stir in dry ingredients.
  4. Add zest and lemon juice.  Whisk until combined.
  5. Scoop into 12 lined cupcake tins.  Bake for 20-25 minutes, until they test clean with toothpick.
  6. Cool and frost with Vanilla Yogurt Frosting.  Top with fresh berries and additional lemon zest if desired.

*for an even more lemony surprise, fill the center of each cupcake with lemon curd.

Honey-Lemon Roasted Salmon

Honey-Lemon Roasted Salmon

Share I loved me some pan seared salmon, but it’s nice to mix it up every once in a while.  This eye catching, roasted salmon recipe is refreshing and quite satisfying.  Two things I like about roasting salmon:  it is super quick and doesn’t stink […]

Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd

Share Lemon Curd is so bright and flavorful.  Perfect with berries, dolloped on cakes or layered into a lemon meringue pie.  Nothing screams Spring, like a dessert made with fresh lemons!  This version is sweetened with honey for a truly decadent and refreshing treat. You […]